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18 Ratings: 4.2
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Trainspotting is a 1996 British film directed by Danny Boyle based on the novel of the same name by Irvine Welsh. The movie follows a group of heroin addicts in a late 1980's economically-depressed area of Edinburgh and their passage through life. … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: 19 July 1996
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Trainspotting
Quick Tip by . May 22, 2010
This is the only story where I equally like the movie and book, but in different ways since there are many differences.
review by . November 02, 2008
Mainly, this is the story of Renton, a heroin addict, and his friends Tommy, Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Renton tries more than once to rid himself of the white horse on his back, but finds that being sucked back in is easier than fighting the horse.     This is a movie about people and personalities, not one particular event, though several of these everyday occurrences will stand out in your mind forever - Like the world's filthiest toilet that Renton is forced to use, and …
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