Renton and his mates cope with the highs, lows and gritty realities of heroin addiction. But when Renton finally gets clean, he can't get away from his friends' nasty habits -- especially after they pull him into a lucrative but dangerous drug deal.
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- Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, Peter Mullan, James Cosmo, Eileen Nicholas, Susan Vidler, Pauline Lynch, Shirley Henderson, Stuart McQuarrie, Irvine Welsh, Dale Winton, Keith Allen, Kevin Allen, Annie Louise Ross, Billy Riddoch, Fiona Bell, Vincent Friell, Hugh Ross, Victor Eadie, Kate Donnelly, Finlay Welsh, Eddie Nestor
- Danny Boyle
- This movie is
- DVD, Blu-ray and streaming
- 1997 Independent Spirit Awards®
- Best Foreign Film nominee
- 1996 BAFTA®
- Best British Film nominee
- 1997 Academy Award®
- Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
RGraphic heroin use and resulting depravity, strong language, sex, nudity and some violence
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
English, Spanish (Neutral), English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 HDOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; making-of featurette; interviews; deleted scenes; additional featurette.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it