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About the Movie
First there was an opportunity... then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 195
- Fresh: 152
- Rotten: 43
- Average Rating: 6.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: The passing of two decades can take the piss out of these era-defining Nineties rebels. Still, there's a hard-won wisdom at work here, as well as an aching sense of loss. .
Fresh: "T2" is not a great film, but its pleasures are great - and so rare and accomplished that it raises "T2" to a level approximating greatness.
Rotten: "T2 Trainspotting" wears out its welcome slowly, like a group of old men running out of stories to tell in an afternoon pub.
Fresh: The follow-up is as wistful as the first film was wild, which is another way of saying "T2" feels like a ghost of its former self.
We are all "tourist of our youth" at some point in life.
Thats right folks the movie was JUST OK.....nothing like the first. It was more flashbacks from the first one and some continuation of the second from the first. The first was more playful ....and this one was more...blaahhhh...
I have no idea what these critics are thinking as usual. I'm so glad that we can get the real story now with peer reviews instead of paid critics whose motiviation is not really based on the best interest of the movie goer. Currently 78% Fresh from the Paid Critics....your all paid tools of the industry. Do the people Justice and tell is like it REALLY is...
Great sequel; better new stand alone.
This is nothing much like the book, Porno. But it's great as is.