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Released in the USA on July 19 of 1996, "Trainspotting" is a film written by John Hodge (screenplay) . Ewen Bremner and Jonny Lee Miller are starring, alongside Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald and Peter Mullan.

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a starter home. Choose dental insurance, leisure wear and matching luggage. Choose your future. But why would anyone want to do a thing like that?

When was "Trainspotting" released:

Trainspotting was first released in the United States on Friday, July 19, 1996. Also released on this day were Fled (dir. Kevin Hooks), The Frighteners (dir. Peter Jackson), and Bye-Bye (dir. Karim Dridi). This was twenty-three (23) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 23, 1996 in the United Kingdom; Friday, July 26, 1996 in Canada; Wednesday, June 19, 1996 in France; Thursday, August 15, 1996 in Germany; Friday, October 04, 1996 in Italy; Monday, September 23, 1996 in Spain; Thursday, May 23, 1996 in Australia and on Saturday, November 30, 1996 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Trainspotting":

At the casting of Trainspotting we find Ewen Bremner, previously seen in Judge Dredd (1995) and Naked (1993); Jonny Lee Miller (Hackers (1995)); Kevin McKidd (Regeneration (1997), Dad Savage (1998)) [ more... ]

  • Irvine Welsh and Ewen Bremner, Kevin McKidd can be seen in The Acid House, released in 1998.
  • Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd and Eileen Nicholas also appeared together in Regeneration, released in 1997.
  • Peter Mullan, Keith Allen and Billy Riddoch also worked together in Shallow Grave, released in 1994.
  • Kevin McKidd, Peter Mullan and James Cosmo also worked together in The Last Legion, released in 2007.

What is the Storyline of "Trainspotting":

Mark Renton (McGregor) and Spud (Bremner) are running down Princes Street pursued by security guards. Renton's circle of friends are introduced: amoral con artist Sick Boy (Miller), clean-cut athlete Tommy (McKidd), simple-minded, good-natured Spud, and violent sociopath Begbie (Carlyle). Sick Boy, Spud and Renton are all heroin addicts and spend their time shooting up at the flat of their drug dealer "Mother Superior" Swanney (Mullan).

After awaking from a heroin induced state, Renton [...]

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