T2 Trainspotting
T2 Trainspotting (2017)

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 returns to the only place he can ever call home.They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 17, 2017
DVD Release Date: June 27, 2017
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79%
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: T2 Trainspotting adds an intoxicating, emotionally resonant postscript to its classic predecessor, even without fully recapturing the original's fresh, subversive thrill.

Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

"T2 Trainspotting" is mostly a character study of damaged people trying to reconcile their troubled pasts and find a motivation to move forward.

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John Wenzel
Denver Post

Improbably, the film vaults over most pitfalls of long-threatened sequels while evolving the delicately crafted world in the original. It's a more sober, mature film, but no less entertaining or provocative.

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Robert Denerstein
Denerstein Unleashed

T2 lacks the electrifying juice or novelty of its predecessor, but it's enjoyable in a loopy way -- even if it is an exercise in superfluity.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

A film nowhere near as revelatory as the original, but in some ways more satisfying, the proper closing of a tale that had been left open-ended.

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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times

With a pulsing soundtrack and an ending scene that cleverly ties the whole thing back to the first picture, T2 is a sequel that is at least the equal of the revered original.

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Brooke Corso
The Monitor (McAllen, TX)

In T2, our four main characters examine their lives and the degrees of cool they may have once achieved, or whether they ended up like one of Sick Boy's former heroes, reduced to a shadow of their former glorious shells.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Nothing in T2 is memorable.

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Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

T2 Trainspotting has one foot firmly planted in nostalgia and the other rooted in the present, and thanks in great part to Boyle's unique, world-class talent, everything old feels new again.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Like the excellent original, this worthy sequel is similarly distinguished by some memorable set-pieces, superb dialogue, and smashing performances.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
It's very rare that a sequel to a film is made almost a decade and a half later, stapling itself as a worthy successor, bringing back everything you loved… More
Glenn Gaylord
CHOOSE THIS! - My Review of T2 TRAINSPOTTING (4 Stars) I saw TRAINSPOTTING in London when it opened in 1996, and was so energized by this hyper-swift, visually… More
Mark Hobin
T2 is an enjoyable production but principally aimed at idolizing the original for fans. The soundtrack includes remixed pieces of Underworld's "Born… More
Peter Bond
13/6/2017
Mark Walker
When Hollywood decide on doing sequels they tend to green-light them as soon as they see the box office receipts. The majority of the time it's a financial… More
Ben Bruflat
T2: Trainspotting was directed by Danny Boyle and is a sequel to 1997's Trainspotting. It stars the same ensemble cast from before including Ewan McGregor,… More