T2: Trainspotting parents guide

T2: Trainspotting

Sighted for a second time.

Release date March 17, 2017

This film is the sequel to the Trainspotting, and reunites the characters (Ewan McGregor and Ewen Bremner) featured in the first film.

Why is T2: Trainspotting rated R? The MPAA rated T2: Trainspotting R for drug use, language throughout, strong sexual content, graphic nudity and some violence.

T2: Trainspotting
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is T2: Trainspotting rated R? T2: Trainspotting is rated R by the MPAA for drug use, language throughout, strong sexual content, graphic nudity and some violence.

- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with blood and detail.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Bullying.
- Suicide.

Sexual Content:
- Breast, buttock, and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Breast and buttock nudity in a sexual situation, along with some detail.
- Limited embracing and kissing
- Full frontal nudity.
- Implied sexual activity
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Portrayal of a crude bodily function, with some detail.

Approximately 170 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of vulgar expressions.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and sexual slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Detailed and graphic portrayals of illegal drug use (involving cocaine and heroin)
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.

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T2: Trainspotting
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Drug Use, Sexually Suggestive Scene, Nudity.
Alberta 18A Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 18A
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

T2: Trainspotting is directed by Danny Boyle and stars Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner.

This movie is a sequel to the 1996 movie Trainspotting, which was based on a novel by Irvine Walsh.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of T2: Trainspotting movie is June 27, 2017. Here are some details…

T2: Trainspotting releases to home video onJune, 27, 2017.

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Ewan McGregor can also be seen in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.