Trainspotting (1996) Poster



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Followed by 


The Avengers (1961) (TV Series)
The Hustler (1961)
Dr. No (1962)
Mentioned by Sick Boy
Goldfinger (1964)
Pussy Galore mentioned.
Thunderball (1965)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
When Spud and Renton are sitting alone together on a couch at a bar, the walls behind them have white words such as "voloko." These are the same words and style behind Alex and his three droogs in A Clockwork Orange.
The Exorcist (1973)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
When Renton is hallucinating his bedroom extends and becomes larger than it actually is, much like how Pink's hotel room "extends" in the "Don't Leave Me Now"-sequence
The Untouchables (1987)
Mentioned by Renton during a discussion on Sean Connery with Sick Boy, who then says he doesn't rate it at all and Connery's Oscar was won on a sympathy vote.
RoboCop (1987)
Tommy has a RoboCop VHS in his apartment.
Goodfellas (1990)
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
It is one of the VHS tapes that Mark drops at the start of the movie.
Pulp Fiction (1994)

Referenced in 

Very Important Pennis: Uncut (1996) (Video)
Dennis asks Virginia Bottomley if she thinks this film is going to be "a great shot in the arm for the British film industry".
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.3 (1996) (TV Episode)
Video box set shown with shades, lighter and metal rizla holder shown.
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.4 (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the year's best films.
The Sunday Show: Christmas Special (1996) (TV Episode)
At Cannes, Dennis asks Virginia Bottomley if this film will be "a great shot in the arm for the British film industry".
Bill Maher: The Golden Goose Special (1997) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Bill.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Revenge of the Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Fishspotting"
The Movie Show: Episode dated 9 February 1997 (1997) (TV Episode)
#5 in 1996 viewer poll.
Who's the Caboose? (1997)
Poster on wall of Susan's L.A. apartment.
No Sweat: Episode #1.2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Greg has a Trainspotting film poster on his bedroom wall.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
"Now go spot some trains."
Goodnight Sweetheart: Come Fly with Me (1997) (TV Episode)
Film mentioned by Gary
Dobermann (1997)
movie poster in the street
At the Movies: Gattaca/The House of Yes/A Life Less Ordinary/FairyTale: A True Story/Sunday (1997) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions the movie in reference to Danny Boyle.
WCW Monday Nitro: Assault on Hogan's Ego (1997) (TV Episode)
The debut of Scott Vick's ring name Sick Boy.
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Poster in toilet during Ken Korda segement.
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Video box in foreground of the special edition videos scene.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: Corpsespotting.
Spice World (1997)
Falsche Liebe (1997) (TV Movie)
The Others (1997)
The main character, a British-American high school senior, has a poster of this film in his room.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates: How Time Flies (1998) (TV Episode)
poster in video store
Following (1998)
Anything Once (1998) (Short)
Poster on the wall.
Run Lola Run (1998)
duplicates the shot in which Renton in Trainspotting is almost hit by a car
Kelly the Coed 2 (1998) (Video)
Posters on wall
Human Traffic (1999)
Lulu mentions the title during the interview.
At the Movies: American Pie/My Life So Far/The Blair Witch Project/Arlington Road/Return with Honor (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "My Life So Far" review.
Fight Club (1999)
on shelf in video store
At the Movies: Fight Club/The Straight Story/Julien Donkey-Boy/The Story of Us (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Julien Donkey-Boy" review.
The World Is Not Enough: The Making of a Blockbuster: Pre-production (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in relation to actor Robert Carlyle.
At the Movies: The Beach/Snow Day/Holy Smoke (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Beach" review.
Time and Tide (2000)
A poster for Trainspotting (1996) can be seen on Tyler's door, when the cop went out.
This I Wish and Nothing More (2000)
Ringo wears a T-shirt with the movie's title
Chemical Generation (2000) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by name
At Home with the Braithwaites: Episode #2.7 (2001) (TV Episode)
A poster for the film is visible on the wall.
Spin City: Trainstopping (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Junkies (2001) (Short)
Lammbock (2001)
when Kai is searching the drugs in the toilet it references "Trainspotting" where Renton does the same
Star Ballz (2001) (Video)
The toilet scene is recreated
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Formula 51 (2001)
Luster (2002)
soundtrack posters in record shop
Spun (2002)
Ross halucinating that his swimming with drugs and underwater mines, similar to scene where Renton searches for heroin in the toilet
Hurja joukko: Osa 3 (2002) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned in dialogue.
24 Hour Party People: Manchester the Movie (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
The Drew Carey Show: Turkeyspotting (2003) (TV Episode)
Title parody
Last Exit (2003)
Maria is a heroin addict and some drug scenes were influenced by the movie
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Stuck on You (2003)
Cher tells her agent her new show makes this 'Touched by an Angel' look like 'Trainspotting'
Saw (2004)
An individual searches through a dirty toilet.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Still Game: Swottin (2004) (TV Episode)
A poster of Begbie is seen.
A Question to Asclepios (2004) (Short)
Drug den
Blue Murder: Up in Smoke (2004) (TV Episode)
One detective refers to another's observation of surveillace video tape as "Tram Spotting."
Edgar & Simon's Flip Chart (2004) (Video)
It can be read on the flip-chart that one characters favourite album is the "Trainspotting Soundtrack"
Long Way Round (2004) (TV Mini Series)
A cop pulls Ewan McGregor over to tell him that he really enjoyed Trainspotting
Long Way Round: London to Volgograd (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ewan during the episode.
Eureka Seven (2005) (TV Series)
The main character Renton's name is a reference to the main character of this film.
Match Point (2005)
near the end of the film, Ewen Bremner (as Inspector Dowd) refers to a heroin addict with multiple convictions. Bremner played a heroin addict with multiple convictions in trainspotting.
Twist of Fate (2005) (Short)
Poster visible in the kitchen.
Bonkers (2005)
'Lust for Life' sequence is referenced. Instead of junkies, children are running.
At the Movies: The Best Films of 2005 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced when discussing "Millions".
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Banzai Motherfucker! (2006)
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Mention is made of someone turning down a role in this film to star in Three Colors Blue.
A Way of Life: Making Quadrophenia (2006) (Video)
Star Stories: Sadie Frost: My Side of the Story (2006) (TV Episode)
Jonny Lee Miller is dressed like his Sick Boy character and Ewan McGregor mentions the film.
The Making of 'Shot of Love' (2006) (Video)
This film is mentioned / referred to.
The End of 'Life on Mars' (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
Its poster is seen in the room of Apurv
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Helicopter (2007) (TV Episode)
The chase scene in the beginning, the music is the same and Chuck gets hit by a car and falls on its hood.
Team Fortress 2 (2007) (Video Game)
The achievement 'Brainspotting'
Dispatches: Mark Thomas on Coca-Cola (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Yperoha plasmata: Mary Poppins (2007) (TV Episode)
Lilli (2007) (Short)
movie is mentioned
The Cult of...: Hamish Macbeth (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) (Video Game)
The addiction levels "Beats any Meat Injection" and "Choose Life" are quotes from the film.
Zero Punctuation: Haze (2008) (TV Episode)
Main character appears.
Comedy Connections: Rab C. Nesbitt (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Both movies are directed by Danny Boyle and both feature a scene where a character dives into a filthy toilet and emerges covered in feces.
House: Adverse Events (2008) (TV Episode)
During a differential, House observes that none of his team have seen Trainspotting since one can become worse off after getting clean of drugs.
Kevin Smith: Sold Out - A Threevening with Kevin Smith (2008) (Video)
"I was Transpotting it into the toilet"
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008) (Video)
A character is tauntingly called "Sick Boy"
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Mundo Cálico: Mi gatete Don Ramón (2008) (TV Episode)
On the floor there is a poster of the movie hanging but with characters from the series
Game Boys (2008)
"If I brought the damn Atari out of the house, then Ray will start to see babies crawl across the celing."
Mystery Team (2009)
A similar scene where a character reaches inside a toilet drenched in feces.
My Life as a Trailer (2009) (Short)
Poster seen on the wall
Movie Connections: Trainspotting (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Dev.D (2009)
Drinking scenes shot in a similar style and head in toilet scene.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
Shameless: The Darkest Hour (2009) (TV Episode)
"Mother Superior"
Mundo Cálico: Cuidao con el Feisbuk (2009) (TV Episode)
On the floor there is a poster of the movie hanging but with characters from the series
Crank: High Voltage (2009)
"that Trainspotted fella"
Double or Nothing (2009) (Short)
The narrators joke that all good Brit films (Trainspotting and Lock Stock) start with a chase and mock Four Weddings.
Mundo Cálico: El día de Internés (2009) (TV Episode)
On the floor there is a poster of the movie hanging but with characters from the series
Breaking Bad: Mandala (2009) (TV Episode)
The scene where Jesse uses heroin for the first time and imagines himself floating up to the ceiling is the same as a scene where Renton takes heroin.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Monkeybone (2009) (TV Episode)
"We then rip off Trainspotting..."
Hooked (2009)
The title translates literally as "On the Game," meaning addiction to a game. "Trainspotting" is known as "Na igle" (literally "On the Needle", meaning addiction to drugs) in Russian
The Supermarket (2009)
Shot of Spud looking inside box mimicked
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Reindeerspotting - Escape from Santaland (2010)
Titles of the movies
Hooked 2: Next Level (2010)
The title translates literally as "On the Game 2," meaning addiction to a game. "Trainspotting" is known as "Na igle" (literally "On the Needle", meaning addiction to drugs) in Russian
Midnight Movie Review: Halloween Horror Top 25, nr. 5: 28 Days Later (2010) (TV Episode)
as another film from Danny Boyle
Top Gear: East Coast Road Trip (2010) (TV Episode)
Film mentioned during intro for Danny Boyle
Not Going Out: Drugs (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daisy
Special Collector's Edition: Supercop (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of February/March
Celebrity Naked Ambition (2011) (TV Movie)
Talked about
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Rainn Wilson/Epic Meal Time/Serj Tankian (2011) (TV Episode)
Rainn Wilson says his son watched the film to prepare for a role playing a train in a school play
Archer: El Secuestro (2011) (TV Episode)
Lana calls Cyril 'Trainspotting' when he's pretending to kidnap Cheryl
Brows Held High: Alice (2011) (TV Episode)
The toilet scene is recalled when Alice is pulled through a drawer
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.73 (2012) (TV Episode)
Today's guest panelist Irvine Welsh spoke of his new book, a prequal to 'trainspotting' the international best-seller and film!
Nurse Jackie: Slow Growing Monsters (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Flow (2012) (Short)
Edinburgh Drug Scene
Continue?: Zero Tolerance (2012) (TV Episode)
The baby scene is mentioned.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.55 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Ewan McGregor was in the film
Sex. Lies and Flowers (2012) (Short)
Poster on the wall.
Harmontown: Procrasturbation (2013) (TV Episode)
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Archer: The Papal Chase (2013) (TV Episode)
Lana asks Woodhouse if he has enough heroin to ease his withdrawal without making him "Trainspotty".
Sunshine on Leith (2013)
When Davy runs through the Edinburgh streets to catch Yvonne, he is nearly hit by a car and places his hands on the bonnet in an identical manner to Renton. Unlike the Trainspotting character, however, Davy simply apologises and moves on.
Movie Friends - Eine Videothek stellt sich vor (2013) (Video)
Cover was shown.
Hasta mañana (2013)
Movie poster in Léo's room.
La maniobra de Heimlich (2014)
mentioned by the characters
#MonologueWars (2014) (TV Series)
Uses the Choose Life monologue from Trainspotting
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Making Friends and Influencing People (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of Dom Hemingway
Thanatos, Drunk (2015)
A poster can be seen.
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (2015) (TV Movie)
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Maya Rudolph/Joe Manganiello/Belle and Sebastian (2015) (TV Episode)
Joe Manganiello refers to the thick accents in the film
Film 2018: Episode #44.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Steve Jobs (2015)
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.53 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe in a question about the Iggy Pop song featured in its opening asked when Denise and the Chaser go head to head.
Vazio (2015) (Short)
A poster is visible
Cinemadonna: Filth and Wisdom (2016) (TV Episode)
poster shown
Never Fade (2016) (Short)
Sean has a "trip" scene very similar to that of Trainspotting. The train station is also a central image to the film.
The Young Offenders (2016)
The boys carefully remove the bag of coke from the sleeping drug dealer's arms, the same way Renton steals the bag of drugs off Begbie.
Superstore: Halloween Theft (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Winter (2016) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that Rory's Brooklyn apartment "had that early American shtetl/'Trainspotting' vibe."
The Bachelor (2016)
A poster can be seen.
Breakfast: Episode dated 23 January 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Ewan McGregor's interview.
Film 2018: Episode #46.2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when reviewing T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Mixxxer Show: Nadeje (II) (2017) (TV Episode)
Hosts talks about it.
Mixxxer Show: Pedro (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Milan Peroutka.
Film Discussions: Iron Fist Discussion (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster seen.
101 Cool Facts You Didn't Know: 101 Cool Movie Facts You Didn't Know (2017) (TV Episode)
Budget and box office figures mentioned.
Jealous Gods (2017)
The scene on the grass is duplicated.
Diminishing Returns: Review of the Year 2017: Part 1 (2017) (Podcast Episode)
Sean Bradley Reviews: Dunkirk (2017) (TV Episode)
Sean does his impression of Bane from 'The Dark Knight Rises' with a 'Trainspotting' mug that has Renton's "Choose Life" monologue written on it.
The Question Jury: Episode #2.12 (2017) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Diminishing Returns: The Shallows (2017) (Podcast Episode)
Sean Bradley Reviews: Breathe (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when talking about the editor Masahiro Hirakubo.
Diminishing Returns: Wonder Woman (2017) (Podcast Episode)
Diminishing Returns: Review of the Year 2017: Part 2 (2018) (Podcast Episode)
Nowhere Yet (2018) (Short)
Diminishing Returns: A Clockwork Orange (2018) (Podcast Episode)
Patrick Melrose: Bad News (2018) (TV Episode)
As Patrick is lying on the floor the camera races towards him indicating drug use
Take the Tower: Episode #1.6 (2018) (TV Episode)
'Which movie was directed by Ridley Scott' challenge.
I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp: Episode #3.16 (2018) (TV Episode)
Trial question subject.
Sardonicast: The House that Jack Built, Bandersnatch, Shallow Grave (2019) (Podcast Episode)
Mentioned in the Shallow Grave (1994) discussion
Saturday Night Live: James McAvoy/Meek Mill (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in monologue.
Sardonicast: Us, The Dark Crystal (2019) (Podcast Episode)
Mentioned as having dream sequences
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Big Lebowski (2019) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.
Diminishing Returns: The Bigger Diminishing Returns Quiz (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Answer to quiz question.
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About 28 Days Later (2020) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.
Diminishing Returns: Diminishing Returns Live! (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Sardonicast: Sound of Metal, Bicycle Thieves (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Mentioned in the Sound of Metal (2019) discussion
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Ewan MacGregor/George Wallace/Lucky Daye & Yebba (2021) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during interview with Ewan MacGregor.
America: The Motion Picture (2021)
"Locomotive Spotting" playing at Ford's Theatre.
Sardonicast: Spiral, Luca, Almost Famous (2021) (Podcast Episode)
Alex recommends the movie for next episode
Sardonicast: Space Jam: A New Legacy, Trainspotting 1 & 2 (2021) (Podcast Episode)
Topic of discussion
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Alien 4 (2022) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About AVP (2022) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Mike Birbiglia/Ewan MacGregor/Ben Schwartz/The Head and the Heart (2022) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Mike Birbiglia.
Everything I Know About Love: Destiny (2022) (TV Episode)
Birdy says she feels like she's in Trainspotting.

Featured in 

Iggy Pop: Lust for Life (1996) (Music Video)
features clips from the film
The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997) (TV Special)
Clips shown.
The Enormous Election with Dennis Pennis (1997) (TV Special)
Clips shown, mentioned during segment about drugs.
Censored (1999) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and discussed
I Love the 1990s: I Love 1996 (2001) (TV Episode)
Feature on the film
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
The South Bank Show: Irvine Welsh (2006) (TV Episode)
Extracts shown
Movie Connections: Trainspotting (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.149 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Star Trek/Rudo y Cursi/Next Day Air (2009) (TV Episode)
Child neglect from dealing with drugs
Memories of Trainspotting (2009) (Video)
Clips are presented and discussed
Scotland on Screen (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and discussed
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.32 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Ewan McGregor's films
The Hour: Episode #7.31 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Danny Boyle's bio segment.
Brows Held High: Alice (2011) (TV Episode)
The toilet scene is recalled when Alice is pulled through a drawer
The Nostalgia Chick: Reality Bites (2012) (TV Episode)
Lindsay compares it to Reality Bites
De wereld draait door: Episode dated 11 March 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
The opening fragment, featuring Ewan McGregor, is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love (2013) (TV Episode)
The soundtrack for Trainspotting is #4.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 British Films (2013) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Scenes from Non-Horror Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
A Nightmare Scenario is #5.
Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) (TV Movie)
Footage from this is included as an example of Scottish accents on screen.
1, 001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dark Comedy Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Opening Scenes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The opening of Trainspotting gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fights in Nightclubs and Bars (2014) (TV Episode)
Begbie's Big Balls is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Crotch Shots (2014) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Druggies (2015) (TV Episode)
Mark Renton is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Chilling Movie Overdose Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Just a Perfect Day is #2.
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents (2015) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting gets an honorable mention.
Celebrated: Ewan McGregor (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip shown. Film discussed.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horrific Movie Scenes You Can Never Unsee (2016) (TV Episode)
A Turn Towards the Worse is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Terrible Friends in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Franco Begbie is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Turning 20 in 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Morning After Scenes in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Splatter is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Opening Lines in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Choose Life is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scenes with the Perfect Music (2016) (TV Episode)
The opening scene, accompanied by "Lust for Life", is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Didn't Know Were Based on Books (2016) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting, based on the book by Irvine Welsh, gets an honorable mention.
T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Various extracts from scenes in the original film are shown as flashbacks.
Film Discussions: Baywatch Film Discussion Trailer (2017) (TV Episode)
"Choose life" quote played.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Cult Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #2.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Ewan McGregor Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Mark Renton is #1.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Greatest Opening Scenes in British Film (2018) (TV Episode)
Lust for Life is #2.
Granada Reports: 5 April 2018: Evening Bulletin (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Granada Reports: 5 April 2018: Nightly Bulletin (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Most Rewatchable British Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #7.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Most Iconic Scenes in British Cinema (2018) (TV Episode)
Choose Life is #5.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Indie Movies You Need to See (2018) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Disturbing Non-Horror Films of All Time (2018) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #5.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Movies of the '90s (2019) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Better Than the Books They Were Based On (2019) (TV Episode)
Trainspotting gets an honorable mention.
The Critical Drinker: Men in Black International - A Waste of Time (2020) (TV Episode)
Clip of Renton used at 3:24.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Scariest Scenes from Non-Horror Movies (2020) (TV Episode)
A Nightmare Scenario is #11.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Babies in Movies (2020) (TV Episode)
Baby Dawn is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Scariest Movie Dream Sequences Ever (2020) (TV Episode)
Baby on the Ceiling is #3.
How Fake Drugs Are Made for Movies (2020) (Video)
film clip
WatchMojo: Top 10 Disturbing Movie Scenes We Didn't See Coming (2021) (TV Episode)
Baby Hallucination gets an honorable mention.


Inferno (1980)
Phenomena (1985)

Spoofed in 

The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.1 (1996) (TV Episode)
"Toytrainspotting" - spoof reenacted with soft toys.
Redneck Rampage (1997) (Video Game)
has a level where one jumps into a dirty-looking toilet to enter a clean-looking swimming area.
RocketMan (1997)
Family Guy: Love Thy Trophy (2000) (TV Episode)
The end credits is a parody of a scene from Transpotting.
Happy Birthday Shakespeare (2000) (TV Movie)
Snatch (2000)
Star Wars: Obi-Wan (2001) (Video Game)
After the credits, Obi-Wan launches into a rant parodying Renton's "choose life" speech in Trainspotting.
Star Wars: Episodio Pi - Sithspotting (2002) (Short)
first scene of the film spoofed
The Simpsons: The Regina Monologues (2003) (TV Episode)
Bart and Lisa get high on British candy and run around the UK similar to Renton, Spud and Sick Boy at the beginning of Trainspotting. Also, Maggie crawls the ceiling and twists her head 360 degrees, spoofing Renton's reaction to going cold turkey.
Drawn Together: The Other Cousin (2004) (TV Episode)
when Bamm-Bamm is on the ceiling
The Venture Bros.: ¡Viva los muertos! (2006) (TV Episode)
Brock sinks into the red carpet when he's tripping, parody a scene from this movie.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
The scene where Nick Angel chases the purple-track-suit-clad shoplifter is almost a shot-for-shot parody of the opening sequence in Trainspotting.
Star Stories: The Take That Story: How Our Success Was Nothing to Do with Robert Williams (2007) (TV Episode)
The scene of Gary Barlow running away from the shop
Cinéman (2009)
One of the release posters spoofed this movie's famous poster.
Scared Shrekless (2010) (TV Short)
Pinocchio climbs on the ceiling and spins his head around, parodying a scene in this movie with a baby.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Baby Cakes (2012) (TV Episode)
Pinkie sees the baby Pound Cake crawling on the ceiling twisting his head around 360 degrees.
Bob's Burgers: The Unnatural (2013) (TV Episode)
Tina suffers caffeine withdrawal after Linda pawns the new espresso machine, and collapses to the sound of progressive trance, seeing a baby crawl and turn its head above her
Brickleberry: Old Wounds (2014) (TV Episode)
Denzel sees Steve as a baby on the ceiling as he is detoxing
The Venture Bros.: Maybe No Go (2016) (TV Episode)
The scene in the bedroom where the Pirate Captain suffers tranquilizer dart withdrawal, hallucinating a baby crawling on the ceiling.
F Is for Family: Night Shift (2017) (TV Episode)
Kevin passes out from smoking weed and is about to be sent to the hospital, referencing the scene where Renton passes out from doing heroin and is sent to hospital.
Big Mouth: Ejaculation (2017) (TV Episode)
'The Worst Toliet in Scotland' scene spoofed.

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