T2 Trainspotting

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Sequel is appealing; still full of drugs, sex, language.

R 2017 117 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 18+


Boring sequel about smackheads getting high

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

T2: Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting isn't as strong as its predecessor, however it is still more suited to a mature audience. The main concern of the first film was clearly the drug use, however drugs are not the main plot of this film and are only briefly taken in one or two scenes and are not much of a concern overall. The film's plot is about two of the main characters setting up a brothel and some videos of a prostitute and her clients with some sex toys are shown, however actual sex is never shown. Language is once again very strong, with Begbie very frequently saying his trademark C word. Overall, the film is definitely darker than its predecessor and it does have some fun scenes, but it is more aimed at a mature audience who have aged since the first film's release and therefore can relate to it more. RATING SYSTEM: U - Suitable for all ages PG - Parental Guidance advised PG-T - Content of a PG film, with a few things you may expect from a T film T - Teen M - Mature Teen A - Adults MY RECOMMENDED AGE RATING: T2: Trainspotting - Rated M for some drug use, sex, very strong language

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