The Criterion 4K Blu-ray release of Trainspotting comes in glow-in-the-dark packaging.

UPDATE: Find out why you might want to skip this release.

Trainspotting is getting a 4K Blu-ray Criterion Collection release with limited edition glow-in-the-dark packaging!

Based on Irvine Welsh’s 1993 novel, Danny Boyle’s 1996 adaptation was not only a groundbreaking movie at the time, becoming a huge hit in North America, but also helped launch the careers of Boyle and star Ewan McGregor. 

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About a group of heroin addicts in Scotland, the style and soundtrack for the film have made Trainspotting stay relevant 28 years later and it is highly regarded as one of the best films of the ‘90s.

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Features on Criterion’s Trainspotting 4K Blu-ray release

Along with the limited edition glow-in-the-dark packaging, the Criterion 4K Blu-ray release of Trainspotting includes the following features: 

  • New 4K digital restoration of the uncut version of the film, supervised by director Danny Boyle, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
  • One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR and one Blu-ray with the film and special features
  • Alternate 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
  • Audio commentary featuring Boyle, producer Andrew Macdonald, screenwriter John Hodge, and actor Ewan McGregor
  • Nine deleted scenes with commentary from the filmmakers
  • New interview with production designer Kave Quinn and costume designer Rachael Fleming
  • Off the Rails: The Making of Trainspotting, a documentary featuring archival interviews with cast and crew and behind-the-scenes footage
  • Memories of Trainspotting, a documentary from 2008 featuring the filmmakers as well as actors McGregor, Kelly Macdonald, Ewen Bremner, and Robert Carlyle
  • Reflections from soundtrack artists Iggy Pop, Jarvis Cocker, Bobby Gillespie, Damon Albarn, Leftfield, and Underworld
  • Theatrical teaser and trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: Essays by critic Graham Fuller and author Irvine Welsh and Welsh’s glossary of terms from the novel.

Criterion’s 4K Blu-ray release of Trainspotting will be released on January 30. You can pre-order it now on Amazon for $62.06.

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