10 Best Movies Like Trainspotting ...

10 Best Movies Like Trainspotting ...

If you liked this film , you will definitely love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to 'Trainspotting', and are worth checking out.

1. Nil by Mouth (1997)

2h 8m Drama

The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making him live on his own. Raymond is generally a rough and even violent person, and that leads to problems in the life of the family.

2. Naked Lunch (1991)

1h 55m Crime Drama

Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee and his dead-eyed wife, Joan, like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway, Bill gets a drug made from a centipede. Upon indulging, he accidentally kills Joan, takes orders from his typewriter-turned-cockroach, ends up in a constantly mutating Mediterranean city and learns that his hip friends have published his work -- which he doesn't remember writing.

3. Fight Club (1999)

2h 19m Drama

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

4. SLC Punk! (1998)

1h 37m Crime Romance Comedy Drama Music

Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.

5. This Is England (2006)

1h 41m Drama Crime

A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends, even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.

6. Quadrophenia (1979)

2h Drama Music

Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.

7. Human Traffic (1999)

1h 39m Comedy Drama

Five twenty-something friends spend a drug-fueled weekend in Cardiff, Wales.

8. Spun (2002)

1h 41m Comedy Crime Drama

Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up with his old girlfriend, Amy.

9. Basquiat (1996)

1h 48m Drama History

The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.

10. The Acid House (1998)

1h 46m Comedy Drama

THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of the chemical generation, casting a dark and unholy light into the hidden corners of the human psyche. Directed by Paul McGuigan, the film dramatises three stories from the book: 1- The Granton Star Cause, 2- A Soft Touch & 3- The Acid House.

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