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Year: 1976
Original Title: Taxi Driver
Length: 112 minutes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Studios: Columbia Pictures
Distributor: Park Circus
Age rating: Suitable only for adults
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: February 10 2017

United States: February 08 1976


Ranking: 1,390 out of 16,990 movies (up 2743)

Ranked #67 in list 'The best movies ever'


8.8 by 55 users

10.0 by 4 media



Cast Taxi Driver



Trivia Taxi Driver

Robert De Niro worked fifteen hour days for a month driving cabs as preparation for this role. He also studied mental illness. Jodie Foster was 12 years old when the movie was filmed, so she could not do the more explicit scenes (her character was also 12 years old). Connie Foster, Jodie's older sister who was 19 when the film was produced, was cast as her body double for those scenes. Paul Schrader wrote the script of 'Taxi Driver' in ten days via two drafts, one after the other. As he was writing, he kept a loaded gun on his desk for motivation and inspiration.