Taxi Driver Movie Review 1976

Information and Film Reviews for Taxi Driver the Movie

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A psychotic NYC taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with an educated political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out. Repellant, frightening vision of alienation. On-target performances from Foster and De Niro.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 112 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Insomnia, Director/Star Teams: Scorsese & Keitel, Stalked!, Oldest Profession, Contemporary Noir, Special FX Wizards: Dick Smith, New York, New York, Director/Star Teams: Scorsese & De Niro, Cabbies, Assassination, Up All Night, Vigilantes, Screen Teams: De Niro & Keitel
Screenplay
Paul Schrader
Cast
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, Albert Brooks, Leonard Harris, Joe Spinell, Martin Scorsese
Cinematography
Michael Chapman
Director
Martin Scorsese
Music
Bernard Herrmann
Producer
Julia Phillips, Michael Phillips

Awards

AFI 1998: Top 100; British Acad. 1976: Support. Actress (Foster); Cannes 1976: Film; L.A. Film Critics 1976: Actor (De Niro), Natl. Film Reg. 1994;; N.Y. Film Critics 1976: Actor (De Niro); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1976: Actor (De Niro), Director (Scorsese), Support. Actress (Foster).

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