Taxi Driver

Released Date
February 8, 1976
Distributor
Columbia Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$28,262,574 + $308,328 = $28,570,902
80
Robert De Niro

as Travis Bickle

61
Jodie Foster

as Iris Steensma

81
Martin Scorsese

as Passenger Watching Silhouette

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Peter Boyle

as Wizard

77
Albert Brooks

as Tom

85
Harvey Keitel

as Matthew Higgins

74
Cybill Shepherd

as Betsy

79
Diahnne Abbott

as Concession Girl

83
Harry Northup

as Doughboy

About Taxi Driver

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

About

Travis Bickle is an insomniac and loner and as he drives his cab in the middle of the night in New York City, he develops a plan to assassinate the presidential candidate and save a young prostitute.  

Trivia

Robert De Niro drove cabs prior to the film in order to prepare for his role. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture.