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Taxi Driver
United States 1976
Director: Martin Scorsese
Screenplay: Paul Schrader
Producer: Julia Phillips, Michael Phillips, Phillip M. Goldfarb
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris
Genre: Drama

Running Time: 113
Aspect Ratio:  1.85:1 (NTSC Anamorphic Widescreen)
Sound: Dolby Digital
Subtitles: English, French
Features: Behind-the-scenes
Chapter menu
Filmography of the Film Crew
Photo Gallery
Studio:  Bill/Phillips DVD Region:  1 R
DVD Release:  Aug 2007 Discs:  1 (Cloud) [$26.99]
Reviews:  Vietnam vet Travis Bickle is 26, a loner in the mean streets of New York City, slipping slowly into isolation and violent misanthropy. In solving his insomnia by driving a yellow cab on the night shift, he grows increasingly disgusted by the low-lifes that hang out at night: "Someday a real rain will come and wash all the scum off the streets." His touching attempts to woo Betsy, a Senator's campaign worker, turn sour when he takes her to a porn movie on their first date. He even fails in his attempt to persuade child prostitute Iris to desert her pimp and return to her parents and school. Driven to the edge by powerlessness, he buys four handguns and sets out to assassinate the Senator, heading for the infamy of a 'lone crazed gunman'...

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