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Rating: 9 stars

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new york city disenfranchisement post-war nihilism

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Seen on: 01/13/2011

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Taxi Driver (1976)

Directed by Martin Scorsese

Thriller | Drama | Crime

Most recently watched by lordofthemovies, Drew73, GMOM65, sensoria, sleestakk

Overview

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Rated R | Length 114 minutes

Actors

Don Stroud | Mary-Pat Green | Nicholas Shields | Peter Savage | Steven Prince | Norman Matlock | Brenda Dickson | Frank Adu | Bob Maroff | Bill Minkin | Murray Moston | Gino Ardito | Diahnne Abbott | Harvey Keitel | Albert Brooks | Robert De Niro | Copper Cunningham | Debbi Morgan | Carson Grant | Annie Gagen | Ralph S. Singleton | Harlan Cary Poe | Harry Northup | Joe Spinell | Victor Argo | Richard Higgs | Martin Scorsese | Leonard Harris | Peter Boyle | Cybill Shepherd | Jodie Foster

Viewing Notes

Rewatched for the first time in years; visceral, shockingly violent movie and another De Niro career defining performance. I completely forgot about Scorsese as one of the cab passengers in this.

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