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Taxi Driver

R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) takes a job as a New York City cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from reality as he dreams of cleaning up the filthy city. When Travis meets pretty campaign worker Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), he becomes obsessed with the idea of saving the world, first plotting to assassinate a presidential candidate, then directing his attentions toward rescuing 12-year-old prostitute Iris (Jodie Foster).

Cast: Robert De Niro , Jodie Foster , Cybill Shepherd , Harvey Keitel , Victor Argo , Peter Boyle , Albert Brooks , Leonard Harris

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Taxi Driver (1976)

Release Date: February 8th, 1976|1 hr. 53 min.

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