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R| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary explores the American military's use of torture by focusing on the unsolved murder of an Afhgani taxi driver who, in 2002, was taken for questioning at Bagram Force Air Base. Five days later, the man was dead. The medical examiner claimed the driver died from excessive physical abuse. Taking this case as a jumping-off point, the film examines wider claims of torture that occurred at bases like Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay during the Bush administration.


Director: Alex Gibney

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

Release Date: April 28th, 2007|1 hr. 46 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A rage-inducing expose. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Taxi to the Dark Side adds something new to our awareness -- interviews with soldiers who served as interrogators in Afghanistan, and in Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison, and who, in some cases that ended in courts martial, served prison terms themselves. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    So disturbing, on so many levels. show more

  • December 25, 2008 VSnyder351
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    What an farcical and error filled movie. Another example from the Hate America far left. Don't waste your money on this drivel.

  • May 22, 2008 casadillon
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    To the 'reviewer' who said 'leftist propaganda, stayhome, do your laundry instead'...It is people like you that think the US can do no wrong, that all calls to decency and honor are simply leftist propaganda, that are so self-centered and unfeeling, that wallow in righteous inanity while people suffer, die, and courageous people try to bring these injustices to light and make some impact on intelligent people. Please, YOU stay home and do your friggin laundry. You have no relevance in this discussion.

  • May 22, 2008 MARK
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    Stay home, do your laundry instead.

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