Theatrical release poster
|Directit bi||Martin Scorsese|
|Written bi||Paul Schrader|
|Muisic bi||Bernard Herrmann|
|Distributit bi||Columbia Pictures|
|Box office||$28.3 million|
Taxi Driver is a 1976 American crime drama movie directed bi Martin Scorsese. It stars Robert De Niro as lonely taxi driver Travis Bickle. The movie an aa stars Jodie Foster as a 12 year auld girl named Iris who is a child prostitute.
Travis is a marine who focht in the Vietnam War. When he comes back tae Americae, he is lonely an depressed, an becomes violent. He starts wirkin as a taxi driver in New York City. he tries, unsuccessfully, tae date a woman cried Betsy. He later tries an fails tae assassinate the poleetical candidate Betsy is tryin tae help elect. Ane nicht Iris gets intae his taxi an asks for his help. She is a child prostitute an wants tae run away frae her pimp. Travis then buys guns, an goes tae kill Iris' pimp. He kills a few fowk involved, includin her pimp, an then is shot. In the end, he is hailed as a hero, an returns tae drivin his cab.
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- F. Dick, Bernard (1992). Columbia Pictures: Portrait of a Studio. University Press of Kentucky. p. 193.
- Grist, Leighton (2000). The Films of Martin Scorsese, 1963-77: Authorship and Context. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 130.
- "Taxi Driver (1976)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved Januar 23, 2012.