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.

Taxi Driver
Directit biMartin Scorsese
Produced bi
Written biPaul Schrader
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Muisic biBernard Herrmann
CinematographyMichael Chapman
Eeditit bi
Production
company
  • Bill/Phillips Productions
  • Italo/Judeo Productions
Distributit biColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • 8 Februar 1976 (1976-02-08)
Rinnin time
113 minutes
KintraUnitit States
LeidInglis
Budget$1.9 million[1][2]
Box office$28.3 million[3]

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.

John Hinckley, Jr. saw the film mony times. He wantit tae impress actress Jodie Foster. He trit tae assassinate Preses Ronald Reagan bi shootin him. Reagan survivit the 1981 attack.

ReferencesEedit

  1. F. Dick, Bernard (1992). Columbia Pictures: Portrait of a Studio. University Press of Kentucky. p. 193.
  2. Grist, Leighton (2000). The Films of Martin Scorsese, 1963-77: Authorship and Context. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 130.
  3. "Taxi Driver (1976)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 23, 2012.

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