Night in a Taxi (Cab Driver films)

by osloj | created - 11 Jan 2017 | updated - 17 Feb 2017 | Public

"You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talking... you talking to me? Well I'm the only one here. Who the [censored] do you think you're talking to? Oh yeah? OK."

Travis Bickle from Taxi Driver (1976).

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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 661,296 | Gross: $28.26M

2. 99 River Street (1953)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A former boxer turned cab driver has to hide from the police when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter, Frank Faylen

Votes: 2,312

4. Taxi Driver (1954)

Not Rated | 133 min | Musical, Romance

Mangal drives a taxi by day, then drinks at night, listens to his singer girlfriend Sylvie and then goes into a drunken stupor - and wakes up with a hangover. One day, while assisting ... See full summary »

Director: Chetan Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Kalpana Kartik, Sheila Ramani, Johnny Walker

Votes: 233

5. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 78,706 | Gross: $60.33M

7. D.C. Cab (1983)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy

46 Metascore

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Charlie Barnett

Votes: 4,127 | Gross: $16.13M

8. Born Reckless (1937)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A champion auto racer takes a job with a taxicab company being harassed by a gangster who wants to take over all the cab companies in town.

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, Robert Kent

Votes: 118

9. Escape from New York (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

76 Metascore

In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 115,101 | Gross: $25.24M

10. The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker (1970)

R | 106 min | Comedy

After a young man graduates from a prestigious college, he rebels by preferring a carefree existence rather than the life of fighting the rungs within the treacherous American corporate ... See full summary »

Director: John Dexter | Stars: Jordan Christopher, Jill O'Hara, Robert Walden, Kate Reid

Votes: 60

11. Taxi Brooklyn (2014)

43 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

TAXI: BROOKLYN is an action-comedy police procedural centered on the fractious, closely bonded partnership between a streetwise Marseilles-born New York City taxi driver and an intensely ... See full summary »

Stars: Chyler Leigh, Jacky Ido, James Colby, José Zúñiga

Votes: 2,925

12. Conspiracy Theory (1997)

R | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

49 Metascore

A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart

Votes: 89,016 | Gross: $75.98M

13. Taxi (I) (1998)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.

Director: Gérard Pirès | Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary

Votes: 72,779 | Gross: $0.27M

14. Collateral (2004)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

71 Metascore

A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 340,541 | Gross: $101.01M

15. Tehran Taxi (2006)

5 min | Documentary, Short

The Paykan taxi is a ubiquitous sight on the roads of Iran , and was on sale for over 35 years, most of them painted a characteristic off-white colour.

Director: Jouni Hokkanen

Votes: 6

16. Taxi (1978–1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 10,594

17. Mister Taxi (1952)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

Pierre Verger is a quick-tempered Paris taxi driver (excuse the pleonasm!). On the other hand , he is a good family man concerned about his nearest and dearest. Married to Hélène, he has ... See full summary »

Director: André Hunebelle | Stars: Michel Simon, Jane Marken, Jean Brochard, Pauline Carton

Votes: 93

19. Taxi (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

27 Metascore

A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon, Gisele Bündchen, Henry Simmons

Votes: 38,452 | Gross: $36.61M

20. Taxi Tehran (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

91 Metascore

Jafar Panahi is banned from making movies by the Iranian government, he poses as a taxi driver and makes a movie about social challenges in Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Star: Jafar Panahi

Votes: 12,288 | Gross: $0.32M

21. Taxi (1996)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Ingrid Rubio, Carlos Fuentes, Ágata Lys, Ángel de Andrés López

Votes: 771

23. Taxi!! (1978 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

The entire movie comsists of a conversation between Eva Marie Saint (passenger) and the taxi driver (Martin Sheen).

Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Martin Sheen

Votes: 25

24. Speedy (1928)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Family

Harold "Speedy" Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, saves from extinction the city's last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend's grandfather.

Director: Ted Wilde | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Babe Ruth

Votes: 2,974

25. Tel Aviv Taxi (1956)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A Tel Aviv taxi breaks down, and while the driver attempts to repair it, the passengers take shelter and relate tales to each other. One man relates how he became a hero, in a comic fashion... See full summary »

Director: Larry Frisch | Stars: Shaike Ophir, Raphael Klatchkin, Miriam Bernstein-Cohen, Natan Cogan

Votes: 7

26. Taxi! (2000)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

Stories from 8 taxi drivers between Bremerhaven and Munich.

Director: Rudolf K. Wernicke

Votes: 177

27. Taxi (1932)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Independent cab drivers struggling against a taxi company consortium find a leader in Matt Nolan.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Loretta Young, George E. Stone, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 1,062

28. Taxi! (1982)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Barry Greenwald

Votes: 18

29. Carry On Cabby (1963)

91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Speedee Taxis is a great success, which means its workaholic owner Charlie starts neglecting Peggy, his wife. Suddenly a fleet of rival taxis appears from nowhere and start pinching all the... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Sidney James, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 2,169

30. Taxi Killer (1988)

Action, Crime, Drama

Jenny, a young taxi driver, is assaulted and raped by four thugs. Since the police seem to have no time to look for their assailants, Jenny, tired of not getting justice, decides to take revenge on her own.

Director: Stelvio Massi | Stars: Chuck Connors, Walter D'Amore, Eddie J. Fernandez, Catherine Hickland

Votes: 13

31. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

71 Metascore

Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

Votes: 14,908

32. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 411,134 | Gross: $63.54M

33. Exterior Night (1980)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

Jazz musician Leo and his writer friend Bony get acquainted with a woman taxi driver called Cora.

Director: Jacques Bral | Stars: Christine Boisson, André Dussollier, Gérard Lanvin, Jean-Pierre Sentier

Votes: 203

34. Stripes (1981)

R | 106 min | Comedy, War

68 Metascore

Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates

Votes: 60,513 | Gross: $85.30M

36. Las aventuras de Taxi Key (1959)

65 min | Adventure, Mystery

Three short stories starring the lawyer-detective Taxi Key. Based on a popular radio show with the same title.

Directors: Arturo Buendía, Juan Fortuny, Albert Gasset Nicolau | Stars: Ricardo Palmerola, Inés Alma

37. Signal Seven (1984)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama

A day in the life of two middle-aged San Francisco cab drivers, Marty and Speed, both who are living in a state of turmoil, unable to shake the anguish of the lives they didn't live.

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Bill Ackridge, Dan Leegant, John Tidwell, Herb Mills

Votes: 59

38. Taxi 13 (1954)

104 min | Crime, Drama

A collection of human stories in Stockholm, where a taxi becomes the link between them. One night a taxi driver disappears.

Director: Börje Larsson | Stars: Elof Ahrle, Margit Carlqvist, Birgitta Valberg, Bengt Blomgren

Votes: 38

40. Last Cab to Darwin (2015)

Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

When Rex, a Broken Hill cab driver, is told he doesn't have long to live, he sets out on an epic journey to Darwin in a bid to die on his own terms.

Director: Jeremy Sims | Stars: Michael Caton, Ningali Lawford, Mark Coles Smith, Emma Hamilton

Votes: 3,171 | Gross: $0.03M

41. My Son the Fanatic (1997)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.

Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Akbar Kurtha, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 1,521 | Gross: $0.41M

43. El taxista millionario (1979)

98 min

A taxi driver in Bogota suffer hardship for the state of his old vehicle, the limit of almost unable to work. Every day the situation is more desperate until he accidentally gets involved ... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Nieto Roa | Stars: Carlos Benjumea, Rosa Gloria Chagoyán, Delfina Guido, Jacqueline Henríquez

Votes: 42

45. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

Votes: 29,098

46. Taxi, Trailer and Corrida (1958)

86 min | Comedy

A chaotic family go on holiday to Spain and get mixed up with a gang of diamond thieves

Director: André Hunebelle | Stars: Louis de Funès, Raymond Bussières, Annette Poivre, Guy Bertil

Votes: 442

47. Hello Taxi (1958)

94 min | Comedy

Two best friends and Fiaker drivers turn their backs in each other as one of them buys a taxi cab. Nostalgic Austrian comedy starring Hans Moser and Paul Hörbiger.

Director: Hermann Kugelstadt | Stars: Hans Moser, Paul Hörbiger, Oskar Sima, Lucie Englisch

Votes: 52

48. ...und deine Liebe auch (1962)

92 min | Drama, Romance

On August 13th, 1961-the night that the Berlin Wall goes up-three people must make a decision that will change their lives forever.... Upon learning of the building of the Wall, the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Vogel | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Kati Székely, Ulrich Thein, Alfonso Arau

Votes: 17