Powerful look at a psychotic New York City cabbie who goes on a bloody rampage to save a child prostitute from her abusive pimp. His vigilante act turns a crackpot into a hero. Great performances all around.
Former soap opera star Brenda Dickson claims she ended up broke and homeless after being blacklisted by Hollywood producer William J. Bell.
Steven Prince (as Easy Andy, and about whom director Martin Scorsese made a documentary) with his famous sales pitch to Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) in Taxi Driver, 1976.
The fleeting first appearance of Iris (Jodie Foster) and Matthew (Harvey Keitel) in the cab driven by Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, 1976.
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Vietnam Veteran Travis Bickle (ROBERT DE NIRO in a tour-de-force performance), a psychotic cab driver who cruises the streets of Manhattan. Starring: ROBERT DE NIRO, CUBILL SHERERD, HARVEY KEITEL, PETER BOYLE, JODIE FOSTER, & ALBERT BROOKS
4 Academy Award nominations including Best Picture! (1976) Special Collector's Edition is digitally remastered and includes a never-before-seen making-of documentary featuring interviews with the creators and stars of the film. Robert De Niro stars with Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle, and Albert Brooks in the all-too-real story of a psychotic New York cabby who is driven to violence in an attempt to rescue a teenage prostitute.
Considered among the best films of all time, Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver was nominated for Academy Awards® for Best Picture, Best Actor (Robert De Niro), Best Supporting Actress (Jodie Foster) and Best Original Score (Bernard Herrmann). Solitary, alienated, and emotionally scarred from Vietnam, taxi driver Travis Bickle (De Niro) works the night shift in Manhattan.Though the world around him is teeming with life, Travis is unable to connect with anyone. His date with Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), a beautiful campaign aide, fails when he takes her to a porno movie. He tries to save a 12-year-old prostitute, Iris (Foster), from her pimp, Sport (Harvey Keitel) - though it's unclear Iris wants to be saved. Travis's pent-up anger and misplaced loyalty finally boil over in a paroxysm of revenge and violence.
Paul Schrader's gritty screenplay depicts the ever-deepening alienation of Vietnam Veteran Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro in a tour-de-force performance), a psychotic cab driver who obsessively cruises the mean streets of Manhattan.
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