R | | Crime, Drama
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, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.
Included among the American Film Institute's 1998 list of the Top 100 Greatest American Movies.
Harry, answer that.
Personnel Officer: So whaddya want to hack for, Bickle?
Travis Bickle: I can't sleep nights.
Personnel Officer: There's porno theaters for that.
Travis Bickle: Yeah, I know. I tried that.
Personnel Officer: So what do you do now?
Travis Bickle: Well, I ride around nights mostly... subways, buses... I figure, you know, if I'm ...
The aluminum runner that Travis pops off the side of his desk drawer is not the same one that appears on the retractable arm-holster he constructs.
$28,262,574 (USA) (31 December 1996)
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