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 ...
In the scene where Travis is watching the music programme on TV, the 44 Magnum goes from resting on the right side of his head to pointed up at the ceiling.
$28,262,574 (USA) (31 December 1996)
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