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Taxi Driver Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1976
Running Time: 1 hrs. 53 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin Scorsese
Screenwriter: Paul Schrader
Producers: Philip Goldfarb, Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips
Studio: Columbia Pictures

Taxi Driver Synopsis

Employed as a taxi driver, Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) is an alienated Everyman searching for meaning on the cold streets of New York. Encountering loneliness at every turn, he goes to desperate measures to make a statement and rescue a prostitute (Jodie Foster) from her pimp (Harvey Keitel).

Taxi Driver Cast

Robert De Niro - Travis Bickle
Jodie Foster - Iris
Cybill Shepherd - Betsy
Peter Boyle - Wizard
Albert Brooks - Tom
Leonard Harris - Senator Palantine
Harvey Keitel - Sport

Taxi Driver Awards and Nominations

1976 Academy Awards®

Best Picture (Nom)

Best Actor - Robert De Niro (Nom)

Best Supporting Actress - Jodie Foster (Nom)

Best Score (Nom)

1977 Golden Globe Awards®

Best Actor - Robert De Niro (Nom)

Best Screenplay (Nom)

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Travis Bickle ( Robert De Niro ):

"Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There's no escape. I'm God's lonely man."

What is Senator Palantine's campaign slogan?