Taxi Driver Synopsis
A disturbed New York cabby (Robert De Niro) befriends a teen hooker (Jodie Foster).
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Washington Post

By Desson Thomson
It hasn't aged so much as triumphantly metastasized. (Review twenty years after release).
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Its deeply anarchic sensibility has kept Taxi Driver fresh all these years. (Review twenty years after release).
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TV Guide

An undeniably brilliant, nightmarish portrait of one man's personal hell. (Review of original release)
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A brilliant nightmare and like all nightmares it doesn't tell us half of what we want to know. (Review of Original Release)
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By James Berardinelli
One of Scorsese's most influential and disturbing films on the big screen. (Review twenty years after release).
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Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
You either love it or you love it; in any case, Martin Scorsese's history-making scald is truly a phenomenon from another day and age.
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The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Acting of this sort is rare in films. It is a display of talent, which one gets in the theater, as well as a demonstration of behavior,...
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Chicago Reader

By Jonathan Rosenbaum
Perhaps the most formally ravishing-as well as the most morally and ideologically problematic-film ever directed by Martin Scorsese. (Review...
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De Niro- the genius

By redyeah
Few actors have the type of passion for their craft as De Niro. he actually drove aa cab for this role. One can only imagine how he prepared mentally. He is the quintessential antihero in this movie....

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Deserved Classic

By Neeerpadurp
DeNiro and Scorsese at the top of their games. Essential viewing....

You talkin to me?

By roberson2013
Strengths: Robert De Niro's performance is dark, bizarre, and somehow amusing. Having been to New York City myself, I can tell you what you see in that movie is something to believe. Hookers invading...

Martin Scorsese achieves cinematic greatness by giving us the classic "Taxi Driver' with a chilling performance by Robert De Niro.

By Dominic LeRose
People living in a low-social class with constant disrespect being enforced on them tend to want to branch out and finally achieve greatness. In order to do so, what does oneself do? Martin Scorsese...

Great presentation of a great movie!

By trp198521
Again, this shows why digital presentation--specially when it's projected using the highest form of resolution--should be the norm, even for films shot on regular 35mm film stock. There were hardly...

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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Portrait of a very disturbed man; NOT for kids.
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