Product DetailsIn Martin Scorsese's classic 1970s drama, insomniac ex-Marine Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) works the nightshift, driving his cab throughout decaying mid-'70s New York City, wishing for a "real rain" to wash the "scum" off the neon-lit streets. Chronically alone, Travis cannot connect with anyone, not even with such other cabbies as blowhard Wizard (Peter Boyle). He becomes infatuated with vapid blonde presidential campaign worker Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), who agrees to a date and then spurns Travis when he cluelessly takes her to a porno movie. After an encounter with a malevolent fare (played by Scorsese), the increasingly paranoid Travis begins to condition (and arm) himself for his imagined destiny, a mission that mutates from assassinating Betsy's candidate, Charles Palatine (Leonard Harris), to violently "saving" teen hooker Iris (Jodie Foster) from her pimp, Sport (Harvey Keitel). Travis' bloodbath turns him into a media hero; but has it truly calmed his mind?
Store CommentsSpecial Features BD exclusive: interactive script to screen Original 1986 commentary with director Martin Scorsese and writer Paul Schrader recorded by the criterion collection Commentaries by writer Paul Schrader and by professor Robert Kolker Martin Scorsese on Taxi Driver Producing Taxi Driver God's Lonely Man Influence and appreciation Taxi Driver stories Making of documentary Travis' New York - the changes of New York from 1975 to today Travis' New York locations - we visit the famous locations in New York city 2006 and compare them to the same locations in 1975 Storyboard to film comparisons with Martin Scorsese introduction Animated photo galleries
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