Top 11 Taxi Movie Details

While searching the internet for Taxi movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Queen Latifah accidentally kicks the person behind her as she gets off of her bike.

Driver (1976), a few references are made of Travis Bickle's service in the armed forces: when asking for a job, he says he was a marine; his green M-65 field jacket; but probably the subtlest hint is how he rolls up and packs away his sleeping bag during the day, like any good soldier would.
Driver (1976), a few references are made of Travis Bickle's service in the armed forces: when asking for a job, he says he was a marine; his green M-65 field jacket; but probably the subtlest hint is how he rolls up and packs away his sleeping bag during the day, like any good soldier would.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Taxi details are suitable for kids.

  1. During his scene with Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1976), director Martin Scorcese had to sit on phone books to make himself fit in the frame for the camera for his scene

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Initially received an X-Rating due to the graphic violence of the final shootout. To attain an R-Rating, Martin Scorsese had the colors de-saturated, making the brightly colored blood less prominent, a change he considered a big improvement on what was originally shot
    Initially received an X-Rating due to the graphic violence of the final shootout. To attain an R-Rating, Martin Scorsese had the colors de-saturated, making the brightly colored blood less prominent, a change he considered a big improvement on what was originally shot
  • 1 - Th time, i notice the director, Martin Sorcesse as a background character!
    Th time, i notice the director, Martin Sorcesse as a background character!
  • 1 - Travis actually gets that "organizized" poster he joked to Betsy about
    Travis actually gets that "organizized" poster he joked to Betsy about
  • 1 - Harvey Keitels character Sport (left) has one long pinky fingernail on his right hand for scooping cocaine and snorting it.
    Harvey Keitels character Sport (left) has one long pinky fingernail on his right hand for scooping cocaine and snorting it.

Hidden Details

Travis keeps the crumpled $20 bill he receives by Sport to 'forget about' his abuse of Iris, the underage prostitute. He later hands that same bill back to the other pimp at the place where Iris works

Travis takes Betsy to lunch when they talk about signs with goofy puns (Organeziezd, Thimk). Later, when Travis asks her on a second date and Betsy pauses to think, a bus pulls past them with the phrase "Olive It Up", a sign of encouragement for her to take a chance with Travis.

1 - In a late scene in Taxi Driver (1976), Travis is shown wearing a button that has the "are" in it underlined. This is a mistake from the printing company which Tom argues on the phone about earlier in the movie. According to Tom, the "We" should be underlined and no the "are".
In a late scene in Taxi Driver (1976), Travis is shown wearing a button that has the "are" in it underlined. This is a mistake from the printing company which Tom argues on the phone about earlier in the movie. According to Tom, the "We" should be underlined and no the "are".
Taxi poster
Taxi poster

Taxi Plot: To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Taxi, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Taxi and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Director Gérard Pirès
Main Actors Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary
IMDB score 7.0