Taxi movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant taxi movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, interesting, harsh, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with taxi, taxi driver, mentor, vengeance, runaway, storytelling, dialogue, chase, brutality and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as taxi: Taxi Driver (1976), Night on Earth (1991), Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015), A Crime (2006), The Fifth Element (1997), Taxi (1998), Taxi 5 (2018), Under the Bombs (2007), Laila's Birthday (2008), Taxi (1996).

List of taxi movies

Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: lone wolves, obsession, social decay, crimes, character study, violence spree, alienation, deadly, taxi, loner, depression, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
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Night on Earth (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Style: humorous, intellectual, talky, clever, witty ...
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, culture clash, passenger, night, heart attack, confession, priest, friendship, nightlife, understanding, metropolis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: finland, los angeles, new york, europe, german democratic republic ...
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Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A yellow cab is driving through the vibrant and colourful streets of Tehran. Very diverse passengers enter the taxi, each candidly expressing their views while being interviewed by the driver who is no one else but the director Jafar Panahi himself. ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: taxi, censorship, taxi driver, car, passenger, metaphor, poverty, city life, society, urban, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: iran, tehran iran, tokyo
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A Crime (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vincent's life is on hold until he finds his wife's killer. Alice, his neighbor, is convinced she can make him happy. She decides to invent a culprit, so that Vincent can find revenge and leave the past behind. But there is no ideal ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: taxi, murder, boomerang, dog, taxi driver, obsessive quest, neo noir, vengeance, love triangle, plan, chinatown, bet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, breathtaking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, space and aliens, future dystopia, good versus evil, end of the world, alien, heroic mission, love, adventure, supernatural ability, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, bank robbery, french, police investigation, crime, chases and races, taxi, friends, heist, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, marseille, seaport, europe, marseille provence
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Taxi 5 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny, light
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, car chase, police, goofy hero, crimes, unlikely partners, partners against crime, police station, on the road, partners, track down ...
Place: marseille, france
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Under the Bombs (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Lebanon, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of Israel's 2006 bombardment of Lebanon, a determined woman finds her way into the country convincing a taxi driver to take a risky journey around the scarred region in search of her sister and her son.
Style: serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: taxi driver, war, taxi, on the road, small town, bombing, friendship, unlikely couple, parents and children, village, romance, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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Laila's Birthday (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, Tunisia, Netherlands
Duration: 71 min.
Story: "At eight o'clock, it's Laila's birthday, okay?" Palestinian judge turned cab driver Abu Laila's wife reminds her husband. But on his young daughter's birthday, like any day, Abu faces a nerve-wracking shift in a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: taxi, birthday, taxi driver, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, obsessive quest, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, couples, wedding, candle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: palestine
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Taxi (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating immigrants, homosexual, transvestite, etc. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: taxi, racism, crime, crimes, society, gays and lesbians, immigrants, vengeance, vigilantism, politics, fall in love, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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Deadhead Miles (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alan Arkin, dressed like a sea captain, aimlessly sails the American highways in his 18 wheeler mumbling manic, southern accented non sequiturs; carnivalizing roadside stops and happenstance towns while out-wierding cops and weigh stations with his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, surreal
Plot: taxi, on the road, murderous pair, chase, car chase, chases and races, partners, buddies, workplace situations, friends, black market, highway ...
Time: future
Place: cross country
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Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taxi driver, hitman, hostages, killings, crime, assassin, anti heroes, danger, merciless, victim, organized crime, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: heavy metal, good versus evil, rock, drug use, taxi, flying car, betrayal, ufo, space station, taxi driver, cult, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
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Big Big World (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ali and Zuhal take their first step out of the orphanage into this big world committing a crime. It becomes impossible for them to live amongst people now, and the forest they take shelter in becomes a desert island for them. A boy and a girl that ...
Plot: taxi, hospital, motorcycle, forest, attack, orphan, taxi driver, goat, bleeding, crying, hugging
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Tangerine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get ...
Style: talky, dark humor, bleak, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexuality, lgbt, christmas eve, taxi, laundromat, taxi driver, prostitute, sex, hollywood, black lgbt, prostitution, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, anti hero, kidnapping, future dystopia, cyberpunk, race against time, rescue, hostage, lone wolves, one man army, prison escape, brutality ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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Last Cab to Darwin (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rex is a loner, and when he's told he doesn't have long to live, he embarks on an epic drive through the Australian outback from Broken Hill to Darwin to die on his own terms; but his journey reveals to him that before you can end your ...
Style: road movie
Plot: euthanasia, taxi, cancer, australian outback, outback, doctor, dog, suicide, suicide attempt, australian, terminal illness, taxi driver ...
Place: australia, cross country
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Lost in London (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.
Plot: taxi, chase, real time, police, jail, nightclub
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House of 1000 Pleasures (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marcel is a taxi driver who luckily pickups a gorgeous woman who begins to undress herself while in the back seat. Soon she leads him to a Private Club where he can pick any woman he wants to satisfy his sexual fantasies. After he enjoys a few ...
Plot: taxi, sex, club, brothel, taxi driver, blackmail, eiffel tower paris, fiance fiancee relationship, sex club, sex scene, female nudity, prostitute ...
Place: paris france, france
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12 Hours (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A night in the life of a cab driver in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Plot: taxi, gigolo, convenience store, taxi driver, lottery, lottery ticket, office worker, peer pressure, interlinked stories, nightclub, teenage girl, theft ...
Place: puerto rico
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Taxi Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marcella (Fenech) inherits a taxi business from her father and now sets out on the job of her life. With each new fare she becomes involved with sex and crime all done up 70's Italian comedy style.
Plot: taxi, girl, taxi driver, stripper, business, voyeur, black panties, sex, female nudity, voyeurism, see through panties, breasts
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The Tail Job (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nicholas Moore hires taxi driver Trevor to help catch his fiance cheating. With misunderstandings, and mistaken identity, these defective detectives find themselves on an adventure more dangerous than they bargained for.
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, stalking, chase, private investigation, jealous boyfriend, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, following someone, gangster, being followed, fiance fiancee relationship ...
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A Journey Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dante, a middle-aged man, believes he has lost everything: estranged from his family for twenty years, he losses his job and finds out that his wife is dead. He goes to her wake and sees his two children Raffy and Kristine again. While Dante is ...
Plot: father, taxi, reconciliation, flower, text messaging, counseling, obituary, time, pastor, long lost father, cell phone, widow ...
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Suzie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie, a 58 year old depressed taxi driver on the night shift. On Halloween, she finds a 10 year old autistic boy in the back seat of her taxi with 50$ and an address. As Suzie arrived at the father's address, she realizes the mess this family ...
Plot: loneliness, depression, parenting, autism, taxi
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Stuck (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nightclub, taxi, violence, garage, hospital, hit and run, promotion, gory, slasher, homeless, vengeance, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new jersey, california
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, couples, proposal, initially antagonists, irish, escapades, nothing goes right, road trip, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, wales, europe, boston
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Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manipulations, uncover truth, life turned upside down, coma, taxi driver, mysterious character, hotel, hospital, taxi, prince, briefcase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, inheritance, family, birds, animal life, family relations, parents and children, animal training, life turned upside down, penguins, bonding, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 1981, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, usa, antarctica, manhattan new york city
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The Last Detail (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Style: realistic, witty, road movie, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: taxi, road trip, sailor, military, navy, adventurer, on the road, realism, fighting the system, buddies, teaching the ways of the world, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, boston, usa, maine, washington d.c. ...
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Hanky Panky (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The complete innocent, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of secrecy and government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she is later murdered, Michael is the chief suspect and on the run.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: taxi, hotel, murder, espionage, on the run, false accusation, nothing goes right, crime, police investigation, romance, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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