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, serious, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with taxi, taxi driver, crimes, vengeance, mentor, crime, chase, storytelling, chases and races and dialogue 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), Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015), The Fifth Element (1997), Night Run (2006), A Crime (2006), Night on Earth (1991), Taxi (1998), Under the Bombs (2007), The Millionaire Tour (2012), Taxi 5 (2018).

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, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, lone wolves, social decay, crimes, violence spree, alienation, character study, deadly, depression, taxi, loner, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, vietnam
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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, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: taxi, censorship, taxi driver, passenger, car, poverty, metaphor, workplace, city life, workplace situations, urban, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: iran, tehran iran, tokyo
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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, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, save the world, future dystopia, alien, good versus evil, end of the world, heroic mission, love, taxi, adventure, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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Night Run (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dennis is a taxi driver trying to start out his own company. One day, he gets the opportunity to buy a scarce and expensive but lucrative license.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: taxi, rivalry, crimes, once in a lifetime opportunity, family relations, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, siblings relations, taxi driver
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
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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, tense, realistic
Plot: taxi, murder, boomerang, dog, taxi driver, dealing with death, crimes, cons and scams, vengeance, neo noir, frame up, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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: intellectual, talky, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, night, friendship, nightlife, agent, blind character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: finland, new york, los angeles, europe, helsinki finland ...
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, taxi, french, bank robbery, police investigation, crime, friends, chases and races, heist, chase, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, seaport, europe, marseille provence
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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, taxi, war, small town, friendship, on the road, bombing, family relations, couple relations, demolished city, unlikely couple, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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The Millionaire Tour (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Impressive debut feature from writer director Inon Shampanier. A man needs to convince his kidknappers that they have got the wrong person before they deliver him to his death.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: danger, dishonesty, disorder, mind game, rivalry, cons and scams, hijacking, mistaken identity, taxi, threat, confined
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, light, entertaining, exciting, funny
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, police, car chase, unlikely partners, cars, beautiful scenery, chase, heist, police investigation, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Place: marseille, france
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Giallo (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Torino, Celine, an American model, is abducted by a taxi driver while en route home to meet her sister Linda, visiting at her apartment. The next morning, Linda reports that Celine is missing - the sergeant in charge directs her to F.B.I. agent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, fear, inspector, police investigation, rescue, mysterious character, missing sister, maniac, taxi, torture, violence against women, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: italy, europe
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Drowning on Dry Land (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A taxi driver (Naveen Andrews) picks up a fare (Barbara Hershey) in Manhattan. She offers the driver a large sum to drive her to the desert. While the pair drive across the country, the woman tries various strategies to lure the driver into ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, serious, talky ...
Plot: desert, taxi, on the road, couples, love and romance, interracial relations, opposites attract, airport, motel, sex outside, credit card, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hartmut Mackowiak, a German taxi driver, tries to help 6 year old Turkish girl to find her mother.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: taxi, down on your luck, couple relations, family relations, couples, story continued during end credits, taxi driver, little girl, personal growth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey
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Taxi 4 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy ...
Style: humorous, exciting, offbeat, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi, crime, prisoners exchange, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, chases and races, friends, incompetent police, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, europe, seaport, france, marseille provence
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Malice in Wonderland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A modern take on the classic fairytale, Alice in Wonderland, set in South East England.An American law student in London. Knocked down by a black cab, she wakes with amnesia in a world that's a million miles from home - Wonderland. We follow ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: taxi, amnesia, memory loss, imaginary, adventure, escapades, gangsters, race against time, on the run, fish out of water, getting home, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kiss, fall in love, nothing goes right, destiny, life turned upside down, bad luck, luck, romance, masquerade, urban, shopping, love and romance ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Taxi Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare, so Ivan tracks him down and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, psychological, disturbing
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, jazz, opposites attract, friendship, unlikely partners, musical tour, life is a bitch, low lives, down on your luck, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa
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Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, car chase, heist, chase, fbi, ransom, presumed dead, taxi, rescue, race against time, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, road trip, money, millionaire, race ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, mexico
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New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, city life, couple relations, looking for love, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, first love, interracial relations, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, faked death, couples, beauty salon, hairdresser, fall in love, vengeance, taxi driver, presumed dead, culture clash, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, tel aviv israel ...
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Lovelorn (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, village, taxi driver, taxi, stalking, idealism, couples, fall in love, teacher, singer, homecoming, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough
Plot: chase, taxi, dishonesty, hitman, murder, airport, vengeance, crimes, babies and infants, chases and races, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, taxi, life is a bitch, immigrants, crime, gays and lesbians, rebellion, crimes, politics, society, vengeance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
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Hack (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hack is a television series that aired on the American CBS television network from 2002 to 2004. The series centers on the fictional life of a former police officer, Polish-American Mike Olshansky, who left the force after being charged with ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, vigilante, crime, disgraced, crimes, ex law enforcer, law enforcement, dirty cop, ex-cop, police, ex cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Cosmopolis (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, Portugal, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's life begins to crumble.
Style: surreal, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: billionaire, murder, losing-it hero, social decay, downfall, wall street, on the road, city life, taxi, limousine, bodyguard, anarchist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Equation of Love and Death (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a mysterious death occurs, the lives of five unexpected strangers are suddenly intertwined together. A drug trafficking crime is unveiled, and through the twist and turns of the investigation, their stories unravel, and a bizarre connection is ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: gas station, taxi, investigation, drug dealing, criminal heroes, uncontrollable, crime, crimes, countryside, starting over, vengeance, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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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, workplace situations, partners, buddies, friends, murderous pair, chases and races, black market, chase, car chase, truck driver ...
Time: future
Place: cross country
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, birthday, down on your luck, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, alcohol abuse, parents and children, couples, obsessive quest, wedding, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: palestine
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A Cab for Three (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A taxi driver is given a difficult choice from 2 small time crooks: drive them around while they rob, or get locked up in the trunk.
Style: biting, realistic, dark humor, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: taxi, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, down on your luck, dishonesty, disorder, teenage life, partners, uninvited guest, fish out of water, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, chile, santiago de chile
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