Taxi driver movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant taxi driver movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, humorous, melancholic, serious and talky films and TV shows about / with taxi driver, taxi, mentor, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe, culture clash, life philosophy and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as taxi driver: Collateral (2004), Taxi (1998), Chained (2012), All or Nothing (2002), Berlin Is in Germany (2001), Distant Lights (2003), Stolen (2012), Under the Bombs (2007), My Best Friend (2006), Mozart and the Whale (2005).

List of taxi driver movies

 7.5
 333K
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, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taxi driver, hitman, hostages, killings, crime, organized crime, assassin, anti heroes, merciless, danger, victim, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.0
 71K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, chases and races, taxi, french, bank robbery, police investigation, friends, crime, heist, chase, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, marseille, europe, seaport, marseille provence
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 6.4
 15K
Chained (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A serial killer kidnaps a young boy after murdering his mother, then raises him to be his accomplice. After years in captivity, the boy must choose between escaping or following in his captor's bloody footprints.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, captivity, escape attempt, crimes, slavery, psychopath, kidnapping, confined, taxi driver, slave, moral dilemma, chained ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, parents and children, injustice, family problems, society, family relations, couples, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
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Berlin Is in Germany (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, humorous
Plot: taxi driver, fish out of water, society, social differences, stripper, estrangement, unsociability, friendship, parent child relationship, berlin wall, jealousy, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, berlin germany
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Distant Lights (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lichter is an episodic tale from Hans-Christian Schmid about the life on the boarder between Germany and Poland. The film sheds light on the everyday stories of escape and desperateness.
Style: captivating, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, architect, border, couple relations, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, polish, rebelliousness, against the odds, society, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, germany, europe, ukraine
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 5.5
 41K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, car chase, heist, chase, fbi, race against time, ransom, rescue, presumed dead, taxi, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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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: realistic, serious, propaganda film
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, war, small town, friendship, on the road, bombing, couple relations, demolished city, parents and children, village life, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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My Best Friend (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, audition, vase, auction, greek, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
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Mozart and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: taxi driver, mathematics, autism, asperger's syndrome, romance, mental illness, rainy, fall in love, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s
Place: usa
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 7.8
 49K
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, night, heart attack, friendship, society, agent, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: finland, new york, los angeles, europe, helsinki finland ...
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Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, clever, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, cia, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, political conspiracy, murder, manhunt, torture, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 143K
Date Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury ...
Style: not serious, talky, realistic, witty, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: corruption, mistaken identity, thief, taxi driver, stripper, wife husband relationship, chase, encounter, plan gone awry, marriage, married couple, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 626K
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, character study, violence spree, depression, alienation, crimes, taxi, loner, nightlife, taxi driver ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, vietnam
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 5.8
 37K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, buddies, unlikely partners, boss and employee, friends, incompetent police, skiing, gang, crime, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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 5.4
 72K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, mad scientist, secret agent, taxi driver, adventure, one man army, nothing goes right, save the day, heroic mission, heroes, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
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 4.5
 38K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, odd couple, heist, gang, buddies, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.0
 15K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, siblings relations, wedding, love of one's life, sibling relationship, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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 7.7
 10K
Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: realistic, talky, offbeat, witty, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, city life, immigrants, lifestyle, urban, friendship, obnoxious boss, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Short Film About Killing (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jacek climbs into the taxi driven by Waldemar, tells him to drive to a remote location, then brutally strangles him, seemingly without motive.
Style: bleak, psychological, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, taxi driver, lawyer, prison, drifter, execution, death sentence, polish, courtroom drama, fighting the system, society, death row ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: poland, warsaw poland, california
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 6.9
 234K
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, mind bending, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manipulations, uncover truth, mysterious character, life turned upside down, investigation, danger, coma, hidden identity, crimes, mystery, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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, fall in love, vengeance, taxi driver, culture clash, hairdresser, stereotypes, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, tel aviv israel ...
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Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, teleportation, spacecraft, taxi driver, supernatural ability, benign alien, laser, ufo, escapades, young heroes, bounty hunter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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 7.3
 4K
Cyclo (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Follows a young cyclo (bicycle cab) driver on his poverty-driven descent into criminality in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City. The boy's struggles to scratch out a living for his two sisters and grandfather in the mean streets of the city lead to ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: taxi driver, coming of age, poet, pimp, gang, gangsters, crime, urban, downfall, innocence lost, youth, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, hong kong
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 4.7
 6K
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, funny, entertaining, exciting
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, car chase, police, police officer, heist, police station, on the road, track down, partners, mentor, gang ...
Place: marseille, france
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The Silence of Lorna (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In order to become the owner of a snack bar with her boyfriend, Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, becomes an accomplice to a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio.
Style: tense, touching, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: taxi driver, junkie, immigrants, misfit, moral dilemma, human nature, plan gone awry, social problems, initially antagonists, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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 6.8
 7K
Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: taxi driver, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, crumbling marriage, couples, life turned upside down, taxi, on the road, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: ballet, farce, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, taxi driver, misfit, fish out of water, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
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Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Lothar Schramm is a simple man with complex problems, yet he seems like such a nice guy. He works as a taxi driver and lives by himself where he is happy to answer his door to strangers and kill them outright. As with many shy loner types he has a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, prostitute, crime, mentally unstable, serial killer, maniac, helplessness, insanity, paranoia, hallucination, taxi driver, violence ...
Time: 90s
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 6.5
 17K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Plot: college, extinction, fish out of water, taxi driver, cornfield, godfather, menu, dinner, gangsters, crime, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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