Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle takes a job as a New York City cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from reality as he dreams of cleaning up the filthy city.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer: Paul Schrader
A must-see film for movie lovers, this Martin Scorsese masterpiece is as hard-hitting as it is compelling, with Robert De Niro at his best.
Tagline: On every street in every city, there's a nobody who dreams of being a somebody.
Motion Picture Rating: R
Genres: crime, drama
Categories: vietnam war veteran, urban decay, insomnia, street life, mental illness, underage prostitute, vigilantism, depression, pornography, vigilante, new york city, loneliness, loner, maniac, porno theatre, drug dealer, taxi driver, misanthrope, night shift, alienation, obsession, prostitute
Casting: Juliet Taylor
Director of photography: Michael Chapman
Original music composer: Bernard Herrmann
Costume design: Ruth Morley
Associate producer: Phillip M. Goldfarb
Runtime: 114 min
Language: English, Spanish
Sound Mix: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
Color: Color (Metrocolor)