Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster
Martin Scorsese (Director), Paul Schrader (Writer)
Released: Feb. 8th, 1976
Runtime: 1 hour, 53 minutes
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.
As soon as I spotted him it took me right out of the film's world and made me acutely aware I was watching a movie.