A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action.
- Genre: Crime, Drama
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, Italo/Judeo Productions, Bill/Phillips
- Keyword: new york city, vietnam veteran, taxi, pornography, obsession, pimp, taxi driver, drug dealer, politician, firearm, vigilante, junk food, alienation, misanthrophy, illegal prostitution, character study, loner, neo-noir, child prostitution, new hollywood, drives
- Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle