Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

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Travis Bickle, who claims to be an honorably discharged Marine and Vietnam War veteran, is a lonely and depressed young man of 26. He settles in Manhattan where he becomes a nighttime taxi driver due to chronic insomnia.  
 
Bickle spends his restless days in seedy porn theaters and works 12 or 14 hour shifts during the evening and nighttime hours carrying passengers among all five boroughs of New York City.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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Sexual Freedom in Denmark

This Movie is shown on Taxi Driver
This is the film that Travis takes Betsy to see. The marquee refers to it as Swedish Marriage Manual, but it's really just an American film with a Swedish soundtrack.
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Swedish Marriage Manual

This Movie is referred to by Taxi Driver
According to the marquee, Travis takes Betsy to Swedish Marriage Manual. This is not actually a real film. The clips shown are from a movie called Sexual Freedom in Denmark.
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

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Weeds:
Season:  6  / Episode:  2 
Felling and Swamping

This Television Episode refers to Taxi Driver
Andy asks where the remote is, hoping that 'Taxi Driver' is on TV, and says the movie is an object less on why Silas shouldn't shave his head.

Justified:
Season:  3  / Episode:  3 
Harlan Roulette

This Television Episode refers to Taxi Driver

Entourage:
Season:  5  / Episode:  12 
Return to Queens Blvd.

This Television Episode refers to Taxi Driver
Drama quotes the famous "You talkin' to me?" line.

American Dad!:
Season:  8  / Episode:  12 
The Wrestler

This Television Episode refers to Taxi Driver
Stan explains his rise to success in wrestling to Steve. He tells Steve that he went from Zero to Hero to DeNiro, adding "You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me?", the line made famous by Robert DeNiro in the film Taxi Driver.

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Bing Commercial

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McDonald's Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Taxi Driver
you talkin' to me + you talkin' to me + you talkin' to me
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Pepsi Mini Cans Commercial - Little Cans, Epic Satisfaction!

This Television Commercial refers to Taxi Driver
The line 'You talkin' to me?" is a quote made famous from Robert DeNiro in the film, 'Taxi Driver'.

Rolex Commercial for 91st Academy Awards (Oscars 2019) - To You, a Filmmaker of a Future Generation, by Martin Scorsese

This Television Commercial refers to Taxi Driver
This is referenced in a room with Scorsese as well as part of the script being shown

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Hot Fuzz

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This Movie parodies Taxi Driver
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Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown

This Movie refers to Taxi Driver
Charlie Brown's mohawk is a reference to the main character in Taxi Driver.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

 

Supernatural:
Season:  8  / Episode:  19 
Taxi Driver


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