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Taxi is a french film of genre Thriller directed by Gérard Pirès released in USA on 20 november 1998 with Samy Naceri

Taxi (1998)

Taxi
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Released in USA 20 november 1998
Length 1h30
Directed by
OriginFrance
Genres Thriller,    Comedy,    Comedy thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating68% 3.4478153.4478153.4478153.4478153.447815

Taxi is a 1998 French action-comedy film starring Samy Naceri, written by Luc Besson, and directed by Gérard Pirès.

It has three sequels, Taxi 2, Taxi 3, Taxi 4 and one remake, Taxi. It also provided the premise for the US TV show, Taxi Brooklyn in 2014.

Synopsis

In Marseille, France, a young Vespa delivery boy named Daniel (Samy Naceri) has just finished his last delivery for a local pizza parlor, Pizza Joe, owned by Joe (Georges Neri), his boss, also beating his old record, as he is planning to quit the job to pursue a career as a taxi driver. As he reunites with his girlfriend Lilly (Marion Cotillard), a large group of delivery boys throw a huge celebration in honor of his departure as he goes with Lilly to his apartment.

Actors

Samy Naceri

(Daniel Morales)
Frédéric Diefenthal

(Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec)
Marion Cotillard

(Lilly Bertineau)
Emma Sjöberg

(Petra)
Manuela Gourary

(Camille Coutant-Kerbalec)
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Taxi

Taxi (1998) Taxi 2 (2000) Taxi 3 (2003) Taxi (2004) Taxi 4 (2007)

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