Taxi Driver (1972) Season 05 Episode 48

This week we are talking to ourselves in the mirror, for episode forty-eight of season five, of Flicks XRayed because we are watching and reviewing Taxi Driver. Host, Adult Theatre Frequent Patron Tony is joined by guests Traveling Salesman Taylor, and God’s Lonely Man Joe. This week we play a game of Release year for Movie About Driving, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted pretty princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Mental Health, Soundtracks, De Niro and sooo much more.

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Our Ratings

God’s Lonely Man Joe 3

Traveling Salesman Taylor 4

Adult Theatre Frequent Patron Tony 3.5

10.5/15  70%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Travis, an ex-marine and Vietnam veteran, works as a taxi driver in New York City. One day, he is driven to save an underage prostitute from her pimp in an effort to clean the city of its corruption.

Directed by Martin Scorsese

Starring
Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle
Cybill Shepherd as Betsy
Jodie Foster as Iris
Peter Boyle as Wizard
Albert Brooks as Tom
Harvery Keitel as Sport

Game 1

Release Year for Movies About Driving

Taxi Driver.……….1976

  1. Driving Miss Daisy.……….1989
  1. Joy Ride.……….2001
  1. Christine……….1983
  1. Drive.……….2011
  1. Mad Max.……….1979
  1. Gone in Sixty Seconds……….1974, 2000
  1. The Fast and the Furious……….2001
  1. Death Race.………. 1975, 2008
  1. Speed………. 1994
  2. The Italian Job……….1969, 2003
  3. Baby Driver……….2017

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $1,300,000 (estimated)
Domestic:$28,262,574
Foreign:$178,718
Bonus 1: Opening Weekend$116,458
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings:
Audience Ratings:

96%
93%
IMDB Rating:82% (8.2)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Movies by Martin Scorsese – Joe

  1. Goodfellas
  2. Cape Fear
  3. The Wolf of Wall Street
  4. Raging Bull
  5. Mean Streets
  6. The Departed
  7. The Irishman
  8. The Aviator
  9. The Colour of Money
  10. Hugo

Movies about Mental Health – Taylor

  1. Silver Linings Playbook
  2. One flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
  3. Away From Her
  4. Benny & Joon
  5. Shutter Island
  6. A Beautiful Mind
  7. Inside Out
  8. Girl, Interrupted
  9. Black Swan
  10. The Fisher King

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