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Taxi 2 (2000)

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Police inspector Emilien and his taxi-driver pal Daniel are back, this time on the tail of a group of Japanese yakuza.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frédéric Diefenthal ...
Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
Emma Wiklund ...
Petra (as Emma Sjöberg)
Frédérique Tirmont ...
Mother (as Frederique Tirmont)
Marc Faure ...
French minister
Haruhiko Hirata ...
Japanese minister
Yuli (as Tsuyu)
Ko Suzuki ...
Yoshi Oida ...
Yuke Tsumoto
Kentaro ...
Hiro Uchiyama ...
Master hypnotist (as Hira Uchiyama)
Onochi Seietsu ...
Master hypnotist


The Japanese ambassaor is visiting Marseilles to view the city police's anti-gang tactics. During the visit, however, he is kidnapped by a group working for the Japanese yakuza. Young officer Emilien is determined to rescue the ambassador and officer Petra (his girlfriend), who was also kidnapped, and restore the honor of his department. Once again, speed demon taxi-driver Daniel (from the first Taxi movie) is called upon to save the day with his high-speed driving skills. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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Release Date:

6 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Taksi 2  »

Box Office


FRF 70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$273,170 (USA) (6 October 2000)


$559,412 (USA) (20 October 2000)

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2.35 : 1
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August 17, 1999 cameraman Alain Dutartre was killed when a car driven by a stuntman overshot a jump over tanks and struck him also injuring Jean-Michel Bar. See more »


When Petra and Yuli run up to fight the three Ninjas, Petra is wearing white panties, not so during the fight. See more »


Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec: [subtitled version]
[Émilien has the escaping ninjas cornered in a dead end]
Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec: Ha-ha-ha-ha, oh yes, Marseille is complicated. Full of small streets. And you'll see that the cells aren't big either.
[points his gun at them]
Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec: Line up, face down, hands on your back, I'm warning you, I'm the shooting champion of the department, stop doing the Mario! You speak French?
[ninjas suddenly form a circle leaning towards each other with their hands on each other's shoulder]
Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec: Watch out! Warned you! Me do police ...
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References The Sucker (1965) See more »

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3 April 2002 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Though it isn't burdened with a heavy plot or serious acting, it's a great comedy. I don't know how it did in the USA, but here in Taiwan it was a hit. It's fresh and clean, and shows some nice French locations. But it's funny. Certainly, there are things taken from other films, but it really is funny.

This is a film which the whole family can enjoy, as there is very little violence and, as far as I could tell, no foul language. I rented the DVD, and unfortunately, it did not have an English soundtrack, only subtitles, but the translation was excellent, bringing a lot of the play on words into the mix.

I wonder how much those Peugeots go for...

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