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Taxi 3 (2003)

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Out to stop a new gang disguised as Santa Claus, Emilien and Daniel must also handle major changes in their personal relationships.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Frédéric Diefenthal ...
Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
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Qiu
Emma Wiklund ...
Petra (as Emma Sjöberg)
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Edouard Montoute ...
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ...
Léon-Pierre Mondini ...
Policier
Bernard Llopis ...
Policier
Jean-Louis Schlesser ...
Policier
Jean-Pierre Mas ...
Policier
Michel Neugarten ...
Policier
Patrice Abbou ...
Claude Sesé ...
Planton
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Storyline

A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, detective Emilien's wife has just announced that she's pregnant, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a relationship crisis. After a string of mistakes in which the thieves outsmart the police time and time again with a reporter there to record it all, Daniel and his super-taxi pitch in. Written by lcheala@imdb.com

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29 January 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Taksi 3  »

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Budget:

€14,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$269,526 (Japan) (30 May 2003)

Gross:

$1,777,719 (Japan) (30 May 2003)
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Trivia

In the street market, you can clearly see behind Émilien in at least two shots a poster for Wasabi (2001), also written and produced by Luc Besson. See more »

Goofs

When Daniel and Emilien arrive in Val d'Isere there's a shot of them inside the car. You can see a crew member with a boom mic moving around through the rear window. See more »

Quotes

Emilien: Do you know how to ski?
Daniel: No, I know how to drive.
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2 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

The movie is exactly as bad as I hoped. My first choice fully booked, I thought I might give another try to this very particular style of French cinema. The feeling you get after watching Taxi 3 is that it's shaped for the young French teenagers, floating in cars and rap music. The result is a confusion of styles, mix of fat jokes, soup of rap beats, an easygoing story that is undoubtedly a pale and far copy of the first episode.

The producers in the end have their investment back. A stupid and light French commercial movie, where you feel that money was saved in the case of a failure. What it should be... Besson is sadly too much commited with money and intellectual poverty.


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