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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Frédéric Diefenthal ...
Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
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Qiu
Emma Wiklund ...
Petra (as Emma Sjöberg)
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Edouard Montoute ...
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Léon-Pierre Mondini ...
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Bernard Llopis ...
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Jean-Louis Schlesser ...
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Jean-Pierre Mas ...
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Michel Neugarten ...
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Patrice Abbou ...
Rachid
Claude Sesé ...
Planton
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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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€14,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,440,029 (France) (31 January 2003)

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

The tile sequence is basically a spoof of various James Bond titles (Maurice Binder sequenceses from the late 1970s and 1980s/GoldenEye (1995) sequence by Daniel Kleinman). See more »

Goofs

When Qiu goes and seductively massages Commissaire Gibert in his office, she sticks something on his computer screen and begins extracting data, it is impossible to extract data from sticking any device on a computer screen. 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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