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Taxi 3 (2003)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 29 January 2003 (France)
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 ...
Policier
Bernard Llopis ...
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Jean-Louis Schlesser ...
Policier
Jean-Pierre Mas ...
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Michel Neugarten ...
Policier
Patrice Abbou ...
Rachid
Claude Sésé ...
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)

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

The company name of the armoured car service at the street market is the name of the production company, written slightly different. See more »

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Obvious stunt driver when Daniel's taxi drives on two wheels. See more »

Quotes

Emilien: Do you know how to ski?
Daniel: No, I know how to drive.
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Referenced in Big Bang: Episode #1.2 (2007) See more »

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Stallone Cameo Before Bond Inspired Title Sequence
25 February 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Continuing my plan to watch every Sly Stallone movie in his filmography in order, I come to his cameo in Taxi 3.

Plot In A Paragraph: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are running riot, and the police are nowhere near catching them. 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 several times with a reporter there to report on it all, Daniel steps in to help out.

The tile sequence is fun, as its basically a rip off various James Bond titles

Director Gerard Krawczyk had directed writer Luc Besson's last movie 'Wasabi' starring Jean Reno. Funnily enough, in the street market, you can clearly see behind Émilien in at least two shots a poster for 'Wasabi'

Stallone briefly pops up for a taxi ride in the first couple of mins.


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