Amidst a backdrop of growing violence and intimidation, independent cab drivers struggling against a consolidated juggernaut rally around hot-tempered Matt Nolan. Nolan is determined to keep competition alive on the streets, even if it means losing the woman he loves.
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Did You Know?
James Cagney had to be taught how to drive for the movie Taxi! Since he was a New Yorker without much need to drive in the 1930s, he had not learned to drive up until that point. See more
Although the story takes place in New York City, the exterior scene between the 3 taxicabs was obviously filmed in Los Angeles, which bears no resemblance whatsoever to the correct locale. See more
Cop with Jewish Man
[after Nolan speaks perfect Yiddish
Nolan, what part of Ireland did your folks come from?
[laughs and then with a Yiddish accent
Delancey Street, thank you.
Version of Waterfront
The Darktown Strutters' Ball
Music and Lyrics by Shelton Brooks
Played by the band for the final number in the dance contest
Danced by James Cagney
, Loretta Young
, George Raft
and his unidentified partner See more