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To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.

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Daniel Morales
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Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec
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Lilly Bertineau
Manuela Gourary ...
Camille Coutant-Kerbalec
Emma Wiklund ...
Petra (as Emma Sjöberg)
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Commissaire Gibert
Georges Neri ...
Joe
Guy Quang ...
Pizza Joe Motorcyclist
Maurice Murcia ...
Pensioned Taxi Driver
Sabine Bail ...
Femme Préfecture
Dan Herzberg ...
Paulo
Sébastien Thiery ...
Driving Instructor
Eric Bérenger ...
Butcher (as Eric Berenger)
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Passenger to Airport
Christophe Fesquet ...
Flic Radar #1
Gérard Vantaggioli ...
Flic Radar #2
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Alain
Tara Römer ...
Collègue Emilien
Christian Mazucchini ...
Pilote Ringard #1 (as Christian Mazzuchini)
Guillaume Lanson ...
Pilote Ringard #2
Sébastien Pons ...
Rachid
Malek Bechar ...
Marco (as Malik Béchar)
Gérard Dubouche ...
Chauffeur Gibert
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German Gangster #1
Niels Dubost ...
German Gangster #2
Franck Libert ...
German Gangster #3
Dominique Noé ...
Ministre
Pierre Brichese ...
Chauffeur
Stephan Chrisz ...
German Gangster #4
Paul Fructus ...
Krüger Bar Patron
Grégory Knop ...
Krüger
Denis Braccini ...
Chef Pompier
Bernard Destouches ...
Flic Barrage Valises
Emilio Martínez ...
Homme Nettoyeur Banque (as Emilio Martinez)
Catherine Alias ...
Femme Nettoyeur Banque
Stéphane Algoud ...
Jimmy
Thierry Melia ...
Caissier Banque
Jérôme Leleu ...
Jean Bat
Jean-François Palaccio ...
Jeune Flic Mérris
Henri Masini ...
Vieux Flic Mérris
Jean-Baptiste Chaudoul ...
Flic Feu Rouge No. 13
Paul Silve ...
Préfet
Didier Gayral ...
Cas 1er Carton
Stéphane Eichenholc ...
Flic Radar #3

Directed by

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Gérard Pirès

Written by

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Luc Besson ... (scenario)

Produced by

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Luc Besson ... producer
Laurent Pétin ... producer
Michèle Pétin ... producer

Music by

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Akhenaton ... (as IAM)

Cinematography by

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Jean-Pierre Sauvaire

Film Editing by

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Véronique Lange

Casting By

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Jeanne Biras
Winny Calissoni
Djamel Ouahab

Production Design by

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Jean-Jacques Gernolle

Art Direction by

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Franck Schwarz

Set Decoration by

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Catherine Werner Schmit ... (as Catherine Werner)

Costume Design by

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Chattoune

Makeup Department

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Myriam Hottois ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Jeremy Bau ... assistant unit manager
Bernard Grenet ... production manager
Didier Hoarau ... unit production manager
Gaetan Rousseau ... assistant production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Sophie Davin ... second assistant director
Gerard Diefenthal ... second assistant director
Stéphane Gluck ... first assistant director
Sophie Lifshitz ... third assistant director
Bruno Resnais ... location assistant director
Fabien Vergez ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Jérôme Billa ... props
Fabienne Guillot ... prop buyer
Eric Guinot ... props
Jacky Hardouin ... carpenter
Eric Peloy ... storyboard artist
Stéphane Richaud ... carpenter

Sound Department

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Vincent Arnardi ... re-recording mixer
Bridget O'Driscoll ... assistant sound editor
Jacques Thomas-Gérard ... re-recording mixer
Vincent Tulli ... sound editor / sound
Emmanuel Ughetto ... boom operator

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Grégoire Delage ... special effects
Georges Demétrau ... special effects consultant
Jacky Dufour ... special effects
Jérome Miel ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Annie Dautane ... visual effects producer
Cédric Houplain ... visual effects artist
Eve Ramboz ... visual effects

Stunts

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Philippe Alliot ... stunt driver
Francis Auguy ... stunts
Eric Barone ... stunts
Gilbert Bataille ... stunts
Patrick Bernaud ... stunts
Christian Bonnichon ... stunt technician
Philippe Guégan ... stunts
Jean-Claude Houbart ... stunts
Jean-Pierre Jabouille ... stunt driver
Jean-Pierre Jarier ... stunt driver
Jean-Claude Joly ... stunts
David Julienne ... stunts
Michel Julienne ... stunt coordinator
Jean-Claude Justice ... stunts
Jutta Kleinschmidt ... stunt driver
Christophe Moindreau ... stunts
Henri Pescarolo ... stunt driver
Jean Ragnotti ... stunt driver
Christophe Roblin ... stunts
Michel Romestaing ... stunt mechanic
William Rubio ... stunt motorcyclist
Loïc Saintilan ... stunts
Jean-Louis Schlesser ... stunt driver
Raymond Touroul ... stunt driver (as Raymond Touroule)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Franck Bonomi ... grip
Alain Dutartre ... focus puller

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sandrine Langen ... costumer
Sylvie Ong ... wardrobe mistress

Location Management

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Philippe Letode ... location scout

Music Department

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Didier Lozahic ... score mixer

Other crew

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Michèle Andreucci ... script supervisor
Christian Bonnichon ... head technician: playing car unit
Esperanza Casero ... production accountant
Patrice Guillain ... assistant armorer
Christophe Maratier ... weapons
Jean-Claude Pruniaux ... helicopter pilot
Michel Romestaing ... head technician: playing car unit
John Sakas ... helicopter ground coordinator
Mark Sussman ... additional voice
Véronique Zimmer ... production secretary
Stéphane Guenin ... Product placement (uncredited)

Thanks

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Gérard Krawczyk ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, on the track of German bank robbers, so he doesn't lose his license and his dream job. Written by Cyril Morcrette

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Also Known As
  • Taxi Express (Spain)
  • Таксi (Ukraine)
  • Táxi - Uma Viagem Alucinante (Portugal)
  • Taksi (Slovenia)
  • Такси (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 86 min
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Box Office

Budget FRF53,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $44,486,269

Did You Know?

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Trivia Luc Besson wrote the script in 30 days while waiting for Columbia Pictures to commit to the production go-ahead for The Fifth Element (1997). See more »
Goofs When Émilien puts the police light on top of the car, he closes the door on the wire. When he pulls it back inside the car, he pulls it through the window, which he shouldn't be able to do. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Making of: Taxi (2000). See more »
Soundtracks Thème de Lilly See more »
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Commissaire Gibert: Émilien...
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