Taxi Driver
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Trivia: Director Martin Scorsese makes more then just a cameo in this film, he's the passenger that sits with Travis talking about how he's going to kill his wife for cheating on him with a black man. He's credited as "Man Watching Silhouette".

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Trivia: Robert De Niro worked as a cab driver for a month to prepare for the role.

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Trivia: The assassination scene in this movie is said to have inspired John Hinckley Jr. to attempt to kill President Reagan. He did it to get Jodie Foster's attention.

Trivia: 12 year old Jodie Foster had help in her role from a real prostitute. The real hooker had a small cameo during the scene where she helped Jodie after Travis Bickle almost hit her with the taxi.

Trivia: For the more explicit scenes, Jodie Foster was doubled by her sister, Connie.

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Trivia: When De Niro is going up the stair to enter to the senator's headquarters, the man sitting behind the stairs is the movie director Martin Scorsese.

Continuity mistake: While De Niro is talking to Jodie Foster you can see a bus out the window. When the screen switches to Jodie Foster's view you can see the same bus driving, but then it changes back to De Niro's view you see the same bus driving up to the window again. This keeps happening throughout the scene, the bus keeps driving around the building. (01:27:00)

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Travis Bickle: [Into the mirror.] You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talkin' to? You talkin' to me? Well, I'm the only one here. Who the f**k do you think you're talking to? Oh, yeah? Okay! [whips out gun.] Huh?

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Question: When Travis goes into his fitness phase, it shows him hovering his fist over the stove fire. Why is he doing this? What does that achieve?

Answer: It helps him create a tolerance for pain. As we see, he certainly gets a lot of that dished out to him.

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