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".
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: 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: 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.
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