Taxi Driver

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

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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: 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.

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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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When Travis is with the gun salesman, he is trying out the black gun. You see a close up shot of him holding the gun with his arm outstretched with his jacket on. In the very next shot (no time has elapsed) his arms are at his side and his jacket is now completely off.

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