Taxi


1h 26m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Daniel is a former pizza delivery man who drives a souped-up taxi. Rather than lose his license for speeding, he cuts a deal with the arresting officer. The cop has never passed his driving exam, so Daniel offers to chauffeur him around. The two go on to chase down a gang of German bank robbers call

Film Details

Also Known As
Taxi Express, Taxxi
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Arp; Le Studio Canal Plus; SOFICA Cofimage; StudioCanal; Tf1 Films Productions; Tf1 International
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox International; Arp; Filmcompagniet; Fs Film Oy; Metrodome Distribution; Ozen Film; RCV Distribution; Scanbox Entertainment; Skifan Hf; United International Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures International; Özen Film
Location
Marseilles, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Synopsis

Daniel is a former pizza delivery man who drives a souped-up taxi. Rather than lose his license for speeding, he cuts a deal with the arresting officer. The cop has never passed his driving exam, so Daniel offers to chauffeur him around. The two go on to chase down a gang of German bank robbers called the Mercedes Gang.

Crew

Claude Abeille

Technical Advisor

Michele Andreucci

Script Supervisor

Vincent Arnardi

Mixer

Michel Barlier

Sound Recording Engineer

Melik Benard

Unit Manager

Luc Besson

Producer; Producer ("Presents")

Luc Besson

Screenwriter

Jerome Billa

Unit Location Manager

Jeanne Biras

Casting

Winny Calissoni

Casting

Annie Dautane

Production Supervisor (Medialab/Digital Effects)

Sophie Davin

2nd Assistant Director

Valerie Debeaumont

Unit Manager

Georges Demetrau

Special Effects Consultant

Eric Dorgal

Song ("Tu Me Plais (Contains 'Le Crime Paye')")

Alain Duavall

Digital Matte Painting (Medialab/Digital Effects)

Guillaume Farny

Unit Production Manager

Bernard Genet

Production Manager

Jean-jacques Gernolle

Art Director

Stephane Gluck

1st Assistant Director

Alain Guillard

Saxophone ("Theme De Lilly")

Fabienne Guillot

Location Manager

Thierry Guilmard

Production Coordinator

Michele Halberstadt

Producer (Arp)

Didier Hoarau

Unit Production Manager

Myriam Hottois

Key Makeup

Michel Julienne

Stunt Coordinator

Patient Karine

Song ("Tu Me Plais (Contains 'Le Crime Paye')")

Audrey Lambert

Hair

Véronique Lange

Editor

Sandrine Langen

Wardrobe

J Lazo

Song ("Traicionera")

Franck Lebreton

Unit Manager

Milton Leeds

Song ("Misirlou")

Jean-pierre Lelong

Sound Effects

Didier Lozahic

Music Mixer

Christophe Maratier

Other

Daniel Marchetti

Titles & Opticals

M'sa Mohamed

Song ("La Vie De Reve")

Moibioi Mohamed

Song ("La Vie De Reve")

Olivia Moreau

Post-Production Supervisor (Medialab/ Digital Effects)

Pierre Morel

Camera Operator

Sylvie Ong

Wardrobe

Eric Peloy

Story Board

Laurent Petin

Producer (Arp)

Michele Petin

Producer

Jean-claude Pruniaux

Helicopter Pilot

Eve Ramboz

Other

Charlet Recors

Helicopter Camera Operator

Philippe Reinaudo

Digital Color Timer (Medialab/Digital Effects)

R Rodriguez

Song ("Ramble")

Nicholas Roubanis

Song ("Misirlou")

S K Russell

Song ("Misirlou")

Kamil Rustam

Guitar ("Client Aeroport")

Jean-pierre Sauvaire

Director Of Photography

Jacques Thomas-gerard

Co-Mixer

Vincent Tulli

Sound/Supervising Sound Editor

Fabien Vergez

3rd Assistant Director

Catherine Werner

Set Decorator

Catherine Werner Schmit

Set Decorator

Fred Wise

Song ("Misirlou")

Film Details

Also Known As
Taxi Express, Taxxi
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Arp; Le Studio Canal Plus; SOFICA Cofimage; StudioCanal; Tf1 Films Productions; Tf1 International
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox International; Arp; Filmcompagniet; Fs Film Oy; Metrodome Distribution; Ozen Film; RCV Distribution; Scanbox Entertainment; Skifan Hf; United International Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures International; Özen Film
Location
Marseilles, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of two 1998 Cesar Awards, including Best Editing and Best Sound.

Upon its initial theatrical release in France, "Taxi" racked up 6.5 million admissions, making it the third highest-grossing French film of 1998.