Taxi

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Taxi Reviews

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Anthony L

Super Reviewer

May 16, 2011
Taxi might just be my favourite of the Luc Besson produced action/comedies. Samy Naceri and Frédéric Diefenthal work really well off each other. I laughed often and was entertained throughout, you can't ask for much more than that! The pizza delivery bike back-flips were awesome!
Phil H

Super Reviewer

May 30, 2009
The first and best of the four films by far, the action is slightly more serious and alittle more towards 'Lethal Weapon' and the acting seems much more proper and less lampoon. Its not gritty or bloody but its a good fun action flick with some great car sequences which actually look pretty realistic and fast unlike the sequels over the top stunts. The baddies in this one are the best too, German eurotrash that actually look abit evil and act dastardly haha those darn Germans huh ;) some nice gun sequences too which make the film feel much more adult and really add to the whole atmosphere of the film, in its time this was good stuff for petrol heads and one of Luc Bessons best ideas, he seems to like taxi's.
DragonEyeMorrison
DragonEyeMorrison

Super Reviewer

February 2, 2008
Funny, that german blonde is hot as hell. Just avoid the sequels.
Alexander W

Super Reviewer

January 27, 2008
Kind of funny French film with lots of entertainment. First in a series of cab feature films. Worth getting
garyX
garyX

Super Reviewer

November 26, 2006
A very silly but fun French action film about a souped up Taxi driver helping an incompetent police inspector catch a gang of high speed bank robbers. Think Ronin via Inspector Clouseau!
Stuart B

Super Reviewer

November 30, 2006
High octane car movie with great stunts... shame its in french!
Ina S

Super Reviewer

November 1, 2006
Fun, nonsense French action movie. Get the popcorn and enjoy! Very fast-paced, very much fun.
January 25, 2009
A fun ride. French cheese and quirky at times, but on the whole entertaining with a few laughs. Some great motorcycle and car stunts/racing. A good French movie. I want his Marseille shirt.
July 29, 2008
The opening scooter trick scene has yet to be replicated in modern cinema. This is definitely a precursor to "The Fast and The Furious."
flynnparadox
October 25, 2006
Fun, light action/comedy from the Luc Besson stable. Naceri and Diefenthal are quite funny, Emma Sjoberg is EXTREMELY hot and the action is exciting and fast. Don't let the horrible American remake put you off seeing the original.
December 25, 2013
It's silly and it doesn't add anything to your life, besides giving us only a superficial view on the lead characters. On the other hand, Taxi is very entertaining. The script is funny so as most of the scenes and dialogues. You'll have a great time watching a stupid officer and a quick taxi driver trying to catch German robbers.
June 17, 2013
Mildly entertaining ... it takes a forgiving audience to overlook the rainbow of flaws and to convince themselves that they are having fun watching the flick.
April 3, 2013
The movie as said, is not the inspiration for Dhoom and leaving that aside, it may have couple of nice car chases by Samy Naceri , but it falters in the terms of filmmaking.
FseReviews
March 12, 2013
Taxi in france were nothing like this guy that you follow around, if it was france was be the Sh*&! but on a real not this movie should be watched with english subtitles. if you liked this one there are 3 more they made.
February 10, 2013
Antes que nada, para aclarar, que este review es sobre el filme original "Taxi" hecho en Francia, y no el remake gringo que hicieron luego que rápidamente quedó en el olvido, mientras que la cinta francesa generó 3 secuelas en su país. Inclusive me sorprende que hayan elegido a Jimmy Fallon para el remake en lugar de Adam Sandler que es igualito físicamente y en sus ademanes a Samy Naceri, el actor del filme original. No he visto las secuelas, pero de todos modos, el filme original aunque es muy entretenido, realmente esperaba más, tomando en cuenta que el guión es escrito por Luc Besson. Lo que puedo decir es que es un producto superior al mediocre remake gringo, sin embargo tampoco es una cinta tan buena como yo hubiera esperado. Esta saga ayudó a empezar a dar a conocer el nombre de Marion Cotillard que tiene un rol en el filme, pero al menos en el primer filme es muy secundario, y aunque sus intervenciones son buenas, son limitadas. Y es que eso también no ayuda en el filme ya que igualmente tienen a una actriz/modelo Emma Sjoberg, sumamente sexy, pero tampoco le sacan jugo a eso, y la trama se centra casi exclusivamente entre los personajes hechos por Samy Naceri y Frederic Diefenthal, que aunque entrenida no llega realmente a un nivel que uno se sorprenda. Sin embargo, la puedo recomendar.
November 1, 2012
Love this movie and the sequels. Fantastically funny.
June 22, 2012
Rediciulous, funny, and just plain hilirious, Taxi is a great comedy that doesn't take itself seriously and knows exactly what it's suppose to be.
January 21, 2012
It irks me that they made a crap film in Hollywood and associated it with this absolute gem of a film. While this is stylish, tremendously funny and obviously European, The American "reboot" is unoriginal and lacking heart.
If you like good, funny, and exciting buddy cop movies then this French action film will really get you hooked. I promise you that as the end credits roll on this one you'll be off to find the sequels.
Jake
October 15, 2011
Despite being in French and not having the best script ever this is an entertaining and humor filled action/comedy that has really good action sequences and some crazy and fun ideas that make for a good foreign movie.
Boddah
January 16, 2011
very entertaining action flick which doesnt take itself seriously and is filled with great action sequences, fast paced car chases and 2 funny leads who deliver their well scripted dialogue which great chemistry.
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