Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver is the definitive cinematic portrait of loneliness and alienation manifested as violence. It is as if director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader had tapped into precisely the same source of psychological inspiration ("I just knew I had to make this film," Scorsese…

Cab Dispatcher:
Why do you want to drive a cab?

Travis Bickle:
I can't sleep at nights.

Cab Dispatcher:
There's porno theaters for that.