‘Taxi Driver’ Movie Summary
Travis Bickle is a depressed former U.S. Marine who suffers from insomnia living as a lone wolf in the Big Apple. To make money, he spends his time trolling its mean and seedy streets in his yellow cab at night. A nobody among nobodies, his mental state declines and his perception of reality becomes warped. He falls deeper and deeper into a world of his own; one full of obsession and vitriolic revulsion. Once many women he finds attractive reject him, the trashy fares he take become too trashy, and he co-workers find fault with him; Travis decides to clean up his filthy city. He buys guns—lots of them, and they will be his messengers of truth. You just better not be caught talking to him!
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