Movies about taxi drivers

List of the best movies about taxi drivers selected by visitors to our site: One Night in Bangkok, Outlaw, Stuber, Motherless Brooklyn, Hearts and Bones, Lara, Luz, The Trouble with You, Deadpool 2, The Spy Who Dumped Me
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
One Night in Bangkok (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
CharactersHired assassins, Taxi drivers
PlotRevenge, Weapon
StyleExciting, Disturbing

A hit man named Kai flies into Bangkok, gets a gun, and orders a cab. He offers a professional female driver big money to be his all-night driver. But when she realizes Kai is committing brutal murders at each stop, it's too late to walk away. Meanwhile, an offbeat police detective races to decode the string of slayings before more blood is spilled.

Outlaw (2020)
Markimdb: 3.9
CharactersMilitary, Horses, Taxi drivers

A high school student and a young criminal are trying to get reciprocity from the most popular guy in the school. The general and the dancer in 1985 put their careers and life on the line to be together.

Stuber (2019)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CharactersDrivers, Police, Taxi drivers

After crashing his car, a cop who's recovering from eye surgery recruits an Uber driver to help him catch a heroin dealer. The mismatched pair soon find themselves in for a wild day of stakeouts and shootouts as they encounter the city's seedy side.

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, crime, detective
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Cats, Orphans, Taxi drivers
PlotPolitical, Obsession, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue, Weapon, Money
PlaceNew York, Beach, Ghetto

Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend — a mystery that carries him from the gin-soaked jazz clubs of Harlem to the slums of Brooklyn to the gilded halls of New York's power brokers.

Hearts and Bones (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
CharactersTaxi drivers

A shell-shocked photojournalist, haunted by what he has witnessed on assignment in Africa, returns home on the eve of becoming a father. When one of his photographs threatens to destroy a Sudanese refugee's new life, the two men are reunited by nightmare events from the past.

Lara (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, music
CharactersPianists, Taxi drivers

It's Lara's 60th birthday, and she has every reason to celebrate: this evening, her son Viktor will be giving the most important piano concert of his career. Lara was, after all, the one who'd mapped out and driven his musical career. Yet Viktor has been unreachable for weeks and nothing indicates that Lara will be welcome at his debut performance. Without further ado, she buys up all the remaining tickets and hands them out to everyone she meets. The more Lara strives to make the evening successful, however, the more events get out of control.

Luz (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersGay, Single mothers, Demons, Taxi drivers

Luz, a young cabdriver, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station. A demonic entity follows her, determined to finally be close to the woman it loves.

The Trouble with You (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CharactersPolice, Dogs, Taxi drivers
PlotEveryday life, Robbery
PlaceSea, Beach, Night Clubs

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.

Deadpool 2 (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersPartners, Killers, Superhero, Family, Friends, Gangsters, Mutant, Brides, Warriors, Hired assassins, Orphans, Taxi drivers
PlotMulti-part, Time travel, Revenge, Cancer, Death, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Superpowers
PlaceUSA, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Light

Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFriends, Spy, CIA, Taxi drivers
PlotConspiracies, Undercover, Skirmishes, Chase, Cheating
StyleFor girls, For a group of friends, Womens in main roles, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail.

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Where Is Kyra? (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersFriends, Taxi drivers, Poor
PlotCheating, Loneliness, Dancing, Money, Funeral

Pushed to the brink after losing her job, a woman struggles to survive. As the months pass and her troubles deepen, she embarks on a perilous and mysterious journey that threatens to usurp her life.

A Taxi Driver (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPolice, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers, Reporters
PlotTime travel, Revolution, Money, Weapon, Death, Chase, On real events
PlaceChina, Korea

May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Oh Lucy! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersMothers, Sisters, Maids, Deer, Teachers, Taxi drivers, Fathers
PlotLove, The escape, Loneliness, Pursuit, Money
PlaceJapan, Office, USA, Aircraft, Trains

A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.

Finding Your Feet (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Sisters, Old man, Taxi drivers, Lovers
PlotDancing, Money, Death, Snow
PlaceEngland, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

Cardboard Boxer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersDogs, Taxi drivers
PlaceUSA, Hotels

A homeless man is recruited by a bunch of rich kids to fight other impoverished people.

100 Streets (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Actors, Celebrities, Taxi drivers, Criminals
PlotLoneliness, Motorcycles, Depression, Funeral
PlaceLondon, England, Beach, Night Clubs

Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.

The Teacher (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySlovakia, Czech Republic
CharactersTeachers, Scientists, Trainers, Taxi drivers, Parents, Judge
PlotWeapon, Snow, Uprising, Fear, Rivalry, Jealousy, Love, Cheating, On real events
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Soulful, Tense, Fascinating

The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.

Eliminators (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.6)
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersFBI, Hired assassins, Taxi drivers
PlotMartial Arts

A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with multiple homicides, the news triggers those hunting him to send Europe's most dangerous assassin to kill him. Now on the run with his daughters life in jeopardy, a determined father must get her to safety before the people he's been hiding from tracks him down.

Saint Amour (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersFathers, Lesbians, Horses, Twins, Taxi drivers, Farmers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Dreams
PlaceFrance, Hotels

Every year, Bruno makes a tour of all the wine stands, without setting foot outside the Show’s premises and without ever finishing his wine trail. This year, his father suggests they finish it together, but a real wine trail, across the French countryside. Accompanied by Mike, a young, quirky taxi driver, they set off in the direction of France’s major wine regions. Together, they are going to discover not only the wine trails, but also the road that leads back to Love.

A Date for Mad Mary (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersThieves, Single mothers, Photographers, Girlfriends, Taxi drivers
PlaceTrains, Prison, Night Clubs, Ireland

"Mad" Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison for something she'd rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married and Mary is maid of honor. When Charlene refuses Mary a 'plus one' on the grounds that she probably couldn't find a date, Mary becomes determined to prove her wrong.

Taxi (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersDirectors, Taxi drivers, Fish, Poor
StyleTouching, Soulful

A yellow cab is driving through the vibrant and colourful streets of Tehran. Very diverse passengers enter the taxi, each candidly expressing their views while being interviewed by the driver who is no one else but the director Jafar Panahi himself. His camera placed on the dashboard of his mobile film studio captures the spirit of Iranian society through this comedic and dramatic drive…

Night Fare (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
CharactersDogs, Drivers, Taxi drivers
PlotLove, Chase, Cars

Luc and his English friend Chris take a taxi to go home after partying hard all evening in Paris. At destination, they run away without paying the fare. They got the wrong driver for this... The taxi goes immediately into hunting mode, chasing them all night, wherever they go. But does he only want his money back?

Serial Teachers 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 4.5
CharactersCats, Students, Taxi drivers
PlotDancing, Snow
PlaceNight Clubs

The worst teachers of France landed in England for an ultra-secret mission. With Boulard, the King of the Dunces, they are parachuted in the best school of the country, and they will apply their famous methods on the future of the nation.

Anomalisa (2015)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, cartoon
CharactersWriters, Gay, Taxi drivers, Singers
PlotLove, Depression, Love at first sight, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceUSA, Hotels, Aircraft
StyleAtmospheric, Makes me think, Philosophical

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Remember (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, Germany, Mexico, South Africa
CharactersDisabled people, Jews, Dogs, Gay, Old man, Taxi drivers
PlotRevenge, Death, Funeral, Weapon
PlaceGermany, Concentration camp, Trains, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.

Tangerine (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersDogs, Taxi drivers
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeNew Year

It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles, including an Armenian family dealing with their own repercussions of infidelity.

London Road (2015)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrethriller, musical, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Single mothers, Taxi drivers, Neighbors, Reporters
PlotOn real events
PlaceEngland, Small cities

London Road is a musical drama that documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. When a local resident was charged and then convicted of the murders, the community grappled with what it meant to be at the epicentre of this tragedy.

Catch Me Daddy (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Hunters, Taxi drivers
PlotDancing, Missing people, Pursuit, Chase
StyleAction, Disturbing

Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.

James White (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersGay, Jews, Taxi drivers, Bartenders, Writers
PlotDancing, Money, Cancer, Death, Snow, Computers, Mystery, Happiness
PlaceBeach, Mexico

James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more responsibility. With the pressure on him mounting, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely.

Dr. Cabbie (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
CharactersLosers, Taxi drivers
StyleTo cry, Touching

An unemployed doctor turned cab driver becomes a local hero when he converts his taxi into a mobile clinic.

1: Nenokkadine (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CharactersMusicians, Journalists, Businessmen, Taxi drivers, Singers
PlotRevenge, Lost memory, Investigation, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Action

Gautham is a rock star suffering from a mental disorder due to which he loses grip over reality. But he's convinced his parents were murdered by three men and his only goal is revenge.

I Just Wanna Hug You (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.7)
CharactersDisabled people, Cats, Girlfriends, Orphans, Drivers, Taxi drivers, Fathers
PlotBasketball, Snow

Tsukasa got into a severe car accident when she was a high school student. She still suffers from the effects of that accident, with memory impairment and needing to use a wheelchair. Tsukasa falls in love with taxi driver Masaki. Even though they have difficulties, they try to make a happy family together, but they encounter another serious situation.

Frau Ella (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersPartners, Taxi drivers, Nurses
PlaceFrance, Berlin, Germany

A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.

Stolen (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersTaxi drivers, Heroes, Thieves, FBI
PlotRobbery, Chase
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only surrender her when Will reveals the whereabouts of the 20 million dollars he contrived to conceal from their last robbery.

The Fridge (2012)
Markimdb: 4.2
CharactersGay, Cats, Taxi drivers

Years ago, Tina (Andi Eigenmann) was sent away to the United States to live with her aunt because of an incident involving her parents that has never been explained to her. She moves back to the Philippines into their old home, hoping for a new start. Unfortunately for her, shes not alone in the house. The kitchen is home to a demonic, human-eating refrigerator. Tina must dig into the past to discover the truth about what happened to her parents, and to find a way to defeat the infernal appliance.

7 Days in Havana (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
CountrySpain, France
CharactersActors, Musicians, Taxi drivers, Singers
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching

A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.

Run For Your Wife (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 2.7)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTaxi drivers
PlotLove triangle
PlaceEngland, London

John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John unwittingly becomes a have-a-go hero and the Finsbury and Stockwell police forces discover something suspicious in their paperwork, John's happy bubble is about to be burst. The action of the movie takes place during the next hectic 24 hours as John, with the assistance of his gullible neighbor Gary, rush between North and South London attempting to thwart the police and prevent the two loving wives coming face to face!

Teddy Bear (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersGirlfriends, Taxi drivers
PlotJealousy, Dancing, Motorcycles, Loneliness
PlaceHotels, Beach, Asia

The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a girl from Thailand, Dennis decides to try his own luck on a trip to Pattaya, as it seems that love is easier to find in Thailand. He knows that his mother would never accept another woman in his life, so he lies and tells her that he is going to Germany. Dennis has never been out traveling before and the hectic Pattaya is a huge cultural shock for him. The intrusive Thai girls give big bruises to Dennis' naive picture of what love should be like, and he is about to lose hope when he unexpectedly meets the Thai woman Toi.

Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersTaxi drivers, Friends
StyleTo cry

Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career at a Fortune 500 company, but instead he rebels against maturity by taking a job at a video store. Matt rethinks his position when his unrequited high-school crush, Tori, walks in and invites him to an end-of-summer party. With the help of his twin sister and his best friend, Matt hatches a plan to change the course of his life.

X (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersDogs, Taxi drivers
PlotWeapon, Death, Survival

Holly Rowe's retiring, kissing her callgirl life goodbye. She just has to get through her last night on the job. Shay Ryan's a teenage runaway, broke and alone. She just has to get through her first night as a hooker. Then fate throws them together on a job that goes horribly wrong and they're trapped on an out-of-control roller coaster ride, through the twilight zone of sex-for-sale. X is a sizzling adults-only thriller about love, chance, escape and the oldest profession experienced by two women, on a night that will change their lives forever.

Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Mark2 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTaxi drivers
PlaceTurkey, Germany

Hartmut Mackowiak, a German taxi driver, tries to help 6 year old Turkish girl to find her mother.

Easy Money (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySweden, Germany, Denmark
CharactersTaxi drivers, Gangsters
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

A three-tiered story centered around drugs and organized crime, and focused on a young man who becomes a runner for a coke dealer.

Date Night (2010)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CharactersThieves, Taxi drivers, Gangsters
PlotWeapon, Chase
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Tense

Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury characters want Phil and Claire killed.

The Infidel (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTaxi drivers, Losers
PlaceEngland, London

Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. Mahmud, who is not exactly a devout Muslim, he drinks alcohol, and does not pray five times, but does agree that he will appease Arshad, without whose approval the marriage cannot take place. Shortly thereafter Mahmud, while going over his recently deceased mother's documents, will find out that he was adopted, his birth parents were Jewish, and his name is actually Solly Shimshillewitz.

All That Glitters (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersGirlfriends, Friends, Taxi drivers
PlotAdventure, Dreams, Moving, Money
PlaceFrance, Night Clubs

Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small troubles to big lies, they will do everything to penetrate a world which is not theirs, a world where everything is possible or so they think.....

The Yellow Sea (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea, USA, Hong Kong
CharactersHired assassins, Gangsters, Taxi drivers
PlotSurvival, Chase
PlaceKorea, Asia
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, For men, Heavy, Depressive

The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, Gu-nam wiles away his days driving a cab and spends his nights getting drunk and gambling. His wife went to Seoul to work and send back money, but it’s been months since he has heard from her. When local crime lord Myun offers to erase Gu-nam’s debts in exchange for a contract killing in Seoul, Gu-nam reluctantly accepts.

Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFinland, Iceland, Sweden
CharactersTourists, Friends, Partners, Taxi drivers
PlotAdventure, Love, Relationship
StyleFancy, For men

Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even able to buy a digital TV box that Inari had given money for. Inari gives an ultimatum: a digital box needs to arrive by dawn or she leaves. Janne sets out into the night with his two friends to find a box. On their way to the city of Rovaniemi, Janne and his friends face many challenges, obstacles and temptations. They learn that they need to be daring. There's no room to give into bitterness. The most important thing isn't success, but rather the journey in itself.

Goodbye Solo (2009)
Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersTaxi drivers, Friends
StyleTouching, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

A man planning to commit suicide hires a taxi driver to take him to his jumping-off point.

35 Shots of Rum (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersTaxi drivers
PlotDancing, Growing up
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching

A widowed metro conductor, approaching retirement, lives with his beautiful grown daughter – the object of a neighbor’s romantic interest. The man’s former girlfriend also lives in their building and plays a role in their closely-knit lives.

The Fare (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, melodrama, detective
CharactersDrivers, Gods, Taxi drivers
PlotLife after death, Love, Love triangle, Treason
StyleUnexpected ending, Romantic

When a charming fare named Penny climbs into his taxi cab, Harris, her world-weary driver, finds himself engaged in the only kind of courtship he can have with a passenger -- one that lasts as long as her trip. That is, right up until she disappears from the back seat without a trace. When confusion gives way to reality, he resets his meter and is instantaneously transported back to the moment when she climbed into his cab. As he and Penny find themselves trapped in an endless nighttime cab ride, with only each other for company, secrets will be revealed, truths will come to light, and Harris' entire life will be changed forever.