10 Movies That Are Like Taxi Driver (1976)

Redditor u/Throwmyselfawayx stated, “I want to watch a film like Taxi Driver, help me. I'm not good at explaining, so I'll list some movies I've seen that I think are similar.”

They listed these films as references for what they found similar to the 1976 movie Taxi Driver with Robert DeNiro. 

In Falling Down, William Foster (Michael Douglas) is having a bad day. He's divorced, and his ex-wife's restraining order prohibits him from seeing his child. 

Falling Down (1993)

After sitting in a hot traffic jam, he snaps and goes on a criminal rampage across the city, on the way to his ex-wife and daughters' home. “And now you’re going to die, wearing that stupid little hat!”

“What's in the box? What's in the box?!” Seven has one of the most notorious film endings in cinematic history. It follows two detectives (Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman) and their hunt for a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) that murders with the seven deadly sins as his motif.

Seven / Se7en (1995)

In One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Randle McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) fakes insanity to avoid hard labor for the statutory rape of a teen and is sent to a mental facility instead. 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

A sadistic nurse Mildred Ratched (Louise Fletcher), runs the ward. However, McMurphy lights up the faces of many of the ward's other patients and starts a rebellion that costs more than he bargained. 

In Primal Fear, Defense attorney Martin Vail (Richard Gere) defends an altar boy (Edward Norton) accused of the archbishop of Chicago's murder. Dark secrets emerge, adding a dangerous element to the case's progression. To make matters worse, Vail is up against his ex-student lover, Janet Venable (Laura Linney).

Primal Fear (1996)

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