Taxi (2004)

An inept cop suddenly gets a new partner in the person of a cabbie with attitude in this high-rolling comedy. Washburn (Jimmy Fallon) is a police officer who becomes the laughingstock of the department after a series of traffic accidents… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 6, 2004
DVD Release Date: February 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Silly and unfunny remake of a French movie of the same name.

Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader

I expected this to be much funnier: Latifah coasts on her charm, and Fallon seems incapable of playing an actual character.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Taxi is one of those madcap comedies where they show all those wacky bloopers during the closing credits to show you how much fun everyone had on the set. Maybe that's because they were in denial.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Think twice before hailing this Taxi.

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Time Out

It would take a tankerload of laughing gas to pump some humour into this flat-tyred fiasco.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

[Fallon] doesn't so much act as show up, and his utter lack of personality generates a vacuum that the movie cannot overcome.

Rob Gonsalves

A laid-back, inoffensive time-waster.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

The glitch, beyond the rote story, is that while she's an infectiously upbeat screen presence, Latifah is not, inherently, a major laugh generator, and neither, it would appear, is Fallon.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Goes nowhere fast.

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Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Take the bus instead.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
Althought this isnt really that great of a movie, i really cant help but really enjoy it! It amuses me greatly and although the story is predictable and not a… More
Dead Angel
A decent comedy movie that has some serious funny scenes. Loved the car chasing. The ending was absolutely awesome. Though it seemed fake (like it looked those… More
Phil Hubbs
Basically a crappy complete re-filming of a rather decent concept which was done allot better along time ago by Besson but ruined here by Hollywood. The casting… More
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Alex roy
Taxi is massive pile garbage. The film is so stupid, so unimpressive, and very poorly acted. I caught this film waiting for classes in my College's Pub, as… More
Dean King
A pretty good action comedy with some good car chases. Not very original but it has it's funny moments and some cool stunts.