Movie 'Taxi 2'

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France's answer to the Italian job

A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.

United States of America English

  • a.k.a. Taxi 2

Germany German (Deutsch)

Taxi Taxi
  • a.k.a. Taxi 2 (2000)
  • Taxi, Taxi TV release spelling

Daniel ist der rasanteste Taxifahrer Marseilles, weswegen er auch seinem Schwiegervater in spe auf die Schnelle aushelfen muss. Der hochrangige französische General hat nämlich völlig die Ankunft des japanischen Verteidigungsministers vergessen. Am Flughafen eingetroffen, muss Daniel seiner Fahrkünste wegen dem hohen Besuch gleich noch eine polizeichlich entwickelte Anti-Terror-Limousine vorführen. Was dabei keiner ahnt: Yakuzas haben es auf Leib und Leben des fernöstlichen Staatsmannes abgesehen und liegen bereits im Hinterhalt.

France French (Français)

Daniel, le chauffeur de taxi dingue de vitesse, et Emilien, l'inspecteur de police inexpérimenté, se retrouvent à Paris. Le ministre de la défense japonais vient tester le savoir-faire hexagonal en matière de lutte antiterroriste et signer le contrat du siècle avec l'Etat français. Mais il est enlevé par des yakusas...

Italy Italian (Italiano)

Taxxi 2
  • a.k.a. Taxxi 2

Daniel e Emilien sono ancora in azione, questa volta impegnati nel difficile compito di ritrovare il ministro della difesa giapponese rapito da una banda di Yakusas..

Part of Taxi Collection

In terms of box office admissions, the "Taxi" series is one of the most successful French franchises ever, grossing a reported total of $200 million worldwide and 23 million admissions in France.

  • Taxi owned

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    • Rating: 66% · 1,506

    In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, on the track of German bank robbers, so he doesn't lose his license and his dream job.

  • Taxi 2 owned

    • Release Date:
    • Rating: 62% · 1,062

    A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.

  • Taxi 3 owned

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    • Rating: 56% · 934

    A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a relationship crisis. After a string of mistakes in which the thieves outsmart the police time and time again, Daniel and his super-taxi pitch in.

  • Taxi 4 owned

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    • Rating: 56% · 763

    Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy employee who got railroaded by the brilliant master criminal.

  • Taxi 5 not owned

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    • Rating: 57% · 666

    A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.

Release Date
paris, france
police operation
special unit
French (Français)
German (Deutsch)
Japanese (日本語)
Production Countries
flag of France France
Production Companies
France ARP Sélection
France TF1 Films Production
Release Dates
France Theatrical U
United States of America Theatrical
Germany Theatrical 12
Italy Italian (Italiano): Theatrical T
United Kingdom Theatrical 12
TMDb 62% · 1,062 (more information on website)
IMDb 65% · 50,170 (more information on website)


Daniel MoralesSamy Naceri
Émilien Coutant-KerbalecFrédéric Diefenthal
Lilly BertineauMarion Cotillard
PetraEmma Wiklund
Commissaire GibertBernard Farcy
Général Edmond BertineauJean-Christophe Bouvet
MotherFrédérique Tirmont
French MinisterMarc Faure
Japanese MinisterHaruhiko Hirata
YuliTsuyu Shimizu
KatanoKo Suzuki
Yuke TsumotoYoshi Oida
Master hypnotistHiro Uchiyama
Master hypnotistOnochi Seietsu
AlainEdouard Montoute
Plainclothes cop at airportFrançois Cottrelle
DjamelTewhik Behar
Jean-LouisJean-Louis Schlesser
Co-PilotHenri Magne
Pregnant woman's husbandMichel Muller
Pregnant womanMiren Pradier
DocteurRichard Guedj
BooksellerJean-Luc Borras
inspecteur du permis de conduireSébastien Thiery
le ninja au nunchakuCyril Raffaelli
Belote playerFrançois Nguyen
Belote playerLouis-Marie Nyee
Belote playerDavid Moulin
Old cop at radarJean-Luc Mehler
Deputy chief at radarJean-François Regazzi
Traffic controllerDominique Chevalier
Assistant traffic controllerFranck Maigne
Japanese ambassadorHiroyuki Yanagisawa
Lieutenant-colonel BertrandEmile Gerard
Swimming manNicky Naudé
Swimming womanShirley Bousquet
Green light driverJean-Claude Houbart
Expert chiefChristophe Gorlier
Driving school studentMaïdi Roth
PassengerPhilippe du Janerand
Cop at police stationEric Challier
Colonel PicardJacques Buron
GIGN soldierStephane Aizac
RachidSébastien Pons
MarcoMalek Bechar
Rally speakerMichel Elias
Cop at police stationPierre Brichese
Park keeperFedele Papalia
Young girl at radarDorel Carenco
Yakuza 3Jui Gui Kwon
Yakuza 4Ken Chung
Yakuza 5Raymond Khamvene
Yakuza 6Jean Lebidan
Yakuza 7Pierre Nguyen
NinjaChâu Belle Dinh
NinjaWilliams Belle
NinjaGuylain N'Guba-Boyeke
NinjaMalik Diouf
NinjaCharles Perrière
NinjaLaurent Piemontesi
NinjaYann Hnautra
Boat Owner (uncredited)Luc Besson
Self (archive footage) (uncredited)Jacques Chirac
Cop (uncredited)Wilfrid Grenier
Lionel Jospin (voice) (uncredited)Daniel Herzog
Self (archive footage) (uncredited)Lionel Jospin
Jacques Chirac (voice) (uncredited)Yves Lecoq
Passant (uncredited)Junko Murakami
Olivia (uncredited)Victoria Obermayer