Synopsis: This movie is about A cab driver called Bob (Vincent D'Onofrio) who picks up women and takes them to his house where he kills them. But on this one day he picks up a woman and her 9 year old son Tim. Bob then makes Tim live in the house with him all while he keeps killing women. Tim grows up there, watching, seeing all that happens. Bob wants to make him his protégé. Will Tim carry on the legacy?
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Director(s): Jennifer Lynch
Production: Anchor Bay Films
  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min

One, two...

...three, four,

five, six, seven...

...eight, nine, 10.

That was better.

- He got a book on puppy training.

- I know. I saw it.


Maybe by Christmas

I can make it work.

- Really?

- Don't say anything yet.

Oh, my God, you are so sexy

when you make secret plans.



- Love you.

- Come on, guys. Let's go.

When you're at camp

this summer.

- I can still go to camp?

- Of course.

Your dad's working six days a week

and I'll be working again soon.

So let's not worry, huh?

You're going to camp.

Thanks, sweetie.

- We'll see you tonight.

- Okay.

Hey, don't take the bus home, okay?

- Take a cab.

- Don't be silly.

- Take a cab.

- No.

You know how expensive

cabs are these days.

No. Another 40 bucks is not gonna

break the mortgage.

Seriously, no bus.

And you wonder

why I love you so much.

- 'Cause I'm a catch.

- I know that.

Hey, champ, you look after

your mom, okay?


In one ear and out the window.

Oh, look.

"Shifter" is playing?

Hey, you wanna

go see that instead?

Dad said no way.

Well, Dad's not here.

It's just you and me.

- Really?

- Come on, let's do it.

You're gonna have to hold my hand

during the really scary parts.

I'll hold it the whole time.

Did you see when

that guy's face came off?

No. My eyes were closed

and my ears were shut.

Ugh. Aren't you worried

about nightmares?

- Mom, I'm nine now.

- Ha.

Hi. Can we get a taxi, please?

- Mom. Mom.

- Right away to the-

Oh, you know what? We're good.

We don't need one.


Come on.

Let's get you in.

Hey there.

Can we get 1085 Chestnut?

- The big park.

- Got it.

Hey, hon. It's us.

We are in a cab

and we're on our way home.

Love you.

- Dude, what happened?

- I went through a door.

You watched the movie.

You should know.


Did your face fall off yet?


I can't believe you missed that part.

Um, excuse me,

that was our exit.

"Don't take the bus" he says.

"Take a cab. "

You gonna call Dad?

Well, I would, but now

I'm not getting any service.

I think if you just keep

going straight, then- okay.


You know where we are?

Sir? Could you just pull over?

Hey, listen, um...

I've got a child back here

and you're beginning to scare

the bejesus out of me,

so if you don't pull over right now,

then I'm not only gonna report you

to the cab company,

but to the fuckin' police as well!

Pull over!

Mom, is everything okay?

Just let us out, please.

Just stop the car and talk to me.

This is scaring us.

- All right, just let us out here.

- Mom. Mom.

I won't report you.

I won't say anything.

- Just keep trying the doors.

- No, Mom, I'm staying with you.

Open these fucking doors!

Baby, baby.

I can't! I can't!

Let us out of the car!

Damn it!

Let us out of the fucking car!

Oh, God.

Now, you fucker!


Oh, God.

Okay, he stopped.

- He's getting out.

- What is happening?

I'm gonna talk to him.

You're gonna take the phone.

When I scream, "Run,"

you're gonna run.

- It's gonna be okay.

- No.

- I'll find you.

- Mom, no.

- I will find you, baby.

- No, I'm not leaving without you.

It's gonna be okay.

- Oh, my God! Wait!

- Mom!

Don't you-

Mom? Please.

Mom, are you okay?

Oh, my God.

Look at me. Look at me.

- We're gonna be okay, all right?

- What does he want?

We're gonna be fine.

Leave her alone!




Just stay in the car!

- No!

- Mom! Mom!


Please. Please. Please.


- Mom?

- It's okay.

Mommy's fine, baby.

Mommy's fine.

Just stay in the car.

You're gonna be fine.

Don't worry.

You're gonna be fine, baby.

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Jennifer Lynch

Jennifer Chambers Lynch (born April 7, 1968) is an American film director and screenwriter. She is the daughter of filmmaker David Lynch. She is also known as the author of the book The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. more…

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