Taxi 3

Synopsis: 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, detective Emilien's wife has just announced that she's pregnant, 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 with a reporter there to record it all, Daniel and his super-taxi pitch in.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Gérard Krawczyk
Production: ARP Sélection
84 min

Don't touch it!

Are you free?

You are a good-looking man, but

my heart belongs to someone other.

Can l change the situation?

Oh! You enter into my feelings.

ls someone chasing you?

No. l just need transport to the

airport. Can you get there in 20


to finish my sandwich. Get in.

Just some settings...

...and we'll discuss the news.

What about some music?

Ok, just start!


Marseille is a nice city.

And this is the right season.

- Yes, lucky me.

We are late. l have to accelerate.

- Put on your seatbelt please.

l'll switch to speed three.

- No problems.

- Are you OK?

- l'm fine.

- Was it Daniel?

- Who else. The prefect's mother?

He's fast. The cops cannot catch him!

Don't be so sure. They have received

a new arm.

A new arm? What kind of arm?

A secret one.

Damn it! 298 km/h!


A white cab driving with 298 km/h.

l repeat:
298 km/h.

Understood, we are on the way.

Oh, l was worried, l thought

they were asleep.

- But this is a police car.

- No! Some friends of mine.

Very funny guys.

- Bertran, this is a strange registration.

- Get near.

''Go suckers, go!''

This is not a registration!

This is an e-mail...

Game over! Hold on.

Why are you stopping?

l am not stopping, he is


- Nitro?

- No, a friend of mine has a bar,

this is some kind of drink.

lfyou are interested, l'll

take some for you.

Thanks for the kindness.

Wait a bit, is this a TGV?

Yes. lt's a fast machine...

...but in this region it slows down.

- Mamma mia!

Where do you want to get out?

Here! Stop just here.

Are you OK. Usually the passengers

are OK until l drive.

They throw up when l stop.

There is a bag, you can use it.


- Are you sure that this is the

right place

- Absolutely.

ls this your plane?!?

Thanks for the collaboration.

Have we met before?

l don't think so, but if l see

you again, l'll remember!

Good luck!

Lily never won't believe me.

What's happening?

Nothing. l had a nightmare.

Go back to sleep darling.

What the hell are you doing?

Nothing, l just couldn't sleep for

Because ofthat gang?

Yes. Since 8 months they kid me.

l am losing my mind.

l see that. Since 8 months l

try to talk to you.

Yes, yes, but l have my own


- Did you hear me?

- Of course l did.

made by robbers, dressed like

Santa Claus. Can you imaginethat?

Yes, and now you don't believe

in Santa Clause.

l believe! No, l don't believe,

but it's not the problem.

Christmas comes, and the investigations

do not progress.

May be you feel the Christmas humour!

Petra, l have to catch that gang

before Christmas.

And me Emilian, l have to talk to

you before Christmas.

OK, we'll talk.

- What are you doing?

- l am going to the office.

But it's 3 o'clock in the morning!

That's ok. l'll avoid the


- You are out ofyour mind!

- l am fine.

l'll see you in the office.

Wake up every one!

- Lily, honey! You can't sleep?

- l can't, because my boy friend

repairs his car at 4 o'clock in themorning.

There is nothing broken.

lt's winter.

l am making some modifications

to be stable on the road.

Listen to me! You have 5 minutes

to do something with the heating.

l am cold, because l am alonein the bed.

And ifyou want to know, you do

this all the seasons.

- Don't say that Lily...

- Don't touch me!

lt's not so easy...

You use me like a rag.

What do you mean?

You use me like something, which

cleans plates and pots. l am so


Don't say that! l'll wash myself

and l'll join you.

No! l'll tell you how it will be.

You'll wash yourself, than you'll wait

for one hour to remove this disgusting


And then will come the time

to go to my work.

Today you are in good state to

kick up. l waked up at 2 o'clock.

l looked at you for one half hour.

Then l decided to make something useful,

instead to watch television.

Daniel! There is no TV set!

- This is not an argument! This is a principle.

- There is no TV, no music,

no curtains, no sofa,

no vase to put some flowers.

And l have no received any flowers

long time ago.

So there is a fridge, but it's

full of motor oil.

- Lily!

- There is a shower, and it smells

of gas...

There is a jack, to jack up your car.

And your wardrobe is full oftyres.

There is no room for my dresses.

- Lily!

But in our state, we can afford the


to have a garage.

- What's wrong with you? ls this your

monthly period?

- No, it isn't!

l just can't live anymore in a garage!

l am a women. Do you remember

what it is?

lt's not something which only


The women moves, thinks, evolves

and sometimes needs a little bit

of comfort.

And this is only because

l like the cars...


l can't get it. What a nice


Lily, what are you doing?

- l'll return to my parents.

- You'll change the garage for a barrack?

A barrack with curtains, a small

garden and flowers on the table.

This is ridiculous. You can't

leave like that.

lt was amusing for you at the


Yes, but it's not any more.

Yourjalopy is more important

for you, than me.

The garage is too small for

us. l made my decision.

Good buy.

Hello girls. Are you having

a walk?

Take it easy. l am just kidding...

l'll see you later.

Hi! Can l come in?

Did you sleep here?

No, l just drowsed for 5 minutes.

You have the file on your face.

l can tell you how long did you

sleep, because your face is like

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Luc Besson

Luc Besson is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed or produced the films Subway, The Big Blue, and Nikita. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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