Taxi 2

October 6, 2000 0 By Fans
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Plot

Police inspector Emilien and his taxi-driver pal Daniel are back, this time on the tail of a group of Japanese yakuza.

Release Year: 2000

Rating: 6.2/10 (18,557 voted)

Director:
Gérard Krawczyk

Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Emma Wiklund

Storyline
The Japanese ambassaor is visiting Marseilles to view the city police's anti-gang tactics. During the visit, however, he is kidnapped by a group working for the Japanese yakuza. Young officer Emilien is determined to rescue the ambassador and officer Petra (his girlfriend), who was also kidnapped, and restore the honor of his department. Once again, speed demon taxi-driver Daniel (from the first Taxi movie) is called upon to save the day with his high-speed driving skills.

Cast:

Samy Naceri

Daniel Morales


Frédéric Diefenthal

Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec


Marion Cotillard

Lilly Bertineau


Emma Wiklund

Petra

(as Emma Sjöberg)


Bernard Farcy

Commissaire Gibert


Jean-Christophe Bouvet

Général Edmond Bertineau


Frédérique Tirmont

Mother

(as Frederique Tirmont)


Marc Faure

French Minister


Haruhiko Hirata

Japanese Minister


Tsuyu Shimizu

Yuli

(as Tsuyu)


Ko Suzuki

Katano


Yoshi Oida

Yuke Tsumoto


Kentaro

Yakuza


Hiro Uchiyama

Master Hypnotist

(as Hira Uchiyama)


Onochi Seietsu

Master Hypnotist

Taglines:
Le 29 mars, il passe la seconde.

Release Date: 6 October 2000

Filming Locations: Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France



Box Office Details

Budget: FRF 70,000,000

(estimated)

Gross: $559,412
(USA)
(22 October 2000)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:

Was originally released with 836 prints, the largest number ever for a film in France, surpassing the previous 797 print record in France held by
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

Goofs:

Crew or equipment visible:
The nylon string that flips the hat of the traffic police holding the radar out.

Quotes:

Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec:
[subtitled version]

[Émilien has the escaping ninjas cornered in a dead end]

Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec:
Ha-ha-ha-ha, oh yes, Marseille is complicated. Full of small streets. And you'll see that the cells aren't big either.
[points his gun at them]

Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec:
Line up, face down, hands on your back, I'm warning you, I'm the shooting champion of the department, stop doing the Mario! You speak French?
[ninjas suddenly form a circle leaning towards each other with their hands on each other's shoulder]

Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec:
Watch out! Warned you! Me do police brutality!
[ninjas scatter and climb up the wall, Émilien tries to follow but falls into a dumpster]



User Review

Great "Easy-to-watch" Movie!

Rating: 10/10

Sometimes you're in mood to see an "Easy-to-watch" movie, a movie that not
requires you to sit tight and be concentrated while watching. Taxi 2 is
certainly such a movie, and if you're a Car-fanatic, you're in for the
ride
of your life! As it is not necessary to have seen the first film, I
strongly
recommend it, especially if you like this one!