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Taxi 4 (stylised as T4xi and T4Xi) is a 2007 French action comedy film directed by Gérard Krawczyk and the fourth installment of the Taxi series. As with all the other films in the franchise Gallic Taxi, Samy Naceri plays taxi driver "Daniel Morales", this time in a Peugeot 407, unlike the 406 in the previous films. Frédéric Diefenthal is "Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec", whilst Jean-Christophe Bouvet reprises his role as "General Bertineau" yet again.

Taxi 4
Taxi 4 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGérard Krawczyk
Produced byLuc Besson
Laurent Pétin
Michèle Pétin
Written byLuc Besson
StarringSamy Naceri
Frédéric Diefenthal
Bernard Farcy
Jean-Christophe Bouvet
Edouard Montoute
Emma Sjöberg-Wiklund
Djibril Cissé
François Damiens
Jean-Luc Couchard
Distributed byEuropaCorp
Release date
  • 14 February 2007 (2007-02-14)
Running time
91 minutes
Budget$17.5 million
Box office$65.1 million[1]

The film also features French footballer Djibril Cissé.[2]



A Belgian criminal, wanted all over Europe for his crimes, is in the custody of the Police Department of Marseille to be watched for a few hours before transfer to a prison in Congo. Unfortunately Émilien (Frédéric Diefenthal) is tricked by the villain and convinced to let the prisoner go.

After these events he's fired, but luckily for him, his friend Daniel (Samy Naceri) helps him one more time by telling him the location where the criminal is located, having been the taxi driver who drove him after he left the police station, not knowing he was a criminal. With Daniel's skills and his new Peugeot 407, Émillen seeks to capture the criminal to restore his job back.[3]

Box officeEdit

On the opening day, 450,000 people attended in France with 43,000 in Paris alone. T4xi's Canadian premiere was at the Just for Laughs Comedia Film Festival on 22 July 2007, a week before wide release.[4]


  1. ^ JP. "Taxi 4 (2007)- JPBox-Office".
  2. ^ James, Alison (2006-05-14). "Gauls hail a cab with fourth 'Taxi'". Variety. Retrieved 2006-09-03.
  3. ^ "Taxi 4 (2007) Synopsis". IMDB. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  4. ^ Juste pour rire 2007 - Comedia - Taxi 4 Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine (accessed 15 July 2007)

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