The role that sent Robert DeNiro from mobster cliche to the top of the food chain in hollywood. His role as Travis Bickle, a disturbed trigger-happy psychopath with a mohawk is widely believed to be one of the greatest performances ever filmed and would be the catalyst for his future leading roles in cinema masterpieces like Raging Bull, A Bronx Tale and Analyze This. Scorsese’s adaptation would pave the way the the future of his aclaimed film making archives.
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