Taxi 2


1h 25m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Once again, intrepid Marseille cabbie Daniel joins forces with mild-mannered Paris cop Emilien in order to rescue the kidnapped Japanese Minister of Defense and Emilien's ladylove and fellow police officer, the reserved and statuesque Petra.

Film Details

Genre
Action
Comedy
Drama
Foreign
Sequel
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Arp; Duboi; Le Studio Canal Plus; StudioCanal; Tf1 Films Productions
Distribution Company
A-Film Distribution; Alternative Films; Arp; Cecchi Gori Pictures; Constantin Film Development, Inc.; Independent Films (If); Metrodome Distribution; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Scanbox Entertainment; Tobis Film; Tripictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

Once again, intrepid Marseille cabbie Daniel joins forces with mild-mannered Paris cop Emilien in order to rescue the kidnapped Japanese Minister of Defense and Emilien's ladylove and fellow police officer, the reserved and statuesque Petra.

Cast

Samy Naceri

Daniel

Frederic Diefenthal

Emilien

Marion Cotillard

Lilly

Emma Sjoberg

Petra

Bernard Farcy

Chief Inspector Gibert

Jean-christophe Bouvet

General Bertineau

Frederique Tirmont

Mother

Marc Faure

Hirata Haruhiko

Japenese Inister

Ko Susuki

Katano

Yoshi Oida

Yuke Tsumoto

Yuji Yamashita

Yakuza

Onochi Uchiyama

Master Hypnotist

Onochi Seietsu

Master Hypnotist

Edouard Montoute

Alain

Francois Cottrelle

Plainclothes Cop At Airport

Tewhik Behar

Djamel

Jean-louis Schlesser

Jean-Louis

Henri Magne

Co-Pilot

Michel Muller

Husband

Miren Pradier

Pregnant Woman

Richard Guedji

Doctor

Jean-luc Borras

Bookseller

Sebastien Thiery

Investigator

Cyril Raffaelli

Karate Instructor

Francois Nguyen

Belote Player

Louis-marie Nyee

Belote Player

David Moulin

Belote Player

Jean-luc Mehler

Old Cop At Radar

Jean-francois Regazzi

Eputy Chief At Radar

Dominique Chevallier

Traffic Controller

Franck Maigne

Assistant Traffic Controller

Hiroyuki Yanagisawa

Translator

Emile Gerard

Lieutenant Colonel Bertrand

Nicky Naude

Swimming Man

Shirley Bousquet

Swimming Woman

Jean-claude Houbart

Green Light Driver

Christophe Gorlier

Expert Chief

Maidi Roth

Driving School Student

Philippe Du Janerand

Customer In Hurry

Eric Challier

Cop At Police Station

Jacques Buron

Colonel Picard

Stephane Aizac

Gign Soldier

Sebastien Pons

Akim

Malek Bechar

Rached

Michel Elias

Rally Speaker

Pierre Brichese

Cop At Police Station No 2

Fedele Papalia

Park Keeper

Dorel Carenco

Young Girl At Radar

Kwon Ju Gui

Yakuza

Ken Chung

Yakuza

Raymond Khamuene

Yakuza

Jean Lebidan

Yakuza

Pierre Ngyuen

Yakuza

Chau Belle

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Williams Belle

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Guilain N'guba Boyeke

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Malik Diouf

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Charles Perriere

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Laurent Piemontesi

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Yann Hnautra

Yamakasi (Ninja)

Richard Guedj

Chau Belle Dinh

Crew

Jerome Aghion

2nd Unit Sound Recordist (2nd Unit)

Brigette Baudet

Sculptor

Melik Bernard

Unit Manager

Luc Besson

Producer; Producer ("Presents")

Luc Besson

Screenwriter

Maxence Bottreau

Other

Herve Buirette

Sound

David Campbell

Other

Livier Coquillon

Unit Manager

Jean-claude Dauphinot

Special Effects Technician

43 Eme R I De Lille

Song Performer ("Mizirlou" "Gonna Fly Now" "A Paris" "Alsace Lorraine")

Gregoire Delage

Special Effects Technician

Georges Demetrau

Special Effects Supervisor

David Deshayes

Unit Manager

Pierre Excoffier

Sound

Guillaume Farny

Unit Production Manager

Eric Ferret

Sound Effects Recordist

Andrea Fontana

Assistant Director

Jean-jacques Gernolle

Production Designer

Stephane Gluck

Assistant Director

Bernard Grenet

Executive Producer

Fran├žois Groult

Sound

Philippe Guegan

Physical Stunts Coordinator

Marc Guidetti

Unit Production Manager

Thierry Guilmard

Production Manager

Eric Guinot

Location Manager

Nicolas Herdt

Other

Didier Hoarau

Unit Production Manager

Francois-joseph Hors

Sound Mixer

Thierry Hoss

Editor

Myriam Hottois

Key Makeup

Remy Julienne

Car Stunt Coordinator

Geraldine Kechichian

Makeup

Al Khemya

Music

Al Khemya

Song Performer ("Dragon Punch" "Fly Asie" "Badda" "Olao" "Taxi Theme 1-2" "Taxi Theme 1-1" "Tax" "Brooklyn" "Ang" "New Chance")

Diziz La Peste

Song Performer ("Lettre Ouvrte" "Brise De Mer" "Millenaire" "A La Conquete")

Fafe La Rage

Song Performer ("Lettre Ouvrte" "Ballade Pour Un Traitre" "Millenaire" "A La Conquete")

Jordane Lafourcade

Assistant Director

Patrick Le Goc

Unit Manager

Franck Lebreton

Unit Production Manager

Philippe Letote

Assistant Director

Jerome Levy

Sound Effects

Didier Lozahic

Music Mixer

Christophe Maratier

Technical Advisor Armourer

Andreas Meszaros

Assistant Director

Jerome Miel

Special Effects Technician

Pierre Morel

Steadicam Operator

Eric Peloy

Storyboard Artist

Laurent Petin

Producer

Michele Petin

Producer

Swan Pham

Casting

Christine Pierrard

Assistant Director

Franck Pilant

Song Performer ("Speed I" "Speed 2" "Le Tunnel" "Theme 1" ")

Martine Rapin

Costume Designer

Charlet Recors

Other

Veronique Revil

Special Effects

Maggie Perlado Ridao

Script Supervisor

Stephan Ripoll

Location Manager

Paulin Sagna

2nd Unit Sound Recordist (2nd Unit)

Julien Sanson

Unit Manager

Lionel Sigwald

Assistant Director

Virginie Silla

Production Coordinator

Alexandra Simon

Illustrator

Pol Simon

Sound Studio Consultant

Gerard Sterin

Director Of Photography

Bernard Tissier

Other

Olivier Tulli

2nd Unit Sound Recordist (2nd Unit)

Fabien Verges

Assistant Director

Christine Vizier

Key Hairdresser

Catherine Werner Schmit

Set Decorator

Ken Yasumoto

Supervising Sound Editor

Ken Yasumoto

Sound

Film Details

Genre
Action
Comedy
Drama
Foreign
Sequel
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Arp; Duboi; Le Studio Canal Plus; StudioCanal; Tf1 Films Productions
Distribution Company
A-Film Distribution; Alternative Films; Arp; Cecchi Gori Pictures; Constantin Film Development, Inc.; Independent Films (If); Metrodome Distribution; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Scanbox Entertainment; Tobis Film; Tripictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

This sequel to "Taxi" (France/1998), the 3rd-highest grossing French release on 1998, opened on 836 screens throughout France, breaking the previous record of 797 screens held by "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" (USA/1999).

Opening in France broke all previous French box office records for both French and foreign releases.

Wide release in France March 29, 2000.