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Adventures of a Taxi Driver (1976)

Joe North is a cab driver in London, something that gives him many opportunities to have sex.

Director:

Stanley A. Long (as Stanley Long)

Writers:

Suzanne Mercer (screenplay), Stanley A. Long (idea) (as Stanley Long)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Evans ... Joe
Judy Geeson ... Nikki
Adrienne Posta ... Carol
Diana Dors ... Mrs North
Liz Fraser ... Maisie
Jane Hayden Jane Hayden ... Linda
Ian Lavender ... Ronald
Stephen Lewis ... Doorman
Robert Lindsay ... Tom
Henry McGee Henry McGee ... Inspector Rogers
Angela Scoular ... Marion
Brian Wilde ... Harold
Marc Harrison Marc Harrison ... Peter
Graham Ashley Graham Ashley ... Gerry
Dave Carter ... Bill
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Joe North is a cab driver in London, something that gives him many opportunities to have sex.

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He gets more than his fare share! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1976 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Confesiones de un Taxi Driver See more »

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Salon Productions See more »
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Mono

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Color
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When Barry Evans' acting career declined in later life, he resorted to working as a local taxi driver to earn a living. See more »

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References Lady and the Tramp (1955) See more »

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Big Stripper
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Music by Reg Tilsley
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A not very funny 'Confessions of…' knock off.
10 January 2015 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Spurred on by the success of the ribald, 1970s 'Confessions of…' sex comedies, producer/director Stanley Long began his own series in the same vein, the 'Adventures of…' films, starting with Adventures of a Taxi Driver. This first film quickly sets the tone for the whole series: crude and not particularly funny.

Mind Your Language star Barry Evans plays Joe North, a cheeky London cabbie who uses his job as a means of chatting his way into the knickers of his tastier clientèle. Little more than a series of smutty skits in which North experiences variety of silly sexcapades (allowing for the obligatory nudity from some quality British crumpet, and occasional flash of Evan's todger), the film is unsophisticated nonsense with little of the charm or wit of the films it so obviously seeks to emulate.

3.5/10, generously rounded up to 4 for lovely Jane Hayden as Linda (which, coincidentally, is the name of Jane's equally attractive big sister), a suicidal woman saved by North, who tries to help the poor girl out by shagging her (NOT a method recommended by The Samaritans, I believe).


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