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D.C. Cab

D.C. Cab movie poster
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Produced by Topper Carew
Written by Topper Carew
Joel Schumacher
Starring Adam Baldwin
Max Gail
Mr. T
Gary Busey
Charlie Barnett
Irene Cara
Cinematography Dean Cundey
Editing by David E. Blewitt
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) December 16, 1983 (USA)
Running time 100 min.
Country USA
Language English
All Movie Guide profile
IMDb profile

D.C. Cab is a 1983 comedy film, starring Mr. T, Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Gary Busey and a special appearance by singer Irene Cara. The film was co-written and directed by Joel Schumacher. The R-rated comedy was controversial upon release due to Mr. T's appeal among children, which resulted in the film being mis-marketed in many regions. Joel Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, writer, and producer. ... Joel Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, writer, and producer. ... Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in Firefly Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is a 64 American actor best known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubricks Full Metal Jacket. ... Max Gail & Floyd Red Crow Westerman on set of the feature film Tillamook Treasure Max Gail (born April 5, 1943) is an American actor who has starred in television and film roles. ... Mr. ... William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944) is an Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actor. ... Charlie Barnett (September 23, 1954–March 16, 1996) was an African-American actor and comedian. ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959[1] in The Bronx, New York City) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Dean Cundey is a celebrated cinematographer born 12 March 1946 in Alhambra, California, USA. He has worked on some of the most influential special effects films in history and has collaborated extensively with directors John Carpenter and Robert Zemeckis. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... -1... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke[[ laughter in general). ... Mr. ... Max Gail & Floyd Red Crow Westerman on set of the feature film Tillamook Treasure Max Gail (born April 5, 1943) is an American actor who has starred in television and film roles. ... Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in Firefly Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is a 64 American actor best known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubricks Full Metal Jacket. ... William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944) is an Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actor. ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959[1] in The Bronx, New York City) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Joel Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, writer, and producer. ... A motion picture rating system categorizes films with regard to suitability for children and/or adults in terms of issues such as sex, violence and profanity. ...


Taglines:

  • When these guys hit the street, guess what hits the fan.
  • Pity the fool who messes with Mr. T.

Contents

Plot summary

Albert Hockenberry arrives in Washington, D.C. with plans to work for his late father's army buddy Harold, owner of the run-down taxicab company D.C. Cab. Harold wants to improve the company which is full of dilapidated cabs and off-beat cab drivers. The cabbies see driving as a dead end job while they wait for better lives, until Albert inspires them to work as a team. Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D... Taxicab, short forms taxi or cab, is a type of public transport for a single passenger, or small group of passengers, typically for a non-shared ride. ... Taxi driver has several meanings: A taxi driver is one who drives a taxi. ...

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.

A valuable violin is found in one of the cabs earning Harold and his wife a $10,000 reward as owners of the cab. Harold wants to share the money with the drivers and let them invest in the cab company as partners. However, his wife Myrna picks up the reward money and tosses Harold and Albert's belongings out of the house. The cabbies are not happy about losing their share of the reward, and Albert decides to donate his own money to the cab company and convinces the drivers to stay and make something of the company and themselves. The violin is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. ...


The cabbies work together to rescue Albert and a diplomat's two children after they're kidnapped. This page is about negotiations; for the board game, see Diplomacy (game). ...


Cast

Max Gail & Floyd Red Crow Westerman on set of the feature film Tillamook Treasure Max Gail (born April 5, 1943) is an American actor who has starred in television and film roles. ... Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in Firefly Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is a 64 American actor best known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubricks Full Metal Jacket. ... Mr. ... Charlie Barnett (September 23, 1954–March 16, 1996) was an African-American actor and comedian. ... William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944) is an Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actor. ... Gloria Gifford is an American actress who has starred in films and on television. ... Marsha Warfield (born March 5, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an African-American actress best remembered for her 1986-1992 role on the popular NBC sitcom Night Court. ... William Bill Maher, Jr. ... Whitman Mayo (November 13, 1930 - May 22, 2001) was an African-American actor, who was best known for playing Grady on the television sitcom Sanford & Son. ... The Barbarian Brothers are a mildly successful action/comedy film twin acting team. ... The Barbarian Brothers are a mildly successful action/comedy film twin acting team. ... Paul Rodriguez at a United Service Organizations (USO) show aboard USS Nimitz, June 19, 2003 Paul Rodriguez (born January 19, 1955 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico) Raised in East Los Angeles, California, USA, he later served in the military where he was stationed in Iceland, Duluth, Minnesota and elsewhere. ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959[1] in The Bronx, New York City) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Bob Zmuda is an American writer, comedian, producer, and director. ... Timothy Carey (b. ...

Trivia

  • Due to the tremendous popularity of Mr. T among Filipinos, D.C. Cab was re-released in the Philippines in late 1988 under the title Mr. T and Company.

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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