A nameless Hollywood stunt driver (Ryan Gosling) who also works as getaway driver. He meets his neighbour, Irene (Carrey Mulligan), a woman who has a young son, and instantly finds himself falling for her. When Irene’s ex-con husband Standard (Oscar Isaac) returns from prison the driver finds himself getting drawn into a violent world of crime. In order to protect Irene and her little boy from dangerous gangsters who Standard has a score to settle with, the driver agrees to be part of a heist.
Drive is a violent, dark, action-packed thriller with a romantic twist. The cool soundtrack features a beautiful song called “Real Hero” by College & Electric Youth.
The cast includes: Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Christina Hendricks and Ron Perlman.
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn (Bleeder)
Screenplay: Hossein Amini (The Four Feathers , Snow White and the Huntsman, 47 Ronin) – Based on the book by James Sallis .
Running time: 1h40 min
Release: 2011 (USA)