September 16, 2011
Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity
Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can't help falling in love with his beautiful neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac).
After a heist intended to pay off Standard's protection money spins unpredictably out...
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When will criminals learn? Stick to your guns, stick to your rules, and things will be fine. Deviate from your simple guidelines, mix in a love interest and let things get personal, and all things will go to hell. Then again, if you're the bad guys you know you should never mess with the quiet guy who's the protagonist in a movie, especially if he looks like Ryan Gosling and is featured in the movie Drive
. Because he'll f**k them up, and the movie will blow audiences away. Full movie review »