Drive
Drive (2011)

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… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 31, 2012
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
93%
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User Score
78%



Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With its hyper-stylized blend of violence, music, and striking imagery, Drive represents a fully realized vision of arthouse action.

David Thomson
The New Republic

What it had going for it was an uncanny and moving relationship between Gosling and Mulligan.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

The extreme and escalating violence will prove off-putting to some-frankly, I'm surprised not to have been among them-but for the rest, Drive is a needle-punch of adrenaline to the aorta.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

This is pop art of the highest degree.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Sure, it's shallow, but it's also slickly compelling, beautifully crafted and so damn shiny.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

In reworking genres without quoting shamelessly, Refn proves himself his own man and a guy quite capable of taking us places we didn't even know we wanted to go.

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Tom Glasson
Concrete Playground

Hands down the coolest film of 2011, Drive is a stylised genre film where the genre is constantly changing.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

In grabbing our attention, [Refn] diverts it from what matters. The horror lingers and seeps; the feelings are sponged away.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Drive is pedal-to-the-metal stuff. Don't get behind the wheel unless you can take the rush.

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Chase Whale
Gordon and the Whale

Something under the hood of Drive captured my heart; director Nicolas Winding Refn has admirably crafted a fine piece of retro-noir cinema.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
This film is a very slick and awesome conscious mix of contemporary and retro aesthetics and stylization, and, even though I'd prefer the decade for the… More
Christian C
Much slower pace than I anticipated -- it's not really an action film. Gosling, like always, delivers an excellent performance.
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Chris Miele
My favorite movie of 2011. It kept me in a trance the whole time.
Al S
A dark, visceral, patient and mind-blowing experience. One hell of an exhilarating and insanely cool movie. An adrenaline-pumping thrill-ride that never stops.… More
Jack Hawkins
When I got home after a long drive from the cinema, I wasn't entirely sure why 'Drive' was getting the praise it was getting. Coincidentally, I… More

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