• Released
  • September 16, 2011
  • R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 1,870 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver has a price on his head after a botched robbery.

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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Few actors working today could make emotional sense of such a protean character, but Ryan Gosling does so with calm authority. He's a...
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100

Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
Low-key, sleek and sophisticated, Drive provides the visceral pleasures of pulp without sacrificing art. It's cool and smart. Some critics...
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100

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A brilliant piece of nasty business that races on a B-movie track until it switches to the dizzying fuel of undiluted creativity. Damn,...
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95

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Drive not only met my hopes; it charged way over the speed limit, partly because it's an unapologetically commercial picture that defies...
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie has you from its nearly wordless opening sequence.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The entire film, in fact, seems much more real than the usual action-crime-chase concoctions we've grown tired of. Here is a movie with...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The look is artfully stylized, influenced by classic film noir; the mood is dark; the performances nuanced; and the story unnervingly...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Among Gosling's many star-making qualities is his nuanced mastery, since "The Believer," of a facial expression of infinitely adaptable,...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
So it's a fun, if not exhilarating, ride, one sped along with the help of a wonderfully assembled cast.
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
For all the movement in Drive, the quiet, deathly still moments are the ones that count.
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Rated R | For Strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity
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