Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Christina Hendricks, Albert Brooks
Nicolas Winding Refn (Director), Hossein Amini (Screenplay)
Release: Aug. 6th, 2011
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.
Nope, not a remake of the guilty pleasure straight to DVD Mark Decascos feature, but supposedly a new classic waiting in the wings. This one stars the brilliant Ryan Gosling in the lead as a former st...
There's a driving sequence near the beginning of the film shot almost entirely from the inside of the car that completely blew my mind and was instantly one of my favorite scenes in any film.
The "Action" crowd like this movie because it's a crime movie, it has stupid CG blood effects, a completely unnecessary topless scene, Breaking Bad Guy, Hellboy Dude, and and Ryan Gosling as a loner with little to say, but asses to kick.