Drive narrates the story of a man (Ryan Gosling), who is a stunt performer by profession, which also happens to be his passion.
He performs these dangerous stunts on behalf of Hollywood stars. Quite contrary to this tough yet respectable job, he lives another life under the moon light, where he works as a driver for the criminals and helps them to get away in the darkness of the night. He enjoys living his dual life until one day, he reaches a point, where he has to help himself to run for his own life from a dangerous criminal (Albert Brooks), because he was unable to do justice to the job allocated to him. He becomes the reason for the anger of the most dangerous man in Los Angeles. This is the moment when he realizes that he has landed himself in thick soup, and learns that the only way to get rid of this mess is to run for his life. Until he puts pedal to the metal he won’t be able to survive.
Director Nicolas Winding Refn has knitted the plot well, with suspense and the thrills, which keep the audience glued to their seats. Another factor that acts as the plus point for the movie is the cast, which has done complete justice to their roles. The action movie is the adaptation of a novel written by James Sallis.