Drive parents guide

Drive Parent Guide

Release date September 16, 2011

Ryan Gosling plays a driver for hire whose jobs range from movie stuntman to steering a getaway car. Usually aloof, he makes an uncharacteristically neighborly offer to a woman and her son (Carey Mulligan and Kaden Leos) that need a ride home. This friendly gesture proves the beginning of a dangerous journey for all three of them.

Why is Drive rated R? The MPA rated Drive R for strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity.

Run Time: 95 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Drive rated R? Drive is rated R by the MPAA for strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Visually explicit portrayals of violence, including a shooting and beating.

- Depictions of shooting, stabbing and fighting.

- Frequent graphic violence and brutal detail.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.

- Depiction of an automobile accident.

Sexual Content:

- Several scenes of breast nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context,

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- References to drugs and alcohol.

- Tobacco use.

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News About "Drive"

This movie is based on a book by James Sallis.

Cast and Crew

Drive is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and stars Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Drive movie is January 31, 2012. Here are some details…

Drive releases to home video on January 31, 2012.

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