Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has set the Drive DVD and Blu-ray release date for January 31, 2012. The movie, which was released back in September, starred Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, and Christina Hendricks, and was directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.
Drive is currently one of the best movie of the year with 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, and despite its R rating it managed to earn $34 million at the US box office, and $63 million in total worldwide. Not bad for a movie that cost $15 million.
Director Nicolas Winding Refn said he hopes to put together a ‘Queen Edition’ DVD/Blu-ray which “describes the process of the filmmaking, and answers some of the more mysterious elements of the success of that it has achieved”, but until that happens the standard edition DVD and Blu-ray will contain the following special features:
– “Drive Without a Driver”
– “I Drive”
– “Under the Hood”
– “Driver and Irene”
– “Cut to the Chase”
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 neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac).
After a heist intended to pay off Standard’s protection money spins unpredictably out of control, Driver finds himself driving defence for the girl he loves, tailgated by a syndicate of deadly serious criminals (Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman). But when he realizes that the gangsters are after more than the bag of cash in his trunk-that they’re coming straight for Irene and her son-Driver is forced to shift gears and go on offense.