Top 50 Drive Movie Details

While searching the internet for Drive movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

In Baby Driver (2017), Baby flips through the channels at one point and later repeats all of the dialogue he hears from the TV.
In Baby Driver (2017), Baby flips through the channels at one point and later repeats all of the dialogue he hears from the TV.
In Baby Driver, J.D. (Right) is the only gunman in the second robbery to not wear a shoulder strap with his shotgun, later when when they swap cars he accidentally leaves it behind.
In Baby Driver, J.D. (Right) is the only gunman in the second robbery to not wear a shoulder strap with his shotgun, later when when they swap cars he accidentally leaves it behind.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Drive details are suitable for kids.

  1. The colour red is symbolic of violence or blood. Bats always wears red clothing to show that his blood lust is something that's a part of him. Buddy and Darling also have red light reflected on their faces, Darling when she tells Buddy to kill Bats, and Buddy in the cop car

  2. Doc (Kevin Spacey) is accompanied by Killer Mike and Big Boi, both of which contributed to he film's soundtrack (Chase me & Run The Jewels)

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - : A large portion of Baby's dialogue is something he has previously heard in the movie. This is because Baby is a sampler, he takes audio from other sources and integrates them into his life. He also does this with his mixtapes.
    : A large portion of Baby's dialogue is something he has previously heard in the movie. This is because Baby is a sampler, he takes audio from other sources and integrates them into his life. He also does this with his mixtapes.
  • 1 - When Baby looks at all of his cassette tapes, one of the tapes says Red Line. This is a reference to the 2009 film REDLINE which is a Japanese animated movie about racing. Both films feature a protagonist who is an exceptional driver most likely without equal.
    When Baby looks at all of his cassette tapes, one of the tapes says Red Line. This is a reference to the 2009 film REDLINE which is a Japanese animated movie about racing. Both films feature a protagonist who is an exceptional driver most likely without equal.
  • 1 - Initially received an X-Rating due to the graphic violence of the final shootout. To attain an R-Rating, Martin Scorsese had the colors de-saturated, making the brightly colored blood less prominent, a change he considered a big improvement on what was originally shot
    Initially received an X-Rating due to the graphic violence of the final shootout. To attain an R-Rating, Martin Scorsese had the colors de-saturated, making the brightly colored blood less prominent, a change he considered a big improvement on what was originally shot
  • 1 - The music video for Mint Royale - Blue Song is breifly seen on TV. The music video was directed by Edgar Wright and was used as inspiration for the opening scene for Baby Driver (Link Below)
    The music video for Mint Royale - Blue Song is breifly seen on TV. The music video was directed by Edgar Wright and was used as inspiration for the opening scene for Baby Driver (Link Below)
  • 1 - Th time, i notice the director, Martin Sorcesse as a background character!
    Th time, i notice the director, Martin Sorcesse as a background character!
  • 1 - They were instructed to use Michael Myers Halloween masks for their second robbery, but JD misunderstood and got them Mike Myers masks instead. Mike Myers was given special filmmakers' thanks at the credits.
    They were instructed to use Michael Myers Halloween masks for their second robbery, but JD misunderstood and got them Mike Myers masks instead. Mike Myers was given special filmmakers' thanks at the credits.
  • 1 - When the Kid goes into the movie trailer to take a mask, you can see 3 head sculpts of Christina Hendricks that were used for her death scene.
    When the Kid goes into the movie trailer to take a mask, you can see 3 head sculpts of Christina Hendricks that were used for her death scene.
  • 1 - As Baby's channel surfing, the music video for 'Blue Song' by Mint Royale appears on the TV. The opening scene of Baby Driver was based on that music video.
    As Baby's channel surfing, the music video for 'Blue Song' by Mint Royale appears on the TV. The opening scene of Baby Driver was based on that music video.
  • 1 - Travis actually gets that "organizized" poster he joked to Betsy about
    Travis actually gets that "organizized" poster he joked to Betsy about

Hidden Details

1 - Before Buddy initiates a gunfight that kills a few cops, he turns his head towards the side, looking at the red tail light. Earlier in the film, Darling says, "When Buddy sees red, you'll see nothing but black."
Before Buddy initiates a gunfight that kills a few cops, he turns his head towards the side, looking at the red tail light. Earlier in the film, Darling says, "When Buddy sees red, you'll see nothing but black."

Baby passes by a man arguing with his business partner on the phone, who is late for their meeting. When Baby is walking back with the coffees, the same man can be seen scolding his partner to be on time.

1 - After Baby's iPod gets destroyed, he feels his pulse to get some sort of beat.
After Baby's iPod gets destroyed, he feels his pulse to get some sort of beat.
1 - Baby's inmate number appears as graffiti on the wall during the opening titles of the movie.
Baby's inmate number appears as graffiti on the wall during the opening titles of the movie.
1 - Baby's secret stash has $100 bills include bills before and after the new $100 bill was released in 2010, signifying the length of Baby's tenure with Doc.
Baby's secret stash has $100 bills include bills before and after the new $100 bill was released in 2010, signifying the length of Baby's tenure with Doc.
1 - In the scene where Baby is driving for Goodfellas pizza, Baby doesn't carry the pizzas in an insulated pizza delivery sleeve like most pizza delivery personnel do. This is because he can deliver the pizza so quickly that they actually don't have the chance to get cold.
In the scene where Baby is driving for Goodfellas pizza, Baby doesn't carry the pizzas in an insulated pizza delivery sleeve like most pizza delivery personnel do. This is because he can deliver the pizza so quickly that they actually don't have the chance to get cold.
1 - Baby's inmate number is '28071978', a reference to the release date of The Driver (28 July 1978), a movie that influenced Edgar Wright.
Baby's inmate number is '28071978', a reference to the release date of The Driver (28 July 1978), a movie that influenced Edgar Wright.
1 - Baby doesn't drink wine on his date with Debora because he's the driver
Baby doesn't drink wine on his date with Debora because he's the driver
1 - Had a unique writing process. Most movies would write the action sequences, then find which music synched best. For this movie, Edgar Wright found fast paced music, then wrote the scene to synch almost perfectly with the song, i.e., Hocus Pocus.
Had a unique writing process. Most movies would write the action sequences, then find which music synched best. For this movie, Edgar Wright found fast paced music, then wrote the scene to synch almost perfectly with the song, i.e., Hocus Pocus.
1 - Jon Bernthal's character says this line before leaving the elevator. He is not seen or mentioned ever again.
Jon Bernthal's character says this line before leaving the elevator. He is not seen or mentioned ever again.
1 - When Doc says Baby is squared what he owes him, we see B2 or B?. Baby squared
When Doc says Baby is squared what he owes him, we see B2 or B?. Baby squared

When Baby's iPod gets shot, he takes his pulse to give himself an alternate music-like beat to distract from his tinnitus while he flees.

As Baby leaves the junkyard after watched the silver Taurus get crushed, the stripped remains of the WRX from the opening chase sequence can be seen.

It is shown that Baby Driver Zeroed his Odometer (Possibly to know the distance of each Heist Pursuit). The Odometer shows the distance accurately in the ongoing first pursuit.

1 - At one point Baby flips through random channels. Throughout the movie he ends up referencing every line said on the t.v.
At one point Baby flips through random channels. Throughout the movie he ends up referencing every line said on the t.v.
1 - Bryan Cranston's character, Shannon, has a tattoo of an upside down horseshoe on his neck. The character is described as being extraordinarily unlucky, and in some cultures an upside down horseshoe is considered bad luck.
Bryan Cranston's character, Shannon, has a tattoo of an upside down horseshoe on his neck. The character is described as being extraordinarily unlucky, and in some cultures an upside down horseshoe is considered bad luck.

Baby notices a cop car speed in front of him. Later (2:33 in this vid), Griff assumes they're going to take off going forward, but Baby knows there are cops in front, so he reverses.

1 - You can see graffiti of a black love heart in the background. After Baby sees Deborah, his eventual love interest in the film, that love heart turns red
You can see graffiti of a black love heart in the background. After Baby sees Deborah, his eventual love interest in the film, that love heart turns red

The toy car Baby is playing with in the heist brief foreshadows the upcoming confrontation.

1 - Baby's jacket still has a security tag because he stole the jacket from a mall while running from the police.
Baby's jacket still has a security tag because he stole the jacket from a mall while running from the police.
1 - Amongst other colors, the color green is used as a symbol of home and comfort for Baby. His apartment with Joe is painted green, when he goes on the run he puts on a green jacket, and when he surrenders to the police he gives that jacket to Debora, who is his home when he's free.
Amongst other colors, the color green is used as a symbol of home and comfort for Baby. His apartment with Joe is painted green, when he goes on the run he puts on a green jacket, and when he surrenders to the police he gives that jacket to Debora, who is his home when he's free.
1 - (2017) Buddy's real name is revealed to be Jason Van Horn. Buddy Van Horn is a famous stunt coordinator/film director.
(2017) Buddy's real name is revealed to be Jason Van Horn. Buddy Van Horn is a famous stunt coordinator/film director.

When Darling says to Bats "...when [Buddy] sees red, you'll see nothing but black", Buddy is looking at Bats who is wearing red and Bats is looking at Buddy who is wearing black.

1 - Bats, while talking about his former wheelman dying flashes a gun tattoo on his hand with his trigger finger pulled.
Bats, while talking about his former wheelman dying flashes a gun tattoo on his hand with his trigger finger pulled.
1 - "Lets go away for awhile", an interlude on Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys is playing. At the end of the scene Baby asks Debora if she wants to run away with him.
"Lets go away for awhile", an interlude on Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys is playing. At the end of the scene Baby asks Debora if she wants to run away with him.
1 - A few references are made of Travis Bickle's service in the armed forces: when asking for a job, he says he was a marine; his green M-65 field jacket; but probably the subtlest hint is how he rolls up and packs away his sleeping bag during the day, like any good soldier would.
A few references are made of Travis Bickle's service in the armed forces: when asking for a job, he says he was a marine; his green M-65 field jacket; but probably the subtlest hint is how he rolls up and packs away his sleeping bag during the day, like any good soldier would.
1 - After the first heist in Baby Driver (2017), Griff warns him: "One of these days, Baby, you're gonna get blood on your hands." In the next scene Doc gives him his iconic gloves, which are blood red.
After the first heist in Baby Driver (2017), Griff warns him: "One of these days, Baby, you're gonna get blood on your hands." In the next scene Doc gives him his iconic gloves, which are blood red.
1 - If you watch the film with headphones or properly placed surround sound speakers, every time we see Baby in 'Baby Driver' (2017) wearing only one of his headphones, you'll hear the song he is listening to through that ear only
If you watch the film with headphones or properly placed surround sound speakers, every time we see Baby in 'Baby Driver' (2017) wearing only one of his headphones, you'll hear the song he is listening to through that ear only
1 - Robert De Niro is shown dumping sugar into his drink seconds after his voiceover says he had black coffee, underscoring both the narrator's unreliability and penchant for sweets.
Robert De Niro is shown dumping sugar into his drink seconds after his voiceover says he had black coffee, underscoring both the narrator's unreliability and penchant for sweets.

In many scenes when Baby doesn't have earbuds in, you can hear hissing/ringing, due to the character's tinnitus

Baby Driver is a film full of details but I don't believe anyone has seen this Lyric one yet

1 - When Bats said:"I got enough demons right here playing music all the time." He wasn't just saying. The proof is when they were leaving after the gunfire with the Butcher, he finished 'Tequila' just by listening to a few seconds of it after checking on Baby's earbuds.
When Bats said:"I got enough demons right here playing music all the time." He wasn't just saying. The proof is when they were leaving after the gunfire with the Butcher, he finished 'Tequila' just by listening to a few seconds of it after checking on Baby's earbuds.

: After Bats shoots a guard and Baby sees a murder for the first time with his own eyes, the raindrops and light from the ultraviolet glasses look like blood drops

: the opening sequence shows how crucial it is that babys' life syncs with his music. however, when he sees debora for the first time, he gets off-track and the lyrics on the street briefly don't line up with the song. proving "she doesn't belong in this world."

1 - Which is set in Atlanta, the station Baby turns to after stealing a car towards the end is the actual number 1 station for classic rock in the Atlanta area, 97.1 the river.
Which is set in Atlanta, the station Baby turns to after stealing a car towards the end is the actual number 1 station for classic rock in the Atlanta area, 97.1 the river.
Drive poster
Drive poster

Drive Plot: A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor in this action drama.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Drive, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Drive and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Crime, Drama
Director Nicolas Winding Refn
Main Actors Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks
IMDB score 7.8