Drive is an American action crime drama movie directed by Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn, written by Hossein Amini, based on James Sallis' novel of the same title published in 2005. The film premiered at 2011 Cannes Film Festival, was released on September 16, 2011 (United States), nominated for an Oscar: "Best Achievement in Sound Editing". Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac, and Christina Hendricks, the film follows the story of a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver and his neighbor, Irene. Drive was mostly filmed in Los Angeles, California. Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles was used as the interiors of Driver and Irene's apartments. Picture Car Warehouse was used as Shannon's garage.
Point Mugu. Photo by Josue Soriano on Unsplash.
Where was Drive Filmed?
Drive was filmed in 1710 Naomi Ave, 8400 Reseda Blvd (Shannon's Garage), Big Six Market, Denny's, Elks Lodge, Los Angeles River, MacArthur Park, Park Plaza Hotel (Driver and Irene's Apartments), Pink Motel, Point Mugu, Santa Clarita, Saugus Speedway, The Great Wall Chinese and Vincenzo's Pizza.
The complete list of the locations with latitude and longitude coordinates are listed below in the table.
Drive Locations Map
Drive Locations Table
|1710 Naomi Ave||34.023746||-118.246880|
|8400 Reseda Blvd (Shannon's Garage)||34.222988||-118.535721|
|Big Six Market||34.062721||-118.280899|
|Los Angeles River||34.016319||-118.223022|
|Park Plaza Hotel (Driver and Irene's Apartments)||34.060879||-118.279160|
|The Great Wall Chinese||34.201439||-118.532791|