Film and TV

Drive, and five other badass film heroes defined by their badass jackets

Drive, the film by Nicolas Winding Refn starring Ryan Gosling as a getaway driver so smooth you start to think he has some form of learning disability, is a perfect cinematic representation of "cool." (Read our review of Drive) It oozes that shit, both in its underbelly of tone and theme, but also in the surface details -- the neon pink font and electropop of the opening credits, the stylized theatricality of its formalism, and the costuming. Pretty much if you didn't walk out the theater wanting Ryan Gosling's jacket, you can turn in your "cool license." It happens.

Here are six characters defined by their badass jackets that you know you want.

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Tim Davids