Donnie Darko (2001)

7.9 / Rated by 6 people

Science Fiction
113 min.
Plot  On October 2, 1988, Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal), a troubled teenager living in Middlesex, Virginia, is awakened and led outside by a figure in a monstrous rabbit costume, who introduces himself as "Frank" and tells him the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds. At dawn, Donnie returns home to find a jet engine has crashed into his bedroom. His older sister, Elizabeth (Maggie Gyllenhaal), informs him the FAA investigators do not know where it came from.

Donnie tells his psychotherapist, Dr. Thurman (Katharine Ross), about his continuing visits from Frank. Acting under Frank's influence, he floods his school by damaging a water main. He also begins dating new student Gretchen Ross (Jena Malone), who has moved to town with her mother under a new identity to escape her violent stepfather. Gym teacher Kitty Farmer (Beth Grant) blames the flooding on the influence of the short story "The Destructors", assigned by dedicated English teacher Karen Pomeroy (Dr...



Jake Gyllenhaal
Donnie Darko
Jena Malone
Gretchen Ross
Mary McDonnell
Rose Darko
Holmes Osborne
Eddie Darko
Katharine Ross
Dr. Lilian Thurman
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Elizabeth Darko
Daveigh Chase
Samantha Darko
James Duval
Frank Anderson
Drew Barrymore
Karen Pomeroy
Patrick Swayze
Jim Cunningham
Noah Wyle
Dr. Kenneth Monnitoff
Beth Grant
Kitty Farmer
Seth Rogen
Ricky Danforth
Fran Kranz


All Titles

Donnie Darko
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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