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Donnie Darko

2001 Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

About

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Directed by

Richard Kelly

Written by

Richard Kelly (Screenplay)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal
as Donnie Darko
Jena Malone
as Gretchen Ross
Patrick Swayze
as Jim Cunningham
Maggie Gyllenhaal
as Elizabeth Darko
Drew Barrymore
as Karen Pomeroy
Beth Grant
as Kitty Farmer
Holmes Osborne
as Eddie Darko
Daveigh Chase
as Samantha Darko

Lists

#227 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#86 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#53 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#455 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss