Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko gets along badly with his family, with his teachers and with his classmates; but he does manage to find a sympathetic friend in Gretchen, who agrees to date him; and he has a compassionate psychiatrist, who discovers hypnosis is the means to unlock hidden secrets. His other companion may not be a true ally. Donnie has a friend named Frank, who is either a large purple bunny, or man in a large purple bunny costume

. Either way, Donnie is the only one who can see him. When an engine falls off a plane and destroys his room, Donnie is not there. Both the event, and Donnie’s escape, seem to have been caused by supernatural events. Donnie’s mental illness, if such it is, may never allow him to find out for sure.

Donnie Darko

Title: Donnie Darko

Release Date: 2001

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

    Directors: Kelly, Richard


  • Barrymore, Drew
  • Malone, Jena
  • Gyllenhaal, Jake as Donnie Darko
  • Osborne, Holmes as Eddie Darko
  • Gyllenhaal, Maggie as Elizabeth Darko
  • Chase, Daveigh as Samantha Darko
  • McDonnell, Mary as Mrs. Rose Darko
  • Duval, James as Frank
  • Taxier, Arthur as Dr. Fisher
  • Swayze, Patrick as Jim Cunningham
  • Hoffman, Mark as Police Officer
  • St. James, David as Bob Garland
  • Tangen, Tom as Man in Red Jogging Suit
  • Mahannah, Jazzie as Joanie James
  • Purdy, Jolene as Cherita Chen
  • Stone, Stuart as Ronald Fisher
  • Lundy, Gary as Sean Smith

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