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R| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
In a funny, moving and distinctly mind-bending journey through suburban America, one extraordinary but disenchanted teenager is about to take Time's Arrow for a ride. After surviving a freak accident, Donnie (Jake Gyllenhaal) begins to explore what it means to be alive, and in short order to be in love, he uncovers secrets of the universe that give him a tempting power to alter time and destiny.

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal , Jena Malone , Drew Barrymore , James Duval , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Mary McDonnell , Holmes Osborne , Katharine Ross

Director: Richard Kelly

Genres: Fantasy

Distributor: Newmarket Film Group

Donnie Darko (2001)

Release Date: October 26th, 2001|2 hr. 2 min.

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    absolutely brilliant, one of my favorite movies

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