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Donnie Darko (2001)

User Rating: ***** (5.0/5)

Thriller, Suspense/Horror and Romance
1 hr. 20 min.
Some may think that Donnie Darko is a typical maladjusted teenager. Actually, Donnie is borderline delusional, beset by visions of a monstrous rabbit, which is trying to keep him under its sinister influence. Prompted by this apparition, Donnie commits antisocial acts while he is undergoing psychotherapy, surviving the vagaries of high-school life and romance, and fortuitously escaping a bizarre death from a falling jet engine. Donnie battles his demons, literally and figuratively, in a series of intertwining story lines that play with time travel, fundamentalist gurus, fate, predestination and the machinations of the universe.

MPAA Rating: R for language, some drug use and violence.

Release Date: January 19, 2001 Sundance '01; October 26, 2001 Limited.