Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase, Mary McDonnell and James Duval, "Donnie Darko" (also known as "Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut", "Donnie Darko - Fürchte die Dunkelheit") is a Drama/Mystery/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Richard Kelly, released in the USA on January 19 of 2001.
The cult phenomenon returns summer 2004. (director's cut re-release)
Who directed "Donnie Darko":
Donnie Darko was directed by Richard Kelly, an American producer, actor, writer, cinematographer, and director.
Since Donnie Darko, Richard Kelly directed The Box, released in 2008.
When was "Donnie Darko" released:
Donnie Darko was initially released on Friday, January 19, 2001, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Caveman's Valentine, The Business of Strangers (dir. Patrick Stettner), The Believer (dir. Henry Bean), and Green Dragon (dir. Timothy Linh Bui). This was eighteen (18) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 25, 2002 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, January 30, 2002 in France; Saturday, July 21, 2001 in Germany; Sunday, September 26, 2004 in Italy; Monday, October 08, 2001 in Spain; Wednesday, July 24, 2002 in Australia and on Saturday, August 31, 2002 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Donnie Darko":
At the casting of Donnie Darko we find Jake Gyllenhaal, previously seen in October Sky (1999) and Homegrown (1998); Holmes Osborne (Bring It On (2000), Election (1999)); Maggie Gyllenhaal (Cecil B. DeMented (2000), The Photographer (2000)) [ more... ]
- Patrick Swayze and Jake Gyllenhaal also worked together in Abby Singer, released in 2003.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal and Beth Grant can be seen in Crazy Heart, released in 2009.
- Holmes Osborne and Seth Rogen also appeared together in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, released in 2004.
- Beth Grant and Patrick Swayze also appeared together in To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, released in 1995.
What is the Storyline of "Donnie Darko":
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 at a specific time in 28 days. 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. [...]
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