Donnie Darko Donnie Darko is a marvelous, messed-up antidote to the sitcom alienation of "American Beauty," starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a sullen, schizophrenic teenager who hears voices… Donnie Darko Donnie Darko is a marvelous, messed-up antidote to the sitcom alienation of "American Beauty," starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a sullen, schizophrenic teenager who hears voices… 2001-10-26 R PT122M Drama Sci-fi and Fantasy Jake Gyllenhaal Drew Barrymore Daveigh Chase Maggie Gyllenhaal Mary McDonnell Holmes Osborne Patrick Swayze Noah Wyle Newmarket Capital Group
Movie Review

Donnie Darko (2001)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Oct 26, 2001; Rated: R; Length: 122 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Jake Gyllenhaal; Distributor: Newmarket Capital Group

Donnie Darko is a marvelous, messed-up antidote to the sitcom alienation of ''American Beauty,'' starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a sullen, schizophrenic teenager who hears voices in his head from a man-size rabbit with a twisted-mask face. Writer-director Richard Kelly offers an original indie vision.

Originally posted Nov 16, 2001 Published in issue #625-626 Nov 16, 2001 Order article reprints
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