After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
“Donnie Darko” is a 2001 American science fiction psychological thriller film written and directed by Richard Kelly. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, Mary McDonnell, Katharine Ross, and Patrick Swayze.
The plot follows Donnie Darko (Gyllenhaal), a troubled teenager who experiences strange visions and is visited by a mysterious figure in a rabbit costume. As Donnie tries to understand the meaning behind his visions and the rabbit figure, he becomes increasingly involved in a series of strange and often dangerous events.
The film explores themes of time travel, mental illness, existentialism, and the nature of reality. It received mixed reviews upon its initial release but has since gained a cult following and is widely regarded as a classic of the genre.
“Donnie Darko” was not a commercial success when it was first released, but it has since gained a devoted following and has become a cult classic. The film’s intricate plot and ambiguous ending have led to many interpretations and discussions among fans and critics.