Donnie Darko Movie

Donnie Darko movie poster

Who's Involved:

Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Nancy Juvonen, Sean McKittrick, Noah Wyle, Richard Kelly, Patrick Swayze, Adam Fields, Katharine Ross

Release Date:

Friday, July 23, 2004 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 53 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Donnie is a troubled high school student: in therapy, prone to sleepwalking and in possession of an imaginary friend, a six-foot rabbit named Frank, who tells him the world is going to end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds. During that time he will navigate teenage life, narrowly avoid death in the form of a falling jet engine, follow Frank's maladjusted instructions and try to maintain the space-time continuum.

3.89 / 5 stars (18 users)

Poll: Will you see Donnie Darko?

Cast: Who stars in it?

  • avatar

    Havana Nights: Dirty Dancing 2, Powder Blue

  • avatar

    Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House, Snake and Mongoose

Crew: Who's making Donnie Darko

A look at the Donnie Darko behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Richard Kelly last directed The Box and Southland Tales. The film's writer Richard Kelly last wrote The Box and Southland Tales.


Richard Kelly


Adam Fields
Nancy Juvonen
Sean McKittrick


Arrow Films

Production Companies

Donnie Darko Trailers & Videos

Production: What we know about Donnie Darko

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

Donnie Darko Release Date: When was it released?

Donnie Darko was released in 2004 on Friday, July 23, 2004 (Nationwide release). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including A Home at the End of the World, Festival Express and The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Released; Now Available Buy | Rent Now

Questions: Asked About Donnie Darko

Looking for more information on Donnie Darko?

Check out the below links, may contain affiliate links.

Official Movie Site & Social Media Links

Across the Web