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Donnie Darko is an fantasy movie directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Patrick Swayze and Maggie Gyllenhaal and Drew Barrymore. The movie was written by Richard Kelly. The film has a $6 million budget with a 113-minute running time. Donnie Darko currently has a 8.1 IMDb rating, based on 677009 and 88 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko release date

When does Donnie Darko come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Donnie Darko (2001)is October 26, 2001.


When will Donnie Darko be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Donnie Darko DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is January 2002. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in January 2002. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Donnie Darko budget

How much did Donnie Darko cost to make?

$6,000,000 budget

The movie cost $6 million to make.

Donnie Darko movie poster

Donnie Darko rating

R Rated

Donnie Darko is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.


Donnie Darko reviews

8.1 IMDb 88 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.1 of out 10 IMDb rating and 88 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


Donnie Darko trailer

Donnie Darko plot summary

What is Donnie Darko about?

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.


Synopsis from IMDb A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


Donnie Darko cast

Who is in Donnie Darko?

Jake Gyllenhaal in Donnie Darko Jake Gyllenhaal as Donnie Darko
Jena Malone in Donnie Darko Jena Malone as Gretchen Ross
Patrick Swayze in Donnie Darko Patrick Swayze as Jim Cunningham
Maggie Gyllenhaal in Donnie Darko Maggie Gyllenhaal as Elizabeth Darko
Drew Barrymore in Donnie Darko Drew Barrymore as Karen Pomeroy

Donnie Darko box Office

How much did Donnie Darko make?

$1,270,522 worldwide

The film has made over $1 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


Donnie Darko details

Theatrical Release Date: October 26, 2001
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $6 million
Box Office: $1 million
Length: 113 minutes
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
Language: English

Donnie Darko facts


How long is Donnie Darko?

The movie is 113 minutes long (1 hour and 53 minutes).

What year did Donnie Darko come out?

The movie is out on October 26, 2001. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Jake Gyllenhaal plays as Donnie Darko.


Who is the director of Donnie Darko?

Richard Kelly directed the movie.


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