Donnie Darko, a cult classic released in 2001, was one of Jake Gyllenhaal’s first films. The story revolves around a young boy who narrowly avoids a bizarre accident and begins to see a man dressed in a rabbit suit named Frank who persuades him to commit a series of crimes. You’d be mistaken if you thought this was a remake of the Jimmy Stewart classic Harvey. This film is significantly darker and more mysterious.
Many viewers were perplexed by the ending, which sparked lively debate among moviegoers. Let’s revisit the film 21 years later, as well as Gyllenhaal’s thoughts on why it has such a cult following.
What is the plot of Jake Gyllenhaal’s film “Donnie Darko”?