Donnie DarkoDVD - 2002
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A dark, psychological thriller, Donnie Darko is a teen who narrowly misses dying in a terrible accident when a jet engine crashes through the roof of his house. When he begins seeing a terrible vision of a creepy rabbit, he begins to wonder about time and fate.
JCLBeckyC Aug 11, 2011
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this edgy, psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his dark destiny.
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All around me are familiar faces
Worn out places, worn out faces
Bright and early for their daily races
Going nowhere, going nowhere
Their tears are filling up their glasses
No expression, no expression
Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow
No tomorrow, no tomorrow
Gretchen; And what if you could go back in time and take all those hours of pain and darkness and replace them with something better?
Gretchen; Donnie Darko....what the hell kind of name is that? Sounds like some kind of super-hero.
Emily Bates: Mom said the school is closed today because it's flooded, and there's feces everywhere!
Susie Bates: What are feces?
Emily Bates: Baby mice.
Susie Bates: Aww.
Dr. Lilian Thurman: Has he ever told you about his friend Frank?
Rose Darko: Frank?
Dr. Lilian Thurman: Yes, the giant bunny rabbit...
Edward Darko: What?
Rose Darko: ...I don't recall him ever having mentioned a rabbit...
Donnie: My parents didn't get me what I wanted for Christmas.
Dr. Lilian Thurman: What did you want?
Donnie: Hungry Hungry Hippos.
Dr. Lilian Thurman: And how did you feel, being denied these hungry, hungry hippos?
Donnie: You are such a f**kass.
Elizabeth: Did you just call me a f**kass? You can go suck a f**k.
Donnie: Oh, please, tell me Elizabeth, how exactly does one suck a f**k?
Donnie: Why do you wear that stupid bunny suit?
Frank: Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?
Gretchen: My mom had to get a restraining order against my stepdad. He has emotional problems.
Donnie: Oh, I have those too! What kind of emotional problems does your dad have?
Gretchen: He stabbed my mom four times in the chest.