- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 53 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 6, 2005
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Surround - English, French
- Subtitles - Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Music Video: "Mad World"
- Featurette: ANATOMY OF A SCENE (IFC)
- Alternate Scenes: Deleted Scenes
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- TV Spots
- Previews (2)
- Richard Kelly - Writer/Director; Jake Gyllenhaal - Star
- Additional Cast and Crew
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Selection
- Hidden Features: Easter Eggs
- Stills/Photos: Behind the Scenes - Production Photos
- Galleries: Production Art
- Additional Text: Website Gallery
- Book - PHILOSOPHY OF TIME TRAVEL
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 11/01/2001
"...A remarkably accomplished piece of filmmaking by a 26-year-old Richard Kelly..."
Entertainment Weekly - 11/09/2001
Chicago Sun-Times - 10/26/2001
"...Richard Kelly, the first-time writer-director, is obviously talented....He sees his characters freshly and clearly, and never reduces them to formulas. In Jake Gyllenhaal, he finds an actor able to suggest an intriguing kind of disturbance..."
Sight and Sound - 10/01/2002
"...A fine film, even an astounding one....DONNIE DARKO has a texture and tang all its own....Haunting and altogether exquisite..."
Total Film - 11/01/2002
"...This is startling filmmaking -- end of story..."
USA Today - 03/22/2002
"...This home life/high school satire set in someone's twilight zone grabs you and doesn't let go. It's also one of the best cast films of the last decade..."
Uncut - 11/01/2004
"One of the most original debuts of the past 20 years..."
Premiere - 02/09/2009
"DONNIE DARKO has become one of the most original and thought-provoking movies of the last 10 years..."
Empire - 08/01/2010
5 stars out of 5 -- "[Featuring] Jake Gyllenhaal's as yet unbettered performance and a stunning script."
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