10 Facts about Donnie Darko

Friday, October 21st 2016. | Entertainment

If you are a fan of horror movies, check Facts about Donnie Darko. Richard Kelly is the director of the movie released in 2001. It is not just a horror movie, but people call it as a psychological horror science fiction drama movie. It is an interesting genre because of the combined elements of horror, drama, sci-fi and psychology. Jake Gyllenhaal is the lead actor in the movie. You can also see the appearance of Maggie Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Jena Malone, Noah Wyle, Mary McDonnell, Patrick Swayze and Katharine Ross. Get other facts about Donnie Darko by checking the whole post below:

Facts about Donnie Darko 1: the budget

Donnie Darko was made with the budget of $4.5 million. It only earned $7.3 million. It only took 28 days to complete the shoots.

Facts about Donnie Darko 2: the review

Even though Donnie Darko is not a commercially successful movie, it earns positive reviews from the critics. A cult of this movie is developed too.

facts about donnie darko

facts about donnie darko

Facts about Donnie Darko 3: what is it about?

The primary story of the movie is centered on the main character, Donnie Darko played by Jake Gyllenhaal. He had Doomsday related vision, which makes him try to search for the truth and their meaning.  Check facts about Doctor Who here.

Facts about Donnie Darko 4: Flower Films

Flower Films was a production company owned by Drew Barrymore, which released Donnie Darko theatrically.

donnie darko the directors cut

donnie darko the directors cut

Facts about Donnie Darko 5: the shooting location

The filming of Donnie Darko took place in several locations. Loyola High School was the primary shooting location for the school scenes. Some scenes were shot on the Angeles Crest Highway and Bixby Knolls Virginia Country Club, CA.

Facts about Donnie Darko 6: the limited release

Donnie Darko only received a limited release.  The film was opened on October 26. It was a month after the September 11 attack, which took place in America.

jake gyllenhaal

jake gyllenhaal

Facts about Donnie Darko 7: Donnie Darko book

A book about Donnie Darko movie was published in 2003. The author is Richard Kelly.

Facts about Donnie Darko 8: the content of the book

In the book, the readers can find out the artwork inspired from Donnie Darko movie, drawings, photos, the screenplay and Jake Gyllenhaal’s introduction.

maggie gyllenhaal

maggie gyllenhaal

Facts about Donnie Darko 9: the soundtracks

“Mad World” is one of the most popular OSTs from Donnie Darko. Gary Jules sang the song.  Look at facts about Donkey Kong here.

Facts about Donnie Darko 10: the home media

On 10th February 2009, Donnie Darko was released on Blu-ray in United States.

drew barrymore

drew barrymore

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