Donnie Darko is a movie directed by Richard Kelly about a teenager struggling with being an outcast, sleep disorders, hallucinations, pedophiles and being in therapy. Or is he? Stars Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Ending of Donnie Darko

I never understood the movie Donnie Darko. In order not to keep the question vague, what happens in the end?
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Is there any (real-world) significance to the numbers 28:06:42:12?

Early in the film, Donnie Darko wakes up after a night of sleepwalking with the numbers 28:06:42:12 written on his arm. I know that within the film the numbers refer to Frank telling Donnie: 28 ...
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Are there any guides to the timeline of Donnie Darko?

I have the basic understanding that the entire plot to Donnie Darko revolves around time traveling. As far as the ending is conceded, you may have various interpretations of what actually happened. ...
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What was Frank?

During the film Donnie Darko, Donnie occasionally talks with Frank, who we end up finding out at the end of the film is a guy that Donnie shot because he accidentally ran over his girlfriend. Is ...
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Punishment for bad behavior - a moped!

In Donnie Darko there is an exchange between Donnie's parents about some behavior over which they were called in to see the principal. Later, they are sitting together, eating in silence, each lost ...