Donnie Darko script
Donnie Darko (2001)
Synopsis: In a funny, moving and distinctly mind-bending journey through suburban America, one extraordinary but disenchanted teenager is about to take Time's Arrow for a ride. After surviving a freak accident, Donnie (Jake Gyllenhaal) begins to explore what it means to be alive, and in short order to be in love, he uncovers secrets of the universe that give him a tempting power to alter time and destiny.

DONNIE:

Will you still be working at Yarn

Barn? 'Cause that's a great place to

raise children.

ROSE:

No, a year of partying is enough.

She'll be going to Harvard this fall.

ELIZABETH:

I haven't been accepted yet, mother.

ROSE:

(smiles)

If you think Michael Dukakis will

provide for this country prior to

the point when you decide to squeeze

one out, then I think you're

misinformed.

SAMANTHA:

When can I squeeze one out?

DONNIE:

(to his sister)

Not until like... eighth grade.

ROSE:

(to Donnie)

Excuse me?

ELIZABETH:

Donnie? You're a dick.

DONNIE:

Whoa, Elizabeth. A little hostile,

there. Maybe you should be the one

in therapy. Then Mom and Dad can pay

someone two hundred dollars an hour

to listen to all of your thoughts...

so we won't have to.

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Richard Kelly

James Richard Kelly, better known as Richard Kelly, is an American film director and writer, known for writing and directing the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001. more…

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