Donnie Darko (2001)
Scenes from Donnie Darko appear in this film reconfiguration.
Donnie tells his friends what happened in this episode to explain how Smurfette was created
The sequence set to "Head Over Heels" that gives us a dreamlike introduction to Donnie's high school is too similar to the introduction to Laura Palmer's high school to be ignored, especially since both climax with a character snorting cocaine.
time travel and conversation on smurfs
In the beginning, Rose Darko is reading the Stephen King's original novel.
Mary McDonnell stars in Dances with Graham Greene, in Donnie she speaks of a different Graham Greene
Portrait in Patrick Swayze's character's study is of Swayze as Dalton
seen on theatre marquee, the first scene is also an homage
Donnie has crush on Kelly Bundy
ballet uniforms modeled after prom dress
Donnie mentions the DeLorean, and both movies have the number 88 as an important plot point
Donnie insults Jim Cunningham by calling him a CHUD
Movie playing in theater
Same wolf howl is heard. Both movies also feature a scene of a character having a conversation with a dead person in a movie theatre.
Movie playing in movie theater
at the party, before Donnie has the vision his eyes looks like Ray Millands eyes in X (1963)
Follows the same structure: most of the film is the fantasy(?) of a man about to die
The scene where the boy imitates Norman Bates when he makes fun of Gretchen's father stabbing her mother, complete with the sound effects
Family problems, end of the world, escapism, social outcast.
Donnie Darko is visited by a giant 'rabbit' that no one else sees.
Main character sees vision of "the world without me" and decide whether or not to commit suicide
A character of Split Second was visually inspired by Frank (although it's barely noticeble).
The Profesor gives his students a task regarding the film "Donnie Darko"
Miranda mentions that Michael Andrews wrote the score for Donnie Darko.
The main theme is inspired by "Carpathian Ridge" by 'Michael Andrews', original music for Donnie Darko (2001), one of the favorite films of Nikolay Yeriomin. Despite the fact two pieces of music has a very slight connection (if one). Andrews is thanked in the end credits.
Inspiration for the name of protagonist Frank Lapin
"Donnie Sharko" - during the "fish puns in film titles" scene
Basic plot mentioned in conversation between Peter and Mark
Venom lists the movie as one that kills off the main character at the end
Imagery from the film appears in this short
incorrect response in "Blu-Rays" category
mentioned in dialogue
Richard Kelly is mentioned and the poster for this movie is seen.
"This makes Donnie Darko look like Back to the Future II."
Michael Palin sees John Cleese dressed as a giant rabbit.
One of the characters is called Donnie Darko and is dressed like him in the Halloween party
DVD case is shown.
Bruno calls Donny Osmond "Donny Darko"
Bruno mentions the film in assessing Donny Osmond's performance
The "rabbit" in the woods looks like Frank.
Ari mentions it
mentioned by Jools as a film she'd recommend
An audience member mentions that Kevin did a DVD commentary for the movie, and Kevin also mentions it by name.
After the "Superman" Flashback: Peter touches his eye with the same expression on his face as Frank did in the final sequence of Donnie Darko
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
It is stated as Chester's favorite movie.
In the 'Working Stiff' segment in the main characters cubicle a poster of Frank the Bunny is on the wall
referenced in dialogue
self-help guru speaks to an crowd about how people react to situations out of either fear or love
vertical frame tilts to horizontal frame
In 'Donnie Darko: Production Diary', the cast and crew talk about the making of the 2001 cult film 'Donnie Darko' as it happens.
'#1 Fan: A Darkomentary' is a mockumentary based on the making of the 2001 cult film 'Donnie Darko'.
A poster can be seen when Roland falls into the dumpster
The 'social bunny' in The Sims 2 references Frank
"Fearitdoit" program resembles Jim Cunningham's program.
Protagonist escapes death, causes a tear in space-time continuum, then has to sacrifice his life to restore order
Video case is shown in a video store.
An OutRun machine is played by Donnie
Donnie's English class watches this, and topics are discussed.
Clips of mistakes shown
brief flashback to young Samantha dancing with Sparkle Motion is from DD
bike ride shot; Drew Barrymore in both films
Brandon's dream "wake up"
By the end of Pud'n's wish scene, the bunny sounds and looks like the rabbit Frank
"I see rabbit people."