Jake Gyllenhaal Looks Back at 20 Years of Donnie Darko, the Movie That Changed His Life

Jake Gyllenhaal Looks Back at 20 Years of Donnie Darko, the Movie That Changed His Life
Jake Gyllenhaal is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Donnie Darko. The movie first screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2001 before opening in theaters that following October. While it was not an initial hit at the box office, it became a cult classic when it was released on home video upon its release in March 2002 and sold million of copies. After the home video explosion, Donnie Darko became a midnight movie success, selling out screenings across North America and Europe.

Jake Gyllenhaal was 19-years old when he took on the title role in Donnie Darko. The production only lasted for 28 days, but the cast and crew all knew that they were working on something special. Gyllenhaal says, "It's a film that changed my life and my career, and it's been unreal to watch this story find afterlives with new audiences and new generations. The actor went on to note,
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