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DONNIE DARKO
2001 Film


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  • Activist Groups
    • Jim Cunningham Defense Campaign
      • Kitty's campaign to help Jim Cunningham when he is arrested for child pornography.
  • Audiovisual Devices
    • IMG
      • Infant Memory Generator - glasses infants wear when they sleep - product proposed by Donnie and Gretchen in their science class to help infants develop memory earlier in life.
  • Books-Reference
    • The Philosophy of Time Travel
      • The book on time travel by Roberta Sparrow, also known as Grandma Death, that Donnie's science teacher (Noah Wyle) gives him.
  • Books-Self Help
    • Attitudinal Beliefs
      • New York Times Bestseller by celebrity author and motivational speaker Jim Cunningham. (Donnie Darko promotional website)
    • Cunning Visions of Love
      • New York Times Bestseller by celebrity author and motivational speaker Jim Cunningham. (Donnie Darko promotional website)
  • Corporations
    • Cunning Visions, Inc.
      • Celebrity author and motivational speaker Jim Cunningham's new production company. (Donnie Darko promotional website)
  • Counselors, Psychiatrists and Therapists
    • Dr. Lilian Thurman
      • Donnie's psychiatrist.
  • Dance Teams
    • Sparkle Motion
      • Donnie's sister Samantha's dance team. The Sparkle Motion girls dance to Duran Duran's song Notorious at the school talent show.
  • Movie Theaters
    • Aero Theater
      • Where Donnie and Gretchen (and Frank the bunny) watch The Evil Dead. The Aero Theater is real - at least in Santa Monica where the movie was filmed, but there's no Aero theater in Middlesex, Virginia where Donnie Darko is set.
  • Movies
    • Controlling Fear
      • Self help program by Jim Cunningham (Patrick Swayze)
  • Newspapers
    • Middlesex Times Dispatch
      • Local newspaper featuring article about celebrity author and motivational speaker Jim Cunningham being found dead on the fourteenth hole of the Sarasota Heights Country Club golf course. (Donnie Darko promotional website)
  • Poetry
    • The Last Unicorn
      • Poem by Samantha Darko.
  • Private Clubs
    • Sarasota Heights Country Club
      • Where Donnie wakes up one morning, also where Jim Cunningham is arrested for child pornography after Donnie sets his house on fire. Also where - in an alternate timeline - celebrity author and motivational speaker Jim Cunningham found dead on October 11th on the fourteenth hole of the Sarasota Heights Country Club golf course. (Donnie Darko promotional website)
  • Schools-Other
    • The Middlesex Ridge School
      • Private school.
  • Shopping Centers
    • Middlesex Pavilion Mall
      • Location of candlelight vigil for celebrity author and motivational speaker Jim Cunningham. (Donnie Darko promotional website)
  • TV News
    • Channel 6
      • TV station with local news program that reports on Jim Cunningham's arrest for child pornography.
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