Everything Wrong With Donnie Darko in 14 Minutes or Less

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Donnie Darko is unique, captivating, and eminently discuss-able. We love it. Doesn't mean it doesn't have sins though!
Thursday: Sins in the air.
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  • JMGhost 64
    JMGhost 642 days ago

    One part about the kid who slept on the course is HOW THE HELL DID HE NOT WAKE UP FROM THAT DAMN CRANE

  • fell sans a shadow Of Fear
    fell sans a shadow Of Fear5 days ago

    everything wrong with love and monsters, It's a banger, so MAKE THE VIDEO.

  • Ash Vs. Everything
    Ash Vs. Everything7 days ago

    part of me thinks the reason he's laughing at the beginning of the movie is because it's actually the end of the movie and he got sent back after sacrificing himself to reset time. like some kind of non-linear story telling and he's happy he survived. but there's also the possibility that i'm reading way too far into it and that he made the ultimate sacrifice to save everyone around him which is also fantastic.

  • Rachel Royce
    Rachel Royce8 days ago

    9:05 discount Ashley Tis-HOLY SHIT

  • BDough
    BDough8 days ago

    damnit! ive managed my whole life to avoid this movie and now after this is the first and ONLY time ive EVER wanted to watch this stupid movie, Damn you, Time Travelling BASTARDS

  • kyler granberg
    kyler granberg8 days ago

    Frank showed Donnie the house on the movie theatre screen before saying burn it to the ground, thats why he knew

  • Mike Hunt
    Mike Hunt9 days ago

    Am I the only one who saw Seth Rogen or what ?

  • Kayden Cameron
    Kayden Cameron9 days ago

    Still creeped by the cover

  • Logan Donnelly
    Logan Donnelly10 days ago

    5:09 That line wasn't in the cut of the movie I watched. Did you get the director's cut?

  • Nr Shocks
    Nr Shocks10 days ago


  • Negative Zer0
    Negative Zer013 days ago

    I watched the movie and payed attention but I still don’t understand

  • kevin pineda
    kevin pineda17 days ago

    I still love this movie !❤️

  • A Traveler Of The Universe
    A Traveler Of The Universe17 days ago

    28 days 06 hours 42 minutes 12 seconds

  • A Traveler Of The Universe
    A Traveler Of The Universe17 days ago

    October 30 1988 6 am

  • Christian Carolina
    Christian Carolina18 days ago

    You're going to hell for sinning this one

  • Moone
    Moone18 days ago

    Jarhead bit at the end made me die

  • Moone
    Moone18 days ago

    To be fair everything happening throughout most of the movie is predetermined and donnie is being unwittingly guided there by everyone around him

  • Owen Shaffer
    Owen Shaffer20 days ago


  • Cotswold Kid
    Cotswold Kid22 days ago

    McDonald’s was better in the 90s

  • Trisha
    Trisha23 days ago

    Do not eat while watching the ending 😂

  • Jay Katara
    Jay Katara25 days ago

    I watched many movies way too young that should have traumatized me. This was the one and only movie that genuinely scared me, purely because of the rabbit. I first saw it when I was 7, and was scared of him for years, and then finally, when I was 12-14, I tried watching it again, but it still terrified me. I'm 20 now and haven't seen it since.

  • TMAH
    TMAH26 days ago

    Thank you for pointing out how incredibly well directed that montage is. Probably one of my favourite movie scenes of all time.

  • Jon Feil
    Jon Feil27 days ago

    first time i saw this film i was tripping on some blotter circa 2014........I would not recommend that

  • watergrowsifwatered
    watergrowsifwatered27 days ago

    The teacher got fired cuz the people at the PTA meeting were complaining about the short story and say that it influenced who ever vandalised the school to do so

  • Nick Papageorgio
    Nick Papageorgio27 days ago

    All around me are familiar faces

  • ♡sp0on♥
    ♡sp0on♥Month ago

    Sparkle motion

  • Jonny Walker
    Jonny WalkerMonth ago

    I missed so much of this, must have been an extended version!

  • Kristall Mett
    Kristall MettMonth ago

    My favorite movie ever! I was hesitant to watch, but you took a lot of sins off at the right moments. I'm glad you didnt make me hate you haha

  • Jason Scott
    Jason ScottMonth ago

    Everything wrong is this video. Delete

  • Jake M
    Jake MMonth ago

    I haven’t seen the movie but I’m lost on why a guy from the FAA is following him at 11:45. Is Donnie a pilot or something?

  • Terry L
    Terry LMonth ago

    I have to correct you on the backwards watch thing, it's a tatic the military uses...

  • adam harp
    adam harpMonth ago

    "You don't ELECT queens." Naboo from _The Phantom Menace_ would like to have a word...

  • Laurie Thrower
    Laurie ThrowerMonth ago


  • Adam Cobb
    Adam CobbMonth ago

    Now its more slow mo than snyders remake of justice league Donnie darko was a movie my parents rented (they rented a new movie every day) and frank scared the shit outta me. Forgot the movie then 15 yrs later i saw it and was blown away. Adult at the time so it wasnt a horror lol. Great movie. Wanna watch it again. Mad worlds on my spotify

  • John Fletcher
    John FletcherMonth ago

    "You don't elect queens" Tell that to the Naboo

  • Natty Oda
    Natty OdaMonth ago

    (spoilers [duh]) for what it's worth, the director has stated cunningham winds up killing himself in the new primary universe at the end. I forget if it was from guilt or fear of getting caught or the buried memories he has of getting caught while still in the tangent universe, though.

  • Sharpe Films
    Sharpe FilmsMonth ago

    This fully reminded me how much I need to rewatch Donnie Darko.

  • IamSkippy Scott Skippy Jessop
    IamSkippy Scott Skippy JessopMonth ago

    06:27 *Not pointing out during her closeup that* _SHE WAS DWIGHT’S DATE_ *and former babysitter* _to __#TheOffice__ dinners party_ *is a sin on YOU❗️*

  • Kenny Oliver
    Kenny OliverMonth ago

    One of my all time favorites

  • Joseph C
    Joseph CMonth ago

    1:09 sin number 11, that's a well known Escher print, philistine!

  • Taylor Carender
    Taylor CarenderMonth ago

    The Gary Jules version of mad world is perhaps my favorite song of all time.

  • S St.
    S St.Month ago

    I drew eyes that well in high-school, and I recently drew one peering through maggots. Yet, here I am.

  • Charlotte Henderson
    Charlotte HendersonMonth ago

    When he’s sitting in the theatre he knows to burn down “Patrick swayzes house” lol cause the portal shows it to him through the screen

  • Wolfdoggie Tenkaistar
    Wolfdoggie TenkaistarMonth ago

    I see Drew Barrymore in an old movie and just see a zombie/cannibal now

  • annette schumacher
    annette schumacherMonth ago

    Sin 11: drawing of eye by M.C. Escher. Very influential artist. If you check him out you will probably see that some of your favorite movies used work from him.

  • broken foxx
    broken foxxMonth ago

    Mad World is the best thing about this movie

  • Trevor Garcia
    Trevor GarciaMonth ago

    As someone who hasnt seen the movie I am very confused a d intrigued

  • Tonne Black
    Tonne BlackMonth ago

    Sin.....she falls asleep during Evil Dead. Sin....he leaves during the Evil Dead. He can do his shit after.

  • Geon
    GeonMonth ago

    The thumbnail looks like corpse husband

  • Cam Randall
    Cam RandallMonth ago

    he makes good points but this is still one of my favorite movies!

  • Scotty West
    Scotty WestMonth ago

    Alright , I normally love this show because it brakes down the movies . But I have no idea what the f**k this movie was about. Do it again, but this time more focus on the plot

  • j marcum
    j marcumMonth ago

    I admit I was utterly amazed and impressed with the comment about the southern Nashville car with all the decorations all year long. I grew up there and have since returned and see this on a near weekly basis. Now I gotta seek out CinemaSins for a job knowing just how local Jeremy is!

  • Zito Keratin
    Zito KeratinMonth ago

    This is one of the best movies ever, ever. I still have a hard time understanding its logic, which makes it even better.

  • Of Time꧂
    Of Time꧂Month ago

    Cinema sins never fails to crack me up,

  • CrazyJayBe
    CrazyJayBeMonth ago

    I just looked up "superfluous", even though I understood the context

  • Arlo Bennett
    Arlo BennettMonth ago

    This movie was so bad I couldn't finish it.

  • Guy Williams
    Guy WilliamsMonth ago

    Just watched Capone and its the WORST movie EVER!!

  • Guy Williams
    Guy WilliamsMonth ago

    When do you do Gummo??

  • Vince White
    Vince WhiteMonth ago

    My kids had me watch it & when I asked my kids to explain it, they couldn’t

  • Bucky Barnes
    Bucky BarnesMonth ago

    I just watched this on DVD, you reviewed scenes from a different version than I watched.

  • joskassassin
    joskassassinMonth ago

    CinemaSins: it's like someone growing up in Montana then moving to Nashville Me: wait a sec that's me

  • Dirk S.
    Dirk S.Month ago

    Too many ads... unwatchable

  • Alkis D.
    Alkis D.Month ago

    10:45 - What _is_ inappropriate, not what _are_ inappropriate. We are talking about _the thing that is inappropriate,_ not her methods! _...ding?_

  • Lorénzo Richards
    Lorénzo RichardsMonth ago


  • 42jwiener
    42jwienerMonth ago

    Movie: Shows the portal opening to reveal the house. Frank: Burn it to the ground. CinemaSins: bUrN wHaT tO tHe GrOuNd?????

  • C.J. Thurmond
    C.J. ThurmondMonth ago

    I did not expect to see so many recognizable people in this movie. Ashley Tisdale, Jerry Trainor, Mark from Zoey 101, Drew Barrymore, Seth Rogan, Patrick Swayze, and even the girl from the Ring. Never knew they would all be in a movie together

  • Walter Burton
    Walter BurtonMonth ago

    He didn't draw the eye. ***DING***

  • Tara L. Blackmore
    Tara L. BlackmoreMonth ago

    Or people don't like rape violence and didn't feel like watching Evil Dead for an effing date.

  • Ecchi Kun
    Ecchi KunMonth ago

    12:55 Donnie darko explained

  • John Klaus
    John Klaus2 months ago

    I was a little nervous when I clicked this. I love this movie and I thought you might have found some fatal flaws. I think this is one of the leaders for “sin removed” that I can remember. That song through the school moment is one of my all time emersive movie moments. I really dislike all the protagonist theories of this movie. Just takes away from how fun and powerful it is.

  • Destined To Fail
    Destined To Fail2 months ago

    I don’t normally have strong opinions about movies any more, but seriously, how is this a likable movie at all? It’s trash.

  • Joseph Rhodes
    Joseph Rhodes2 months ago

    The kids at Donnie's school - "That Jim guy looks alot like the guy from dirty dancing and roadhouse"

  • Juan
    Juan2 months ago

    What I dont get about this movie iz why Darko was even out of his bed in the first time the engine fell in his room. If Frank spent the whole movie helping Darko to set things right, why did he qake him up to begin with?

  • boi yeet
    boi yeet2 months ago

    It's corpse husband lmao

  • Saiol1000 The Crossover
    Saiol1000 The Crossover2 months ago

    3:54 - 3:58 Laughed my fucking ass off! Holy Shit, that "The FUCK?!" was HYSTERICAL! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • SegmentedOdin
    SegmentedOdin2 months ago

    Sparkle Motion totally inspired Cuties.

  • srikar vetcha
    srikar vetcha2 months ago

    Adding a sin for 15 second intro😂😂😂

  • Dno Od Spodu
    Dno Od Spodu2 months ago

    In a parallel universe this video is not repeating other content from this channel

  • MagicalBread
    MagicalBread2 months ago

    Who else watched this confusing masterpiece for Film as Literature class?

  • Jake McCoy
    Jake McCoy2 months ago

    One more sin: Not only falling asleep to The Evil Dead, but falling asleep in the first 5 minutes!

  • w vigil
    w vigil2 months ago

    Is Donny’s shadow messed up/ random on purpose? Maybe it’s randomly there to foreshadow the end/ re iterate it isn’t real

  • Alpha Omega
    Alpha Omega2 months ago

    Some people are actually angry that there is a version where everything is explained, yet they can still only watch the non-director's cut version. Those people are dipshits, just digging crap for the fun of it. Animals.

  • Communist Cat
    Communist Cat2 months ago

    Jake looks older in this movie then he does today.

  • fennec !!
    fennec !!2 months ago

    actually after donnie resets the timeline per-say, jim cunningham ends up killing himself after destroying all evidence of his,, yknow, so his secret is never discovered. another fun fact, hes found dead next to hole 14, the hole donnie wakes up next to (:

  • Leeluvs Readin
    Leeluvs Readin2 months ago

    Can you do Saved?

  • 悲しい悪魔
    悲しい悪魔2 months ago

    Gotta love Mysterio’s origin story

  • Judas Machina
    Judas Machina2 months ago

    I think this is the most sins you've ever removed. Also, sinning for milk and lamps is bulls**it. LOVE YOU!

  • Nicky Huntington
    Nicky Huntington2 months ago

    Very underrated film this.

  • Honey Hey
    Honey Hey2 months ago

    I love this movie😍😍

  • Jurxnator 27
    Jurxnator 272 months ago

    2:42 Amogus?

  • Naughty Cicero
    Naughty Cicero2 months ago

    9:05 Holy sh*t was that Ashley Tisdale!?!?! Every future actor of the 2000s is in this movie

  • ebayfoxxx
    ebayfoxxx2 months ago

    pretty sure i tried to watch this one time and it was such phenomenal sh-t.. also, Csins has commercials ¿zz looks like someone who likes flight of the navigator got high and mixed in american beauty.. lets all have a dazed and confused sleepover and post our bitcoin earnings on tik tok zzz world has gone to complete sh-t

  • Scott V
    Scott V2 months ago

    Jim Cunningham's house is shown on screen, then he tells him to burn it to the ground. Nice edit though fck rag

  • Ayyüce Bahriye Tezcan

    Ayyüce Bahriye Tezcan

    2 months ago

    @Scott V Yeah you can be right. But In my country, It's so hard to find theatrical version of the movie.

  • Scott V

    Scott V

    2 months ago

    @Ayyüce Bahriye Tezcan why would the directors cut be used as an example to analyze? The theatrical is the known version that's held in high regard. But that wouldn't make for a click baity video

  • Ayyüce Bahriye Tezcan

    Ayyüce Bahriye Tezcan

    2 months ago

    In director's cut version we can't see the Jim's house on screen. They removed that scene in director's cut version sooo

  • AsMoose Alter
    AsMoose Alter2 months ago

    I love this movie, so glad you finally did it!

  • TheBigQResort
    TheBigQResort2 months ago

    you should be a rapper 12:56 and then sin your own music video

  • Freed Orange0
    Freed Orange02 months ago

    9:04 his laugh gets me and that scene was funny as hell🤣🤣🤣

  • skapunker1986
    skapunker19862 months ago

    my parents organized a movie day for my birthday, and we went all to Donnie Darko on my 14th birthday back in 2001, im thankful that my parents choose this movie, instead of another Action block buster. This movie felt it had a good story, some quirky things, but overall a good movie for early teenagers.

  • frozenaorta
    frozenaorta2 months ago

    How do we sin the cliche of Drew Barrymore's fired teacher character fitting all of her things into one small box -- WITHOUT sinning the fact that her box also contains the classroom's American flag??? This has ALWAYS bugged me! Was this her personal flag she brought from home? Do all teachers own the flags in their classroom. No. She's openly just stealing the American flag from the school, and it's hilarious.

  • Eh A name
    Eh A name2 months ago

    Drew Barrymore go fired because, she had her class read The Destructers and the principle accuses her of like that influencing the kids to vandalize the school. He explains it to her

  • Jed elmer
    Jed elmer2 months ago

    I watched the fuck out of this in the 2000’s.