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Sci Fi That Made Us Cry

By Vadim Newquist Apr 10, 2014

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Donnie Darko

This quirky indie has everything—laughs, unpredictable plot twists, and an unforgettable main character whose heroism is so selfless, you may just leave the film inspired to be a better person. It made Jake Gyllenhall a star and it’s definitely not hard to see why.

Tags: sci fi, slideshows, crying, emotions, the feels, tears

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About the Author
Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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