Character Recommendations Based on Donnie Darko

Unnamed Fight Club

A troubled insomniac in search of a moment to rest and a meaning to his existence

Oliver Tate Submarine

Extremely articulate. Hopelessly awkward. Not a recipe for teenage happiness

Marla Singer Fight Club

She's a hurricane of a human being, destructive and unforgettable

O-Ren Ishii Kill Bill vol. 1

Don't ask her questions unless you're fine with losing a limb

Joel Barish Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

He's not convinced that ignorance is bliss

Jason Voorhees Friday the 13th

This machete-wielding mass-murderer is a terrifying blank slate

Nick O'Leary Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

A soulful bass player who can't stop sending breakup CDs to his ex

Michael Myers Halloween

A born psychopath, don't expect Michael to understand the difference between right and wrong

Bill Haverchuck Freaks and Geeks

The biggest nerd in high school and, therefore, the biggest target for bullies

Adelaide Us

A caring mom who winds up battling herself—literally