The Greatest Imaginary Friends on Film and TV

Did you have an imaginary friend as a kid? If so, was it another child? An adult? An animal? A bizarre creature? A ghost? Before we get too far — if you haven’t seen The Sixth Sense, A Beautiful Mind, or Fight Club, stop reading now, go watch those films, and come back (or don’t get mad about having them spoiled). Cool? Cool. After the jump, we’ve gathered some noteworthy “imaginary” friends from live-action TV and film. Check ’em out, and hit the comments to tell us about your own childhood and/or adulthood imaginary buddies.

Frank, Donnie Darko

The imaginary version of Frank may have told Donnie to do some sketchy things, but he’s also the one responsible for unearthing Jim Cunningham’s “kiddie porn dungeon,” right? So, he’s pretty useful?