Into the Wild is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

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1.3K Ratings

82% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.5/10
  • Fresh 160
  • Rotten 34

Critics Consensus: With his sturdy cast and confident direction, Sean Penn has turned a complex work of non-fiction like Into the Wild into an accessible and poignant character study.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Powerful, tragic true story is too heavy for kids.

Information

Studio
Paramount
Genre
Drama
Released

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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