Into the Wild



The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

  1. Sean Penn

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jon Krakauer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Emile Hirsch

    Emile Hirsch

    Christopher McCandless

  2. Marcia Gay Harden

    Marcia Gay Harden

    Billie McCandless

  3. William Hurt

    William Hurt

    Walt McCandless

  4. Jena Malone

    Jena Malone

    Carine McCandless

  5. Brian H. Dierker

    Brian H. Dierker


Full Cast & Crew

Into the Wild
Into the Wild


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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 20, 2007


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 28m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $56,255,142.00




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