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.

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  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


  6. Catherine Keener

    Catherine Keener

    Jan Burres

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 28m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $56,255,142.00

Homepage http://www.intothewild.com/

Release Information

  • September 20, 2007
    R, Theatrical



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