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After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2007-09-11
Runtime 148 minutes
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jett_jett shared a tip "Their is plenty of sorrow to be found in this movie but it will stay with you forever"
redetoto shared a tip "Great book and movie"
ryutaro_ichikawa shared a tip "good real drama"
ryutaro_ichikawa shared a tip "Good drama"
emily_heisler shared a tip "Riveting"
billie_cobain shared a tip "This movie is so inspiring."
molly_burnett shared a tip "Amazing soundtrack"
d_janofsky shared a tip "Amazing"
sunsh1ne shared a tip "Good movie but u cry ur little ding ding off"
sharlann_leonetti shared a tip "This follows the book spot on."
alfred_maynard shared a tip "Never read the book because not a big reader. But liked the movie. ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2."
angela_rushing_1602 shared a tip "This film causes a roller coaster of emotions that don't wane. Each time I watch it (7 times now) hits me just as hard."
lizette_williamsen shared a tip "Slow, but a good story."
celia_rojo shared a tip "Great Movie"
ali_heravi shared a tip "When I saw it for the first time It changed my mind about nature and how I used to see it"
deleted_user_1611927432667 shared a tip "It's a very gripping and sad story"
selena_gilbert shared a tip "Read the book to make the movie make more sense. Its a bit twisted"
marie-france_gigure shared a tip "Soudtrack is great and the lesson... Happiness can only be shared 💕"
christopher_caldwell shared a tip "The purple so much better and this movie barely got a thumbs up."
laura_j_5921 shared a tip "It's really inspirational, especially during the time we're dealing with. It kind of makes me want to quit my job. lol"
tonie_parker shared a tip "Omg the best 😭💜"
m_peacock shared a tip "Love the movie, the music, the book!"
harmoni_kennedy shared a tip "I love when he bonds with the old man. The whole movie is great. Makes you think"