R | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, 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. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Zach Galifianakis was told to improvise all his lines, as his character didn't have any in the original script.
Mom! Mom! Help me.
When Christopher is walking in downtown Los Angeles, a UPS delivery truck passes directly behind him labeled "ups.com", an inappropriate internet reference for 1992.
The opening title is shown as part of Chris's journal's writings.
$212,440 (USA) (21 September 2007)
$18,352,454 (USA) (21 March 2008)
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