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.
No stunt-men or doubles were used for Emile Hirsch, including the scenes where Chris goes through river rapids, confronts a grizzly bear or rock-climbs.
Mom! Mom! Help me.
The Oxfam logo, seen when Christopher donates the money from his college fund in 1990, is the current one, which was introduced during the 2000s.
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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