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.
The temperature outdoors was at freezing when Emile Hirsch performed the naked back float down the stream.
Mom! Mom! Help me.
When Chris comes into the trailer to see Tracy, he takes the towel down from around his neck. In the next shot from behind the towel is still around his neck.
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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