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 Chris leaves the magic bus to try to cross the river, the door is open. When he returns, the door is closed.
The opening title is shown as part of Chris's journal's writings.
$212,440 (USA) (23 September 2007)
$18,352,454 (USA) (23 March 2008)
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