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A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

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With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone. Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddens, strengthen, and ultimately heals her. Written by Spencer Higham

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, drug use, and language | See all certifications »

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19 December 2014 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$606,810 (USA) (5 December 2014)

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$37,877,959 (USA) (1 May 2015)
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Cheryl Strayed told the Times she made efforts to locate her half-sister and half-brother over the years with no success. When her half-sister started reading Wild, she "knew just enough about me and my siblings that she put it together. She read the rest of the book and then she wrote to me. She was stunned. I was, too, and yet I always knew our paths would cross. Life is like that. There's always more, always a reveal." See more »

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When Cheryl arrives at Kennedy Meadows, she sits down and starts drinking her Snapple lemonade with her right hand. In the very next camera shot, she is drinking it with her left hand. See more »

Quotes

Cheryl: God is a ruthless bitch.
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Referenced in The Muppets.: Walk the Swine (2015) See more »

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Texas Flood
Written by Larry C. Davis (as Larry Davis) & Joseph W. Scott
Performed by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Life as it is
23 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Realistic performance of Reese Witherspoon. An history about the life as it is. A movie to watch and review in your mind later. I like drama movies that you suffer as you are watching but give you things to think later, this is this type of movie. Wild is a one-character movie but the little pieces of the secondary characters are so well introduced that allows to introduce drama, fear, suspense and romanticism to the history. If I need to say something wrong about the movie is that in some passages there is lack of continuity and feels as if the movie was longer at the beginning and the director need to cut it to do it shorter.


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