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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... See more »

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Chris McCandless
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Billie McCandless
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Walt McCandless
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Carine McCandless / Additional Narrator
Brian H. Dierker ...
Rainey (as Brian Dierker)
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Jan Burres
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Wayne Westerberg
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Tracy Tatro
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Ron Franz
Jim Gallien ...
Jim Gallien
James O'Neill ...
Graduation Reader (as James J. O'Neill)
Malinda McCollum ...
Waitress
Paul Knauls ...
Building Manager
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Kevin
Craig Mutsch ...
Wayne's Crew #1
Jim Beidler ...
Wayne's Crew #2
John Decker ...
Hutterite #1
John Hofer ...
Hutterite #2
Jerry Hofer ...
Hutterite #3
Terry Waldner ...
Hutterite #4
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Gail Borah
Candice Campos ...
Bar Girl
Steven Wiig ...
Lee's Ferry Ranger
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Mads
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Sonja
Floyd Wall ...
Man in Phone Booth
Bryce Walters ...
Chris McCandless - age 4
Jim Davis ...
Immigration Officer
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Social Worker
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Bull
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Carine McCandless - age 11
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Lori
Everett 'Insane Wayne' Smith ...
Insane Cain
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Announcer
Leonard Knight ...
Leonard Knight
Matt Contreras ...
Book Shopper #1
Denise Sitton ...
Book Shopper #2
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Bear
Sharon Olds ...
Additional Narrator (voice)
Carine McCandless ...
Additional Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dan Burch ...
Passerby (uncredited)
Joe Dustin ...
The Beast (uncredited)
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Graduate (uncredited)
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Homeless Patron (uncredited)
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Graduating Billie McCandless (uncredited)
Geri Gilmore ...
Old Lady Tourist (uncredited)
Paul Haasch ...
Trail Guide (uncredited)
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Big Wheel Boy (uncredited)
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Atlanta Braves fan (uncredited)
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Guy At Bar (uncredited)
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Young Boy (uncredited) (voice)
Jenna Romero ...
Prom Date (uncredited)
Rocky Self ...
Punk Rocker (uncredited)
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Tourist (uncredited)
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Parent (uncredited)
Haley Sweet ...
Bank Teller (uncredited)
Edward Tubbs ...
Brown Bronco Driver (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sean Penn

Written by

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Sean Penn ... (screenplay)
 
Jon Krakauer ... (book)

Produced by

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David Blocker ... executive producer
Frank Hildebrand ... executive producer
John J. Kelly ... executive producer
Art Linson ... producer
Sean Penn ... producer
Bill Pohlad ... producer

Music by

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Michael Brook
Kaki King
Eddie Vedder

Cinematography by

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Eric Gautier ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Jay Cassidy

Editorial Department

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Mike Chiado ... digital intermediate technologist: Company 3
Adrian DeLude ... additional colorist: Company 3
Jim Eberle ... on-line editor: Company 3
Todd Kolker ... post-production coordinator
Jackie Lee ... digital intermediate account executive: Company 3
Nick Monton ... digital intermediate producer: Company 3
Jerimiah Morey ... assistant colorist
Dana Mulligan ... first assistant editor
Missy Papageorge ... digital intermediate producer: Company 3
Joe Pestana ... dailies assistant
Chris Regan ... color timer
Marilyn Sommer ... digital intermediate negative preparation
Stefan Sonnenfeld ... colorist: Company 3
Rob Doolittle ... senior on-line editor (uncredited)
Anthony Motta ... digital intermediate assistant (uncredited)
Mark T. Osborne ... additional colorist (uncredited)
Jorge Tanaka ... digital intermediate assistant (uncredited)
Ian Turpen ... digital intermediate scanner: Company 3 (uncredited)

Casting By

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Francine Maisler

Production Design by

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Derek R. Hill ... (as Derek Hill)

Art Direction by

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John Richardson
Domenic Silvestri

Set Decoration by

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Danielle Berman
Christopher Neely

Costume Design by

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Mary Claire Hannan

Makeup Department

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Beatrice De Alba ... hair stylist: Ms. Harden & Ms. Keener
Sterfon Demings ... hair department head
Stephanie Fajardo ... hair stylist
Bonni Flowers ... additional makeup artist
April Hutchinson ... key makeup artist
Robin Mathews ... makeup artist: Mr. Hirsch / makeup department head
Tina Sims ... hair stylist
Mike Smithson ... makeup artist
Doreen Vantyne ... key hair stylist
Amanda Williams ... assistant hair stylist
Molly Craytor ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Stephanie June Johnson ... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Robin Schmitt ... additional make up artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Craig Ayers ... production supervisor
Iram Collantes ... production supervisor
Meg Halsey ... assistant production supervisor
John J. Kelly ... unit production manager
Tim Pedegana ... post-production supervisor
Miguel Ángel Poveda ... post-production supervisor / production manager
Haley Sweet ... production supervisor
Scott E. Chester ... production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Brinton Bryan ... second unit director
Ian Calip ... second second assistant director: South Dakota
Dylan Hopkins ... second assistant director
John R. Saunders ... second second assistant director
David Webb ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Kenny Abney ... construction coordinator: re-shoots
Jacob Alsbrook ... set dresser
Eric J. Bates ... property master (as Eric Bates)
Mychael Bates ... property master
Jonathan Birchfield ... greens person
Leslie Borchert ... art department coordinator
George Capetanos ... assistant props
Gerard A. Dery ... greens supervisor (as Gerard Dery)
Nicole Eldredge ... assistant props
Ken Erck ... set painter: contractor, Portland
Jack Evans ... shopper
Edward G. Fitzgerald ... set dressing supervisor (as Ed Fitzgerald)
Rush Gomez ... construction foreperson (as Jon Rush Gomez)
David Graham ... set dresser
Jimmie Hendricks ... greens person
Laura Hendricks ... greens person
Scott Huke ... set dressing supervisor
James Jones ... sculptor (as James H. Jones)
Lyle Lawing ... props production assistant
Ronald 'Krobar' Lawler ... assistant props
Ellen Lepinski ... set painter
Ray Lovasz ... propmaker
Jon Marum ... set dresser (as John R. Marum)
Michael J. McCombs ... set dresser
Brendan McKeon ... additional set dresser
Rick McLean ... painter
Melissa McMinn ... leatherworker
Gordon McVay ... set dressing leadperson
Richard 'Rocky' Nichols ... assistant property master
Duke Russell ... scenic painter
Charles Ryner ... greens person
Jose Sandoval ... paint foreperson
Johnathin Schaab ... key greensperson
Carly Sertic ... props production assistant
Chuck Smith ... leatherworker
Ryan Warren Smith ... on-set dresser (as Ryan Smith)
Mike Speaks ... propmaker
Chrissy Steuermann ... art department production assistant
Mike Sunga ... set dresser
William Swartz ... on-set dresser
Chandler Vinar ... additional set dresser
Jamie Walker McCall ... graphic artist (as Jamie Walker)
James D. Workman ... scenic painter (as Jim Workman)
Nick Worsfold ... on-set painter / painter
John Bruce Zawacki ... location foreman (as J.B. Zawacki)
Joshua T. Duman ... propmaker (uncredited)
Damon Green ... gang boss: construction (uncredited)
Jim Halsband ... propmaker (uncredited)
Merdyce McClaran ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Charles Miller ... propmaker (uncredited)
John M. Oswald ... set dresser (uncredited)
Dean G. Roberts ... key greens (uncredited)
Terrance Zdunich ... storyboard artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Christopher Barnett ... additional re-recording mixer
Pierre Brouard ... dialogue editor
Rene Defrancesch ... sound utility (as Rene DeFransche)
Robert Deschaine ... adr mixer
Sergio Diaz ... supervising adr editor / supervising dialogue editor
Nerses Gezalyan ... foley mixer / sound mixer
Martín Hernández ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Lora Hirschberg ... re-recording mixer
Larry Hopkins ... layback sound mixer
Colin Jones ... boom operator
Joseph Magee ... ProTools operator
Michael Minkler ... re-recording mixer (as Michael Minkler C.A.S.)
James Moriana ... foley artist
Jordan O'Neill ... dts sound mastering engineer
Alenka Pavlin ... boom operator
Bryan Pennington ... sound consultant: Dolby
Alejandro Quevedo ... sound design editor
Frank Rinella ... adr mixer (as Frank Aglieri-Rinella)
Ronald G. Roumas ... recordist (as Ron Roumas)
Tony Sereno ... mix technician
Roland N. Thai ... sound effects co-designer
Dennie Thorpe ... foley artist
Edward Tise ... sound mixer
Jeffrey Wilhoit ... foley artist
Arturo Zarate ... sound effects editor
Sean England ... foley mixer (uncredited)
Matt Kent ... recordist (uncredited)
Zach Martin ... recordist (uncredited)
Matthew McKenzie ... adr recording engineer (uncredited)
Douglas Shamburger ... boom operator (uncredited)
Clint Smith ... recordist (uncredited)
Greg Steele ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Bobby Watkins ... sound utility (uncredited)
Greg Zimmerman ... adr recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Donald T. Black ... special effects technician (as Don Black)
William Boggs ... special effects technician
Robert DeVine ... creature effects: animatronic squirrel, monster mask
Donald Frazee ... special effects supervisor (as Don Frazee)
R.J. Hohman ... special effects technician (as RJ Hohman)
Scott Lingard ... special effects technician
Paul Obest ... special effects technician
Casey Pritchett ... special effects technician
Ryan Roundy ... special effects technician
Kai Shelton ... special effects foreperson
Dean G. Roberts ... special effects crew (uncredited)
Carly Sertic ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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David Alexander ... lead CG artist: Entity FX
Pharoah Barrett ... cg artist: Entity FX (as Mike 'Pharaoh'Barrett)
Mat Beck ... senior visual effects supervisor: Entity FX
Joseph Brattesani ... compositor: Entity FX
Matthew Collorafice ... compositor: Entity FX (as Matt Collorafice)
Eli Jarra ... compositor: Entity FX
Aaron N. Leichter ... visual effects production assistant: Entity FX
Kymber Lim ... visual effects executive producer: Entity FX
Rik Panero ... cg artist: Entity FX
Rod Park ... visual effects producer: Entity FX
Brian Petras ... compositor: Entity FX
Tricia Pifer ... visual effects producer: Entity FX
Jason Sanford ... visual effects associate producer: Entity FX
Dax Siplin ... 2D artist: Entity FX
Christina Spring ... compositor: Entity FX (as Christina Garranchan)
Marty Taylor ... visual effects supervisor: Entity FX
Kaz Yoshida ... CG pre-visualization artist: Entity FX
Scott Berri ... visual effects production coordinator: Entity FX (uncredited)
Christopher Blazick ... pipeline engineer: EntityFX (uncredited)
Todd Daugherty ... head of technology (uncredited)
Mike Leben ... motion control operator (uncredited)
Carl Loeffler ... head of engineering (uncredited)
Viet Nguyen ... systems engineer: EntityFX (uncredited)
Jeremy Renteria ... junior 2D artist (uncredited)
Nate Smalley ... i/o coordinator (uncredited)

Stunts

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Jeff Danoff ... stunts
Steve Hart ... stunts (as Stephen Hart)
Marlow Long ... stunts
Mark McDaniels ... stunts
Cole S. McKay ... stunts (as Cole McKay)
Doug Seus ... stunt coordinator: Bear
Kai Shelton ... stunts
Patrick J. Statham ... stunt coordinator
Chuck Waters ... stunts
Gary J. Wayton ... stunts (as Gary Wayton)
Erik Aude ... stunt safety (uncredited)
Tim Shuler ... safety diver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Tim Arasheben ... camera technician: Wescam camera / first assistant camera: aerial
Jacques Arnet ... camera technician: Tyler camera / first assistant camera: aerial
Douglas Blagg ... key rigging grip: Oregon
Dave Bone ... dolly grip: Alaska (as Dave R. Bone)
Ethan Borsuk ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Hugh Braselton ... second assistant camera
Chris Buchakjian ... best boy grip
Glenn Cannon ... video assist operator (as Glen Cannon)
Pat Christman ... best boy rigging grip: Oregon
Patrick Donnelly ... company electrician
François Duhamel ... additional still photographer: Alaska
Jack Foster ... company electrician (as John 'Jack' Foster)
Will Fowler ... 24 frame video operator
Sean P. Gilbert ... first assistant camera: underwater camera (as Sean Gilbert)
Gonzalo Gonzalez ... company grip
William Hall ... dolly grip
David Harges ... gaffer (as David Lee Harges)
Josh Harman ... camera assistant: prep
Patrick R. Heffernan ... key grip
Jesse c Johnson ... grip
Jacques Jouffret ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Paul Kaye ... best boy electric
Rex Kenney ... grip: los angeles unit
Karen Korn ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Seth Kotok ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Dan Kubicek ... company electrician
Hunter Langley ... grip
Mike Maley ... company electrician
Ignacio Musich ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Louis Normandin ... company grip
Lisa Origlieri ... film loader
Chris Reynolds ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Mike Silverberg ... electrician
Charles Sparks ... electrician
Jonathan Stoll ... company grip (as Jonathan 'Ace' Stoll)
Derek E. Tindall ... electrician
Mark Tomlinson ... rigging grip
John Trapman ... aerial director of photography / camera operator: Wescam camera
David Troutman ... company electrician
Eric Yu ... camera technician
Chuck Zlotnick ... still photographer (as Charles 'Chuck' Zlotnick)
Peter Zuccarini ... underwater camera operator (as Pete Zuccarini)
Tom Boyd ... underwater camera operator (uncredited)
Melanie C. Brown ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Chris 'Chalky' Chalk ... electrician: Portland (uncredited)
Paul Fanning ... electrician (uncredited)
Sean Fisher ... grip (uncredited)
Leo Ibanez ... grip (uncredited)
Paul Janossy ... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Alaska (uncredited)
Morgan Jenkins ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Keith Morgan ... rigging gaffer: additional photography (uncredited)
Don Muirhead ... steadicam operator: Alaska (uncredited)
Robert S. Nielsen ... electrician (uncredited)
Sean Piper ... grip (uncredited)
Jeff Porter ... additional first assistant camera: Alaska (uncredited)
Dan Preiser ... grip (uncredited)
Amishjim Schulze ... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Martin Torner ... grip (uncredited)
Joe Vitellaro ... rigging grip: Portland (uncredited)
James WilderHancock ... grip (uncredited) / rigging grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Kathy Driscoll ... casting associate
Lauren Grey ... casting associate
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Jorina King ... extras casting
Regina Moore ... location casting director
Douglas Rowland II ... extras casting assistant
Marty Keener Cherrix ... additional casting (uncredited)
Efrain Lomeli ... extras casting (uncredited)
Regina Prokop ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
J. Nathan Simmons ... background casting assistant (uncredited)
Katie Taylor ... casting assistant (uncredited)
Lana Veenker ... additional casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jacqueline Aronson ... costume supervisor
Sharon Fauvel ... head ager/dyer
Amy Fegely ... set costumer
Critter Pierce ... set costumer
Debbie Travis ... costumer: Mr. Vaughn
Jennifer Wolf ... set costumer
Nikki Bartnick ... costumer (uncredited)
Sarah Burch ... wardrobe production assistant: Portland (uncredited)
Artemio Carpio ... costumer (uncredited)
Mairi Chisholm ... costumer (uncredited)
Barbara Marko ... costumer (uncredited)
Kip Ren ... costumer (uncredited) / wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
Emilea A. Rivera ... costumer (uncredited)
Sierra Robinson ... costumer: second unit (uncredited)
Chapin Simpson ... costumer (uncredited)
Daisy Alexandra Sylbert-Torres ... production assistant: costume department (uncredited)

Location Management

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Don Baldwin ... additional location manager
Manuel Campillo ... additional location manager (as Manuel R. Campillo Morales)
Ken Coble ... locations team
Scott Davis ... location manager
Stephen Finders ... key assistant location manager: Oregon (as Stephen 'Teeb' Finders)
Neale Fishback ... key assistant location manager
Nancy Haecker ... location manager / supervising location manager
Raine Hall ... additional location manager
John Jabaley ... location manager
David B. Lyons ... key assistant location manager: Los Angeles (as David Lyons)
Patrick Mignano ... additional location manager
Stevie Nelson ... key assistant location manager
Sara Burton ... location scout (uncredited)
Kim Crabb ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Caleb Duffy ... location manager: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Kai Ephron ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Shaun Gavin ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Matthew Wersinger ... key assistant location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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David Franco ... music supervisor
Richard Henderson ... music editor
Joseph Magee ... music playback operator
Julie Marie ... musician: violin
Charlie Musselwhite ... musician: harmonica
Tim Rodier ... orchestrator
Bart Samolis ... musician
Eddie Delena ... music recordist (uncredited)
Timothy Levine ... singer: additional background vocalist (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Christian Anguish ... boat operator
Michael Antoniazzi ... wheat combine operator
Chet Badalato ... driver: Mr. Penn
Chris Basso ... driver
James Beidler ... wheat combine operator
William A. Benedict ... driver
Yael Bernstein ... boat operator
Joe Bodle ... driver
Floyd Brooks ... boat operator: Alaska
Calvin Carlson ... boat operator: Alaska
Vernon Carlson ... boat operator: Alaska
Rupert Cole ... transportation dispatcher
Fred 'Ted' Cornutt ... boat operator
Jeff Couch ... transportation captain
Emily Dale ... boat operator
Vernon Dautenhahn ... driver
Gary Davidson ... wheat combine operator
Ken Day ... driver
Colin Dibnah ... driver
Dan Dierker ... logistical boat operator
Jennifer Dierker ... picture boat coordinator
Gregory Dultz ... driver (as Greg Dultz)
Kevin Foster ... boat operator: Alaska
Mark Franke ... logistical boat operator
Jeffrey Gowing ... transportation captain
Brian Gurney ... driver
Dave Haldeman ... driver (as David Haldeman)
Darryl Hayes ... driver (as Darryll Hayes)
Tyrone Hines ... driver
Stewart Iwamuro ... driver
Darrell Janson ... driver
Jimmy Johnson ... driver
Steven Jones ... boat operator technical support
Alan Kaminsky ... transportation co-captain
Jimmy Kaminsky ... driver
Matt Kaplinski ... logistical boat operator
Margo Hunt McKay ... driver
George A. Miki ... driver (as George Miki)
Andrew Mott ... driver
Craig Mutsch ... wheat combine operator
David Nilles ... picture boat coordinator
Richard Norton ... driver
John Orlebeck ... transportation coordinator
Doug Rau ... driver
Rick Reistad ... picture boat operator
Lawrence J. Romanoff ... driver (as Larry Romanoff)
David Severin ... driver (as Dave Severin)
Jerry Shore Jr. ... driver (as Jerry Shore)
Ernest Simon ... driver
Tim Sisson ... transportation
Larry Smith ... boat operator: Alaska
Jerry T. Stroh ... driver (as Jerry Stroh)
Steven Thompson ... picture boat operator
Chris Waldoch ... driver
Robert P. Ward ... driver
Robert Weaverling ... picture boat operator
Peter Weiss ... boat operator
Wayne Westerberg ... driver
David Carlton White ... transportation captain
Lyle Christensen ... shotmaker driver (uncredited)
Bob Cope ... transportation (uncredited)
Luis Garcia ... transportation cars (uncredited)
Hollie Howton ... assistant transportation coordinator (uncredited)
John F. Teeple ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Russell Adams ... animal trainer
Julia Alexander ... legal services: Business Affairs Inc. (as Julia Scott)
Dorian Alvarez ... prep cook: Hat Trick Catering
Laura Atkins ... assistant post-production accountant
Chet Badalato ... on-set assistant: Mr. Penn / trainer: Mr. Hirsch
Scott Baldyga ... piano and vocal coach, Mr. Hirsch
Abigail Bean ... assistant: Mr. Linson (as Abby Bean)
Julie Bernards ... payroll accountant
Justin Brown ... production assistant
Brinton Bryan ... key set production assistant
Joseph Camp ... animal trainer
Richard Carl ... production assistant
Rachel Carlson ... set medic
Tom Carson ... production coordinator
Elida Cerda ... set medic
P.J. Connelly ... marine scout
Sarah Crauder ... production assistant
Mark Cross ... production coordinator
Jon Crush ... assistant to producers
Dennis Davidson ... International publicity consultants
Scott Davis ... marine coordinator
Brian H. Dierker ... marine coordinator (as Brian Dierker)
Felicity Donarski ... accounting executive: River Road
George Egowa ... animal safety
Mario Escobar ... chef: Mexico (as Mario R. Escobar)
Carey Field ... set production assistant
Neale Fishback ... stand-in: vince vaughn
Joe Fiske ... on call key craft service
Cliff Fleming ... helicopter pilot
Michael Frayeh ... production accountant
Justin George ... production secretary
Courtney Giauque ... marine assistant
Kelli Gillam ... post-production accountant
Andrea Gold Robinson ... animal trainer (as Andrea Gold)
Bruce M. Gore ... animal safety
Carrie Hakanson ... animal trainer
Charles Heaphy ... production financing
Martin Heintzman ... special equipment operator
Stan Heintzman ... special equipment operator
Kathryn Hensel ... travel coordinator (as Kathryn Galberth)
Rob Huizenga ... physician (as Dr. Robert Huizenga)
Timothy Kiehl ... special equipment operator
Luca Kouimelis ... script supervisor
Bob Kredel ... train wrangler
Devan Linforth ... additional production assistant: Portland
Heather Long ... animal trainer
Brekke Lowe ... assistant chef: Hat Trick Catering
Peter Lowe ... chef: Hat Trick Catering
Chandra Marrs ... animal trainer
Jolynn Martin ... assistant: Mr. Pohlad
Sato Masuzawa ... assistant: Mr. Penn
Krystal Mathiesen ... second assistant accountant
Meg Mathisen ... event consultant
Lyn Matsuda Norton ... script supervisor (as Lyn Matsuda-Norton) / script supervisor (as Lyn Norton)
Christie Mattull ... insurance: DeWitt Stern Group
Brandon McMillan ... animal trainer
Meredith Meade ... assistant production coordinator
April Melcher ... animal trainer
Cheryl Miller ... set masseuse
Matt Miller ... set production assistant
Mike Miller ... animal trainer
Stephen Monas ... legal services: Business Affairs Inc. (as Steve Monas)
Nicole Morales ... shipping coordinator
Susan Muir ... completion bond: Film Finances Inc.
Jaime Neely ... set production assistant
Chad Nini ... production assistant
Dawn Oliver ... assistant: Mr. Hildebrand
Henry Oshell ... catering assistant: Hat Triuck Catering (as Henry R. Ochel Jr.)
Bill 'Buckwheat' Overington ... kayaker: Alaska
Nicole Papincak ... legal services: Business Affairs Inc.
Ann Penny ... set medic
Catherine Pittman ... animal trainer / dog trainer
Donna Piumetti ... travel agent: New Act Travel
Mindy Podolsky ... dietician
Stanley W. Pratt ... chef: Hat Trick Catering (as Stanley Pratt)
Steve Reddy ... animal trainer
Shane Reeves ... production assistant
Michael Reinarts ... financial officer: River Road
Jason Ruffolo ... additional production assistant: Oregon
Pilar L. Salazar ... accounting clerk
Sophie Saleyron ... press attache: France
Saul Sanchez ... craft service
Rey-Phillip Santos ... assistant: Kristen Stewart
Greg Saraceno ... travel coordinator
Taylor Saxon ... key set medic: Portland
Tom Schaus ... helicopter pilot
Paula Schoen ... physician (as Dr. Paula Schoen)
Jennifer Scott ... first assistant accountant
Doug Seus ... bear owner and trainer
Lynne Seus ... assistant bear trainer
Tim Shuler ... assistant to producers (as Timothy Shuler)
Rick Shuster ... helicopter pilot
Jean M. Simpson ... animal trainer
Cody Smith ... animal trainer
Scott J. Smith ... assistant bear trainer (as Scott Smith)
Guin Solomon ... animal trainer (as Guin Dill)
Roland Sonnenburg ... animal trainer
Beth Ungar Stallkamp ... clearance
Alison Thompson ... International Sales: for Focus Features
Olwen Turtle ... production secretary: travel
Margaret Viera ... marine head cook
Jefferson Wagner ... kayak trainer
Kelly Wagner ... assistant cook
Dannon Walters ... craft service (as Dannon Walters III)
Ian Watermeier ... production executive
Craig Widdis ... towing service: A-1 Recovery
Don Williams ... craft service
Patsy Williams ... craft service
Roger Williams ... EPK/BTS: Inspired Image Picture Company
Troy Williams ... animal safety
Winston Wingfield ... assistant chef: Hat Trick Catering
Kurt Woolner ... completion bond: Film Finances Inc.
Sidney Yost ... animal trainer
Clint Youngreen ... assistant bear trainer
Lauren Caglione ... assistant: Marcia Gay Harden (uncredited)
Dwight O. Campbell ... production assistant: Atlanta (uncredited)
Anthony Cristo ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lauren Henry ... animal trainer (uncredited)
Arturo Jasso ... production assistant (uncredited)
Sean Kaczmarek ... production assistant (uncredited)
Amber Kartes ... production assistant: Salton City (uncredited)
Mike Lane ... client services (uncredited)
Teresa Jolene Lee ... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
Israel Limon ... production assistant (uncredited)
Rachel Lipsey ... craft service (uncredited)
Frank Mojica ... production assistant (uncredited)
Stephanie Mojica ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lisa M. Northrop ... production assistant (uncredited)
Aaron Ponciano ... production assistant (uncredited)
Sonia Randazzo ... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
Travis Rehwaldt ... additional set production assistant: Portland (uncredited)
Joe Rynearson ... production assistant: Portland (uncredited)
Greg Saraceno ... production secretary (uncredited)
Megan Schmidt ... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
Laura Sherman ... production coordinator (uncredited)
Andy Sowerwine ... set production assistant (uncredited) / set production assistant: additional photography (uncredited)
Joe Suffredini ... falconer (uncredited)
Brian Youmans ... set location assistant (uncredited)
Lavinia Zetina ... key assistant accountant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Dale J. Antonich ... thanks (as Chief Ranger Dale J. Antonich)
Ezekiel Baye ... thanks
Samuel Bayer ... thanks
Jonathan Bell ... thanks
Marc Burt ... thanks (as Ranger Marc Burt)
Calvin Carlson ... thanks
Gordon Carlson ... special thank you
Rachel Carlson ... special thank you
Harold D. Carter ... thanks (as Sheriff Harold D. Carter)
Ish Castro ... thanks
Ken Chapa ... thanks: Director, Arizona State Film Office
Beth Chase ... thanks
Juan Chavarin ... thanks (as Correctional Sergeant Juan Chavarin)
Toni Clarey ... thanks
Craig Cotton ... thanks (as Coach Craig Cotton)
Travis Cronin ... thanks
Roman Dial ... thanks
John Doogan ... thanks (as Correctional Corporal John Doogan)
George Egowa ... thanks
Poli Flores ... thanks (as Imperial County Judge Poli Flores)
Bruce M. Gore ... thanks (as Bruce Gore)
Laura Hahn ... thanks
Jim Heine ... thanks
Rick Hess ... thanks
Sharon Housouer ... thanks (as Under Sheriff Sharon Housouer)
Ken Johns ... thanks
Marianne Karraker ... thanks
Jon Krakauer ... thanks
Jim Leute ... thanks
Mary Leute ... thanks
Bryan Lourd ... thanks
Matthew Mancour ... locations consultant
Kathryn Martin ... thanks
Louise Mayo ... thanks
Billie McCandless ... grateful acknowledgment
Carine McCandless ... grateful acknowledgment
Christopher McCandless ... in memory of (as Christopher Johnson McCandless)
Walt McCandless ... grateful acknowledgment
James McCullough ... thanks
Mike Miller ... thanks
Jack Nicholson ... thanks
Shawn Peterson ... thanks
Kathryn Ransay ... thanks
Tim Riley ... thanks: Imperial County District Attorney Tim Riley
Michael Robbins ... thanks
Rich Spurgin ... thanks
Mike Stevens ... thanks
Ray Stickwan ... thanks
Debbie Tarys ... thanks
Robert Tillery ... thanks
David Tirado ... thanks (as Lieutenant David Tirado)
Susan Warner ... thanks
Wayne Westerberg ... thanks
Bill Wilard ... thanks (as Captain Bill Wilard)
Doug Winn ... thanks (as Assistant Coach Doug Winn)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Based on a true story. After graduating from Emory University, Christopher McCandless abandoned his possessions, gave his entire savings account to charity, and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters who shape his life. Written by Lisa Kelley

Plot Keywords
Taglines Into the heart Into the soul See more »
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Also Known As
  • Into the Wild - Die Geschichte eines Aussteigers (Germany)
  • Enmig de la natura (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Hacia rutas salvajes (Spain)
  • U divljinu (Serbia)
  • Сред дивата природа (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 148 min
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Box Office

Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $212,440, 23 Sep 2007
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $56,255,142, 27 Mar 2008

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Trivia Jim Gallien, the Alaskan who gave Chris the rubber boots in the opening scene, plays himself. See more »
Goofs 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. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford/King of California/Good Luck Chuck/Into the Wild/Sydney White (2007). See more »
Soundtracks Hard Sun See more »
Crazy Credits The opening title is shown as part of Chris's journal's writings. See more »
Quotes Christopher McCandless: [written into book] Happiness only real when shared.
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