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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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(screenplay by), (memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Cheryl
... Bobbi
... Paul
... Leif
... Jonathan
... Frank
... Aimee
... Greg
... Ranger
... Ed
... Jimmy Carter
... Josh
... Rick
... Richie
... Joe (as Ray Mist)
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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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Моето приключение в дивото  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$606,810, 5 December 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$37,880,356

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,501,541
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Cheryl sings a song during the movie 'How's The World Treating You' originally sung by Elvis. This song appears in the 2017 Limited Series Big Little Lies sung by Reese Witherspoon's (Cheryl) characters ex-husband. See more »

Goofs

When Cheryl is dropped off at the trail at the beginning of her hike, she is wearing a wristwatch and a bracelet on her left wrist. Subsequent shots in the same scene show these items alternately on her right and left wrist. See more »

Quotes

Cheryl: [Cheryl's first inscription on the trail guestbook] "If your Nerve, deny you - Go above your Nerve" - EMILY DICKINSON and Cheryl Strayed.
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Crazy Credits

There are photos of the real Cheryl Strayed on her actual walk shown during the credits. See more »


Soundtracks

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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Bravo, Reese Witherspoon !
6 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

We loved this film...and this is NOT a "chick flick"...it's for ALL of us and it's about our search for our individual and authentic selves - male or female... so don't miss it!

I think Reese Witherspoon has created an incredible film with her team. Kudos ...one of your best ever films and we are looking for more from your production company in the future. An Oscar nomination is so well deserved and we will be looking for you on TV that night.

I Love how you portrayed the essence of a silent retreat and all the riches and gifts and stresses of doing one. WILD does an amazing job of illustrating this worthwhile experience in an individual's life.


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