Into the Wild (2007) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Into the Wild

Sean Penn, 2007

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Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, 1996

Into the Wild is a movie directed by Sean Penn in 2007 and based on the book of the same name by Jon Krakauer, first published in 1996. The movie features Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Jena Malone, Brian H. Dierker, Catherine Keener, and others.

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RATING

8.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: Into the Wild (Sean Penn, 2007)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer, 1996)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Into the Wild, the 1996 book by Jon Krakauer.

Into the Wild

Read by: Philip Franklin

Storyline

In April 1992, Christopher McCandless arrives in a remote area called Healy, just north of Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. McCandless travels into the wilderness and sets up a campsite in an abandoned city bus, which he calls The Magic Bus. At first, McCandless is content with the isolation, the beauty of nature around him, and the thrill of living off the land.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Into the Wild, the 2007 movie by Sean Penn

Year

2007

Minutes

148

Movie Rate

8.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Into the Wild

Country: USA

Year: 2007

Length: 2h28m

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Cover of Into the Wild, the 1996 book by Jon Krakauer

Year

1996

Pages

207

Book Rate

7.98

S: Goodreads

Book

Into the Wild

Country: USA

First published in: 1996

Length: 207 pages

Genre: Biography

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