Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

Into the Wild (2007) Movie Reviews

Your Rating:
Buy Into the Wild (2007) DVD from AmazonBuy Into the Wild (2007) DVD from Amazon  Add to List: Add to movie listWrite Review +Request correction +Submit a plot +

Full Movie Reviews

1 - 5 of 5 

  View Daniel Corleone's Profile
Daniel Corleone
Movie God

12/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Into the Wild review

Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch) names himself "Alexander Supertramp" after detaching himself from his regular everyday routine in the city and going to the wilderness. Walt (William Hurt), Billie McCandless (Marcia Gay Harden) and his sister Carine (Jena Malone) have no idea about the plans of Chris to donate all his savings to charity, obliterating his identification and credit cards. He encounters a hippie couple Jan Burres (Catherine Keener) and Rainey (Brian H. Dierker), Wayne Westerberg (Vince Vaughn), Mr. Franz (Hal Holbrook) and Tracy (Kristen Stewart) along the way.

Astounding screenplay, gorgeous locations and cinematography can be seen on this picture. One of the many wonderful quotes from the movie: Chris – “Money, power is an illusion. It’s all up here.” “If we ad...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
  View Junoverse611's Profile
Aspiring Actress

06/18/2008 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Amazing, and beautiful movie!

Okay, I am going to come right out and say it bluntly- this movie was amazing. The visuals, the writing- were purely beautiful. This movie will stick with you. It's based on the true story of Christopher John McCandless, who after college graduation, decides to give up everything materialistic- his credit cards, his car, even his home- to go and live out in the wild, to be at one with nature. This movie portrays his journey- and does it very well. No, this movie did not completely change my life- but yes, it did change the way I look at things, and when a movie does that, well, then I think it's considered to be a pretty good movie. It's an amazing movie, but it is three hours long, so if you're going to watch it, set everything aside and dedicate three hours just for that.


Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
  View Franz Patrick's Profile
Franz Patrick
Movie God

05/11/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

One of the Most Introspective Films of 2007

The only regret I have is not catching this film in theaters. If I had, this easily would have been on my Top 10 Films of 2007 list. I would like to start off by giving kudos to Emile Hirsch for his completely captivating performance. He won me over just a few months ago in "The Mudge Boy" and I cannot believe this is the same guy from the fun yet sophomoric "The Girl Next Door." I've seen all of his films and this is his most mature film to date, alongside "Imaginary Heroes" and "Alpha Dog." He's definitely someone that everyone needs to watch out for because he's building quite a repertoire. He's got "Speed Racer" and "Milk" coming up; the latter I have high expectations for now that he's proven himself as a serious actor. In this film, he has completely embraced his character, not just...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
  View patjohnson76's Profile

04/02/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Well, it looked nice

I just wasn't able to really appreciate this movie. While I think Emile Hirsch is a pretty good actor, I didn't care for his characterization. It's similar to what I found grating about Ellen Page's Juno - an "I so have life figured out and you don't and I'm awesome for it" vibe. Midway through, I lost interest when Malone, who plays Hirsch's sister, tells us why he's going on this journey through the wilderness - it's their parents fault! Yes, the parents that loved and provided for him just didn't love him or his sister enough. Of course, we're not really shown their horrible parenting skills, so my problem is that they just come off as whiny spoiled rich kids who don't get their way. While the scenery is beautiful and the film is full of good actors, I didn't care for the main ch...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
  View Alex's Profile
Movie God

03/13/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

The Guy is Crazy

This is a very solid movie. It is not a great movie, but the fact that this is a true story makes it even better. Emile Hirsch reminds me a lot of Leo DiCaprio - he looks like him, acts like him, and is similar in age. Though I think Leo is a better actor, keep your eye on this guy.

My only complaint about the movie is that it was very slow and almost too exaggerated at the beginning. To be honest with you, it reminded me of Forrest Gump as far as his interaction with people (though he is an extremely bright guy). He is almost a Christ like figure that everyone likes and takes advice from.

The guy is definitely crazy and in the beginning I didn't feel sorry for him. But by the end of the film, I actually felt for the poor guy and kind of understood what he was trying to do. ...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
movies of 2018 by skater4159
Films I've seen in 2018 by aickman
Top Movie List by Ben
2018: Best to Worst by Nolane
Top Films of 1927 by Neobowler
Movies First Seen in 2018 by royaluglydudes
To See by Amber
2015 by Karmand




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use