Wild | Full Movie
- 1h 56m
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Confirm current pricing with applicable retailer. All transactions subject to applicable license terms and conditions.
Academy Award® winner Reese Witherspoon stars in this inspirational true story from the director of Dallas Buyers Club and based on the best-selling book. After years of reckless behavior, Cheryl makes a rash decision to hike more than a thousand miles with absolutely no experience — in what becomes a remarkable journey of self-discovery and redemption that strengthens and ultimately heals her.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Powerfully moving and emotionally resonant, Wild finds director Jean-Marc Vall?e and star Reese Witherspoon working at the peak of their respective powers.
It captures an emotional memoir without making it feel like a didactic tale of triumph over advers...
June 25, 2017
There's neither cinematic majesty to the vistas (and I saw the movie on a very big screen and sat...
June 25, 2017
More on Rotten Tomatoes
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Emotional tale of self-discovery explores grief, addiction.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Wild is based on Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir about the cathartic three and a half months she spent hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Starring Reese Witherspoon as Strayed, the movie is part journey of self discovery and part flashback to the good, the bad, and the ugly in Strayed's past, particularly the self-destructive behavior that followed the death of her beloved mother. The mature content includes partial nudity (both sexual and matter-of-fact), several sex scenes (most of which are extramarital), explicit drug use (heroin), and strong language ("f--k," "s--t," and more). The heavy themes (domestic abuse, grief, addiction, abortion, etc.) might prove too much for many adolescents, but the movie does offer various subjects for parents to discuss with mature older teens: the importance of parent-child relationships, signs of unhealthy behavior, and the life-changing power of a monumental trip.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Role Models
More on Common Sense Media
- Genre:Adventure, Biopic, Drama
- Release Date:December 3, 2014
- Highest Available for Purchase:4KLearn More