Wild Synopsis
A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe.
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Movie Reviews

Good story, solid performances

By nise1231
Reese Witherspoon carries this movie. She's able to capture all the parts of Cheryl: how her life had fallen apart, how people saw her through all of it, and how strangers wanted to help her along...

Brilliantly dine

By klfbush
The performances by Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and supporting characters are very real, poignant, and convincing. The story is gritty at times, and the way the flashbacks are integrated into the...


By joanmmj
We loved this movie. The movement between the present day story and Strayed's memories was smooth and helped along by great music choices. Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern were perfect in their...


By bethaniarichards
I've waited for a year for this movie to come out. Stalked it on FB. Watched every sneak peak and trailer, and they aren't going to even release it in Nashville?????? There's not even a showing...

For all the right reasons ...

By penelope614
Wild captures the full essence of a magical book, doesn't stint on the complicated and multi-dimensional aspects of a very human character, pulls you into her life, gets across both the despair and...

Walked out after 1st Hour...... You should guess how good it was!

By goldlizsts
Had high hopes to at least see some spectacular shots of the Mojave. That's the 1st disappointment (at least through the 1st hour, before quitting). NOTHING, just a couple of cacti. The funniest...

From pain, strength

By michaelvanduren
Reese Witherspoon with no make-up is the perfect interpreter of Cheryl Strayed's journey through pain. Her face and body movements declare a type of grit that is epic, but also accessible and...

Very good movie ..

By SpintoMan
I really hate to be the kind of person who compares a movie to a book ... but it's impossible not to. This is a very good movie, good characters, wonderful story, great scenery ... but as a big fan...


By apalford860
Long, boring clips of "Cheryl" walking. The flashbacks were awkward; one had to read the book to understand some of the scenes. So bad that had I been alone I would have walked out of the movie....

wish it was longer

By Sarahelizabeth3755
I loved the book. The movie didn't feel long enough....

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Rated R | For Language, Drug Use, Nudity and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Emotional tale of self-discovery explores grief, addiction.
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