Wild parents guide


How far do you need to walk to find yourself?

Overall C

Cheryl Strayed's (Reese Witherspoon) wild life has led to loss and divorce. Desperate for a different path, she decides to hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail all by herself.

Violence B-
Sexual Content D
Profanity D
Substance Use D

Why is Wild rated R? The MPAA rated Wild R for sexual content, nudity, drug use, and language.

Run Time: 116 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Wild rated R? Wild is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, nudity, drug use, and language.

Violence: Domestic violence is depicted with a father threatening to punch his young daughter; we later see his wife with a large bruise on her face. A character removes her hiking boots and reveals a badly injured toe covered in blood; she then begins to remove the toenail and screams in pain. Two men make predatory remarks to a woman who is hiking alone. The woman also encounters other men who imply they will only assist her in return for her sexual attention.

Sexual Content: The movie containsfour scenes of nudity (breasts, buttocks and genitalia) in sexual and non-sexual contexts. Two scenes of these scenes involve simultaneous drug use. Sexual innuendo and dialog is heard.

Language: The script features at least 25 sexual expletives, along with a variety of scatological slang and other terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Drug use, involving cocaine and heroin, are portrayed in four scenes. Social drinking is depicted.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "Wild"

Cast and Crew

Wild is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and stars Reese Witherspoon, Gaby Hoffmann, Laura Dern, Michiel Huisman.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Wild movie is March 31, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Wild
Release Date: 31 March 2015
Wild releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- The Real Cheryl Strayed
- The Real Location Is The Best Location
- How Much Does A Monster Weigh?
- The Pacific Crest Trail Interactive Map
- Deleted Scenes – with Optional Commentary by Jean-Marc Vallée
- Seven Promotional Featurettes
- Audio Commentary by Jean-Marc Vallée, Bruna Papandrea and David Greenbaum
- Experiencing the PCT: A Special Message From Cheryl Strayed
- Theatrical Trailer
- Gallery

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In Tracks, another woman undertakes a long walk to find solace for her soul. And a grieving father hikes The Way to deal with the loss of his son.

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