Into the Wild is one of those films which you see once in your short lifetime, after which you are never the same again. This is the story of a boy Christopher McCandless who leaves his family and everything he knows to go out and see what the world and life are all about. On the way, he meets many people who like him have no idea what they are doing in life but continue to drift where the current takes them. Chris challenges that same current of life and swims against it. Here’s the list of movies similar to Into the Wild that are our recommendations. These are sure to touch the strings of your heart and urge you to find meaning in life. You can watch some of these movies like Into the Wild on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
14. On the Road (2012)
Based on Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel On the Road, this movie stars Kristen Stewart, and Sam Riley in the lead does. Fed up with his dwindling career and his father’s death, aspiring writer Sal paradise ventures out on his own to find his inspiration in life. On the way – or shall I say on the road – he bumps into Moriarty and his broad-minded and eccentric wife, Marylou. On an enthralling and mind-opening adventure watch as these seemingly insane individuals find themselves in a race against their own youth.
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13. Mud (2012)
A fugitive at large, Mud (Matthew McConaughey) is a man haunted by love. After killing the abusive husband of the girl he loves, he is forced to hide in the forests near his hometown to evade the police. There he meets two teenagers Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) who are searching for an adventure. A coming-of-age film for both teenagers and the adult lost in his life, this movie represents the paths we have to take when we get lost on our way to love. We think we can change the world with our sheer will when it’s the world that is changing us.