A Cry in the Wild
Director Mark Griffiths
Initial DVD release June 27, 2000
Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Running time 1h 33m
Producer Roger Corman
|Release date June 1, 1990 (1990-06-01)|
Writer Gary Paulsen (screenplay), Catherine Cyran (screenplay), Gary Paulsen (novel)
Cast Jared Rushton (Brian Robeson), Ned Beatty (Pilot Jake Holcomb), Pamela Sue Martin (June Robeson), Deke Anderson (Store Clerk)
Similar movies Terence H Winkless appears in A Cry in the Wild and directed White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild
A cry in the wild trailer 1990
A Cry in the Wild is a 1990 coming of age-survival drama film based on the book Hatchet, written by Gary Paulsen. The film stars Jared Rushton as Brian, Pamela Sue Martin as Brian's mom, Stephen Meadows as Brian's dad, and Ned Beatty as the pilot. It spawned three sequels: White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II; White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild; and White Wolves III: Cry of the White Wolf.
A cry in the wild official trailer
The movie opens up with Brian Robeson and his mother getting a package. She later gives it to Brian revealing it to be a hatchet at the airport. When Brian gets on the single engine plane with the pilot they have a short conversation.
The pilot lets Brian fly the plane and Brian enjoys it. However, when the pilot has a heart attack and dies, the plane crashes in the wilderness of Yukon, leaving Brian to try to survive, all while dealing with his parents' divorce.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, and holds a 40% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
ReferencesA Cry in the Wild Wikipedia
A Cry in the Wild IMDb A Cry in the Wild themoviedb.org