Monkey Man

Monkey Man

(2024)

Monkey Man streaming: where to watch online?

You can buy "Monkey Man" on Apple TV, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, YouTube, Vudu, Microsoft Store as download or rent it on Apple TV, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, YouTube, Vudu, Microsoft Store, Spectrum On Demand online.

Can I watch Monkey Man in theaters?

Yes! You can get tickets to see Monkey Man in theaters in the United States right now. Tickets are available on Fandango, Atom Tickets, Cinemark.

Synopsis

This stylish noir thriller sees a young man seeking revenge on the elites in his city

Released from prison in Mumbai, an ex-convict enters an unfamiliar and changed world. He sees excessive corporate greed causing mass poverty and spirituality waning all across society. With no hope of a fresh start, he uses his newfound freedom to seek out those who wronged him in the past. In his righteous frustration, he is fuelled only by his desire for revenge.

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What to know

What's Monkey Man about?

Monkey Man is an upcoming action thriller movie produced by Thunder Road Films, Bron Studios, and Creative Wealth Media. The plot of the movie is based on the mythology of Hanuman, a famous deity in Hinduism. Depictions of the God see him with the body of a man and the head of a monkey. He is known for his unwavering loyalty and devotion, two themes that are present in the movie.

Monkey Man is directed by Dev Patel who makes his filmmaking debut. Known as an award-winning actor, Patel also serves as co-writer of Monkey Man alongside veteran screenwriter John Collee and Paul Angunawela. German composer, Hauschka handles the music for the movie, having worked with Dev Patel on the Oscar-nominated picture Lion. The action choreography is handled by 87Eleven, the company behind action sequences in the John Wick movies and Atomic Blonde. Jordan Peele produces through his Monkeypaw production company.

Who stars in Monkey Man?

The cast of Monkey Man includes Dev Patel in the lead role as the unlikely hero emerging from jail. Sharlto Copley, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Sikander Kher make up the rest of the cast.

Is Monkey Man a superhero movie?

The main character referred to only as 'Kid' possesses incredible strength, skill and power. While not a traditional superhero, Kid is fuelled by rage and revenge giving him superhuman focus and fury. The movie is a gritty action thriller more akin to others in the genre like John Wick and Taken.

Is Monkey Man on Netflix?

While Monkey Man was originally supposed to land on Netflix, the streaming site dropped the movie, leading to it being picked up by Jordan Peele and Universal. The movie is available to stream on Prime Video and Peacock. 

Production News

Production: Timeline, news & updates

  • 29 October, 2018
    • Monkey Man was first announced with Dev Patel confirmed to be making his directorial debut. (Source: Screen Daily)
  • March 12, 2021
    • Netflix acquired the rights to the movie which was announced to have just finished filming. (Source: Deadline)
  • January 18, 2023
    • Monkey Man was announced as part of the Netflix yearly slate. It was given a late 2023 release date. (Source: Netflix)
  • January 26, 2024
    • The first full-length trailer for the movie is released depicting a noir action thriller with Dev Patel in the lead role. Jordan Peele is reported to be producing the movie which is given the release date of April 5, 2024. (Source: YouTube)
  • March 22, 2024
    • A new official trailer for the movie is revealed teasing an epic action revenge drama. (Source: YouTube)
  • April 3, 2024
    • In a new sneak peek, director and star Dev Patel reveals the cultural inspirations behind the movie. (Source: Monkey Man)
  • April 5, 2024
    • Monkey Man was released in theaters. (Source: Deadline)

Rating

IMDB 7.0 (46k)

Genres

Mystery & Thriller, Action & Adventure

Runtime

2h 1min

Age rating

R

Production country

Singapore, United States, Canada

Director

Dev Patel

Cast

Dev Patel
Kid
Sharlto Copley
Tiger
Pitobash
Alphonso
Sikandar Kher
Rana Singh
Makrand Deshpande
Baba Shakti
Ashwini Kalsekar
Queenie
Vipin Sharma
Alpha
Sobhita Dhulipala
Sita
Brahim Achabbakhe
King Kobra / Sher Khan
Joe Thomas
Mirza
Jino Achankunju Samuel
Nishit
Baby Tamba
Dimple
Harshit Mahawar
Lucky
Winai Wiangyangkung
Pimp
Reva Marchellin
Hijra (Yummy)
Zakir Hussain
Tabla Maestro