Updated June 7th, 2024 at 09:08 IST

Monkey Man On OTT: When And Where To Watch Dev Patel's Directorial Debut

Dev Patel's first directorial venture received significant international acclaim following its theatrical debut. The film was praised for its storyline.

Monkey Man | Image:Youtube
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After a successful run at the box office, Dev Patel's debut directorial Monkey Man is set to premiere on OTT platforms. Two months after its initial release in theaters, the film's OTT release dates have been announced. The film released in the US on April 5.

Where to watch Monkey Man?

Monkey Man will be available for streaming on Peacock TV. According to Koimoi, the movie will be accessible on the American streaming service starting Friday, June 14, 2024. Additionally, fans can enjoy an early digital release on June 11, 2024.

A still from Monkey Man | Image: IMDb

 

Dev Patel's first directorial venture received significant international acclaim following its theatrical debut. The film was praised for its compelling narrative, sociopolitical commentary, and intense action sequences. The digital release will include special features such as an alternate opening, an alternate ending, and several deleted and extended scenes.

A still from Monkey Man | Image: IMDb

 

Dev Patel shares the inspiration behind filming Monkey Man

During its world premiere in April, Dev Patel shared that the film draws inspiration from stories he heard during his childhood. The plot centers on a forest villager seeking revenge against corrupt authority figures. Patel stars in the film, alongside Sikandar Kher, Sharlto Copley, Pitobash, Sobhita Dhulipala, Makarand Deshpande, Vipin Sharma, Ashwini Kalsekar, and Adithi Kalkunte.

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The synopsis of the film reads, "A young man ekes out a meager living in an underground fight club where, night after night, wearing a gorilla mask, he's beaten bloody by more popular fighters for cash. After years of suppressed rage, he discovers a way to infiltrate the enclave of the city's sinister elite. As his childhood trauma boils over, his mysteriously scarred hands unleash an explosive campaign of retribution to settle the score with the men who took everything from him."

The film was a commercial hit, grossing $34.5 million worldwide against a production budget of $10 million, proving its financial success, as per Variety.

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Published June 7th, 2024 at 09:08 IST