Those Who Wish Me Dead is a 2021 American neo-Western action thriller film directed by Taylor Sheridan and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Koryta. The film stars Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Nicholas Hoult, Aidan Gillen, Medina Senghore, Tyler Perry, and Jon Bernthal. It was produced by Bron Studios and Film Rites and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film has a running time of 100 minutes.
The movie follows Hannah Faber (Angelina Jolie), a smokejumper who suffers from PTSD after failing to save three children from a wildfire. She finds herself in the middle of a dangerous situation when she meets Connor Casserly (Finn Little), a young boy who witnesses the murder of his father and is being hunted by two assassins, Jack (Aidan Gillen) and Patrick (Nicholas Hoult). As they try to escape the killers in the Montana wilderness, they must also survive a raging forest fire.
Those Who Wish Me Dead received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the performances of Jolie and Little, as well as the action sequences and suspenseful plot. Others criticized the underdeveloped characters and predictable story. Despite the mixed reception, many viewers enjoyed the film's thrilling and intense moments, as well as its stunning cinematography.
The film has not received any major awards or nominations as of yet.
|Directed by||Taylor Sheridan,|
|Screenplay by||Michael Koryta Charles Leavitt Taylor Sheridan|
|Based on||Those Who Wish Me Dead
by Michael Koryta
|Produced by||Steven Zaillian Garrett Basch Aaron L. Gilbert Kevin Turen Taylor Sheridan|
|Starring||Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Nicholas Hoult, Aidan Gillen, Medina Senghore, Jon Bernthal,|
|Edited by||Chad Galster|
|Music by||Brian Tyler|
|New Line Cinema Bron Studios Film Rites Bosque Ranch Productions|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Release dates||May 5, 2021 (Seoul) May 14, 2021 (United States)|
|Running time||100 minutes|
|Box office||$23.5 million|