Long time Indianic Pictures Collaborater Joe Thomas has a hit on his hands with Monkey Man

Posted by on May 21, 2024 in Indianic Blog, Uncategorized


At Indianic Pictures, we pride ourselves on the incredible talent and dedication of our collaborators. Today, we’re thrilled to celebrate the remarkable success of our longtime friend and associate, Joe Thomas. Joe, a producer with an impressive track record, has been an invaluable part of our journey, contributing significantly to several of our projects, including the highly anticipated upcoming feature film, Turning Point.

Joe’s latest triumph is the critically acclaimed feature film, Monkey Man, starring the talented Dev Patel. Produced alongside the renowned Jordan Peele, Monkey Man has been making waves in the film industry. The movie has garnered an impressive 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, reflecting the positive reception from both critics and audiences alike.

Financially, Monkey Man is a resounding success, nearing a global box office total of $50 million on a $14 million budget. This achievement not only underscores the film’s wide appeal but also highlights the exceptional production work that Joe and his team have delivered.

The film has received glowing reviews from critics, celebrating its unique blend of action and emotional depth. 

Peter Bradshaw from The Guardian praised Dev Patel’s performance and directorial debut, describing it as “a wildly over-the-top revenge action thriller on the teeming but uncliched streets of Mumbai”​​. 

Brian Tallerico of RogerEbert.com highlighted Patel’s passion, noting the film’s “sweaty, improvised quality” that adds to its kinetic energy​.

Additionally, David Fear from Rolling Stone commended Patel’s ability to deliver “nonstop beast mode” action that sets a new standard for the genre​​.

Joe’s journey with Indianic Pictures has been nothing short of extraordinary. His keen eye for detail, unwavering dedication, and passion for storytelling have made him a key figure in our production endeavors. As we look forward to the release of Turning Point, we are reminded of the invaluable contributions Joe has made to our projects, consistently bringing excellence and creativity to the forefront.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Joe Thomas for his outstanding work on Monkey Man. His success is a testament to his talent and hard work, and we are proud to have him as a part of the Indianic Pictures family. Here’s to many more milestones and cinematic triumphs together!

Check out the trailer for Monkey Man below.