Those Who Wish Me Dead is a 2021 neo-Western action thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Koryta. Directed by Taylor Sheridan, ’Those Who Wish Me Dead’ takes us through the lives of a smokejumper, a cop, a survivalist, a kid, and two cold-blooded assassins. The screenplay for the film was also done by Michael Koryta while receiving assistance from Charles Leavitt, and Sheridan as well, The film had already released internationally in multiple countries on 5th May 2021. This was followed by the US theatrical release on 14th May 2021. ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ has received mixed reviews from critics. The criticism has been received for the presentation while Angelina Joile’s performances and Sheridan’s direction is being praised. Now that the film has released in Cinemas, the question is, Where to watch ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’?
Those Who Wish Me Dead follows the story of a smokejumper named Hannah Baker. She suffers from PTSD as she was once unable to rescue 3 kids from the Forest Fires. This has had her hold herself personally responsible for the tragedy. These thoughts keep haunting her until she crossed paths with a 12-years-old helpless boy named Connor. He had just witnessed his father’s murder and was traumatized from it. Even so, he has to be on the run, as he was being followed by the very two assassins, The Blackwells. So, Hannah takes it upon herself to protect the kid from the pursuing hitmen, all while a fire is raged on by them. Now, Hannah must move past the fears that haunt her, and rescue the kid in front of her. All of this together gives us a pulse-pounding thriller filled with performances expected from a Sheridan film.
How to Watch Those Who Wish Me Dead Online?
Those Who Wish Me Dead is available to watch online exclusively on HBO Max. This streaming service releases all the new Warner Bros. Films on the same day as the US theatrical release date at no additional cost. The films are then available to watch on the platform for the next 31 days. The most recent one being, Mortal Kombat, which will be available in HBO Max’s library till 23rd May 2021. This will also be the case for ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ which released on 14th May 2021. Unfortunately, back in December 2020, HBO Max removed its 7-day trial period. This makes it viable to pay the month-long fee if one wants to watch any of the Warner Bros. content. This includes any new movies that come out in 2021 like those of, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, The Suicide Squad, Dune, etc.
One can get an HBO Max subscription for a rate of $14.99 a month. A cheaper version of the same will also soon be available in June. This less expensive tier would be ad-supported and will reportedly cost around $9.99 a month. This version will also not be releasing any new movies at the time of the theatrical release. To watch them, one will need to upgrade to the current version of HBO Max.
Moreover, this service of HBO Max releasing movies along with the theatrical release will soon cease to exist. Reportedly, HBO’s parent company, AT&T has come to an agreement that from 2022, all Warner Bros. Films will have a 45-days long theatres-only window. That means for this time period, films will not have any competition with any streaming service.