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Suicide Squad (2016)

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A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.

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It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? Written by Amitash Balekar

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Rated PG - 13 for sequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and language | See all certifications »

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5 August 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$133,682,248, 7 August 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$325,100,054

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$745,600,054
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Trivia

David Ayer considered casting Freddy Rodríguez as Chato Santana, a.k.a. El Diablo before deciding on Jay Hernandez. See more »

Goofs

Just before Incubus knocks a HMMWV onto him, a US soldier is seen firing at Incubus with his M4 carbine, but there is no sound for the undoubtedly loud gunfire. See more »

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[first lines]
Griggs: Chow time!
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Crazy Credits

The IMAX release of the film features a Suicide Squad-themed IMAX intro. See more »

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Version of Justice League (2001) See more »

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Written by Kevin Gates (as Kevin Gilyard), Jeremy Coleman, Tinashe Sibanda, Jim Lavigne, James Abrahart (as James "JHart" Abrahart), LunchMoney Lewis (as Gamal Lewis), and Frank "Nitty" Brim
Produced by Jeremy Coleman (as JMIKE) and T-Collar
Performed by Kevin Gates
Kevin Gates appears courtesy of Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic Recording Corporation
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actually OK with lots of annoying little problems
26 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) recruits various criminals from a black site in Louisiana to battle the new unprecedented dangers. June Moone (Cara Delevingne) is an archaeologist who got possessed by a witch named Enchantress. Special forces Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman) fell in love with her and leads the group. Floyd Lawton (Will Smith) is assassin Deadshot who can't miss. The most important thing in his life is his daughter. George Harkness (Jai Courtney) is Captain Boomerang. Chato Santana is El Diablo but he has turned pacifist. Waylon Jones is Killer Croc. Tatsu Yamashiro is Katana with a soul stealing sword. There is Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), the psycho love of The Joker (Jared Leto). A powerful danger is unleashed in Midway City and the group is called.

This was critically panned by the majority. I expected more of a mess. The story is simple and easy to follow. No doubt, there are some jarring edits with some disjointed flow. It's a little bothersome but it doesn't make it incomprehensible. The movie just keeps hitting speed bumps with annoying little problems. What's with Enchantress' movements? Her whole character is problematic. Why would Harley Quinn go back? Why would Waller kill everyone? There are varying problems in the writing. On the positive side, these are interesting characters well played by skilled actors. Will Smith, Margot Robbie, and Jared Leto are standouts. Joker and Harley Quinn have a great story together. If anything, this shows potential for these characters into the future.


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