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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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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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Margot Robbie said about playing Harley Quinn, "I guess it's intimidating, because there's obviously a lot of people I want to please, and a character I have to do justice, but it's a challenge. I'm definitely up for it, and hopefully I don't disappoint." She also added, "To me, there's always two characters. There's Harleen Quinzel, and there's Harley Quinn. There are moments where Harleen takes over, and that's when she can be rational, and then Harley takes over, and that's the more erratic side." See more »

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The HMMWVs being used by the Military in their unsuccessful attempt to 'contain' Incubus at Midway City all seem to be the early, unarmored M1025/M1026 versions, as distinguished by the distinctive X-patterned door, the absence of a proper gun turret, and the flat 'snout' of the vehicle. By the time of the film's release, these have been relegated mainly to training facilities, Military Police, or rear-echelon units; frontline combat units, even National Guard ones, are currently equipped with the up-armored M1151 Enhanced Armament Carrier version, which looks significantly different from the M1025/M1026s depicted in the film. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Griggs: Chow time!
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This film features a new DC Comics logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Heathens
Written by Tyler Joseph
Produced by Mike Elizondo and Tyler Joseph
Performed by Twenty One Pilots
twenty one pilots appear courtesy of Fueled by Ramen, LLC
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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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