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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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David Ayer

Writer:

David Ayer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Smith ... Deadshot
Jaime FitzSimons Jaime FitzSimons ... Sergeant Ames Bravo 14
Ike Barinholtz ... Griggs
Margot Robbie ... Harley Quinn
Christopher Dyson Christopher Dyson ... Missing Hand Guard
Bambadjan Bamba ... T-Shirt Vendor
Viola Davis ... Amanda Waller
Ted Whittall ... Admiral Olsen
David Harbour ... Dexter Tolliver
Robin Atkin Downes ... Angelo
Robert B. Kennedy ... U.S. Marshal
Billy Otis ... Mafia Snitch
Shailyn Pierre-Dixon ... Zoe
Jared Leto ... The Joker
James McGowan ... Panda Man
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Storyline

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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Justice has a bad side. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Spanish

Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bravo 14 See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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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:

$746,846,894
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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David Ayer reflected on how the aftermath of his film affected his approach in directing Netflix's Bright (2017) "It was shit. Yeah, it was shit reviews. I got my throat cut," Ayer said of Suicide Squad. Critics called the work "unexciting," "predictable," "mind-boggling stupid," and a film "beholden to the corporate vision of other recent DC adaptations." "It was a super polarizing movie. Incredibly polarizing," Ayer added. The director went on to explain how the response made him "gun shy" when going to work on Bright. "It's like going to the boxing ring and getting knocked out is how it felt. And I had to go into the ring again. And directing is a confidence game, because you're selling everyone on something that only exists in your head," he said. "The actors have to feel that confidence to trust that you know what you're doing, and so does your crew. As a director, you set the tone. Really, it's coming off that movie, I understood the pitfalls, I understood the dangers, I knew where the alligators hide, you know? And so I made damn sure I didn't repeat any mistakes." however, history is repeating itself as Bright was described as a "plenty embarrassing" "genre disaster" by critics as the film debuted on Netflix this week. See more »

Goofs

At the 20th minute the overview of the Pentagon is shown with the narration on the left bottom corner "THE PENTAGON WASHINGTON DC" - the Pentagon is really in the State of Virginia. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Griggs: Chow time!
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Crazy Credits

Mid-credits scene: Bruce Wayne has dinner with Amanda Waller, offering her his protection in exchange for one of her top secret folders on metahumans. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Bright (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Gangsta
Written by Jeremy Coleman, Andrew Swanson, Jason Evigan, Skylar Grey, Jacob Luttrell (as Jacob Elisha Luttrell), and Kehlani (as Kehlani Parrish)
Produced by Jeremy Coleman (as JMIKE) and Andrew Swanson (as Djemba)
Performed by Kehlani
Kehlani appears courtesy of TSNMI/Atlantic Recording Corporation
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This is a total disgrace to the DC Villains
26 August 2016 | by nasifonlineSee all my reviews

The whole plot of the movie was a mess. It really confused me what all the characters in the film was fighting for, I mean there was no real goal of the movie for the first 70% of the time. Then they set up the story in a way where the friend turns into the foe, and those friends are now facing this foe as their primary enemy and not the one it was shown at the beginning of the movie. I think the whole script was written by a total non professional guy who needs to again go through the basic levels of a film school. This movie made DC lose its fame towards its fans and I hope they bounce back in their next show. Thank you


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