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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

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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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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 ahmetkozan

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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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Trivia

Director David Ayer posted a photo from Jared Leto's early makeup tests, showing a close up of the actor with a different tattoo on his face. "This is an early Joker make up test," Ayer wrote in the post. "The research and fine tuning when crafting a character are endless." This edition of the Joker makeup features a new "haha" tattoo over Leto's left eye and a small "J" on the cheek below it. The "J" actually ended up on the final version of the character but the eyebrow ink was ultimately cut. See more »

Goofs

Military-grade explosives do not explode when shot at; they require a blasting cap to be set off. This is a safety feature of such materials. Deadshot would know this with his expertise. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Griggs: Chow time!
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: Bruce Wayne has dinner with Amanda Waller, offering her his protection in exchange for some of her top secret folders on metahumans. This leads into Justice League (2017). See more »

Alternate Versions

The Extended Cut adds 11 minutes. See more »


Soundtracks

House Of The Rising Sun
Traditional
Arranged by Alan Price
Performed by The Animals
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Deceptive Film with a Lame Story
9 October 2016 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

After the death of Superman, the leader of a secret agency Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) convinces the government to recruit super-villains imprisoned in Belle Eve to protect the world. She summons the hit-man Deadshot (Will Smith); The Joker's girlfriend and former psychiatrist Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie); the pyrokinetic Diablo (Jay Hernandez); the bank thief Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney); the mutant Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje); the criminal Slipknot (Adam Beach); and the witch Enchantress that possessed the former archaeologist June Moone (Cara Delevingne) to form The Task Force X. Waller also assigns the command of the team to Colonel Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), who is in love with June. To convince the group to obey orders, a nano bomb is implanted in the neck of each member. When Enchantress releases her powerful brother and they besiege Midway City turning the residents into an army of monsters and building a powerful weapon. Meanwhile The Joker (Jared Leto) is plotting a plan to rescue his beloved Harley Quinn.

"Suicide Squad" is a deceptive film with a lame story and terrible director that waste a magnificent cast. Margot Robbie steals the show and Jared Leto makes a creepy The Joker, but it is not enough to save this film. Waller killing her own team is not dark, but awful. The CGI is poor and the best is the music score with classic rock. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Esquadrão Suicida" ("Suicide Squad")


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Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$133,682,248, 7 August 2016

Gross USA:

$325,100,054

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$746,846,894
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