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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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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 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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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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Margot Robbie revealed at San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 that although the cast members of the squad had extensive rehearsals together, she and Jared Leto did not rehearse prior to filming their scenes. She and Director David Ayer felt it added to the unpredictability and madness of Harley Quinn and The Joker. See more »

Goofs

Griggs refers to his men as guards rather than COs (corrections officers) or officers. On the sign for Bel Reve it says Special Security Barracks, a military installation. As a military installation all personnel are corrections specialists and would be referred to by their individual ranks, collectively they would be referred to as guards. See more »

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Griggs: Chow time!
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Standing in the Rain
Written by Action Bronson (as Ariyan Arslani), Mark Ronson, Dan Auerbach, and Vincent F. Bell
Produced by Mark Ronson
Performed by Action Bronson, Mark Ronson and Dan Auerbach
Action Bronson appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
Dan Auerbach appears courtesy of Nonesuch Records
Mark Ronson appears courtesy of RCA Records/Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
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So Bad Even Shills Can't Ensure The Truth Won't Get Out
14 August 2016 | by bubbabubbaliciousSee all my reviews

Suicide Squad is a tedious movie. I saw this last night and I've tried to forget it ever since.

From the get go, the Suicide Squad anti-heroes are introduced one- by-one. Then, once they're all given their backgrounds and clichéd introductions, they are delivered to their new boss, one . . . by . . . one. This consumes about the first 45 minutes, just before the meaningless action takes place.

What's really ironic, More time is spent describing their ironic natures than explaining their first mission. Consequently, their first foray just seems pointless, because it is.

The character development was weak and I really didn't care if they came back alive or not.

HACK: In a fiction-writing context, the term is used to describe writers who are paid to churn out sensational, lower-quality "pulp" fiction such as "true crime" novels or action centered "super hero movies".

Batman Begins (screenplay/director: Christopher Nolan) is a study in character development. Suicide Squad (David Ayer writer/director) is a hack job if there ever was one.

And yet it has a 6.9 as I write this, so I see shills at work. Time will water this "dog" to it's real valuation, about 4.7 is my guess. I gave it a 1/10 because it's was insultingly bad.

PS - Will Smith is interesting as usual, but not nearly enough to recommend this. This movie is a study in rote-cliché, predictable and plodding screenplay development, and extremely poor dialogue. Dead Pool is SO much better, that is if you want to laugh at super heroes.


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