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 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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It feels good to be bad. 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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Trivia

Only modern DC film to feature Batman, not to be produced by Michael E. Uslan. See more »

Goofs

Enchantress steals a top secret document from the Iranian government, but its pages are bound on the left side, which is the wrong side for texts written in Farsi. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Griggs: Chow time!
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Crazy Credits

The IMAX intro for the film features the statement "Worst Heroes Ever" and a trip through Arkham Asylum and a battle-worn Gotham City. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Extended Cut adds 11 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Suicide Squad (2019) See more »

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I'd Rather Go Blind
Written by Ellington Jordan and Billy Foster
Performed by Etta James
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Simply Not That Interesting
12 August 2016 | by alexaragSee all my reviews

Is this movie terrible? Absolutely not

Is this movie great? Absolutely not.

I always heard from people that they either HATED or LOVED this movie. And for me it was neither.

The audience for this film is served with a classic action movie/comic book. "The world is in danger! There must be a solution! Although there are bumps between the characters along the way, eventually, we'll solve the problem"

The interesting twist is *supposed* to be that instead of classic superheroes, we have bad guys. To that I say "so what?". The movie didn't really establish why I should care about much of what was going on on screen—it was all just classic popcorn movie action and sequences that were occasionally broken up by half-attempts at character development.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Task Force X 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

Gross USA:

$325,100,054

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$746,846,894
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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