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Birds of Prey (2020)

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (original title)
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After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.

Director:

Cathy Yan

Writers:

Christina Hodson, Paul Dini (Harley Quinn created by) | 1 more credit »
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6 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margot Robbie ... Harley Quinn
Rosie Perez ... Renee Montoya
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Helena Bertinelli / The Huntress
Jurnee Smollett ... Dinah Lance / Black Canary (as Jurnee Smollett-Bell)
Ewan McGregor ... Roman Sionis
Ella Jay Basco ... Cassandra Cain
Chris Messina ... Victor Zsasz
Ali Wong ... Ellen Yee
David Ury ... Sleazy Breeder
Sara Montez ... Shallow Friend #1 / Kathrine
Izabel Pakzad ... Shallow Friend #2 (as Isabel Pakzad)
Daniel Bernhardt ... Sionis' Chauffeur
Kc Strubbe Kc Strubbe ... Naïve Teammate
Jacky Shu Jacky Shu ... Skeptical Teammate
Paloma Rabinov ... Bitchy Teammate
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Storyline

A twisted tale told by Harley Quinn herself, when Gotham's most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya's paths collide, and the unlikely foursome have no choice but to team up to take Roman down.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, and some sexual and drug material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the second collaboration between Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead after working together on season 3 of Fargo (2014). See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie when the guy in the passenger seat is shooting at Harley, who is skating in front of the car, he is hanging out of the window. When she flips to the top of the car, the door is suddenly open. See more »

Quotes

Renee Montoya: I underestimated you and I'm sorry.
Harley Quinn: [shrugs] I'm used to it.
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Crazy Credits

The film title appears above the burning Ace Chemicals plant. See more »


Soundtracks

Lonely Gun
Written by Cyn (as Cynthia Nabozny) and Matias Mora (as Matias Gabriel Mora)
Performed by Cyn (as CYN)
Produced by Matias Mora
CYN appears courtesy of Unsub Records
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Entertaining at times, but is all over the place
6 February 2020 | by kaneeddySee all my reviews

Birds of Prey: and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn, is a movie I had high hopes for but it fell flat. I will start off this review with the positive aspects first such as: Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn was a great casting and continues to be where I think she gives a better performance then her one in Suicide Squad, and Ewan Mcgregor plays a decent version of Black Mask. The use of colours and costumes I thought were great and I found some moments of entertainment through some of its action sequences.

However, This film has a lot of problems, most of the performances in this film are very shoddy, especially from Rosie Perez who is a walking cliche' as Renee Montoya (and I know that's what they were going for but it just doesn't work}, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress who gives us some very cringey at times acting, and I think some of this has something to do with the screenplay which I also think is average at best. The humour that they're going for doesn't work at all I chuckled maybe once, and it was the same for my theatre. They also butchered Victor Zsasz which I found extremely disappointing as I was looking forward to his inclusion in the DCEU, the way he was portrayed was nothing like how he is in the comics and it seems like he is just trying to be some knock off version of the Joker. Also why is the film titled Birds of Prey? This is a Harley Quinn Movie, just like the trailers the Birds of Prey are barely in it and when they were they had small glimpses of being cool characters but for the most part they were some of the most cliched early 2000's era superhero characters I have seen since that era.

Overall, I found Birds of Prey to be a disappointment I came into this film very optimistic but got let down, due to the fact that this films writing was just plain bad. If Margot Robbie's and Ewan Mcgregor's performances weren't as great as what they were with the nice compliments of the characters costumes it would have been completely boring and cliched garbage.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Chinese

Release Date:

7 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$84,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,010,017, 9 February 2020

Gross USA:

$84,158,461

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$201,858,461
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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