Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics supervillain team of the same name. Produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Films, Atlas Entertainment, and RatPac-Dune Entertainment, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The film was written and directed by David Ayer, and stars an ensemble cast including Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, and Cara Delevingne.
In the film, a secret government agency recruits a group of incarcerated supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions and save the world from a powerful threat in exchange for reduced sentences.
Suicide Squad was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $746 million worldwide against a production budget of $175 million. The film was praised for its action sequences, performances, and soundtrack, but criticized for its writing and editing.
A sequel, titled The Suicide Squad, was released in 2021. The film was directed by James Gunn and starred an ensemble cast including Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman, Sylvester Stallone, Viola Davis, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Michael Rooker, Jai Courtney, Peter Capaldi, Alice Braga, and Pete Davidson.
The Suicide Squad was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $414 million worldwide against a production budget of $185 million. The film was praised for its action sequences, performances, and humor, but criticized for its violence and graphic content.
Suicide Squad is a unique and refreshing take on the superhero genre. It is a film that is not afraid to be dark, violent, and funny. The film is a must-see for fans of superhero films and action films alike.