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Suicide Squad

  • Action
  • Drama
  • 2016
  • David Ayer
  • 117 mins
  • 15

Summary

Following the death of Superman, intelligence officer Amanda Waller convinces Washington DC officials to let her assemble Task Force X, a team of lethal criminals. Deadshot, Harley Quinn and Killer Croc are among those strong-armed into a deadly mission involving an archaeologist possessed by a demonic witch. Fantasy adventure based on the DC Comics, starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto

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Review

A star rating of 4 out of 5.

Another ragbag of maximum-security jailbirds from the DC Comics stable steps up to save the world in this irreverently fresh take on the franchise. The gang is sent to do battle against a ruthless South American dictator and his secret weapon - a giant extraterrestrial starfish. Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Peacemaker (John Cena) and human-fish hybrid Nanaue, also known as King Shark (voiced by Sylvester Stallone), head the task force, with a little help from a familiar face, the gleefully homicidal Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie). Writer/director James Gunn packs proceedings with the cool attitude and comedy he brought to Guardians of the Galaxy and ups the gore quotient, but his characters are fully fleshed-out with much more to do than just vanquish foes in increasingly inventive violent set-pieces. Sidestepping the silliness of the plot, it's joyous fun throughout; the entire cast is a blast, not least Peter Capaldi's mad-scientist baddie, the Thinker.

Credits

Cast

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Floyd Lawton / DeadshotWill Smith
Dr Harleen Quinzel / Harley QuinnMargot Robbie
The JokerJared Leto
Rick FlagJoel Kinnaman
Amanda WallerViola Davis
BoomerangJai Courtney
DiabloJay Hernandez
Killer CrocAdewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
GriggsIke Barinholtz
Lieutenant GQ EdwardsScott Eastwood
June Moone / EnchantressCara Delevingne
SlipknotAdam Beach
KatanaKaren Fukuhara
Monster TCommon
FrostJim Parrack
Dexter TolliverDavid Harbour
The FlashEzra Miller
Bruce Wayne / BatmanBen Affleck

Crew

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DirectorDavid Ayer

Details

Theatrical distributor
Warner Bros
Released on
2016-08-05
Languages
English | Japanese | Spanish
Guidance
Violence, swearing.
Available on
DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour

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