The Suicide Squad (2021) has become the most watched DC movie on HBO Max during its premiere. HBO's premium platform, currently not available in Spain and with simultaneous premieres with cinema, accumulated more than 4.7 million views in the United States in its first three weeks; ahead of the 3.9 million unique users accumulated by Wonder Woman 1984 in the same time period.
James Gunn's new film, “The Suicide Squad” a reboot of the license from the 2016 film, has not only been agreed by a large part of the public, with more than 91% approval by verified users on Rotten Tomatoes (the original had 26%), but it is also the DC production with the most views in its opening weeks on HBO Max. In addition to surpassing “The Suicide Squad”, the new film adventure of The Suicide Squad surpasses 3.2 million viewers of Zack Snyder's Justice League, another of the company's great releases this year. These good results do not improve, however, the 5.5 million viewers of Mortal Kombat nor the 5.1 million unique views of Godzilla vs Kong, however.
In addition, this audience success of “The Suicide Squad” does not correspond to a success at the box office or in total collection. Either due to the particularities of COVID-19, “The Suicide Squad” which has directly affected cinema attendance around the world, or due to other circumstances, Warner Bros. has been dissatisfied with the film's financial performance. With $ 142.8 million raised worldwide, the American giant expected more from supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and company.
James Gunn was the last to release a DC Films “The Suicide Squad” and did so to fairly positive reviews. The desire to get away from the darker tone that Zack Snyder gave to his films made Warner Bros. Pictures look “The Suicide Squad” for one of the references of humor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), responsible for the two Guardians of the Galaxy films . Thus was born The Suicide Squad, which premiered in early August.
The Suicide Squad is expected to be released globally on different dates. the schedule for The Suicide Squad
September 4: France, Indonesia, Italy, South Korea, Netherlands, Sweden, and Singapore
September 5: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Czechia, Germany, Denmark, Hong Kong, Hungary, Mexico, Cambodia, Portugal, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Taiwan, and Ukraine.
September 9: Bulgaria, Canada, Spain, Finland, UK, Ireland, India, Iceland, Latvia, Poland, Turkey, Lithuania, Saudi Arabia, and the USA.
September 12: Greece
September 13: Thailand
Just over a month after its theatrical release, watch “The Suicide Squad” at home will be ready for you to enjoy with your HBO Max subscription. From September 12 streaming “The Suicide Squad” it will be part of the catalog where you can already see all the films of the saga that were launched. In addition, Snyder's Justice League “The Suicide Squad” is available, which was one of the spearheads with the arrival of the platform.
The Suicide Squad focuses on a group of criminals locked up in one of the highest-security “The Suicide Squad” prisons with the highest death rate in the world, Belle Rave. With the idea of putting the island of Corto Maltese in order, Amanda Waller gathers the criminals to form Special Force X. Bloodsport, Peacemaker, “The Suicide Squad” Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin and Harley Quinn were the chosen to complete the mission. Of course, things will soon spiral out of control.