The Suicide Squad is the next DC superhero movie slated to hit the big (and small) screen. A sequel to the 2016 movie Suicide Squad, it features a star-studded cast including Margo Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Sylvester Stalone, Viola Davis, and more. The Suicide Squad was written and directed by James Gunn, who also helmed the first two Guardians of the Galaxy movies.
If you’re wondering just what your options are to watch The Suicide Squad, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for the goods.
Watch The Suicide Squad on HBO Max
Just like all of the 2021 Warner Bros. movie releases, you have two options for watching The Suicide Squad at release: in the theater or on HBO Max. This movie will be available at no extra charge to all ad-free HBO Max subscribers. You can sign up here. The service costs $14.99 per month, and you can cancel any time.
It’s worth noting that the 2016 Suicide Squad movie, along with most other DC Universe films, is also available on HBO Max. And if you keep reading, you can see the full list of upcoming 2021 theatrical releases arriving on HBO Max on day one.
The Suicide Squad Release Date
The Suicide Squad official releases in theaters and on HBO Max on August 6. However, Warner Bros. has announced a “special preview” showing in theaters and on HBO Max on August 5 at 7pm ET.
What is The Suicide Squad About?
As mentioned above, The Suicide Squad is a sequel to the 2016 movie of a very similar name (Suicide Squad). Basically, all the most troublesome super-villains are kept in the Belle Reve prison. When the government needs a crew of super-powered people for a mission that’s too dangerous for the superheroes society actually cares about, they form a suicide squad of villains.
In this movie, the villains in this film–Harley Quinn, Peacemaker, Bloodsport, and a bunch more goofy characters–are needed to put an end to the mysterious Project Starfish.
What is The Suicide Squad Rated?
The Suicide Squad is rated R by the MPAA for “strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity.”
Is The Suicide Squad Good?
So far, The Suicide Squad has gotten mostly positive reviews, with critics responding well to the movie’s edgy humor and violence. You can read IGN’s The Suicide Squad review to see what our critic thought.
How Long is The Suicide Squad?
The running time for The Suicide Squad is 132 minutes, or 2 hours and 12 minutes.
Other Warner Bros. Movies Coming to HBO Max at Release
Reminiscence – September 3, 2021
Malignant – September 10, 2021
The Many Saints of Newark – October 1, 2021
Dune – October 22, 2021
King Richard – November 19, 2021
Matrix 4 – December 22, 2021