Suicide Squad is a 2016 American action film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name. It is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe. The film is written and directed by David Ayer.
Suicide Squad premiered in New York City on August 1, 2016 and was released in the United States on August 5, 2016, in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D. Movie Suicide Squad with a strong debut set new box-office records, the film has grossed over $745 million worldwide, making it the eighth-highest-grossing film of 2016.
A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.