Squad goals: 'Suicide Squad' brings in $260 million on opening weekend – CNET
“Suicide Squad” has , but it’s long been true that you don’t need 5-star reviews to bring in the dosh. Just ask Adam Sandler.
The film topped the US box office on its opening weekend, generating $135.1 million, according to comScore. It was also No. 1 globally, bringing in $267.1 million worldwide.
“Suicide Squad”, which sees villains from the DC comic universe like Deadshot and Harley Quinn form a team and complete missions for the government, has now blown past its production budget of $175 million. There’s no telling how many millions Warner Bros. spent marketing the flick, though.
There could be bad news to follow, as well. “huge 69 percent domestic dip the following weekend.“, DC’s other blockbuster film of 2016, raked in $166.1 million during its US opening weekend back in March — but that was followed by a
To compare it to Marvel’s big hits of the year, “” and “ ” grossed $132.4 million and $179.1 million in their respective US opening weekends.