That and directed by James Gunn, the man behind series, so you’d expect box office fireworks, right?
Kind of. The numbers are ready foropening numbers and … are difficult to interpret.
During its first weekend The Suicide Squad made only $ 26.5 million, but it is difficult to determine precisely if that is a success or not. It’s the second-lowest opening box office weekend in DCEU history, behind , which was released during a much more challenging period of time related to COVID. That movie just reaped on your first weekend.
Twenty-six and a half million dollars is below expectations for a movie with a budget of 185 million dollars. It was expected to reach $ 40 million.. Compared, posted a $ 40 million opening day and movies like Jungle Cruise grossed $ 35 million in their opening weekend.
The Suicide Squad is an R-rated movie, which limits the audience, but $ 26.5 million is a number just above other R-rated movies like, which made $ 23.3 million, and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, which reached $ 24.1 million. By most measures, it appears that The Suicide Squad, at this time, is not meeting box office requirements.
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