The Suicide Squad Leaves HBO Max This Week

James Gunn lets fans know this week will be the last time they can stream The Suicide Squad on HBO Max.


James Gunn tweeted out a PSA letting fans know The Suicide Squad will be leaving HBO Max by the end of this weekend, presumably on September 5.

Gunn made sure in his tweet to add a set photo of a dejected John Cena, teasing his upcoming spin-off TV series Peacemaker. Gunn will be producing the show alongside Cena, Matthew Miller, and Peter Safran and has directing credits for five episodes of the TV series. Peacemaker is slated to release on HBO Max in January 2022.

The Suicide Squad premiered in theatres and on HBO Max on August 6. Since the film's release, it has earned $36.5 million at the box office.The Suicide Squad has a Metacritic metascore of 71 with a user score of 7.1 and is certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with an audience score of 82% and a 91% Tomatometer score.

In GameSpot's review of The Suicide Squad, Mike Rougaeu said the movie was "shocking, bloody, hilarious, and heartfelt" with a lot of care put into the writing of its ensemble cast of characters and soundtrack in comparison to the 2016 version of the film.

If you have HBO Max and 2 hours and 12 minutes to spare, be sure to check out The Suicide Squad before it leaves the streaming platform.

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