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Published on August 6th, 2016 | by Damien Straker

SUICIDE SQUAD SETS BOX OFFICE RECORDS ON OPENING DAY – Roadshow Media Release

Warner Bros. Pictures’ anti-superhero blockbuster SUICIDE SQUAD has broken box office records on its way to the #1 spot at the Australian box office on Thursday.

The action film based on the characters from DC Entertainment has taken $3,213,153 at the Australian box office on its opening day, making it the biggest opening day ever in August.

In a big year for comic book films, SUICIDE SQUAD had the #2 opening day for a superhero flick in 2016 behind BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE on $3.41 million and ahead of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR on $3.06 million and DEADPOOL on $2.94 million.

SUICIDE SQUAD also marks the biggest opening day for a Will Smith film in Australia, surpassing 2008’s I AM LEGEND.

The film was released in Australia and New Zealand on the 4th of August 2016 by Roadshow Films in 3D, 2D and in select IMAX 3D theatres.


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damien@impulsegamer.com'

is a freelance writer and film critic. He studied at the University of Sydney and graduated with an Arts Honours degree in Film Studies. He is a pop culture aficionado and enjoys talking about all films, 90s TV shows, ninjas and watching Rugby League. His favourite film directors are Alfonso Cuarón, Clint Eastwood and Alexander Payne.



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