Suicide Squad Tops Box Office a Second Weekend

Warner Bros. PicturesSuicide Squad held on to the top spot at the domestic box office, despite a big drop in ticket sales and a strong opening from Sony Pictures‘ Sausage Party.

The David Ayer-directed Suicide Squad added $43.8 million, a 67.3% drop from last weekend (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice dropped 69% its second weekend), to take its North American total to $222.9 million. Internationally, the comic book adaptation earned $58.7 million this weekend for a total of $242.5 million overseas. Made for $175 million, the film has now earned $465.4 million worldwide.

Suicide Squad stars Will Smith (AliThe Pursuit of Happyness), Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall StreetFocus), Joel Kinnaman (Netflix’s “House of Cards”), Viola Davis (The HelpDoubt), Jai Courtney (Insurgent), Jay Hernandez (Takers), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World), Ike Barinholtz (Neighbors), Scott Eastwood (Fury), Cara Delevingne (Paper Towns), Adam Beach (Cowboys & Aliens), and Karen Fukuhara in her feature film debut.

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