‘Suicide Squad’ Kills Box Office Competition with Massive $135.1 Million Debut
Suicide Squad smashed records, scoring a colossal $135.1 million debut despite suffering some of the worst reviews of the year.
That sets a new high-water mark for an August launch, lapping Guardians of the Galaxy $94.3 million bow. It also ranks as a new personal best for star Will Smith, trumping I Am Legend’s $77.2 million debut in 2007.
The action spectacle is also resonating with foreign crowds. Suicide Squad earned $132 million overseas from 57 territories, bringing its global total to more than $267 million. Continue reading at Huffington Post…