Suicide Squad Forecast for $133 Million Opening Weekend


According to, they’re forecasting Suicide Squad to still have a big opening weekend for Warner Bros, the biggest for the month of August, with an opening of $133 million. As the buzz for the film is still strong on social media, as they phrased it being “nothing short of spectacular”, regardless of the negative critical reviews.

The social media response for the film has been nothing short of spectacular as covered in detail in our social media section. To sum it up neatly, it has been in the weekly top 10 on Twitter for the entire year and has firmly imprinted itself as the third highest buzz-getter all-time on Twitter before release behind only Star Wars: The Force Returns and Deadpool. On Facebook it has outpaced Deadpool in likes before release and is neck and neck with Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. It is also one of only two films (the other being Avengers: Age Of Ultron) to see two separate trailers generate over 200,000 tweets in a single day.

Title Distributor Weekend Domestic Total through
Sunday, August 7
Suicide Squad Warner Bros. $133,000,000 $133,000,000
Jason Bourne Universal $23,500,000 $105,500,000
Bad Moms STX Entertainment $13,100,000 $49,230,000
Star Trek Beyond Paramount $12,380,000 $130,320,000
The Secret Life of Pets Universal $11,350,000 $319,500,000
Nine Lives EuropaCorp $6,500,000 $6,500,000
Ice Age: Collision Course Fox $5,490,000 $55,150,000
Lights Out Warner Bros. (New Line) $5,400,000 $54,390,000
Nerve Lionsgate $5,200,000 $27,410,000
Ghostbusters (2016) Sony / Columbia $5,060,000 $117,170,000


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