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How to watch The Suicide Squad online – here’s where you can stream the DC movie

If you’re still worried about returning to movie theatres, it’s worth bearing in mind that you can watch The Suicide Squad online this August 5, 2021. That’s because the film releases on HBO Max day-and-date with cinemas, so you don’t have to miss out and can stream The Suicide Squad from the comfort of your own home if you’d prefer.

Where to watch ‘The Suicide Squad’

“The Suicide Squad” will premiere on HBO Max during a special preview on August 5 at 7 p.m. ET. Only members who subscribe to the ad-free plan will be able to watch the movie. “The Suicide Squad” will be available to stream on HBO Max for 31 days.

“The Suicide Squad” will be available in up to 4K Ultra HD resolution with HDR on compatible TVs and media players. You can check to see if your device supports high-quality streaming on the HBO Max website.

Are ‘The Suicide Squad’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ different movies?

Though they have similar titles, “The Suicide Squad” is considered to be a standalone film that takes place after the events of 2016’s “Suicide Squad.”

Certain actors, like Margot Robbie and Viola Davis, reprise their roles in the 2021 film, but other actors, like Jared Leto and Will Smith, do not. Though the new movie references the first, the creators don’t consider it a direct sequel. 

The original “Suicide Squad” movie from 2016 is also available on HBO Max, alongside many other DC superhero movies like “Birds of Prey,” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” and Zack Snyder’s “Justice League.” 

In addition to “The Suicide Squad,” you can stream “Space Jam: A New Legacy” while it’s still in theaters. “Space Jam” will remain on HBO Max until August 15.

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