The Suicide Squad parents guide

The Suicide Squad Parent Guide

So that's what a "suicide mission" means...

Release date August 6, 2021

In Theaters and HBO Max: The world's most dangerous supervillains - Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, and King Shark, to name a few - have been sent to Corto Maltese. Their task? To destroy the equally violent opponents who live on the island.

Why is The Suicide Squad rated R? The MPA rated The Suicide Squad R for strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity

Run Time: 132 minutes

The Suicide Squad
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Suicide Squad rated R? The Suicide Squad is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity

Violence: There are pervasive scenes of violence including shootings, stabbings, slashings, decapitations, and limbs being cut off. People are crushed, melted, and torn apart. People are shown exploding. There are brief references to a man being abused by his father. There are also scenes of torture. Blood, gore, and excessive detail are pervasive. Much of the violence is treated in a darkly comic manner.
Sexual Content: There are scenes of female breast nudity and male genitals in non-sexual contexts. There is some crude humor.
Profanity: There are over eight dozen uses of profanity in the film, including frequent use of the sexual expletive, scatological curses, and crude anatomical terms.
Drugs/Alcohol: There are brief scenes of smoking and alcohol consumption. A man is seen injecting heroin into his arm.

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Cast and Crew

The Suicide Squad is directed by James Gunn and stars Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Sylvester Stallone, Taika Waititi, Viola Davis.