Stay evil, dollface.
Despite the critical backlash, it seems like audiences are choosing to speak with their wallets rather than their words.Â Suicide Squad, after a record-breaking August opening weekend, continues shattering box office records left and right.
On Monday, the supervillain team-up brought in $13.1 million, beatingÂ Guardians of the Galaxy‘s 2014 total of $11.7 million for the best Monday take of an August releaseÂ ever. As if this wasn’t enough, the film again set a record on Tuesday with a $14.27 million gross (up 9% from its Monday total). That not only sets the record for an August Tuesday (again beatingÂ Guardians of the Galaxy‘s 2014 record of $11.9 million), but it also putsÂ Suicide Squad ahead ofÂ Captain America: Civil War for a Tuesday high (that film took in $13.76 million on its best Tuesday). It also beat the Tuesday highs of bothÂ Avengers: Age of Ultron andÂ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The film doesn’t look to be slowing down at an alarming rate, and it’s currently tracking to win at the box office for the second weekend in a row with $51-$54 million, surpassing new releasesÂ Sausage Party andÂ Pete’s Dragon. This all has to be good news for fans and the studio alike, as the domesticÂ total for the film now sits at $161.1 million.
Suicide Squad is now playing in theaters.
[Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]