Suicide Squad Survives Critics

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The titular group from “Suicide Squad.” (Universal Pictures)

Matthew Leto, Sports Editor

This weeks top 5 box office movies features the returning number one in Suicide Squad, and two movies that made their respected debuts this weekend in Sausage Party and Pete’s Dragon. Also rounding out the top 5 in box office, was yet another Jason Bourne classic as well as the comedy film Bad Moms. Despite an awful score from rotten tomatoes and the debut of Sausage Party, Suicide Squad has shocked it’s harsh critics with its second number one in the box office in as many weeks.

1. Suicide Squad 43,770,000
2. Sausage Party 33,600,000
3. Pete’s Dragon 21,501,000
4. Jason Bourne 13,620,000
5. Bad Moms 11,450,000

Senior Andrew Betron weighed in on the star studded movie, “Margot Robbie’s performance as Harley Quinn was phenomenal, only a handful of people can pull off the roles of these psychotic characters.”

Although, Suicide Squad has put up shocking numbers and has been number one in both weeks, Imperium debuts this weekend and it should disrupt the top 5 next week.

All statistics courtesy of boxofficemojo.com