The Suicide Squad is streaming soon on HBO Max in 4K and Dolby Atmos. The reboot/sequel of the 2016 Suicide Squad is here with new villains and new enemies.
The Suicide Squad – DC Comic’s latest superhero spectacular starring Margot Robbie as crazed criminal psychologist Harley Quinn – is streaming on HBO Max for a month starting 6th August. Read on to watch The Suicide Squad on HBO Max from any country in the world…
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Ready to catch up with the world’s best super-villains? Outrageous laughter and gleeful mayhem ensue as Harley Quinn (Robbie), Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney) and King Shark (Sylvester Stallone) embark on a do-or-die mission to destroy a bioweapons factory run by evil genius the Thinker (Peter Capaldi).
The Suicide Squad lands in US theaters on the 5th August and begins streaming on HBO Max the following day, meaning you can watch from the comfort of your own home. Away from the US? Grab the popcorn as we reveal how to The Suicide Squad on HBO Max from anywhere on the planet…
Watch The Suicide Squad on HBO Max
HBO Max, HBO’s streaming service, is the place to find The Suicide Squad. It’s available to stream for 31 days, starting from 6th August 2021.
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Subscription to HBO Max costs just $14.99 a month. There’s no contract and you can cancel at any time. (You can’t access the movie via HBO’s $9.99 ad-supported plan).
The Suicide Squad won’t be out on Blu-ray for a few months yet, so unless you want to wait – and nobody wants to wait – you’ll need to subscribe to HBO Max.
How to watch HBO Max from anywhere
Stuck outside the United States? You can access HBO Max from anywhere in the world using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). We typically recommend ExpressVPN since it offers a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.
With a good VPN, you can sign into your HBO Max account (or even create a new one) and watch The Suicide Squad as if you were in the States. Good to know, right?
Can I watch The Suicide Squad in 4K Ultra HD?
Yes. Every Warner Bros. theatrical release coming to HBO Max, including The Suicide Squad, will stream in 4K Ultra HD.
Dolby Atmos support depends on how each film was produced but we can confirm that The Suicide Squad will be available in immersive Dolby Atmos surround sound.
To enjoy HBO Max content in 4K HDR with Dolby Atmos sound, you’ll need:
- 4K TV with support for HDR (Dolby Vision or HDR10).
- Supported 4K HDR streaming device (Amazon Fire TV stick 4K and Fire TV Cube, Android TVs, Apple TV 4K, Google Chromecast Ultra/with Google TV, Roku Ultra 4800x, Roku 4k TVs, Roku Premiere, and Roku Streaming Stick+).
- Dolby Atmos-capable soundbar or sound system.
- Broadband connection – over 25Mbps ideally.
How to watch The Suicide Squad in theaters and online
In the U.S., The Suicide Squad opens in theaters Thursday, August 5. And in a recent change, it will also start streaming on HBO Max that day, at 7 p.m. ET.
The Suicide Squad was initially scheduled to debut on HBO Max on Friday, August 6. However, director James Gunn announced the early release on Twitter (and noted August 5 is his birthday).
After its HBO Max debut, The Suicide Squad will be available for 31 days (or until Sept. 4).
None of the day-and-date Warner Bros. movies are available on the ad-supported version of HBO Max.
HBO Max is one of the new kids on the streaming block but it’s already got a ton to offer, including all of HBO’s prestige series, like Game of Thrones, The Sopranos and The Wire. Plus, the service has its own originals like Hacks and The Flight Attendant. HBO Max costs $15 per month.
How to watch The Suicide Squad in Canada
Bad news for Canadians hoping to watch The Suicide Squad 2021 at home. HBO Max is exclusive to the U.S. and the movie is not streaming on any other services.
The movie will open in theaters on Friday, August 6.
If you’re an American traveling abroad, you’ll need to look into the best VPN services to access all your paid services.
How to watch The Suicide Squad in the UK
Brits got The Suicide Squad 2021 in theaters earlier than Americans, since the movie opened in the UK on July 30.
Those wanting to watch it at home are out of luck, because HBO Max isn’t available across the pond.