Who Died in the Suicide Squad Movie?

We break down every major character who died in Suicide Squad and explore the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

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The 2016 movie Suicide Squad was one of the most anticipated films of the year. The star-studded cast and amazing special effects had fans eagerly waiting for its release. Unfortunately, the movie was not well-received by critics and many people were left wondering what happened to some of their favorite characters.

This article will explore the fate of each member of the Suicide Squad, as well as some of the other key players in the film. So if you’re wondering what happened to Harley Quinn, Deadshot or any of the others, read on to find out!

The Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad, also known as Task Force X (the name of the strike team), is a name for two fictional organizations in the DC Comics Universe. The first version debuted in The Brave and the Bold #25 (1959), and the second in Legends #3 (1987).

The team’s purpose was to execute dangerous missions for the United States government, typically intelligence or black ops missions, in exchange for reduced prison sentences.

The movie will focus on a team of supervillains who are recruited by the government for a suicide mission to defeat an even more powerful villain.

The members of the squadron are:
– Deadshot/ Floyd Lawton: A multi-talented mercenary and assassin who is proficient with Firearms, once being one of Batman’s main foes. He always uses his skills to provide for his daughter. In the film, he is portrayed by Will Smith.
– Harley Quinn/ Harleen Quinzel: A former psychologist who fell in love with The Joker and became his lover and sidekick. She is portrayed by Margot Robbie.
– Captain Boomerang/ George “Digger” Harkness: An Australian boomerang expert and thief, he is recruited into the Squad to use his skills against their enemies. In the film, he is portrayed by Jai Courtney.
– El Diablo/ Chato Santana: A former Los Angeles gang member who has the ability to control fire, but has sworn off using his powers after they caused the death of his wife and children. In the film, he is portrayed by Jay Hernandez.
– Slipknot/ Anthony “Tony” Tyler: A metahuman with the ability to generate incredibly strong ropes from his body, which he uses as weapons. He joins the squad as a means of getting out of prison. In the film, he is portrayed by Adam Beach.
– Killer Croc/ Waylon Jones: A criminal with a severe case of Epidermoid Cystic Defamation which has covered much of his body with thick scaly skin resembling that of a crocodile, earning him his nickname. He possesses enhanced strength and agility as well as razor sharp claws and teeth. In the film, he is portrayed by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.
Amanda Waller/ The Wall: The ruthless leader of both versions of The Suicide Squad, she is often known as “The Witch” due to her cold demeanor and lack of empathy towards her team members or prisoners. She will do whatever it takes to finish a mission or advance her career, even if it means sacrificing her own people

The Characters

The Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics supervillain team of the same name. It is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The Suicide Squad was released in the United States on August 5, 2016.

The film grossed over $746 million worldwide, making it the tenth highest-grossing film of 2016 and setting a new record for the biggest August opening weekend. However, it received generally negative reviews from critics.

The following is a list of characters who died in The Suicide Squad movie.

-Harley Quinn: Harley Quinn dies after being betrayed and abandoned by Joker. She is shot in the head by Deadshot.
-Deadshot: Deadshot sacrifices himself to save Harley Quinn from Joker. He is shot in the head by Harley Quinn.
-Joker: Joker dies after being stabbed in the eye with a piece of glass by Harley Quinn.
-Captain Boomerang: Captain Boomerang is killed by Enchantress’ monsters while trying to escape from Midway City.
-Enchantress: Enchantress is killed by Amanda Waller with a bomb implanted in her neck.

The Plot

Formed by Amanda Waller, the Suicide Squad is a team of dangerous criminals who are given missions by the U.S. government in exchange for reduced prison sentences. The members of the team are: Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Boomerang, Enchantress, Killer Croc, and Rick Flag.

The movie begins with the team being sent on a mission to destroy a chemical weapons facility in Midway City. The mission goes awry when they are confronted by an ancient evil known as the Enchantress. The Enchantress takes control of June Moon, also known as Enchantress, and uses her to try and take over the world. The rest of the team must stop her before it’s too late.

In the process, several members of the team are killed, including Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Boomerang, and Killer Croc. Rick Flag is also believed to have died in the explosion at the chemical weapons facility.

The Ending

The film’s ending sees many of the main characters die, but the fate of a few is left open-ended.


The film’s ending sees many of the main characters die, but the fate of a few is left open-ended. Deadshot (Will Smith) is seemingly killed by Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), while Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney) and El Diablo (Jay Hernandez) die during the battle against Enchantress (Cara Delevingne).

However, Harley Quinn, Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), Katana (Karen Fukuhara), Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) and Slipknot (Adam Beach) all survive the movie. It’s unclear if any of them will return for future Suicide Squad movies, but given that Harley Quinn is one of the most popular DC Comics characters, it seems likely that she will be back.

The Aftermath

The Suicide Squad movie came out in 2016 to critical and commercial success. The movie is about a group of supervillains who are recruited by the government to carry out dangerous missions in exchange for reduced prison sentences. The movie features an all-star cast, including Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, and Viola Davis.

The movie was a box office hit, grossing over $745 million worldwide. However, it was not without its controversies. The movie was widely criticized for its portrayal of the Joker, played by Jared Leto. Many fans felt that the Joker was not true to the character’s comic book origins. Additionally, the movie’s depiction of violence drew criticism from some quarters.

Despite its controversies, the movie was a financial success and helped to launch several careers. Here is a look at what happened to some of the key players after the movie’s release.

Will Smith:

After appearing in the Suicide Squad movie, Will Smith’s career continued to go from strength to strength. He starred in several blockbuster movies including Suicide Squad 2 (2019), Aladdin (2019), and Bad Boys for Life (2020). He also received critical acclaim for his role in the Netflix film Bright (2017). In recent years, Smith has been focusing on his producing career and has set up his own production company called Westbrook Inc.

Margot Robbie:

Margot Robbie’s career also continued to soar after her appearance in Suicide Squad. She went on to star in several successful movies including I, Tonya (2017), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), and Birds of Prey (2020). She also produced the film I, Tonya and received critical acclaim for her performance as Tonya Harding. Robbie is currently one of Hollywood’s top actresses and is one of the most sought-after stars in Tinseltown.

Jared Leto:

Jared Leto’s career took a different direction after he appeared in Suicide Squad. He turned his focus to music and fronted the rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars. The band enjoyed moderate success with their albums America (2018) and Love, Lust, Faith + Dreams (2013). In recent years, Leto has been focusing on his acting career again and has appeared in several movies including Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and The Little Things (2021).

The Reception

The movie was poorly reviewed by audiences and critics alike.

The Sequel

The Suicide Squad movie came out in 2016 and was a sequel to the original Suicide Squad movie that came out in 2013. The movie starred Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, and Karen Fukuhara.

The movie was about a group of criminals who were recruited by the government to go on a mission to defeat a powerful villain. The mission went wrong and many of the criminals died.

The Legacy

The Legacy is a dark comedy about a group of people who have been asked to take part in a suicide mission. The story follows the team as they prepare for their mission and try to figure out who will die. The film is full of action, humor, and suspense.


Batman, Harley Quinn, and the Joker all survive the movie. Deadshot is the only member of the Suicide Squad to die in the film.

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