The DC Extended Universe has had its fair share of hits and flops over the years, and fans of the brand are always eager to discuss which movies should be kept and which should be erased. A recent popular Twitter poll asked, which of the given movie people would eliminate and provided four options: Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Aquaman, Shazam, and The Suicide Squad. While the reactions were divided, it appears that The Suicide Squad gathered the most votes to be eliminated.
Twitter Poll: The Fans Have Spoken
The Twitter poll asking which of the given movie people would eliminate has sparked outrage among fans. The developer of the poll presented four options: Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Aquaman, Shazam, and The Suicide Squad, and asked followers to vote for the film they thought should be removed from the canon. While the findings were not based on a scientific poll, they did give an interesting picture of fan sentiment.
The Suicide Squad was the clear pick for elimination, getting a large majority of votes. Several commentators claimed that the picture was superfluous.
The Suicide Squad 100%
— Richie Castaldo (@richiecastaldo) March 4, 2023
— Vlad Lazar (@LessthanVlad) March 4, 2023
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One Twitter user gave The Suicide Squad a brief but critical review, saying that while the actors were excellent, the movie’s presentation was lacking. Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, and John Cena were among the movie’s impressive ensemble, but several viewers thought the pacing and editing were wrong.
Good line up but Trash presentation
— Ronin_4011 (Tate Era😎😎) (@4011Ronin) March 4, 2023
Another Twitter user commented on the vote, saying it is obvious that The Suicide Squad should be removed. This user’s review encapsulates the feelings of many viewers who were let down by the film, whether it be because of the reboot element, the gore, or other elements.
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This is the easiest decision ever: The Suicide Squad
— jd24 (@jd2413) March 5, 2023
Another Twitter user had a similar take on the poll. The user singled out Idris Elba’s performance as exceptional but argued that The Suicide Squad should be deleted due to its poor presentation.
Justice leage is underrated. The Snyder cut is the best. Suicide squad with Idris Elba who is the best Actor among all these films must go. I actually never watched Aquaman because Jason is the worst actor among them all with John Cena right by his side.
— Deep (@deepwld10) March 9, 2023
Fans thought there was no need for a reboot because they thought the first Suicide Squad film had been a letdown.
The Suicide Squad and Zack Snyder’s Justice League: A Critical Darling and A Polarizing Epic
James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad was released in theatres in August 2021. The movie, a remake of the 2016 Suicide Squad, follows a team of outcast supervillains sent on a perilous mission.
Despite the complaints, critics generally praised The Suicide Squad, with some even calling it a breath of fresh air for the DC Universe. Particularly lauded aspects of the movie included its comedy and the engaging chemistry between its ensemble members. The movie did well at the box office, bringing in more than $167 million globally.
Even if The Suicide Squad may not have appealed to all viewers, it did offer some positive aspects, like a strong cast and an intriguing storyline.
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Justice League by Zack Snyder, on the other hand, got less support for elimination. Given the turmoil surrounding the film’s release, this is unexpected. The Snyder Cut, which was said to be more in accordance with Snyder’s initial concept, had long been advocated for by fans. Some viewers were let down when the movie finally came out, while others thought it was an improvement over the original.
Despite the negative reviews, fans continue to talk about Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Critics have criticized the movie’s four-hour length and self-indulgence, although some think it offers a more coherent view of the DC Universe.
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The Twitter poll ultimately created a heated discussion among DC Universe fans, with both supporters and opponents of each film. While some may have found it easy to eliminate any of the movies, it is obvious that there are many different views on what makes a great superhero movie.