Before The Suicide Squadthe most prominent visible penises in superhero movies were Doctor Manhattan's, seen throughout Watchmenand Deadpool's, seen when he is regrowing his bottom half in Deadpool 2. Well, technically Weasel is naked in every scene in which he appears. In the streaming world, The Boys showcased a particularly horrifying super-penis with Love Sausagewhile in comics, DC has faced controversy over censoring Batman's genitalia from the adults-only Black Label comic Batman: Damned.
The nudity occurs within the fight scene when Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Ratcatcher 2, King Shark and Polka-Dot Man arrive at the camp and immediately start killing everyone in sight, falsely assuming these were enemy soldiers. A few seconds of full-frontal nudity in a hyper-edgy movie like The Suicide Squad isn't anything truly revolutionary, but given American culture's hang-ups about nudity and the general sexlessness of most big-budget blockbusters, it's still noteworthy.
By Reuben Baron Published Aug 06, Share Share Tweet 0. Follow him on Twitter at AndalusianDoge. So, which character drops trow in the irreverent superhero action comedy? While male shirtless scenes are common in superhero movies, full-frontal nudity is much rarer in a genre that tends to stick to a PG rating.
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Reuben Baron Articles Published Reuben Baron is a writer, filmmaker, critic and general nerd with a particular interest in animation. He is the author of the ongoing webcomic Con Job: Revenge of the SamurAlchemist, adapted from one of his contest-placing screenplays.
Reuben Baron is a writer, filmmaker, critic and general nerd with a particular interest in animation. Instead, the full-frontal scene that earned the movie a "brief graphic nudity" warning from the Motion Picture Association involves a nameless man at the freedom fighters' base camp in Corto Maltese.
James Gunn's The Suicide Squad is rated R for "strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity. Just measure your expectations.
That doesn't precisely match up with the "exploding genitals" promised by Javelin actor Flula Borg in The Suicide Squad 's presentation at DC FandDomebut it's yet another detail establishing the film as firmly R-rated. One of the soldiers is shot dead with his pants down, his penis clearly visible for a few seconds.