Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Full Movie

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) : Harley Quinn joins forces with a singer, an assassin and a police detective to help a young girl who had a hit placed on her after she stole a rare diamond from a crime lord.

Title Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)
Release Date Feb 05, 2020
Genres , , ,
Production Company DC Entertainment, LuckyChap Entertainment, Kroll & Co Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Comics, DC Films, Clubhouse Pictures
Production Countries United States of America
Casts Margot Robbie, Ewan McGregor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, Matthew Willig, Dana Lee, Steven Williams
Plot Keywords dc comics, based on comic, woman director, dc extended universe, the joker, batman, gotham city
Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
Margot Robbie
Roman Sionis / Black Mask
Roman Sionis / Black Mask
Ewan McGregor
Helena Bertinelli / Huntress
Helena Bertinelli / Huntress
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Dinah Lance / Black Canary
Dinah Lance / Black Canary
Jurnee Smollett
Detective Renee Montoya
Detective Renee Montoya
Rosie Perez
Victor Zsasz
Victor Zsasz
Chris Messina
Cassandra Cain
Cassandra Cain
Ella Jay Basco
Ellen Yee
Ellen Yee
Ali Wong
Happy
Happy
Matthew Willig
Doc
Doc
Dana Lee
Patrick Erickson
Patrick Erickson
Steven Williams
Stefano Galante
Stefano Galante
Robert Catrini
Sionis' Chauffeur
Sionis' Chauffeur
Daniel Bernhardt
Mr. Keo
Mr. Keo
François Chau
Mrs. Keo
Mrs. Keo
Miyuki Matsunaga
Miss Keo
Miss Keo
Anna Mikami
Franco Bertinelli
Franco Bertinelli
Paul Lasa
Maria Bertinelli
Maria Bertinelli
Charlene Amoia
Young Helena Bertinelli
Young Helena Bertinelli
Ella Mika
Tim Evans
Tim Evans
Derek Wilson
Erika
Erika
Bojana Novaković
Erika's Date
Erika's Date
Andy Hoff
Sal
Sal
Bruno Oliver
Officer Dargo
Officer Dargo
Michael Masini
Bespectacled Secretary
Bespectacled Secretary
Judy Kain
Henchman
Henchman
David Bianchi
Tough Guy
Tough Guy
Rj Wayne
Helena's Bodyguard
Helena's Bodyguard
Eddie Alfano
Cell Guard
Cell Guard
Simon Rhee
Prisoner
Prisoner
Sala Baker
Roman's Healer
Roman's Healer
Zack Whyel
Prisoner #1
Prisoner #1
Ryan Watson
Roller Derby Fan
Roller Derby Fan
Ellay Watson
Nun
Nun
Karen Teliha
Gotham Detective
Gotham Detective
Nev Smith
Scantily Clad Crystal
Scantily Clad Crystal
Greice Santo
Roman's Goon
Roman's Goon
Zeus Sagittarius
Roman's Goon
Roman's Goon
Talon Reid
Gotham Detective
Gotham Detective
Diezel Ramos
Club Goer
Club Goer
Matthew Parry-Jones
Husband
Husband
Brian Nuesi
Girl at the bar
Girl at the bar
Adinett Nsabimana
Roman's lift Goon
Roman's lift Goon
Brandon Garic Notch
Mafiosi
Mafiosi
Anthony Molinari
Don
Don
Ego Mikitas
Hot Couple
Hot Couple
Jenelle McKee
Mrs. Marcucci
Mrs. Marcucci
Lenora May
BBB Gang Member
BBB Gang Member
Jeff Lipary
Roman's Goon
Roman's Goon
Brandon Irvin
Bodybuilder
Bodybuilder
Damon Hoffman
Thug
Thug
William Guirola
Young Goon
Young Goon
Nico Greetham
Harley Super Fan
Harley Super Fan
Luis Richard Gomez
Lords Leader
Lords Leader
Shad Gaspard
Roman's Goon
Roman's Goon
Julian Garcia
Gauntlet Cop
Gauntlet Cop
Eddie J. Fernandez
Lord of the Avenue
Lord of the Avenue
Mike Ferguson
Judge
Judge
Gerald Downey
Club Goer
Club Goer
Jack Dourakos
Roman's Goon
Roman's Goon
Sadyr Diouf
Club Dancer
Club Dancer
Joey Courteau
Officer Timm
Officer Timm
Dan Cole
Roman's bodyguard
Roman's bodyguard
Gianluca Di Medio Ceccarelli
Sprang Bridge Soldier
Sprang Bridge Soldier
Jason Catron
Joe Bertinelli
Joe Bertinelli
David Anthony Buglione
RR Passenger
RR Passenger
Tim Rigby
Mercedes Gang
Mercedes Gang
Richard King
Mercedes Gang
Mercedes Gang
Oakley Lehman
Disgruntled man
Disgruntled man
Eric Michael Cole
Mercenary
Mercenary
Dennis Keiffer
Mercenary
Mercenary
Sam Hargrave
Mercenary
Mercenary
Efka Kvaraciejus
Mercenary
Mercenary
Kofi Yiadom
Prisoner
Prisoner
Bryan Sloyer
Prisoner
Prisoner
Christian Womack
Prisoner
Prisoner
Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom
Prisoner
Prisoner
Caleb Spillyards
Prisoner
Prisoner
George Crayton
Cell Guard
Cell Guard
Terrence Julien
Dr. Aguilar
Dr. Aguilar
K.K. Barrett
Elderly Woman
Elderly Woman
Christine Engh
Irate shopkeeper
Irate shopkeeper
Pramod Kumar
Smarmy Guy
Smarmy Guy
Shahaub Roudbari
Key Card Cop
Key Card Cop
Shawn Balentine
Donut Cop
Donut Cop
Tim Sitarz
Coffee Cup Cop
Coffee Cup Cop
Buddy Sosthand
Desk Sergeant
Desk Sergeant
Chris Carnel
Patrol Cop
Patrol Cop
Jesse Bush
Processing Officer
Processing Officer
Charles Carpenter
Desk Sergeant
Desk Sergeant
Jeremy Denzlinger
Roller Derby Girl
Roller Derby Girl
Keisha Tucker
Ace Chemical Police Officer
Ace Chemical Police Officer
James Henry Williams Jr.
Carlos Rossi
Carlos Rossi
Joe Bucaro III
Bitchy Teammate
Bitchy Teammate
Paloma Rabinov

Reviews

  • msbreviews

    If you enjoy reading my Spoiler-Free reviews, please follow my blog @ https://www.msbreviews.com Since Wonder Woman that the DCEU has not missed a beat. Even though the latter is still my favorite of the universe, I have mostly a positive opinion about Justice League, Aquaman, and Shazam! Yes, these are not the greatest comic-book movies of all-time, but I would be lying if I denied that I was entertained. Birds of Prey follows the same path: it's fun, action-heavy, and it boasts a phenomenal cast. It has some issues regarding the actual plot and a few characters, but I'll get there. First of all, let me get the mandatory compliments to Margot Robbie's performance out of the way. If there's a DC character better than Harley Quinn for Robbie to portray, please let me know, because I think she's absolutely perfect as a lunatic, over-the-top psychiatrist-turned-psychopath. Suicide Squad might be a total mess, but I doubt anyone denies how Robbie fits seamlessly into the Harley persona. From her looks to the way she speaks and from her physical movement to her facial expressions, there's just no better casting. She embodies the whole film's chaotic vibe and even contributes to the (very) colorful set design. However, she's not the only one who delivers a spectacular performance. Jurnee Smollett-Bell offers a surprisingly captivating display as Dinah Lance / Black Canary. Even though Harley Quinn is the main character, I found myself caring a lot about Dinah. Her way of living suits the character's personality like a glove, and she's undoubtedly the best-written secondary character of the movie. Unfortunately, I can't say the same about the others, and this is one of my biggest issues. It's a film packed with cliches and attempts of making the characters aware of those cliches, which is also, well, something pretty overused. What's more generic? Having the bad guy telling the hero their masterplan or having the hero stating how the bad guy is incredibly dumb by thinking of doing that? At first, I laughed, and I thought it was funny the way Christina Hodson was avoiding to write straight-up cliche characters by making everyone else aware of the way these talk or move. But the whole "I know you're cliche, so you can get away with saying or doing cliche things" only works for a couple of scenes, not an entire movie. This is why I wasn't able to connect with Renee Montoya or care about her narrative at all. Mary Elizabeth Winstead is one of my favorite actresses, but she has the least screentime of the entire cast. I never criticize a film for not giving an actor/actress I like a more important role (unlike other people, I believe it would be unfair to do so). Still, I do complain if I think a particular character should have been given more screentime, which is the case of Huntress. I find her backstory way more exciting and emotionally investing than Rosie Perez's character, but sadly Huntress' personal story serves only as a not-that-surprising third act twist. There are several past-present transitions in the storytelling, most work, but some feel extremely abrupt. Nevertheless, Winstead is outstanding every single time she's on camera! Ewan Mcgregor offers a good performance as the villain, but he leads me to my other major issue: the central plot. Trivia time: a MacGuffin is an object, device, or event necessary to the narrative and the motivation of the characters, but insignificant, unimportant, or irrelevant in itself. The thread that connects every single character is based on one of the most overused MacGuffins ever. Now, don't get me wrong: a MacGuffin is NOT a synonym of bad writing or of a bad plot! It's merely something that leads to nothing. Having in mind that Birds of Prey is a character-driven movie, a plot centered around a MacGuffin is not unusual. As long as every character works, the primary story can simply be a passenger (Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood applies this method). However, in Birds of Prey, not every character has an interesting story... Basically, Christina Hodson's screenplay isn't exactly bad, but it isn't great too. Just like the film, it has its ups and downs, and I saved some of the ups for last because I do want to end this review on a positive note. Finally, a DCEU movie where the action isn't overwhelmed with CGI, but with detailed choreography and long takes instead! Thank you, Cathy Yan, for bringing some of the best action sequences in this universe. Even if the third act gets a little sloppy due to the amount of characters, it's still a very satisfying ending. The score beautifully accompanies the action, and the visuals are truly gorgeous to look at. The comedy bits are on-point, I laughed quite often, but my final remark goes to a topic I rarely address... Birds of Prey is a filmmaking lesson on how to produce an incredibly diverse movie without it feeling forced or unnatural. Only AFTER leaving the theater, I acknowledged the fact that the cast and characters are from various races, cultures, and have different sexual preferences. Why? Because this film doesn't waste its runtime by having its characters mention how black, white, Latinas, Chinese, gay, or whatever they are. They simply are what they are, and we all have eyes to see them. Congrats to Yan, Hodson, and everyone else who decided to treat the characters as if they're humans like every one of us. In the end, Birds of Prey (and the ridiculously long subtitle) continues DCEU's streak of (at least) good movies since Wonder Woman came out. With a phenomenal cast led by an outstanding Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cathy Yan delivers some of the best action of the entire universe in a genuinely entertaining superhero flick. A colorful, chaotic, and fun vibe is present throughout the whole runtime, as well as a pretty neat score. However, Christina Hodson's screenplay lacks creativity. The main plot revolves around the most overused MacGuffin ever, and some characters are straight-up taken from the book of cliches. It's a generic comic-book film with a formulaic narrative, but one that possesses enough fun and entertainment to overlook the typical story. Rating: B-

  • kmai01

    Pretty good Movie, I did not expect Harvey Quinn can kick ass like that. I can see some guy can be turn off this movie because all women hero team. I find it very entertaining and well made.

  • TalisBriedis

    Garbage. Nothing, and I REALLY MEAN NOTHING good to say about this.

  • Louisa Moore - Screen Zealots

    I really dug “Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” because it is unlike any movie I’ve seen before. There are the conventional-minded and flashy action scenes that accompany most superhero characters, but this is a violent, R-rated, naughty-joke, potty-mouthed comic book tour de force made for women over 25. It’s a boisterous good time for feminists and girl nerds everywhere. The film is told from the twisted and deliciously sarcastic point of view of Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), ex-girlfriend of the Joker. When the evil Roman Sionis (Ewan McGregor) puts out a hit on a young petty thief (Ella Jay Basco), the most nefarious villains turn Gotham City upside down looking for her. When Harley crosses paths with Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and cop Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez), the women learn they have no choice but to team up in order to take Sionis down once and for all. The heartbeat of the film lies in Robbie’s iconic character interpretation of Harley Quinn. She is terrific in making her naughty character with a mean streak easy to love. Harley isn’t exactly a woman you want to emulate, but it sure would be fun to hang out and be friends with her. All of the supporting performances here really are first-rate too. McGregor chews scenery with audacious glee, and his villain is truly terrifying. With the addition of a diverse, kick-ass female supporting cast playing equally bad-ass superheros, the film takes a multicultural feminist slant that thankfully doesn’t seem forced by committee. “Birds of Prey” is the type of scrappy mayhem that gives a sparkle of excitement to the mostly bland and boring DCEU. It’s colorful and chaotic, reckless and energetic, and I am surprised that I enjoyed this movie as much as I did. This is a really, really fun spectacle that could bring new fans to the genre.

  • SWITCH.

    'Birds of Prey' its absolute thrill ride. It's unapologetically fun and crude and violent. To quote Saoirse Ronan from 'Little Woman'... "Women." - Chris dos Santos Read Chris' full article... https://www.maketheswitch.com.au/article/review-birds-of-prey-im-here-to-report-a-terrible-crime-dc-has-saved-cinema

  • thetoerag

    I am afraid to say,, but after watching Suicide Squad which was pretty good. This is a let down and I was looking forward to watching it. After watching this I think if there was a plot/story behind the movie, I couldn't see it it was all over the place and nothing seemed to follow. All I can say about this movie is the Actors/Actresses were paid to be stupid and not funny, I hoped for better things and got trash.

  • Adishake

    **Very refreshing and funny**, The movie is very different from like any team-up movie I've ever seen, it will make you forget that it's a superhero movie entirely it feels like it's just a crazy movie with criminal minds all over the city moving quite freely in fancy dress until one scene of Black Canary where you realise yeah you're watching a super-hero movie they gota show their powers. **It's violent and humorous and Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn is Fantastic and I really loved the Crossbow Killer**, DCEU has come up with really great works since the Justice League (ignoring the Aquaman) and if you're counting the upcoming DCEU movies then you'll see a very great future for DC with Batman, Shazam 2 and Wonder Woman sequel.

  • Gimly

    If COVID-19 ushered cinemas off this mortal coil, I'm kind of strangely okay with telling people this was the last thing I ever got to see on the big screen. _Final rating:★★★★ - Very strong appeal. A personal favourite._

  • JPV852

    Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn was one of the few highlights of Suicide Squad but once this one was announced, I felt indifferent and the trailers didn't do much to change that to the point I skipped this in theaters. Watching it now, I came away shrugging my shoulders. Some of the action scenes, supervised by Chad Stahelski, were okay but the pacing was all off and the actual BIRDS OF PREY, were sidelined and don't really get any memorable moments. Similarly, Ewan McGregor was alright but a weak villain. As a fan of the Batman comic book, outside of HQ, none of these resemble their counterparts, most notably Cassandra Cain who was a great character (trained as an assassin as a little girl by her father, David Cain, before being taken in by Bruce Wayne). IDK, in the end this was a misfire and don't think it was the fault of an inexperienced director (using the same script, not sure anyone else would've made all that much better). Could be a case of being too much of a vanity project for Robbie. **2.75/5**

  • MovieGuys

    Whilst many films have a message its a fine line between informing and lecturing. For me "Birds of Prey" fails to appreciate this distinction. Its incessant, brittle, feminist finger wagging, is downright tiresome and quickly exhausted any sense of pleasure, I might have derived from this film. Its a shame too, as the underyling mechanics of the story could have worked well as a basic, by the numbers, action mash up. Regrettably that was not to be and whats left, is not something I would pay to see again. Which also applies to any spin offs or future efforts, in this vein. 2/10.