‘Birds of Prey’ Gave Us the Harley Quinn We Wanted in ‘Suicide Squad’

Ever since she first appeared in Batman: The Animated Series in 1992, Harley Quinn has become one of the most recognizable characters in DC’s canon.

Originally intended as a one and done character, Harley quickly gained traction with fans and eventually became the Joker’s right-hand woman in numerous video games, comics, and animated series.

Her first live-action appearance was in the 2016 box office smash Suicide Squad, where she was brought to life by Margot Robbie.

Even if you’re not a fan of that movie, Robbie as Quinn seems to be the one thing everyone can agree worked.

Robbie and the filmmakers had perfectly translated to screen a Harley Quinn that was instantly recognizable and iconic with her trademark accent, complete with infatuation of the J man and her insatiable taste for violence.

However, the follow-up film, Birds of Prey, improves on all of this by allowing Robbie (who produced…

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