Joker (2019)

Joker 2019 movie poster
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release Date
Todd Phillips
Written by
Shea Whigham, Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Brett Cullen, Frances Conroy, Zazie Beetz, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Bryan Callen, Dante Pereira-Olson, Marc Maron
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Warner Bros.
production company:
DC Entertainment , BRON Studios , Village Roadshow Pictures , Warner Bros. , DC Comics , Creative Wealth Media Finance , Joint Effort
assistant director:
Zachary Citarella , Ryan Robert Howard , Jeremy Marks , David Webb
Lawrence Sher
Bradley Cooper , Todd Phillips , Emma Tillinger Koskoff
sfx supervisor:
Edwin Rivera
122 minutes
official website:
$64 million


An original standalone origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen, it's a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale.

The film first entered development in late 2017, with Warner Bros. confirming that it would be part of a new line of films separate from the already established DC Extended Universe. With Martin Scorsese as producer, originally Leonardo DiCaprio was eyed for the role, but Joaquin Phoenix landed the part. The Hangover director Todd Phillips will call the shots, conceiving Joker as a gritty origin story that depicts the Joker's days as a failed comedian.

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