Joaquin Phoenix who is playing the titular role is a one-man show. And he has taken the dark themed film to newer heights.
The film is on its way to becoming the top-grossing R-rated film globally. As of now, Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ holds the first place which has raked in $783 million worldwide. Till Sunday, the global box office collection of ‘Joker’ stands at $737.5 million.
In India, the film collected Rs 55 crores in two weeks and the run is still on!
The reports further stated that ‘Joker’ is expected to earn $900 worldwide.
Meanwhile, the other top R-rated films are ‘The Matrix Reloaded‘ ($738.6 million in 2003), ‘It’ ($697 million in 2017) and ‘The Passion of the Christ’ ($622.3 million in 2003). (Not adjusted for inflation.)