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Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ to become top-grossing R-rated movie of all time; will surpass Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ | English Movie News

Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ has been the talk of the town since the announcement. And even three weeks after the release, the film is generating a lot of conversation as the standalone DC film has been scoring huge at the box office.

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.)

Meanwhile, Heath Ledger‘s performance as the Clown Prince of crime won him the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor posthumously for ‘The Dark Knight’, the buzz around ‘Joker’ for Oscar’s is going strong.

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