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Entertainment Box Office: 'Joker' to Become Top-Grossing R-Rated Pic of All Time

09:45  21 october  2019
09:45  21 october  2019 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Sets $39.9 Million Opening Day Record for October

  Box Office: ‘Joker’ Sets $39.9 Million Opening Day Record for October Weeks of controversial headlines aren’t getting in the way of a record-breaking weekend for Warner Bros.’ “Joker.” After taking home $39.9 million in Friday domestic ticket sales — the biggest October opening day ever — the R-rated supervillain film is eyeing a huge $92 million weekend total. That’s on the higher end of initial box office projections, which saw the film debuting in the $80 million to $95 million range. Either way, the film is likely to beat previous October opening weekend record holder “Venom,” which opened to $80.3 million last year.

' Joker ' is well on its way to becoming the top - grossing R - rated film of all time at the global box office , not adjusted for inflation. Overseas, the pic raked in another .9 million for a running tally of 0.3 million — the fourth-best international showing of all time for a DC title behind 2018's

CHART NOTES Grosses are in millions of dollars. ^ Indicates the movie made its gross over multiple releases. RELATED CHARTS • All Time Worldwide Openings • All Time Domestic • All Time Domestic Adjusted for Inflation • All Time Opening Weekends • International Box Office Results

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Joker continues to laugh all the way to the bank in record fashion.

The Warner Bros. pic, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix as the menacing supervillain, is well on its way to becoming the top-grossing R-rated film of all time at the global box office, not adjusted for inflation.

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Joker may be on its way to becoming the biggest R - rated movie of all time . Then again, Wolf Warrior 2 didn't have to worry about the legal restrictions put on R - rated films at the domestic box office . Either way, while Wolf Warrior 2 got there first, Joker would be the first officially R - rated film to

Deadpool, the groundbreaking 2016 superhero pic starring Ryan Reynolds, is the current record holder with $783 million in worldwide ticket sales. (Deadpool 2's earnings were roughly $738 million before a PG-13 cut of the 2018 film brought the movie's total grosses to $785 million.)

‘Joker’ Dominates International Box Office With $141 Million

  ‘Joker’ Dominates International Box Office With $141 Million Joaquin Phoenix showed plenty of worldwide drawing power as “Joker” dominated international moviegoing with $140.5 million from 22,552 screens in 73 markets for Warner Bros. Along with the North American results, the worldwide opening weekend totaled an impressive $234 million, outperforming expectations. Directed by Todd Phillips, “Joker” has been the subject of scrutiny in weeks leading up to its release over fears that the disturbing origin story of Batman’s infamous foe could inspire violence — a scenario had not materialized as of Sunday. “Joker” generated the biggest 2019 opening for a Warner Bros.

After three impressive weekends in a row at the box office , Joker is on track to become the highest- grossing R - rated movie of all time . Serving as an origin story for the popular Batman villain, the movie is set to surpass 0 million in overall worldwide ticket sales by the end of the weekend.

Todd Phillips' DC movie Joker is poised to become the highest grossing R - rated U.S. release of all - time heading toward a potential 0M Warner Bros. marketing department, which knew how to sell Joker before Phillips shot a frame, also gets huge credit here for positioning the pic as a hip, cool

Through Sunday, Joker's global total stands at $737.5 million after three weekends in release, exceeding all expectations.

Joker's domestic haul over the Oct. 18-20 frame was $29.2 million for a North American total of $247.2 million.

Overseas, the pic raked in another $77.9 million for a running tally of $490.3 million — the fourth-best international showing of all time for a DC title behind 2018's Aquaman ($811.8 million), 2012's The Dark Knight Rises ($636.3 million) and 2016's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice ($537 million).

Joker is expected to ultimately take in close to $900 million globally; some even think it has a shot at approaching $1 billion.

In terms of other movies topping the R-rated chart, The Matrix Reloaded grossed $738.6 million in 2003, followed by It's $697 million in 2017 and The Passion of the Christ's $622.3 million in 2003, not adjusted for inflation.

Joaquin Phoenix Responds To Fan Theory That His Joker Isn’t The Real Joker .
Todd Phillips’ “Joker” has been a big success as it portrays the story of how Arthur Fleck became the Joker. But since Bruce Wayne is only a child during the story, many fans are wondering if Fleck is the same Joker that Batman ultimately goes on to fight. RELATED: The Weeknd Got Decked Out As The Joker For Halloween“I mean, to me, yes he is,” Joaquin Phoenix, who plays the title character, told The Los Angeles Times in a recent interview when asked about the fan theory.He then added that he and Phillps wanted viewers to question if Fleck was the real Joker.RELATED: For An Encore, ‘Joker’ Is No.

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