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18:25  12 october  2019
18:25  12 october  2019 Source:   digitalspy.com

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Joker does not have a post - credits scene , and director and co-writer, Todd Phillips, spoke to GamesRadar and explained why it was excluded from the film. Avengers: Endgame didn' t have a scene , in favor of a more sweet and satisfying ending as did the Oscar-nominated Logan.

Why Joker doesn ' t have a post - credits scene . This is no laughing matter. Just as director Todd Phillips promised, Joker is anything but your typical comic book movie – and that's partly the reason why it doesn ' t have any sequel-teasing post - credits scenes .

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Just as director Todd Phillips promised, Joker is anything but your typical comic book movie – and that's partly the reason why it doesn't have any sequel-teasing post-credits scenes.

However, the filmmaker did consider including bloopers at the end of the movie, as per the recommendation of the film's star Joaquin Phoenix.

Speaking to GamesRadar+ about the decision to not include any post-movie footage, Phillips said: "The idea of a post-credits scene in this movie would seem wrong, and a little too light for me.

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Joker does not have a post - credits scene , and it's shameful that the filmmakers didn't take the suggestion of lead actor Joaquin Phoenix. Who knows why they wouldn't want to put bloopers like this over the credits? Jump to 8:20 in the video below if it doesn ' t start there automatically.

Why Joker doesn ' t have a post - credits scene . This is no laughing matter. Just as director Todd Phillips promised, Joker is anything but your typical comic book movie – and that's partly the reason why it doesn ' t have any sequel-teasing post - credits scenes .

a man standing on top of a wooden fence: Joker, Joaquin Phoenix © Warner Bros. Joker, Joaquin Phoenix

"That wouldn't have been something we did. But Joaquin [Phoenix] said it would be funny to put bloopers alongside the names like they did in the old days."

In the end, they decided not to include bloopers either, perhaps because it wouldn't have been in-keeping with the film's dark tone, even though it is about a clown who can't control his laughing fits.

a man sitting in front of a window: Joker, Joaquin Phoenix © Warner Bros. Joker, Joaquin Phoenix

Elsewhere, Phillips also opened up about the film's ambiguous ending (major spoilers ahead).

Speaking about whether the events of the film actually take place or are completely made up by Joker, Phillips told the LA Times: "There's a lot of ways you could look at this movie.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Joker director Todd Phillips has explained why the film, starring Joaquin Phoenix, doesn't have a post-credits scene. © Warner Bros. Joker director Todd Phillips has explained why the film, starring Joaquin Phoenix, doesn't have a post-credits scene. "You could look at it and go, 'This is just one of his multiple-choice stories. None of it happened.' I don't want to say what it is.

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Why isn' t there an after- credits scene in Joker ? It's likely because Joker is meant to be an origin story for the supervillain. This is, quite literally, the only standalone superhero movie in any superhero franchise that is not meant to have a sequel. The lack of a post - credit scene solidifies Todd's desire

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"But a lot of people I've shown it to have said, 'Oh, I get it – he's just made up a story. The whole movie is the joke. It's this thing this guy in Arkham Asylum concocted. He might not even be the Joker'." What's your take?

Joker is in cinemas now.

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