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Travel The 'Joker' stairs might be New York's latest tourist attraction

20:20  20 october  2019
20:20  20 october  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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NEW YORK (CNN) - Are the " Joker " stairs the new "Rocky" stairs ? Maybe. Fans of the " Joker ," which hit theaters earlier this month And it seems like those stairs , which connect Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street, are becoming a popular tourist attraction , potentially to the

Joker , portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, dances down the stairs as Gary Glitter' s "Rock and Roll Part 2" plays in the background. The scene is done so well, it' s And it seems like those stairs , which connect Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street, are becoming a popular tourist attraction

Are the "Joker" stairs the new "Rocky" stairs? Maybe.

a man standing on top of a wooden fence: The stairs in question.© Niko Tavernise © 2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. TM & © DC Comics The stairs in question.

Fans of the "Joker," which hit theaters earlier this month, are taking photos in front of those stairs.

You know the ones. Joker, portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, dances down the stairs as Gary Glitter's "Rock and Roll Part 2" plays in the background. The scene is done so well, it's even become a widely used GIF.

And it seems like those stairs, which connect Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street, are becoming a popular tourist attraction, potentially to the chagrin of actual Bronx residents.

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NEW YORK (CNN) - Are the " Joker " stairs the new "Rocky" stairs ? Maybe. Fans of the " Joker ," which hit theaters earlier this month And it seems like those stairs , which connect Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street, are becoming a popular tourist attraction , potentially to the

NEW YORK (CNN) - Are the " Joker " stairs the new "Rocky" stairs ? Maybe. Fans of the " Joker ," which hit theaters earlier this month, are taking photos And it seems like those stairs , which connect Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street, are becoming a popular tourist attraction

Comedian Desus Nice, who co-hosts Showtime's "Desus & Mero," tweeted about the flux of people visiting the stairs.

But it's no secret the Bronx has had a rough reputation, one it's struggled to shed. Though its associations with arson fires and crime may have lessened in recent years, it's still not an area many tourists explore, despite being home to the Bronx Zoo, the New York Botanical Gardens and Yankee Stadium.

Now, that could be changing — and the Instagram photos are proof. Here are a bunch of fans doing their best impressions of the Joker's dance on location.

Nacho Montagna went all out, posting a video with a whole dance routine.

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Joker , played by Joaquin Phoenix, dances down the stairs while Gary glitters plays "Rock and Roll Part 2" in the background. And it seems that these stairs , which connect the Shakespeare and Anderson avenues on West 167th Street, have become a popular tourist attraction , potentially causing the

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Feliz de haber podido estar en esas escalinatas #Joker #Joaquinphoenix #toddphillips #jokermovie #Dc

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"Why so serious?" wrote Jenna Polignone, in the caption for her photo.

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Why so serious? ????

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Erin Sauer's photo has some bystanders in the background, but the effect is still strong.

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"Always put a happy face..." wrote Arnaldo Silva in the caption of his "Joker" dance impression.

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Always put a happy face... Joker Stairs #nyc #newyork #city #travel #bronx #nomada #nomad #travelling #travellers #jokerstairs

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Todd Phillip’ s Joker was shot in various locations throughout New York and New Jersey under the working title Romeo. That lead to plenty of leaks and even However, that process also gave us some insight into the actual real-life locations. Here are some of the locations found in the Joker teaser.

The American psychological thriller about the famous DC villain Joker directed by Todd Phillips has already conquered the North American box office, accumulating 9.5 million since the beginning of October, according to the final figures published by Forbes.

Not everyone tried to mimic the Joker. Shout out to James May, who went for the basic tourist photo standing in front of the stairs.

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"Joker," meanwhile, has shattered box office records, opening to $96 million, the highest-grossing October debut ever. The buzz hasn't worn off, bringing in $55 million in its second weekend in North America alone. As of last weekend, the movie had brought in $543 million globally.

The film won the Venice Film Festival's top prize before its public debut, which has led to Oscar buzz as well.

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