Joker is still charming audiences all over the world. The DC-based movie earlier got mixed reviews but is now a certified winner after dominating the box -office worldwide. The movie is a hit and fans all over the Internet are praising Phoenix’s incredibly realistic performance and on-point portrayal of the most iconic DC villain. The movie is directed by Todd Phillips who is most famous for directing The Hangover franchise.
Todd Phillips' Joker was released on October 2, in India, two days before its release in the United States. Joker is continuing to dominate the box office worldwide. The movie has reportedly collected over 50 crores at the Indian box office. The film hit the 50 crores mark on its 13th day at the Indian theatres. The movie in India had heavy competition from Hrithik Roshan starrer War. Yet Joker has managed to get a decent collection in the Indian market. Joker movie made 51.6 million dollars at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend. The movie was highly praised in the Indian market. Veteran Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor described the movie using just one word - 'Speechless'.
The character of Joker has been played before by legendary actors like Heath Ledger, Cesar Romero, and Jared Leto. Joaquin Phoenix had big shoes to fill and audiences have gone on to say that Phoenix did justice to the character with his extraordinary performance. Joaquin Phoenix has given the world several hits and his fans all over the internet proclaim that he is worthy of receiving the Academy Award for his role in Joker. In 2013, Phoenix was featured in the movie Her. The movie was rated 8/10 by Internet Movie Database (IMdB). Fans of the veteran actors stated that Phoenix’s performance in the movie was definitely Oscar-worthy. In 2000, Phoenix was featured in an epic historical drama film Gladiator. The movie received a rating of 8.5/10 by IMDB. The movie received five Academy Awards while actor Joaquin Phoenix also received a nomination for the Academy Award.
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