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An original standalone origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen, it's a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale.

Director:

Todd Phillips

Writers:

Todd Phillips (screenplay), Scott Silver (screenplay)
Popularity
16 ( 12)

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Updated: 23 July 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Robert De Niro ... Murray Franklin
Joaquin Phoenix ... Arthur Fleck / Joker
Zazie Beetz ... Sophie Dumond
Marc Maron ... Ted Marco
Shea Whigham
Brian Tyree Henry
Frances Conroy ... Penny Fleck
Bryan Callen
Brett Cullen ... Thomas Wayne
Bill Camp
Isabella Ferreira ... Flirting Women on the Bus
Douglas Hodge ... Alfred Pennyworth
Glenn Fleshler
Josh Pais ... Hoyt Vaughn
Jolie Chan ... Street Worker
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Storyline

Joker centers around an origin of the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Todd Phillips' exploration of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale. Written by Warner Bros.

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Put on a happy face.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Joker See more »

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Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Frances McDormand turned down the Penny role. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Fleck: Better the blind man who pisses out the window than the joker who told him it was a urinal. Know who the joker is? It's everybody.
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