R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Gotham City, mentally-troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: "The Joker".
Arthur fires the gun and writes left-handed, but Joaquin Phoenix is right-handed. Actually, Arthur fleck writes right-handed for his general journal entries, but his mental breaks switch him to writing left-handed temporarily.
Were you following me today?
Arthur Fleck: Uh, yeah.
Sophie Dumond: I thought that was you. I was hoping you'd come in and rob the place.
Arthur Fleck: Um, I have a gun... Can I can come by tomorrow?
Sophie Dumond: Chuckles... You're so funny, Arthur.
In the beginning Arthur is seen flipping his advertising sign, but this style of use did not come about until the 2000's.
The DC Comics logo appears at the end of this film, marking it as a standalone tale.
$96,202,337 6 October 2019
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