Todd Phillips directed film Joker Becomes First R-Rated Movie to Hit $1 Billion at Box Office
Todd Phillips–directed film starring Joaquin Phoenix “Joker” has allegedly hit the $1 billion mark, thereby making it the first R-rated film to have reached this milestone.
Earlier also “Joker” became the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time. And once again “Joker” has broken another huge box office record.
According to reports, the Todd Phillips-directed film that starred Joaquin Phoenix has allegedly hit the $1 billion mark and made it the first R-rated film to have reached this milestone.
And the most interesting part of the story is “Joker” — that is about the origin story of the violent rise of Batman’s arch-nemesis has achieved this unbelievable landmark in just a month’s time as the film was released early last month.
However, the latest record is not the first for the film as, “Joker” made $93.5 million in its first three days after its release, and became the highest October opening weekend in movie history. Also, the film has earned $737.5 million in its first three weekends.
Previously also “Joker” became the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time. Besides, it has surpassed the former record-holders: “The Matrix Reloaded,” released in 2003 that earned $828 million worldwide and “Deadpool 2,” released last year and made $785 worldwide.
Moreover, the film has reportedly been fairly well-received by critics and fans worldwide. Besides, the DC comics’ blockbuster has even generated Oscar buzz, especially for Phoenix’s performance as the titular role.