Joker Movie

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Who's Involved:

Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Joaquin Phoenix, Douglas Hodge, Shea Whigham, Frances Conroy, Josh Pais, Bruce Berman, Michael Uslan, Emma Koskoff, Richard Baratta, Todd Phillips, Bill Camp, Scott Silver, Brett Cullen, Joseph Garner, Marc Maron, Glenn Fleshler, Dante Pereira-Olson

Release Date:

Friday, October 4, 2019 Nationwide

for strong bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language and brief sexual images
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

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

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Who stars in Joker: Cast List

... The Joker

Beau is Afraid, Joker: Folie à Deux  

Bullet Train, The Bad Guys  

Armageddon Time, About My Father  

What Is Life Worth, The Bad Guys  

6 Souls, Stone  

... Alfred Pennyworth

The Report, Scenes of a Sexual Nature  

... Young Bruce Wayne


The Sound of Freedom, Salem's Lot  

The Dark Knight Rises, American Carnage  

Clean, Werewolves Within  

Funny Pages, That Awkward Moment  

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, Eileen  

Who's making Joker: Crew List

A look at the Joker behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Todd Phillips last directed War Dogs and The Hangover Part III. The film's writer Todd Phillips last wrote War Dogs and The Hangover Part II.


Emma Koskoff

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Production: What we know about Joker?

Key Facts

  1. Robert De Niro would play a talk show host who is somehow instrumental in the Joker’s origin (Hollywood Reporter, 7/23/18).
  2. Zazie Beetz would play a single mother who catches the interest of the man who becomes the Joker (Hollywood Reporter, 7/19/18).
  3. The story will take place in the ’80s and have more of the look of a gritty crime drama (Variety, 7/8/18).
  4. Martin Scorsese may produce in some capacity, but sources tell THR that his involvement is far from assured (Hollywood Reporter, 8/19/17).
  5. Based on the DC Comics character created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2019 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2018 - November: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2018 - September: The film was set to Production  status.
  4. 2018 - July: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Expected to shoot fall 2018.

  5. 2018 - April: The film was set to Development  status.
  6. 2017 - August: The film was set to Announced  status.

Joker Release Date: When was the film released?

Joker was a Nationwide release in 2019 on Friday, October 4, 2019. There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including The Climbers, Pretenders and Rogue Warfare.

Joker DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Joker was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 .

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Apr. 2, 2019
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