Skip to comments.‘Joker’ Set To Bank Near Half-Billion In Profit, On Par With ‘Avengers: Infinity War’: The Breakdown
Posted on 10/24/2019 11:07:42 AM PDT by C19fan
No huge shocker here, but Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Bron Studios Joker is going to churn a profit on its way to becoming the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time.
How much profit, you ask? Well, well actually tell you.
Our sources say the Joaquin Phoenix pic is poised to make at least $464 million after global theatrical, TV and home entertainment windows, and it could be more if the worldwide box office for the Todd Phillips-directed movie exceeds $900M. That amount of profit isnt that far from what Avengers: Infinity War racked up last year in black ink: that pic made a half-billion dollars but was more expensive, with a production cost and global P&A of
a half-billion dollars.
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Have seen Joker three times now. A very, very good movie and quite intelligent for an R-rated movie.
I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m sick of comic-book movies.
I haven’t seen Joker, but from what I understand, it’s a good psycho-thriller, and they could have made the same movie without a comic book connection, just called him something else after he went off the deep end.
Joker could almost be marketed as a non-comic book movie. If it weren’t referencing a character that is so well-known, viewers wouldn’t even know that it was from a comic book. There is literally zero super hero/super villain stuff going on - just an intense character study.
Saw Joker and I really liked it. My wife and I both felt it was a little long, a little drawn out but it was a solid story set in a familiar (if youre into the Batman comics) universe.
This is already the most profitable R film in history.
Personally, I would rate it PG-13.
But it is a very fine film and one of the best I’ve seen in a decade.
“I dont know about anyone else, but Im sick of comic-book movies.”
So am I.
But Joker is not a comic book movie. It’s a psycho-drama.
The trailer alone is great.
I can’t afford movie tickets, so I have to wait for the video.
No matter your political affiliation.
It is a great movie, and not for children.
This is not it...
This one is the one worth watching.
And, the Joker connection works perfectly with the thematics...
Yes. And I am also tired of the constant reinventing of characters with endless origin stories.
You’d rate it PG13? You must have been taking a whizz during some of the violent scenes I remember seeing in that film that are most definitely not suitable for kids.
Same here. I thought it was great.
Yeah, I can barely sit through a comic book movie but enjoyed Joker (although it is quite dark and violent). Joker only superficially fits the comic book category.
Hollywood is rather slim in new and imaginative movies. I think the best years are behind it. Much greater entertainment comes from the streaming type movies and series.
“violent scenes I remember seeing in that film that are most definitely not suitable for kids.”
I found less violence than the remake of True Grit.
Granted it’s more repulsive and visceral because the movie cause you to “feel” it. It puts you right in the middle of it.
But less gory than True Grit, which was not a particularly violent film.
My 55 TV will allow me to watch. Pause. And my prostate thanks my TV.
I can wait.
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