“Joker”: Only “Dead Pool” and record the way
The DC Comics adaptation “Joker” is in Germany continues to lead the box office and worldwide, numerous spectators flock still in the controversial film. Very soon he will be the most successful film with an R rating!
The controversy both to the one shown in the movie violence and the quality of the film itself – FILM STARTS evaluated the winner of the Venetian Golden Lion with two stars out of five – has “Joker” not harmed. As it stands, is exactly the opposite is true: Everyone wants to see the film, is being debated so heated about. And as attested deadline to take 900 million US dollars at the worldwide box office according to current forecasts at the end of the “Joker”. Is currently “Joker” at 738 million dollars.
Is currently “Joker” at 738 million dollars.
Another aim is even closer: There are only a few million, then the most successful film “Joker” with an R-rating of all time. The R-rating is in the US “adult release”, young people under 17 years of age may watch the film only when accompanied by an adult in the cinema. In Germany received the FSK age rating for 16 years, “Joker”.
There are only a few million, then “Joker” is the most successful film with an R-rating of all time Hollywood Thinker.
Stephen King’s “It” already obsolete
With its 738 million US dollars worldwide revenue has “Joker” already beaten Stephen King’s “It” with its 700 million, “The Matrix Reloaded” with 742 million is due any moment. Currently, “Deadpool” holds the record for the most successful R-rated film of all time, but also the 783 million expected to reach “Joker” soon.
Currently, “Deadpool” holds the record for the most successful R-rated film of all time, but also the 783 million expected to reach “Joker” soon.
Side note: By the way, “Deadpool 2” has even a bit longer recorded as “Deadpool”. But in the total box office earnings of 785 million US dollars worldwide count the 47 million who has recorded “Deadpool 2” as the PG-13 version of Christmas “There was once a Deadpool”. So not all million to his credit as a film R-rated, as such has him “Joker” thus already obtained.
In the German movie charts at number one
“Joker” defended in Germany confidently the top of the box office. Last weekend, according to Inside Movies about 705,000 moviegoers saw the drama with Joaquin Phoenix. In contrast, the star-studded sequel “Maleficent 2: Powers of Darkness” starring Angelina Jolie, Michelle Pfeiffer and Elle Fanning no chance. 290,000 visitors were only enough for second place.
In third place, a new entrant could also move: The German comedy “I’ve never been to New York” with Heike Makatsch and Moritz Bleibtreu saw opening weekend 120,000 spectators.
In the US box office of “Maleficent” dethroned
In the US and Canada, “Maleficent 2” could, however, against “Joker” prevail and there is the new number one at the box office. The Disney sequel played its opening weekend a 36 million US dollars, “Joker” flushed again 29 million in its treasury.
In North America has positioned itself in third place, a newcomer: “Zombieland 2: Double holds better” took about 27 million dollars. In Germany we have to wait a little longer to continuing the horror comedy “Zombieland,” in this country, they will not start until November 7 of 2019.