Todd Phillips Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix is one of the best films of 2019. The film turned out to be a blockbuster at the box office. It also received critical acclaims and rave reviews from fans all over the world.
Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of Arthur Fleck aka Joker, the crown of crime stunned the audience. Not just the performance, fans also enjoyed the story-telling and the climax that connects with Bruce Banner’s (Batman) story. Ever wondered how much money Todd Phillips must have minted from the film? Read on.
As reported by Deadline, Joker collected $1.07 billion box office haul and $830 million global revenue. The film was made in $393 million with the budget being $70m, the worldwide print and advertising costs being $120m, $54m for video costs, participations of $105m, residuals and off-the-tops being $33m, and $11m interest. Overall, Warner Bros. made a net profit of $437 million and the remaining were split by Bron and Village Roadshow. In this, Todd Phillips earned over $70M from the profit. On the other hand, Phoenix took home more money than a standard deal.
Meanwhile, this year, for Academy Awards, Joker received 11 nominations. Joaquin Phoenix won an Oscar in the Best Actor category for his phenomenal act in the film. The Her movie actor also won BAFTA Film Awards in the Best Actor in a Leading role category.
While many fans are hoping for a sequel, Joaquin has been very clear that he isn’t interested in playing the character again. Fans were hoping to see him reprise in Robert Pattinson’s The Batman. But that isn’t happening until the actor changes his mind someday.