In a foreseeable success stride, Todd Phillips rendition of Joker has claimed the title of the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time. The Joaquin Phoenix feature released in early October, yet currently worldwide has grossed an astounding box office smash of $788.1 million. The film knocks our original predecessor of the title, Deadpool, which stood at number one for three years with an impressive $782.6 million.
The success is continuing to climb as the film has been predicted to be the first R-rated film to surpass the $800 million mark. Marking a moment for the careers of creator, Todd Phillips, and stars Joaquin Phoenix and Robert De Niro as the film is also the best opening weekend for there careers smashing box offices with $93.5 million in the USA and a total of $234 million worldwide. A great moment for Warner Bros. as well as entering into the final quarter of the year with the film becoming the highest grossing of the year for the entertainment company.