Warner Bros’ comic book film Joker has become the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time.
The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, who plays the iconic DC Comics villain. According to Warner Bros, the movie has made approximately $788million at the worldwide box office.
The comic book film exceeded Deadpool, which earned $783million when it was released in 2016. Ryan Reynolds, the lead of the film, presented his cheers to the team of Joker on social media on Friday.
The movie has been breaking records ever since it free previous this month. It was successful in discovery its spectators in spite of a fragmented in detractors; some acclaimed it while others condemned its representation of ferocity.
Before its official release, the movie was bestowed the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. It had also received eight-minute standing applause at its premiere in the Italian city. Opponents and the viewers have fulminated about Phoenix’s performance, expecting that Joker might win this year’s Oscar.