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Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is going to be R-Rated

Director Todd Phillips confirms after sharing a new photo


Fans eagerly wait for the much anticipated Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker to come out ever since the film’s teaser came out.

The director of the film Todd Phillips recently took to social media, sharing a new image of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker on his Instagram. and it was revealed that the upcoming film will be R-Rated.

The Instagram photo shows Joaquin Phoenix putting his Joker make up on.

On that same post, one of the fans asked, if Joker is going to be an R-Rated film, and the director replied saying, “It will be Rated R. I have been asked this a lot. Just assumed people knew. Sorry”.

Joker Trailer: First glimpse at Joaquin Phoenix’s transformation into villain

Time to time, Todd Phillips has been sharing Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker photos from the film sets, including teaser and photos.


As the film will be R-Rated, this raises a question for the film’s potential box-office numbers. If the film is confined to viewers who will be 18 years and above, then the film is surely going to lose a large no of viewership.

Joker will hit theatres in October this year.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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