Joker is set to become the highest grossing R-rated movie of all time.
In just three weeks, the film starring Joaquin Phoenix as the supervillain has smashed expectations, notching up $US737 million globally.
At $US783 million, the current crown holder is 2016’s Deadpool.
The hype is that Joker will ultimately take close to $US900 million globally… the Hollywood Reporter said it may even approach $US1 billion.
In the US, an ‘R’ rating means that anyone under 17 needs to be accompanied by adult. In Australia, Joker is rated MA15+.
Other Movies Which Top The R-rated Chart:
- The Matrix Reloaded: grossed $738.6 million in 2003
- It: $697 million in 2017
- The Passion of the Christ: $622.3 million in 2003