Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is breaking a new record every week. Just shy of crossing the $1 billion collection at the box office, it has just become the most profitable comic book film.
As per a report in Forbes, the film was made on a budget of $62.5 million and has gathered $957 million at the domestic and overseas box office, consolidated. The movies have earned 15.3 times its budget, ousting 1994’s The Mask from the top position.
The Mast was made on a budget of $23 million and made $351 million. Other profitable comic books films include:
Venom: $854 million on a $90 million budget
Batman: $411 million on a $35 million budget
Deadpool: $783 million on $58 million budget
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: $200 million on a $13.5 million budget
‘..It’s the third-least expensive $900 million grosser ever after Bohemian Rhapsody ($905 million on a $52 million budget) and The Lion King ($968 million on a $55 million budget in 1994). At the point when it tops $1 billion worldwide in the following week or somewhere in the vicinity, it’ll be the least expensive movie to do as such, with a budget simply under the $63 million spent by Jurassic Park in 1993,” the Forbes report peruses. It additionally makes reference to that Joker has earned this accomplishment without a China release, without the lure of 3D and in spite of the R rating.
This, yet the film has broken various different records including crossing Deadpool’s assortment – $783 million – to develop as the top-earning R-evaluated title ever. In the interim, in its run in India, the Phoenix starrer crossed Rs 50 crore mark just about a fortnight after its release.
Aside from Phoenix, the movie likewise includes Robert De Niro, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.