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1917 Wins Seven EE British Academy Film Awards

At tonight’s EE British Academy Film Awards, 1917 won for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, with Sam Mendes receiving the BAFTA for Director and Roger Deakins taking Cinematography. 1917 also won for Production Design, Sound and Special Visual Effects. Joker won three awards: Joaquin Phoenix won Leading Actor, Shayna Markowitz won the inaugural Casting award, …

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Warner Bros. Sets Joker Rerelease for Friday, January 17

Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s Joker will return to more than 750 cinemas across North America beginning Friday, January 17. The Joker rerelease comes as the film has garnered numerous awards and award nominations across all categories, among them: 11 Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations — including Best Picture — more …

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Joker Digital and Blu-ray Release Dates Announced

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the Joker Digital and Blu-ray release dates. You’ll be able to own Joker on Digital December 17 (pre-order here) and on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K January 7th (pre-order here). You can check out the video announcing the Joker Digital and Blu-ray release dates below. The Todd Phillips-directed film has earned a massive …

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Frozen II Box Office Reaches a Powerful $350 Million Worldwide

The Walt Disney Studios is reporting that the Frozen II box office has already reached $350.2 million worldwide after just five days! Of that figure, $127 million came from 4,440 North American theaters and $223.2 million from overseas markets. The film received a strong A- CinemaScore from domestic audiences. Domestically, the $127 million is a new November …

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Joker Sequel in the Works with Todd Phillips Returning to Direct

With a massive worldwide box office take of $1.018 billion and a budget of just $60 million, it’s no surprise that Warner Bros. Pictures looks to be moving forward with a Joker sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Todd Phillips will return and the studio has sequel options on Joker star Joaquin Phoenix. The trade says that …

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Ford v Ferrari Races to Easy Win, Charlie’s Angels Bombs & Joker Passes $1B

Disney was back on top of the box office this weekend, as the company’s 20th Century Fox drama Ford v Ferrari (read our review) debuted with a strong $31 million from 3,528 theaters. The James Mangold film, starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, also brought in $21.4 million from 41 international markets, to put its global total …

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Midway Surprises with Box Office Win in North America

Roland Emmerich‘s WWII film Midway, from Lionsgate and AGC Studios, beat industry expectations this weekend with an estimated $17.5 million from 3,242 theaters, good for first place in North America. Through Veterans Day on Monday, Lionsgate is projecting an estimated $20 million total. Midway received an A CinemaScore from audiences and cost about $100 million to make, though …

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Terminator: Dark Fate Misfires with $29 Million at Domestic Box Office

The much-hyped Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures) might have been one Terminator movie too many, as the film brought in just $29 million from 4,086 theaters this weekend. While that was good enough for first place at the domestic box office, it’s not much more than the $27 million the last film, Terminator Genisys, opened with in July …

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Tops Joker for Second-Straight Win

Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil squeezed out a win over Joker at the domestic box office this weekend with $19.4 million, bringing its two-week total to $66.2 million. The Joachim Rønning-directed sequel made $64.3 million in 56 international markets and has grossed $228.1 million overseas (with $42 million coming from China), for a global total of $294.3 million. The …

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Joker Surpasses the $800 Million Mark Worldwide

Since its opening earlier this month, Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s Joker has been a powerhouse across the globe, passing the milestone $800 million mark, making it the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time worldwide at $804.4 million and counting. The announcement was made today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. …

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Joker Becomes the Highest-Grossing R-Rated Movie of All Time

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Joker has become the highest-grossing R-rated movie off all time, surpassing the previous record set by the first Deadpool movie. The Todd Phillips-directed film has now earned $788.1 million worldwide (and still going strong), with $258.6 million coming from North America and $529.5 million from international markets. 2016 release Deadpool previously held the record with $782.6 …

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Maleficent Tops Domestic, Joker Dances to $737.5M Worldwide

The Walt Disney Studios returned to the top of the domestic box office with Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, which opened to $36 million from 3,790 theaters, an average of $9,499 per location. That’s quite a dip from the original film’s debuted of $69.4 million in 2014. Mistress of Evil received an A CinemaScore from audiences and …

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Joker Wins Box Office a 2nd Weekend and Surpasses $500M Mark

Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow’s Joker won a second-straight weekend at the box office and has already reached $543.9 million worldwide. The Todd Phillips-directed movie added $55 million domestically this weekend, which is down just 43% from last weekend. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Joker is up to $192.7 million in North America. Internationally, the movie added an impressive $123.7 …

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Joker Box Office Run Starts with $248.2M Worldwide and a Record

Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow’s Joker debuted with an impressive $248.2 million worldwide this weekend. At the domestic box office, the Todd Phillips-directed movie opened to $96 million (up from the previously-estimated $93.5 million) from 4,374 theaters, an average of $21,948 per location. That’s a new October opening record, beating the previous high of $80.3 million set …

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Joker Laughs Its Way to $39.9 Million on Opening Day

Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow’s Joker laughed its way to $39.9 million on Friday at 4,374 theaters. $3.5 million of the total came from 392 IMAX theaters. The film is on track to set a new October opening record, which is currently held by Sony Pictures’ Venom with $80.3 million. Venom grossed $32.5 million its first day. The Todd …

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Joker Soundtrack Released Digitally and Coming to Vinyl in December

While the movie is already breaking October records, WaterTower Music has announced the digital release (order here) of the Joker soundtrack, which features an original score by Emmy Award-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir (Chernobyl, Sicario: Day of the Soldado). Guðnadóttir’s composition features the cello as the centerpiece of the score, leading string-based melodies played by a symphony orchestra of …

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Joker Opens with a Record $13.3 Million at Thursday Previews

Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow’s Joker is off to a strong start at the box office, earning $13.3 million at Thursday previews. The film has broken the October previews record previously held by Sony Pictures’ Venom, which debuted with $10 million at Thursday previews in October of 2018. The Todd Phillips-directed movie is now playing in 4,374 …

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Joker Tickets Go on Sale as More Posters Debut

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Joker tickets are officially on sale. You can get your hands on Joker tickets at Fandango and be sure to check out new posters for the anticipated film in the gallery below as well. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De …

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The Joker IMAX Poster Brings the Heat

Following yesterday’s photos (you can view them in the gallery below), the new Joker IMAX poster has now also arrived. The highly-anticipated film will be released globally in IMAX theaters for one week only starting on October 3rd. You can view the full Joker IMAX poster in the gallery below. The Warner Bros. Pictures film stars Oscar nominee …

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New Joker Photos Featuring Joaquin Phoenix in the Anticipated Film

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a lot more Joker photos that you can view in our gallery below. Included are both photos from the film and behind the scenes as well. The film stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and it is directed, produced and co-written by …

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