Joker remained extremely strong in its second weekend, delivering the best second weekend in October history, while Gemini Man and Jexi failed to deliver and The Addams Family performed slightly above expectations.
Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix bring a dark, disturbing and realistic take on one of the most iconic comic villains in history with Joker.
Despite, or probably because of, mass hysteria and also critical acclaim, Joker had the biggest October opening of all time over the past weekend and one of the biggest R rated openings as well.
October kicks off with Joaquin Phoenix stepping into the iconic role of The Joker in Todd Phillips’s new spin on the origin of the infamous Batman villain.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn encounters a young girl who has stolen something valuable from the vicious crime lord Black Mask and she convinces a team of fierce ladies to join her to stop him in next year’s Birds of Prey.
Joaquin Phoenix dons the makeup and bright colored suits of the Clown Prince of Crime in Todd Phillips’s Joker, which follows the transformation of aspiring comedian Arthur Fleck in 1980s Gotham City.
Although she’s been a major player in the DC Universe Justice League animated movies, Wonder Woman hasn’t had a solo animated film since 2009 but that will change in October as Rosario Dawson is back to voice Diana in the new Wonder Woman: Bloodlines.
A trio of women decide to go against the Irish mob in the late 70s and take over, and expand, on the rackets their husbands ran before being arrested in The Kitchen, which is based on a Vertigo comic of the same name.
It’s a double dose of DC this week on DVD and Blu-Ray with both Shazam! and Titans available along with a new Scott Adkins action fest, Abduction, the latest season of Criminal Minds and more.
Sent to her hometown in Louisianna to investigate a viral outbreak, Dr. Abby Arcane discovers there is much more going on in the swamps surrounding the area in the new DC Universe series Swamp Thing, which starts this coming Friday (5/31).