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During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

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Directed by

Todd Phillips

Written by

Todd Phillips (Writer)
Scott Silver (Writer)
Jerry Robinson (Characters)
Bob Kane (Characters)
Bill Finger (Characters)

Runtime

122 minutes

Country

United States of America, Canada

Language

English

Tagline

Put on a happy face.

Cast

Keywords

murder dream mental illness society clown based on comic 1980s dc comics anarchy street gang criminal mastermind villain mother son relationship joker subway train clown makeup tv host brutal violence gotham city origin story

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Lists

#60 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#25 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2019 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?