Released by 20th century fox, the film starred adam west as batman and burt ward as robin. First, of course, is that the story is set in gotham city. Jan 09, 2020 the best part of todd phillips joker movie are the ones that examine the connections between joker and batman, matt goldberg explains. Then you have numerous animated series like batman. The superhero batman does not appear, nor is the name batman ever once. He was voiced by zach galifianakis, who also played humpty alexander dumpty in puss in boots. The latter series was edited into a full length movie to cash in on the adam west era. The film takes place early in the title characters war on crime, and depicts a battle with his nemesis the joker. When the menace known as the joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of gotham, batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice. The man who played the 1st joker in the 1st batman movie1989 was jack nicholson. Here are the first trailers for xbox series x games.
The dynamic duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people. The complete history of the joker, from comic books to the. Batman first emerged in detective comics in the late 1930s which continued even after the batman titled comics were printed. Batman movies chronological order your batman movie guide. The joker is a supervillain created by bill finger, bob kane, and jerry robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book batman april 25, 1940, published by dc comics. Why the best part of the joker movie is the batman. In in story progression, this would be before batman beyond, but since its connection to the universe is looser and debatable, unlike batman beyond, i place it here. Joker meets batman for the first time scene batman. The joker is a supervillain and the archenemy of batman. Btas was the first of many shows in the dc animated universe. Batman is a 1989 american superhero film directed by tim burton and produced by jon peters and peter guber, based on the dc comics character of the same name. Joker using a gary glitter song was a mistake one major point of discussion is how joker relates to batman s origin story. Feb, 2020 a joker movie starring joaquin phoenix will be the first movie under that new brand to go into production when filming starts in new york city this fall, but a new rumor suggests matt reeves. The new york city surrogate has always been batmans home, and of course.
That debate unfolded even as joker stirred memories of the 2012 aurora, colo. The best part of todd phillips joker movie are the ones that examine the connections between joker and batman, matt goldberg explains. With michael keaton, jack nicholson, kim basinger, robert wuhl. Joker will debut on 4k ultra hd and bluray on january 7. Feb, 2020 first look teaser at the suit for the batman starring robert pattinson. The movie is interesting because it features not one but four of batman s most famous nemeses. With adam west, burt ward, lee meriwether, cesar romero. The movie is a 1966 american superhero film based on the batman television series, and the first fulllength theatrical adaptation of the dc comics character batman. One thing about the joker that made him so eternal is that he came out fully developed. When the menace known as the joker wreaks havoc and. Cesar romero was the first actor to play the icon onscreen when he took on.
Hamill has been playing the joker the longest of all the actors here. Joker sequel confirmed with joaquin phoenix, but not batman. The joker, played by 53 yearold veteran voice actor kevin michael richardson, turns. Kane and robinson claimed responsibility for the jokers design while acknowledging fingers writing contribution. The character is indirectly referenced at the end of batman begins, when lt.
A new movie based on batmans most iconic villain, joker, is. The movie is a 1966 film adaptation of the popular batman television series, and was the first fulllength theatrical adaptation of the dc comics character. Sep 16, 2018 director todd phillips shows off a first look at joaquin phoenix in his joker origin story. Joker using a gary glitter song was a mistake one major point of discussion is how joker relates to batmans origin story. Batman was a 15chapter serial film released in 1943 by columbia pictures and was the first appearance of the comic book character on film. But as it features mark hamill as the joker, ive put it together with the batman. The dark knight of gotham city begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being jack napier, a criminal who becomes the clownishly homicidal joker. Will joker joaquin phoenix be in the batman movie in 2021.
The riddler, the penguin, catwoman, and cesar romeros joker. The following is a list of cast members who voiced or portrayed characters appearing in the batman films. Batmans origins are reportedly off the table for a joker sequel as warner bros. Being a world war ii era production, the movie serial like many of this period was used as wartime propaganda and had an antijapanese bent with j. Joker wasnt supposed to be a blockbuster even the executives at its own studio. The joker is a fictional character who appears in christopher nolans 2008 superhero film the. In gotham city, mentally troubled comedian arthur fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. Comicbook nation podcast in this latest episode, we discuss the big wave of wrestler releases at wwe, agents of shields return, and. Although batman made his first live action appearance in a 1943 film serial, itd be another.
Joker is the first liveaction theatrical batman film to receive an rrating from the motion picture association of america, due to its violent and disturbing content. If the entire movie, or even parts of it, are just joker making things up, then he has to have access to things he couldnt have known, most notably, the origin of batman. His version of the joker first appeared in the emmy awardwinning batman the animated series. Joker sequel confirmed with joaquin phoenix, but not. The movie is interesting because it features not one but four of batmans most famous nemeses. Joaquin phoenix puts his bloody mark on the batman villain todd phillips directs this origin story on one of the most famous villains in all of comic books and movies. First, ben affleck dropped out of directing and then starring in a solo batman movie. The joker first appears in person at the beginning of the dark knight, as part of a sixmember gang wearing clown. Harley was warned about the joker, but she made a session with him anyways. The joker is a master criminal with a clownlike appearance, and is considered one of the most infamous criminals within gotham city. Jan, 2020 that debate unfolded even as joker stirred memories of the 2012 aurora, colo. Jack nicholson plays the joker in the movie batman, directed by tim burton murray closesygma via getty images one year after the killing joke was published, jack nicholson portrayed the hateful. A joker movie starring joaquin phoenix will be the first movie under that new brand to go into production when filming starts in new york city this fall, but a new rumor suggests matt reeves.
A young bruce wayne appears in joker, and the riots started by fleck directly lead to the murders of thomas and martha wayne, giving the impression that joker has laid the foundations for the caped crusader to emerge onto the streets of gotham city in later years. First joker trailer is dark, disturbing, and depressing. Second, dc films found salvation at the hands of a few unlikely superheroes. Initially portrayed as a violent sociopath who murders people for his own amusement, the joker later in the 1940s. Apr 03, 2019 batman 1989 jack nicholson as the joker in batman 1989. Sep 26, 2019 first appearing as the joker in warner bros. The new york city surrogate has always been batman s home, and of course. He was voiced by zach galifianakis, who also played humpty alexander dumpty in dreamworks puss in boots. The joker is the main antagonist of the 2017 animated film the lego batman movie. The serial starred lewis wilson as batman and douglas croft as robin. The animated series films and its followups as mark hamill also portrayed the joker in them. First look teaser at the suit for the batman starring robert pattinson. Kill the batman the joker meets the mob the dark knight.
Jul 11, 2016 cesar romero portrayed the first liveaction joker in the famed 1966 batman tv series, followed by jack nicholson portraying the first theatrical liveaction joker in tim burtons batman movie. Batman 1989 jack nicholson as the joker in batman 1989. Two key pieces could directly tie joker into the batman. Director todd phillips shows off a first look at joaquin phoenix in his joker origin story. The 20th century fox release starred adam west as batman and burt ward as robin, as well as lee meriwether as catwoman, cesar romero as the joker, burgess. Nov 20, 2019 batmans origins are reportedly off the table for a joker sequel as warner bros. The joker is the main antagonist of the 2017 warner animation group film the lego batman movie. Of course, we cant forget cesar romero, who was the first joker in batman. Still, batman cocreator bob kane wanted nicholson, as did the original producer on the project, michael uslan who grabbed up the movie rights. The list is sorted by film and character, as some characters may have been portrayed by multiple actors. Joker premiered at the 76th venice international film festival on august 31, 2019, where it won the golden lion, and was released in the united states on october 4, 2019. Every batman movie ranked from worst to best, ahead of joker.
Joker movies first photo shows joaquin phoenix before. In instory progression, this would be before batman beyond, but since its connection to the universe is looser and debatable, unlike batman beyond, i place it here. The first trailer for the joker movie, starring joaquin phoenix, looks at the backstory of batmans biggest villain as the world kicks him around. With christian bale, heath ledger, aaron eckhart, michael caine. Oct 08, 2019 two key pieces could directly tie joker into the batman. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. The original joker, cesar romero, was known for his acting and singing skills well before playing the iconic character in the first of the caped vigilante films, batman.
The joker initially appeared as a remorseless serial killer, modeled after a joker playing card with a mirthless grin, who killed his victims with joker venom, a toxin that left their faces smiling grotesquely. The joker and harley quinn first met when harley was working as a psychiatrist in the arkham asylum. The animated series, which ran originally from 1992 to 1995 and then was revived in 1997 to 1999, hamill has voiced the. Heath ledger famously played the clown prince of crime in nolans the dark knight for which he posthumously won an academy award for best supporting. Joker meets batman for the first time scene batman arkham.667 78 754 561 402 1034 465 110 934 1043 773 647 1223 1314 427 1430 527 134 61 522 130 101 860 1431 1441 535 1165 55 872 638 1136 1448 501 154 1415 1336 703 1166 1175