Joker using a gary glitter song was a mistake one major point of discussion is how joker relates to batmans origin story. Of course, we cant forget cesar romero, who was the first joker in batman. The first photo of jack nicholsons joker appeared alongside the first look at michael keatons batman in the pages of time magazine. Batman 1989 jack nicholson as the joker in batman 1989. The joker is a fictional character who appears in christopher nolans 2008 superhero film the. Joker meets batman for the first time scene batman. 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. 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. To understand why the new joaquin phoenixfronted joker movie is so. When the menace known as the joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of gotham, batman must.
Joker will debut on 4k ultra hd and bluray on january 7. Oct 08, 2019 two key pieces could directly tie joker into the batman. Cesar romeros joker in batman the 1966 movie although batman made his first live action appearance in a 1943 film serial, itd be another 23 years before the joker got to follow suit in the. The new york city surrogate has always been batman s home, and of course. Why the best part of the joker movie is the batman. Batman was a 15chapter serial film released in 1943 by columbia pictures and was the first appearance of the comic book character on film. 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. The movie is interesting because it features not one but four of batman s most famous nemeses. The joker is the main antagonist of the 2017 animated film the lego batman movie. The joker and harley quinn first met when harley was working as a psychiatrist in the arkham asylum. Still, batman cocreator bob kane wanted nicholson, as did the original producer on the project, michael uslan who grabbed up the movie rights. Nov 20, 2019 batmans origins are reportedly off the table for a joker sequel as warner bros. With michael keaton, jack nicholson, kim basinger, robert wuhl.
Then you have numerous animated series like batman. He was voiced by zach galifianakis, who also played humpty alexander dumpty in dreamworks puss in boots. 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. First joker trailer is dark, disturbing, and depressing. The first trailer for the joker movie, starring joaquin phoenix, looks at the backstory of batmans biggest villain as the world kicks him around. The character is indirectly referenced at the end of batman begins, when lt.
Joker sequel confirmed with joaquin phoenix, but not. Joker meets batman for the first time scene batman arkham. First look teaser at the suit for the batman starring robert pattinson. Harley was warned about the joker, but she made a session with him anyways. 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. 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. The history of joker movies and characters origin story time. Batman first emerged in detective comics in the late 1930s which continued even after the batman titled comics were printed. Jul 12, 2018 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 batman teaser 2021 first look robert pattinson. The joker is the main antagonist of the 2017 warner animation group film the lego batman movie. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime.
Batman movies chronological order your batman movie guide. 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. 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. 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.
Initially portrayed as a violent sociopath who murders people for his own amusement, the joker later in the 1940s. Joker movies first photo shows joaquin phoenix before the. 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. In gotham city, mentally troubled comedian arthur fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. The joker, played by 53 yearold veteran voice actor kevin michael richardson, turns. The film takes place early in the title characters war on crime, and depicts a battle with his nemesis the joker. Jan, 2020 that debate unfolded even as joker stirred memories of the 2012 aurora, colo. Sep 16, 2018 director todd phillips shows off a first look at joaquin phoenix in his joker origin story. Although batman made his first live action appearance in a 1943 film serial, itd be another.
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. 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 using a gary glitter song was a mistake one major point of discussion is how joker relates to batman s origin story. The following is a list of cast members who voiced or portrayed characters appearing in the batman films. But as it features mark hamill as the joker, ive put it together with the batman. Feb, 2020 first look teaser at the suit for the batman starring robert pattinson. 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. Batmans origins are reportedly off the table for a joker sequel as warner bros.
Every batman movie ranked from worst to best, ahead of joker. The joker first appears in person at the beginning of the dark knight, as part of a sixmember gang wearing clown. 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 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. His version of the joker first appeared in the emmy awardwinning batman the animated series. Joker wasnt supposed to be a blockbuster even the executives at its own studio. Here are the first trailers for xbox series x games. Second, dc films found salvation at the hands of a few unlikely superheroes. First, ben affleck dropped out of directing and then starring in a solo batman movie. 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. 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. First, of course, is that the story is set in gotham city. Sep 26, 2019 first appearing as the joker in warner bros. The joker is a master criminal with a clownlike appearance, and is considered one of the most infamous criminals within gotham city.
Kane and robinson claimed responsibility for the jokers design while acknowledging fingers writing contribution. Comicbook nation podcast in this latest episode, we discuss the big wave of wrestler releases at wwe, agents of shields return, and. That debate unfolded even as joker stirred memories of the 2012 aurora, colo. The list is sorted by film and character, as some characters may have been portrayed by multiple actors. He was voiced by zach galifianakis, who also played humpty alexander dumpty in puss in boots. The superhero batman does not appear, nor is the name batman ever once. Cesar romero was the first actor to play the icon onscreen when he took on. The new york city surrogate has always been batmans home, and of course. One thing about the joker that made him so eternal is that he came out fully developed. The film stars michael keaton as bruce wayne batman, alongside jack nicholson, kim basinger, robert wuhl, pat hingle, billy dee williams, michael gough and jack palance. Joker sequel confirmed with joaquin phoenix, but not batman. When the menace known as the joker wreaks havoc and. The animated series, which ran originally from 1992 to 1995 and then was revived in 1997 to 1999, hamill has voiced the. Btas was the first of many shows in the dc animated universe.
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 movie is interesting because it features not one but four of batmans most famous nemeses. Hamill has been playing the joker the longest of all the actors here. With adam west, burt ward, lee meriwether, cesar romero. The animated series films and its followups as mark hamill also portrayed the joker in them. 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. The riddler, the penguin, catwoman, and cesar romeros joker. Two key pieces could directly tie joker into the batman. The joker is a supervillain and the archenemy of batman. 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. The best part of todd phillips joker movie are the ones that examine the connections between joker and batman, matt goldberg explains.
Kill the batman the joker meets the mob the dark knight. With christian bale, heath ledger, aaron eckhart, michael caine. 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. 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. 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. Apr 03, 2019 batman 1989 jack nicholson as the joker in batman 1989. Joker movies first photo shows joaquin phoenix before. The man who played the 1st joker in the 1st batman movie1989 was jack nicholson. The serial starred lewis wilson as batman and douglas croft as robin. 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. The complete history of the joker, from comic books to the. A new movie based on batmans most iconic villain, joker, is. Released by 20th century fox, the film starred adam west as batman and burt ward as robin.960 1122 664 696 1248 1221 684 310 447 1135 858 204 358 1225 425 326 16 709 618 1350 66 239 644 1541 1539 240 249 1480 109 1328 360 629 1473 621 387 134 1094 709 328 647 570 488 1111 1174 1309 179 1049