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'Joker' Becomes the First R-Rated Movie in History to Hit $1 Billion

'Joker' Becomes the First R-Rated Movie in History to Hit $1 Billion

Joker is continuing to make history.

The Joaquin Phoenix-led film will become the first R-rated movie in history to cross $1 billion at the box office, Variety reported on Friday (November 15).

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Joker is the seventh movie, and first that’s not from Disney or Marvel, to cross the billion mark in 2019. It’s the fourth Warner Bros. movie overall, following Aquaman, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises to do so.

With a $62.5 million budget, it’s become one of the most profitable movies of all time.

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