Movies To Watch Before Watching ‘Joker’ Movie

Movies To Watch Before Watching ‘Joker’ Movie

The movie ‘Joker’ has created buzz in the market before its premier only. The people are very excited to watch the story of joker. But before watching it you need to know about the actor Joaquin Phoenix who played different roles in other movie. In this article we will tell you about some best movies which you should watch before watching joker movie.

  • Taxi Driver (1976) – The inspiration for the joker role was taken from this movie only. You can find Zazie Beetz’s character doing shooting gun to head with her hand, which is a direct reference to Travis Bickle. Both the men in taxi driver are in love with a women who cannot love him back. A lot of inspiration and references are given in joker from this movie taxi driver.
  • The King Of Comedy (1982) – In this movie De Niro played role of Rupert Pupkin, who is a stand up comedian and is obsessed with a night show. In joker movie phillips has casted De Niro in Jerry Lewis style role of Murray Franklin.

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  • The Dark Knight (2008) – This was the movie where phoenix played the role of the villan as joker. From this movie he got very famous and was known as joker only instead of his real name. The detailing in his role is just awesome and with watching before the movie joker.
  • Serpico (1973) – The character of Al Pacino in the movie as Frank Serpico, the New York Police Department officer got famous for the looks and the pitch. In joker movie phillips wanted the same pitch for joker character and the dressing was new.
  • The Master (2012) – In this movie Phoenix was playing the role of a master, who is mentally sick and lives on the darker side of his life. Joker movie’s story is matching to this character’s story. Many references you will find from this movie in joker.

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  • Logan (2017) – To give a feel of superhero film, the inspiration of the tone of speaking and dressing is taken from the movie Logan. The genres are same as in Logan. You can easily relate it if you watch Logan first before joker.

There are many other movies which were taken as references for making the most beautiful movie ‘Joker’. You will not get dissapointed by watching the movie, that is for sure. Go and book your tickets fast as soon as the movie gets released.