JOKER Becomes Highest Grossing R-Rated Film Worldwide Beating DEADPOOL 2; Ryan Reynolds Responds

JOKER has officially done it and surpassed the worldwide total of DEADPOOL 2 to become the highest grossing R-rated film ever, per THR. As of the publishing of this post, JOKER has amassed over $788 million taking over the top spot from DEADPOOL 2 and its previous best of $785 million globally.

And with his typical Ryan Reynolds wit, the Deadpool actor issued a congrats post to social media...

JOKER will easily hit the $800 million mark this weekend, but can it break $1 billion? If so, it needs to move fast as the holiday movie season begins ramping up in the coming weeks.