Joker was one of the most popular and top-grossing movies of 2019 despite the R-rating. The film received 11 Academy Awards nominations. Not bad for a comic movie, isn’t it?
This psychological thriller is one of a kind. However, we have picked some of the best movies that might remind you of Joker.
American Psycho (2000)
The protagonist of the movie is a wealthy and successful Wall Street investment banker. He seems to be a respectable and law-abiding citizen. However, the man turns into a dangerous serial killer at night.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
The main character of the movie is Ben, who is a serial killer, thief, and rapist. At the same time, he is a true gentleman who enjoys poetry, classical music, and architecture. Ben is good-looking, intelligent, and polite.
Straw Dogs (1971)
The protagonist of this movie is a hardworking applied mathematician who spends most of his life at work. He decides to quit teaching and move to a quieter place. However, things got even worse in a new town, where his wife finds a young boyfriend.
Howard Beale, an old news anchor, has a mental breakdown while on-air. It seemed that he is going to lose her job now, but his outburst caused the newscast’s ratings to spike. However, the protagonist does not really like it as he turned into a pawn in the hands of television magnates.
Inspired by photojournalists who filmed a car crashed, Louis Bloom becomes a stringer. He records violent events to sell the footage to a local television news station. However, he goes too far in his pursuit of exclusive materials…