Film Theory: The Joker Is Not Real (Joker 2019 Spoiler Free)

  • Published: 08 September 2019
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    This year we are getting a seemingly brand new take on the classic Batman villain, the Joker. This version stars Joaquin Phoenix as a failed comedian named Arthur Fleck - a new name for the old character. People are saying it's a whole new origin story for the Joker and I think that's true... but maybe not in the way most people are thinking. I think this Joker is not actually REAL! What do I mean? You're about to find out!

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  • Colin Fail
    Colin Fail  6 minutes back

    Anyone have any movie to recommend matching the description at 1:40. This is the perfect description to a movie i wanna watch

    • Wat
      Wat  3 hours back

      Maybe Arthur is an avid reader of the Batman comics

      • juan m vargas
        juan m vargas  8 hours back

        Go at 5:13 I dont get it how is that if hes adopted

        • Jack
          Jack  1 days back


          • Don't H8 CATS
            Don't H8 CATS  2 days back

            He has a nerve disorder

            • Arda Stationery
              Arda Stationery  2 days back

              one billion gross to convice this is the real or best joker but it's entirely uncertain :D

              • Samuel Velazquez
                Samuel Velazquez  2 days back

                Very boring

                • Rose Diez
                  Rose Diez  2 days back

                  I'm not gonna say anything about the truth since I already watched it ;w;

                  • Muxamoose 101
                    Muxamoose 101  2 days back

                    He called the bilbo whatever the laughing disease things called haha

                    • Lilly Shaffer
                      Lilly Shaffer  3 days back

                      Bro I ball out laughing when I hear Jared letos jokers says this hunka hunka 0:42 it is just so ridiculously stupid how he says it so aggressively out of the blue

                      • Pamela Cochran
                        Pamela Cochran  4 days back

                        Ngl matpat your thoeries are getting wayyyy off par

                        • Matthew Pierce
                          Matthew Pierce  4 days back

                          I saw king of comedy in there. Amazing movie!! Underrated and deniro in reverse roles in joker

                          • Matthew Pierce
                            Matthew Pierce  4 days back

                            What do get when you cross a mentally ill loner with s society that abandons him and treats him like trash? Crack in voice !! I'll tell you what you get ... YOU GET WHAT YOU FUKING DESERVE !!!!! Made me cry. Amazing acting great story guy who did the hangover lol

                        • Panda
                          Panda  4 days back

                          I know right its not the joker. its not like the movie of the name is joker, its in the dc universe and he dresses like a clown which laughs uncontrollably just like the OTHER jokers

                          • Jonathan Boogaard
                            Jonathan Boogaard  4 days back

                            You wanne know how i got these oscars?


                            • Jonathan Boogaard
                              Jonathan Boogaard  4 days back



                              • Chechakkim Norbirth
                                Chechakkim Norbirth  6 days back

                                5:37 the average gamer

                                • Laufield
                                  Laufield  6 days back

                                  If he’s not really the joker, then why there’s Gotham and family Wayne?

                                  • Christopher Henriksen
                                    Christopher Henriksen  6 days back

                                    Half way right kinda counts I guess.

                                    • ً
                                      ً  6 days back

                                      what if we are fake?

                                      • Andres Sanchez
                                        Andres Sanchez  6 days back

                                        The joker is not a person it's an ideology

                                        • The Gaming Hunter
                                          The Gaming Hunter  6 days back

                                          I don't have any ofthe other symptoms but I do jave very poor hand writing exactly like you described for scitsafrenea so now I'm kind of worried

                                          • Melissa Williams
                                            Melissa Williams  1 weeks back


                                            • ALFINATUL JANNAH 2014
                                              ALFINATUL JANNAH 2014  1 weeks back

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                                              • Just Another1
                                                Just Another1  1 weeks back

                                                Well it's not Heath Ledger

                                                • Sjors Hoeijmans
                                                  Sjors Hoeijmans  1 weeks back

                                                  Wait a fucking second. This isn't Film Theory you bunch of assholes, this is fan theorizing.

                                                  • DionGames
                                                    DionGames  1 weeks back

                                                    Worst part of having Schizophrenia is believing you dont

                                                    • Joseph Oliveras
                                                      Joseph Oliveras  1 weeks back

                                                      What if Arthur had a child and that child became the joker that fights batman. because I mean the joker always said want to know how I got these scars and his father yada yada and because sometimes depression and mental illnesses are genetic.

                                                      • Music Subscriber
                                                        Music Subscriber  1 weeks back

                                                        When the comments don’t realize that this video came out before the movie.

                                                        • Dude
                                                          Dude  1 weeks back

                                                          I thinks Phoenix joker is just a younger heats joker....

                                                          That's why the dark Knight joker sounds like a smoker

                                                          • CLN
                                                            CLN  1 weeks back

                                                            Arthur looks like The Caretaker at Hogwarts

                                                            • Mr. Binx
                                                              Mr. Binx  2 weeks back

                                                              This all becomes irrelevant after u see the dreaming in the actual film, (SPOILERS)when he’s at the talk show in the audience

                                                              • Kaos Espada
                                                                Kaos Espada  2 weeks back

                                                                Just think about it. Arthur fleck is around his 40s. Bruce is around 10. It will be another two decades till Bruce becomes Batman. Does it make sense for the Joker to be 60 years old or older and fighting BATMAN?! I think not...

                                                                • A 17
                                                                  A 17  2 weeks back

                                                                  But joker claims in the movie that he didn't have any intentions of being the figurehead of the rebellion, he only did what he did because people were just being jerks. So with that, I don't think the uprisings are his fantasies because he says he didn't want/intend for this to happen. He wouldn't fantasize about something he didn't want.

                                                                  (but still a great theory because you only used the trailer)

                                                                  • You don’t care abt my name

                                                                    Btw Fleck means “stain” in German do with it what you will

                                                                    • Nicolas Sanchez
                                                                      Nicolas Sanchez  2 weeks back

                                                                      5:19 Does the wall behind his mother move?

                                                                      • Donamtrx
                                                                        Donamtrx  2 weeks back

                                                                        Mmk..I gotta give it to u...🤔I haven't heard anyone talk about him walking thru th crowd...very good catch!👌🏻

                                                                        • Do Not Watch
                                                                          Do Not Watch  2 weeks back

                                                                          Joker: your right...

                                                                          But your wrong

                                                                          • peanut butter jelly
                                                                            peanut butter jelly  2 weeks back

                                                                            thanks for helping me out on my essay

                                                                            • Shmandazza
                                                                              Shmandazza  2 weeks back

                                                                              I know I’m late but I just saw the movie yesterday. Very good movie

                                                                              • A M
                                                                                A M  2 weeks back

                                                                                he's one of the three.

                                                                                • Shawn Fields
                                                                                  Shawn Fields  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Joker is a bad Joke he's also boring why you think no one laughs at his jokew

                                                                                  • JJsays
                                                                                    JJsays  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Amazing video! The Film Theorists killing it as always! For anyone that might be interested, I recently made a video analyzing what mental disorders Arthur may have potentially had. It gets in depth about Arthur's sociopathy, and other potential mood disturbances he may have suffered from. Please feel free to check it out!

                                                                                    • Rofern Fernandes
                                                                                      Rofern Fernandes  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Your prediction were wrong i guess

                                                                                      • Bad Man
                                                                                        Bad Man  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Not wrong. Director himself said events was left ambiguous.

                                                                                    • Austin Hancock
                                                                                      Austin Hancock  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Theroy confirmed RED ALERT RED ALERT THE SKY IS FALLING he should have just stoped

                                                                                      • kaleb Sanborn
                                                                                        kaleb Sanborn  2 weeks back

                                                                                        HUHU ME LIKEY FILM DA JOKA SO FUNNY MATT PATT HAHA

                                                                                        • Scobloosh
                                                                                          Scobloosh  2 weeks back


                                                                                          • Ernest Nelson
                                                                                            Ernest Nelson  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Joker: Dances

                                                                                            Game theorists: Ima pretend I didn't see that

                                                                                          • SOUL 41
                                                                                            SOUL 41  2 weeks back

                                                                                            going tbh you are right and wrong