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Joker from Gotham

In Gotham, Jeremiah Valeska (Cameron Monaghan) is the brother of Jerome Valeska who transforms into the Joker after being dropped into a vat of chemicals and awakening from a 10-year coma. Along with Penguin and the Riddler who also take their final form, Batman will have his hands full defending Gotham.

Joker (2019)

In the 2019 thriller Joker, Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) is a mentally ill, impoverished stand-up comic. Discarded and abused by society, he turns to a life of crime and chaos, rising to become a frightening legend of Gotham City. Joaquin Phoenix is the fifth actor to portray the legendary Batman villain Joker in a film, and the first in a stand-alone feature.

Joker from Under the Red Hood

Joker from Under the Red Hood

In Under the Red Hood, Joker is a sadistic clown who terrorizes Batman and Gotham City at large. He was the one who used the moniker of Red Hood before Jason Todd. This incarnation dresses a bit different from although Jokers, although he’s most similar to the Joker from Batman: Assault on Arkham.

Joker from Batman: Assault on Arkham

Joker from Batman: Assault on Arkham

In the direct-to-video movie Batman: Assault on Arkham, Joker plants a dirty bomb that Batman must find, all the while dealing with a superteam of villains called the Suicide Squad, which includes Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and more.

Joker (1989)

Joker (1989)

In 1989’s Batman, Joker (Jack Nicholson) becomes the Joker as we know him after mobster Carl Grissom sets up his second-in-command to be killed in a vat of chemicals. It doesn’t finish him off, but leaves him depraved and disfigured, with a maniacal laugh and deadly vendetta. Nicholson’s is a classic look that’s since been re-interpreted by Heath Ledger and Jared Leto.

Joker in Suicide Squad

In Suicide Squad, Jared Leto puts his spin on The Joker, though it will be tough to top Heath Ledger’s rendition of the maniacal character. This time, the Joker shows more street style with a set of grills and plenty of ink.

Joker’s Henchmen

The Joker’s Henchmen are hired thugs who plan an elaborate heist to rob the Gotham National Bank. They’re excited about splitting the reward, even if it mean splitting it six ways, however Bozo has other plans in mind.

Nurse Joker

Heath Ledger once described his depiction of the
Joker
as a “psychopathic, mass murdering, schizophrenic clown with zero empathy.” Clearly, this Joker isn’t afraid to do what needs to be done, even if it means cross dressing in a nurse’s dress.