In 1981, party jokester and yearning stand-up entertainer Arthur Fleck lives with his mom, Penny, in Gotham City. Gotham is overflowing with wrongdoing and joblessness, leaving swathes of the populace disappointed and ruined. Arthur experiences a clinical issue that makes him chuckle at unseemly occasions; he relies upon social administrations for drug. After a group of delinquents assaults Arthur in a rear entryway, his colleague, Randall, gives him a firearm for assurance. Arthur meets his neighbor, single parent Sophie Dumond, and welcomes her to his up and coming stand-up routine at a club.
While engaging at a youngsters' medical clinic, Arthur's weapon drops out of his pocket. Randall misleads the executives that Arthur purchased the firearm himself and Arthur is terminated. On the metro, still in his jokester cosmetics, Arthur is beaten by three tanked Wayne Enterprises agents; he shoots two in self-protection and executes the third. The killings are censured by extremely rich person mayoral up-and-comer Thomas Wayne, who calls those desirous of progressively fruitful individuals "comedians." Demonstrations against Gotham's rich start, with dissenters wearing jokester veils in Arthur's picture. Financing cuts screen the social help program, leaving Arthur without his prescription. This outcomes in Arthur having a psychological breakdown, driving him to thump on Sophie's entryway and enthusiastically kiss her, prompting a sprouting relationship.
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy
Directors: Todd Phillips
Writers: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver, Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson
Producers: Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper, Emma Tillinger Koskoff