JOKER Without Cuts and Rated R-16 in its Philippine Release

Opening in Philippine cinemas this Thursday, October 3, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Joker” has been rated R-16 Without Cuts by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). In its official review report, the MTRCB writes, “Viewers are advised that the film deals with mature themes. There are scenes depicting graphic violence and gore, the treatment of which is not suitable for children, and use of strong swear words throughout. Only viewers sixteen (16) years of age and above may be admitted". “Joker” earlier won the coveted Golden Lion prize (equivalent to Best Picture) at this year’s edition of the Venice Film Festival. Our site has also given the film a perfect score (full review here)

Directed, co-written and produced by Todd Phillips, “Joker” is the filmmaker’s original vision of the infamous DC villain's origin story. Three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix stars in the titular role alongside Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, Marc Maron, Douglas Hodge, Josh Pais, and Leigh Gill.

“Joker” is distributed in the Philippines by Warner Bros. Pictures, a WarnerMedia Company. Use the hashtag #JokerMovie

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