He was awarded as the ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture’ at this year’s Golden Globes.
Fans of the blockbuster hit Joker, we have great news to announce! It’s Golden Globes season again (woohoo!), one of the biggest award nights in Hollywood and it is not easy to win one.
However, the main Lead of ‘Joker’, Joaquin Phoenix, has won the Golden Globe for the Best Actor in a Motion Picture! Phoenix faced serious competition for the award, going up against Hollywood heavyweights – Christian Bale, Antonio Banderas, Adam Driver, and Jonathan Pryce.
The 45-year-old actor was heaped with critical acclaim for his acting and performance in the Batman villain origin story, which also struck gold at the global box office.
Phoenix has previously won many titles as well, including the Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Golden Globe for his portrayal of iconic country singer Johnny Cash in ‘Walk the Line’ which was released 14 years ago. Wow!
Besides, he has also previously received nominations for ‘Gladiator’, ‘The Master’, ‘Her’, and ‘Inherent Voice’.
Despite receiving critics on the film’s dark, often violent nature, ‘Joker’ has received a highly impressive 4 nominations at the Golden Globes. As well as Best Performance By An Actor in a Motion Picture, ‘Joker’ is also up for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director – Motion Picture and Best Original Score, that’s amazing!
The seventh-highest-grossing film of 2019, ‘Joker’ grossed over $1 billion, making it the very first R-rated film to zoom pass the billion-dollar mark at the global box office.