With every new "Joker" that steps on the scene, we get a whole new perspective on the disturbing nature of the character. But it seems as if Joaquin Phoenix has stolen the award for the best of the best in his realistic portrayal - and we thought that it was impossible to beat Heath Ledger. The new Joker film, which is set to release in October, has everyone already talking because of its haunting underlying message about what society has now become.
It's really no wonder that it got an eight-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival.
Keep scrolling for all of the latest details on the new thriller as well as a look at the trailer to get you hyped up about its release.