Suicide Squad Joker is an amazing movie. It has very nice reviews and good star casting. If you love thrilling movies then this movie is for you. Today I will tell you some facts related to Suicide Squad Joker.
What is Suicide Squad?
Suicide Squad is the name of a superhero movie released in 2016 by Warner Bros.
Another sequel of the film was released with the name (The suicide squad ) in 2021.
Suicide Squad is a team of antiheroes and anti-villains who work for the government in their dangerous missions in return for their reduced prison sentences.
Everyone in the group is some kind of superhuman that is unique to them.
And, the Joker of the show makes the missions even harder for the suicide squad by manipulating them and creating new problems for them. so here are 9 facts about suicide squad joker that make him different.
Who is the Joker?
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In Suicide Squad Jared Leto’s Joker is not the central character of the show but the most influential one.
Even Tho he himself is not a part of the suicide squad team, he works with the suicide squad.
And creates problems in their missions, he has no personal motive to act the way he acts by manipulating and using the suicide squad for his own thing and personal needs or to get an upper hand over others.
Most of the time, his sole motive to do all the crimes is to create chaos and disrupt orders.
He is very unpredictable in nature and that’s how he creates chaos and danger to the squad’s mission, challenges society’s norms, and believes that human life is meaningless.
9 Facts About Joker That Make Him Different
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1. Complex Joker’s Relationship with Harley Quinn
Joker is one of the patients of Harley Quinn who is a psychiatrist. And has a major role in the movie than Joker himself cause Joker got introduced to the show because of Harley Quinn and her life is shown more in the movie than Joker and due to all the manipulation and mind games.
He was able to make her fall under his love, further making her a ‘loyal’ partner in crime with him.
On the other hand, she is getting used by him frequently as a pawn for all the goals he wants to achieve.
It is shown few times a few times only when the Joker shows his affection towards her but in a very twisted way by showing her love and care for her well-being.
Joker abused Harley Quinn in various ways psychological, emotional, and at times physical.
And, regardless of these things Harley still used to hold onto Joker for the sake of seeking his approval and validation.
Joker and Harley Quinn still stick to each other because they both become dependent on each other.
Joker needs Harley Quinn for her dedication and loyalty towards him. And Harley Quinn needs Joker for the sake of his approval and validation due to the connection they have built with each other.
Since Joker and Harley share their crimes together their partnership got very strong over time.
Their relationship has a lot of ups and downs from sudden passion and devotion to sudden disloyalty and abuse.
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Joker has green bright hair without any eyebrows which makes him stand out even in a crowded place.
The Joker has white skin which is literally like white chalk which makes him look pale skin like a dead person.
This goes really well with his dark guy character, the white skin is caused due to his being exposed to all the chemicals.
He is very skinny and has a lot of tattoos all over his body with his sharp cheekbones.
It makes him and his smile look very haunting.
He wears heavy makeup very often which at times is dark smudged makeup that makes him look mentally unstable which he is.
3. Sense of humor
Joker has a sadistic and dark sense of humour, he likes to cause pain, chaos, and suffering which makes him very different from other characters.
His jokes are mostly around death and violence and he delivers this kind of humour or jokes with a scary face and weird laughter, causes it actually, gives him peace and happiness.
The Joker is also known for his bizarre pranks with hidden traps or setting up bombs. he is very unpredictable in his sense of humor.
Also, he can switch from cold laughter to a psychotic laugh very easily and fast.
He makes fun of himself or his features or character so He can gain sympathy from people so, they get manipulated and get stuck to his upcoming traps.
Joker expresses his affection for his on-and-off girlfriend with dark humour and hateful comment.
He even taunts his enemies to humiliate them and then enjoys them being miserable by his words, making them question themselves.
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4. Joker’s motivation
Firstly, Joker had no particular desire to do the crime he did.
he truly believes that human life is inherently meaningless and the only way to freedom is to create chaos.
Joker had a very strong motive to disrupt law and order just so he could disrupt society.
He likes to break society’s norms which are so clear by his appearance, dressing sense, and just his lifestyle in general.
Joker is psychotic, which makes him someone who craves power and control in his life situations and over people around him.
Further, he likes to cause trouble in people’s lives and cause suffering and pain in their lives and that gives Joker a sense of happiness no matter who and how close the person is.
Due to, the same Joker interfering in the missions and making the missions even harder for them by literally doing pranks and laughing psychotically while the same prank could kill them.
This gives him a sense of superiority and control due to his ability to manipulate people.
And make them question their own reality and they start believing in Joker’s narrative.
Joker is obsessed with Batman and, not in a good way,
He looks at Batman as his complete opposite in a yin-yang way. So all the things Batman does or thinks reflect the opposite of Joker.
Or, we definitely can say that Joker’s thought process is exactly the opposite of Batman’s.
Joker thinks Batman is a competitor and tries to challenge and outsmart him.
5. Cultural impact
The movie suicide squad had too many characters but Joker impacts the fans in great ways.
Joker’s appearance is very different and fresh which is similar to the gangster culture.
With the edgy outfit and lots of tattoos on his body with a lot of disturbing features.
This led to people getting inspired by him for cosplays and reels.
This eventually created a debate between fans and critics on the internet that led to a trend on the internet.
His outfits inspired various fashion trends like his street style, gold accessories, and shiny green hair.
Leading to a trend of people colouring their hair green.
His dialogues like (Looking good enough to eat. Figuratively speaking, I am strictly vegan.),
(We are bad guys that’s what we do), (gonna hurt ya), (gonna kill ya), (ya hurt).
And many more became very popular among people on social media.
And quotes became viral on the internet and people made lip-sync videos on it or made memes on them.
People started taking Joker’s attitude as a cool trend or a character whose feelings they could relate to at some points in the whole show.
But the people who relate to all his emotions cannot be considered mentally sane either considering how mentally disturbed Joker himself is.
The Jokers’ merchandise like action figures, clothes, and accessories are also very likable among the fans.
There were mixed reviews among fans about the suicide squad movie itself.
But, Potentially Jared Lato’s Joker appearance in the suicide squad in the show is a hint of how Joker’s appearance in upcoming movies is going to be.
6. Origin story
Unlike all other characters, Joker’s origin story has remained a mystery among the audience of the suicide squad.
Except for other versions of Joker, they have some kind of past but the directors of this movie chose to not show that in the movie.
Cause, the movie is more about the gang suicide squad and how they get to cross paths with Joker.
Who himself is introduced after the origin story of his girlfriend.
This gives an open origin story jokers for the fans to interpret on their own by the hints given in the movie itself.
Which the fans loved but the critics didn’t like the idea.
This makes Joker a very unpredictable and mysterious character cause no one knows to what extent Joker’s abilities are.
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7. Screen time
In the movie suicide squad, Joker’s role is not as significant as compared to other versions of Joker movies.
The movie focused more on the suicide squad as the name of the movie also represents than going in-depth about the Joker.
The film shows a more significant part of Joker’s girlfriend Harley Quinn origin who is a physiatrist Joker is one of her patients.
And, because of her Joker himself got introduced in the movie.
Joker’s crime history is not shown in the movie in depth.
About it but according to the information you get after watching the movie you will make you shocked.
Cause, of how Joker is extremely intelligent and how different he is from all the other versions of Joker.
All the other characters of Joker emphasize Joker’s clown attitude but in this movie,
Joker has been shown in a gangster attitude.
People called his character scary and sad. Which is justified considering the jokers’ sadist behaviour.
He used to kidnap and torcher people in this movie, to get more power or to take revenge.
Joker is involved in many criminal activities like,
It is being involved in a lot of criminal empires, being involved in arms smuggling, or being involved in drug trafficking.
The hints they have given in the suicide squad represent Joker being involved in a lot of criminal activities.
Which is not shown in the movie itself.
The Joker is so abusive towards his on-and-off girlfriend Harley Quinn verbally, physically, and sexually too.
While being loving and caring at times also he used to manipulate her for his benefit.
Which is a good enough crime to spend his life in jail.
Joker intimidates and manipulates not just girlfriends or friends but enemies and law enforcement officials also.
By playing with their emotions and making them miserable by gaslighting them with no sign of remorse at all no matter who it is.
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Jared Lato’s Joker tattoos in the suicide squad are indeed one of the things that makes him stand out.
Because they are inspired by some actual events that happened in Joker’s life.
Or they have a meaning behind them he didn’t have them just because he liked the design and got one done.
There is an in-depth story behind all of his tattoos.
The hahaha tattoo on his chest represents that he is a maniac and his twisted sense of humour.
Due to this, he got it done in the first place.
There is a damaged tattoo on his body which represents how he is mentally unstable and he wants everyone to know that.
He has several playing card tattoos on his body that represent his identity as a joker for his connections to the games.
He has an all-seeing eye tattoo on his back which represents how he knows the next step of every enemy.
Or friend cause, How intelligent he is.
So to let people know he can see everything even tho he has no eye on his back.
He knows who can attack him from behind and when.
Cause he is always multiple steps ahead of the enemies or just people in general and many more tattoos.
Lastly, these are all the 9 facts about suicide squad Joker that make him different.
Having said that if you watch the movie it’s important to know it’s a fictional character.
And the movie is also 18+ so, don’t watch it with kids,
And keep in mind to only watch it to have fun and to learn something new which you can do from any movie.
But, if you are sensitive to violent visuals of a movie, crime, and dark humour then you should reconsider.