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What Batman Movies Have Joker?

Are you a fan of the Caped Crusader? Have you been wondering which Batman movies feature the Clown Prince of Crime?

Well, look no further! In this article, we’ll explore all the Batman movies that have featured the iconic villain – Joker.

Batman (1989)

Directed by Tim Burton, this was the first movie in which Joker was portrayed on screen by Jack Nicholson. The film was a massive commercial success and received critical acclaim for its visuals, music, and performances. Nicholson’s portrayal of Joker remains one of the most iconic renditions of the character to date.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

A lesser-known entry in the Batman movie franchise, this animated feature film sees Joker voiced by Mark Hamill. The story follows Batman as he investigates a new vigilante in Gotham City while also exploring his past relationship with his former lover, Andrea Beaumont.

Batman Forever (1995)

This movie marked a significant shift in tone for the Batman franchise. Directed by Joel Schumacher, it starred Val Kilmer as Batman and Jim Carrey as Joker’s accomplice – The Riddler. However, it is worth noting that despite being one of the primary antagonists in the film, Joker only makes a brief cameo appearance in a flashback sequence.

The Dark Knight (2008)

Widely regarded as one of the best superhero movies ever made, The Dark Knight sees Heath Ledger deliver an Oscar-winning performance as Joker. Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as Batman, this movie pushed boundaries with its dark and gritty take on Gotham City and its characters.

Suicide Squad (2016)

Although not strictly a Batman movie per se, Suicide Squad does feature Jared Leto portraying Joker in a supporting role. The film sees a team of supervillains being recruited by the government to carry out dangerous missions in exchange for reduced sentences.


So there you have it – all the Batman movies that feature Joker. Whether it’s Jack Nicholson’s iconic portrayal in the 1989 movie or Heath Ledger’s unforgettable performance in The Dark Knight, Joker remains one of the most compelling and enduring villains in comic book history.

Which version of Joker is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!