Joker: Ratcatcher Would Have Appeared In The Film By Joaquin Phoenix And Arthur Fleck | Todd Phillips | Cinema And Series

Joker continues to raze at the box office with each passing week. His last achievement was to become the highest-rated R tape, surpassing Deadpool.

Directed by Todd Phillips and with the main performance of Joaquin Phoenix, Joker tells us the story of Arthur Fleck, a mentally ill person who lives more than one nightmare, giving rise to the mythical villain of the Gothic city.

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Since its premiere, fans have been responsible for finding various Easter eggs, such as the appearance of some characters based on comics. At the time, they found Anti-Fate or Doctor Fate and this time, Ratcatcher.

ATTENTION! If you haven't seen the movie, you should be careful. Several spoilers will be detailed below.

In Joker's first scenes, you can hear a report that Gothic city is in the garbage. The news indicates that Gotham faces "Super Rats", they even mentioned that they would need some "Super Cats" to fight them.

Under this context, what Gothic city would need to fight against this plague, the perfect context for the appearance of Ratcatcher, Batman's classic villain in the comics and that has appeared several times.

Ratcatcher would have appeared on Joker's tape. Photo: Dc Comics

Known as Otis Flannegan, he was considered one of the best rat hunters long before joining a gang of criminals. His power? Control and communicate with rats.

Thanks to this gift, Ratcatcher decided to become a criminal, entering and leaving prisons on more than one occasion, he went to live in the sewers, even fans believe he would have been controlling the “Super Rats” that hit Gothic in the first scene of the Joker.

Before its premiere, Todd Phillips said his Joker would not be based on any comic, however, references to these with classic characters still appear.

What is the real name of the Joker?

Jack Napier is the most common (but rarely referenced) civilian name of The Joker, used in the Batman: White Knight comic, in Tim Burton's Batman since 1989 and an episode of Batman: The Animated Series.

What is the name of the Joker?

The Joker appeared in Batman, played by Jack Nicholson. In this film, his real name is Jack Napier (alluding to Jack Nicholson and actor Alan Napier who played Alfred in the 1960s television series).

What meaning does the Joker have?


It is carried by several people and things: a singer, a puzzle, an association, etc. If the word wanted is Joker then it is Batman's worst enemy. The meaning of this adjective and noun is joker, mocking.