- Does Joker kill his mom?
- What happened to the Joker’s mom?
- Did the Joker kill the mom and daughter?
- Is Thomas Wayne The Joker’s father?
- Why Joker killed his friend?
- Is Joker adopted by his mother?
- Is the Joker Bruce Waynes brother?
All the new details about his mother and his childhood send Arthur completely over the edge. He kills his mother, suffocating her with a pillow, then fully descends into madness, no longer tethered to any friends or family.
Joker: What Really Happened To Arthur Fleck’s Mom It’s after finding official paperwork at the asylum revealing those facts that Arthur goes even further off the deep end, killing his mother via smothering.
Director Todd Phillips keeps Sophie’s fate purposely ambiguous in the movie. IndieWire recently asked Phillips about Sophie’s fate during a video interview with Anne Thompson, to which the director doubled down on the answer that Sophie is alive at the end of “Joker.” “He doesn’t kill her, definitively,” Phillips said.
In Joker, Thomas Wayne (Batman’s father) and Penny Fleck (Joker’s mother) are key characters. Penny claims that Thomas is actually Arthur’s father.
Arthur killed her definitely. Because he did share the joke with her on her insistence and she didn’t get it as he believed. The joke was that he was not carrying any mental illness when he killed all the “awful” people in his life.
Penny Fleck is was the adoptive mother of Arthur Fleck, a mentally unstable failed comedian who would later call himself the Joker. Much like her son, Penny suffered from an unspecified mentally illness. Penny was portrayed by Frances Conroy as an adult, while her younger self was portrayed by Hannah Gross.
For the longest time, Batman believed he didn’t have any siblings and that he was an only child. The revelation is left largely open-ended, but the implication Joker is the older brother of Bruce adds another dimension to the character’s relationship. But, in the comics, the real Thomas Wayne Jr.