“The Joker Stairs” In New York, Now A Major Tourist Attraction, Check Out 13 Crazy Fan Pics

As a movie that generated huge controversy because of its fearful potential to cause violence, the Joker has indeed turned out to be one of the biggest hits to hit movie screens in 2019. It has become the first R-rated movie to cross the one billion mark going on to become a cult of sorts winning two Golden Globes out of four nominations. The joker has indeed affected many fans that flock to the famous staircase that was the setting for the movie’s most significant scene being Arthur Fleck’s transformation where he finally stops fighting and becomes who society really wanted him to be, the Joker. The staircase has become famous and many a fan has gone on to click photos in various poses of their favorite character. Some, of course, are really worth a look.

1Fans are flocking to now what is called the Jokerstairs

Instagrammers and movie fans are now flocking to the famous staircase located on 167th street in the Bronx; New York to stand in the very spot Joaquin Phoenix did his maniacal and psychotic dance while celebrating his transformation to the prince of crime. It was the stairs where the joker was born.

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2The stairs has become one of the top attractions in the Bronx

The Bronx is hosts some popular and well-known tourists spots and attractions like the Yankee Stadium, The Bronx Zoo, and the Botanical Gardens, but it’s the stairs that have now become the most famous attraction and risen to the top of the list of locations to must-visit in the area. As you can see, some have even got their acts right and others have gone on all the way complete with makeup and all.

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3It may be giving a sense of ecstasy standing in the same spot as your favorite villain

Perhaps, it is a sense of exhilaration or ecstasy or a sense of liberation to actually stand in that every same spot as your famous movie marvel antihero, laugh out hysterically and let loose to live for that brief moment a little part of the psychotic self that lies dormant in each one of us.

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4The staircase wasn’t even popular before

The staircase connects Shakespearean and Anderson Avenues at West 167th Street and wasn’t exactly famous or popular until the joker may have immortalized it in film history. Things have now suddenly changed and the staircase seems to be seen in a new light and famous. Judging from the online photos and the way people have taken to the locale, it is now somewhat of a landmark where people are seen hanging out, some even dressed as their famous villain.

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