India, Nov. 9 -- Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix's Joker is breaking new record every week. Just shy of crossing the $1 billion collection at the box office, it has already become the most profitable comic book movie.

According to a report in Forbes, the film was made on a budget of $62.5 million and has collected $957 million at the domestic and overseas box office, combined. The films has earned 15.3 times its budget, dethroning 1994's The Mask from the top position.

The Mast was made on a budget of $23 million and made $351 million. Other profitable comic books movies include:

Venom: $854 million on a $90 million budget

Batman: $411 million on a $35 million budget

Deadpool: $783 million on $58 million budget

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