Can you imagine looking out your window one fine day to see actor Joaquin Phoenix performing the iconic stair dance scene at the Bronx from the movie ‘Joker’? That is exactly what happened with a fan, who was prompt enough to record the epic moment.
The video, which was shared on Reddit by a user azar0v, features Phoenix preparing for the scene before getting into his character and performing one of the defining moments of the film. “Filming of the most iconic scene ever,” read the post, which is being widely shared on several social media platforms.
Watch the video here:
Someone saw the scene from #Joker go down in real time. 🤯
🎥 azar0v/reddit pic.twitter.com/JZPblqdIHi
— Complex (@Complex) November 14, 2019
Viewed over two million times, the clip has triggered many reactions on Twitter, with many calling the person who recorded the video “lucky”. “A lucky fan saw the ‘Joker’ stair scene happen in realtime,” wrote a user while sharing the viral clip.
Imagine seeing this and not knowing they were filming a movie. I would be kinda creeped out
— Noah_Smith17 (@noahsmith051399) November 14, 2019
The madness that is Joaquin Phoenix 😎
— Cheedee (MNSE) (@csokogwu) November 14, 2019
Bet they had no idea it was billion dollars in the making
— Luch Tech (@luch_tech) November 14, 2019
An Oscar deserves this dude for that performance in the movie..
— Bruce (@brucemaingi) November 14, 2019
Oh wow. A witness to history (even if it’s cinematic). As a fanboy, I’m jealous.
— Rich S (@Shamurai23) November 14, 2019
It’s crazy how he did this magic without a song playing..
— Ogunsola Jaiyeola (@Dip_blues_shark) November 14, 2019