Is Joker on Netflix Australia? [How to Watch Joker Online]

The Oscar-award-winning DC movie, Joker is finally available to stream on Netflix Australia. If you are a Netflix subscriber, you can watch the movie online easily.

Joker is not your average superhero Hollywood movie as it sheds light on mental illness and how these patients are treated by the system. The movie also includes some thought-provoking sequences and some bloody scenes.

All in all, the movie is a must-watch especially if you are a fan of DC superhero movies.

How to Watch Joker on Netflix in Australia [Quick Guide]

Here is how you can watch Joker on Netflix in Australia:

  1. Choose a VPN and subscribe to it. I highly recommend ExpressVPN. 
  2. Download the VPN application on your device.
  3. Log in and connect to a Turkish VPN server (or Germany).
  4. Go to Netflix and sign in.
  5. Search for Joker and enjoy streaming.



Watch Joker on Netflix in Australia | Step-by-Step

Joker is not available to watch on Netflix in all countries, so to watch the movie, you’ll need a VPN. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to watch the movie in Australia.

1. Get ExpressVPN for Netflix

ExpressVPN is the best VPN for streaming Netflix as it works with 30+ regional libraries and is my favorite choice.

It is now offering a 49% discount, and 3 months free subscription on its annual plan. The 30-day money-back guarantee allows you to try it risk-free.


2. Connect to a VPN server

Download the ExpressVPN app on your device and connect to a server in Turkey from the list of servers. It will assign you a Turkish IP address.


3. Enjoy streaming 

Open the Netflix app and search for the movie. You will now be able to see the movie in your library now.


Is Joker Movie on Netflix?

Yes, Joker is available on Netflix, but only in Turkey and Australia. Fortunately, you can watch Joker from Australia by using a VPN.

Fortunately, you can watch Joker from anywhere outside these countries by using a VPN.

Netflix is geo-restricted, so you only get the selection of movies and shows available in your region. So, if you cannot find Joker on Netflix, it is not available in your country.

A virtual private network or a VPN is a great tool that can help you instantly change your Netflix region to stream Joker. By allowing you to connect to any server location you want, you can easily unblock Netflix Turkey or Netflix Germany in your country.

When you connect to a Turkish or German server, it assigns you a new IP address of that country. So, you can watch Joker on Netflix as if you were in Turkey or Germany.

Why do you need a VPN to watch Joker on Netflix in Australia?

If you are searching for Joker on Netflix and cannot find the movie in Australia. Well, it is not available in your region. That is due to content licensing agreements.

Netflix can only show Joker in regions where it has legal distribution rights. That is why it is not available on your Netflix right now.

I searched for the movie on Netflix Australia, and it only showed me similar results, as Joker was nowhere to be found.

Netflix’s search results don’t show Joker (2019).

Currently, Joker is only available on Netflix in Germany and Turkey. And with a VPN, you can change your virtual location to access Netflix libraries of these countries, as shown above.

With a VPN, you can also watch other popular shows and movies on Netflix Australia like:

List of devices you can watch Joker on Netflix with a VPN

VPN apps are compatible with a wide range of streaming devices, so you can watch Joker on Netflix on any device you have such as:

  • Android
  • Apple TV
  • Android TV
  • Amazon Firestick
  • iOS devices
  • PC (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Xbox
  • PlayStation
  • Roku

Joker (2019) Trailer

Set in 1981, Joker follows the story of Arthur Fleck, a failed clown who aspires to be a stand-up comedian. Arthur’s descent into insanity leads to a violent culture against the wealthy people in Gotham City, leading to murder as Arthur transforms into Joker.

Here is the trailer of the movie.

Joker Reviews and Ratings

Despite being a popular movie, Joker received a lot of criticism and great reviews as well. The movie made over $1 billion at the box office, winning multiple accolades, including Academy Award.

On Rotten Tomatoes, Joker has an audience score of 88%, with critics praising the movie as an intellectual 1970s shock cinema movie with an outstanding performance from Joaquin.

However, some critics are of the view that Joker does not understand the representation of violence, and as a pop culture icon is great, but the movie feels empty.

Joker Cast

  • Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker
  • Robert De Niro as Murray Franklin
  • Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond
  • Shea Whigham as Detective Burke
  • Frances Conroy as Penny Fleck
  • Brett Cullen as Thomas Wayne
  • Marc Maron as Gene Ufland

Trouble watching the movie on Netflix with a VPN?

If you are using a VPN to unblock Netflix, and still cannot find the movie in your country, chances are the VPN is not working at all. Luckily, here are a few things you can try to fix the issue:

  • Connect to a different VPN server to get a fresh IP address, in case your old IP was blocked by Netflix.
  • If you are streaming on your browser, clear cookies and cache from Settings because they usually store information regarding your location.
  • Make sure the VPN is not leaking your true IP address because it could be why Netflix can see your location and you cannot change your Netflix library. 
  • Contact VPN customer support and ask them for a server that is working with Turkish Netflix.


Where to watch Joker in Australia?

You can watch Joker on Netflix in Australia. Currently, it is only available on Netflix in Turkey and Australia, so if you are living abroad, you will need a VPN to watch Joker on Netflix as it is not available in Canada. 

Is Joker on Amazon Prime Australia?

Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Robert De Niro, is now available on Amazon Prime Video. You can either rent the movie for $3.99 or buy it for $14.99.

Is Joker available on Hulu?

Joker is available to stream on Hulu with HBO Max. You can either sign up for HBO Max directly or through Hulu. It is not available on Hulu separately. Just like other DC movies, Joker is currently available on HBO Max.

Is Joker coming to Netflix Australia?

Sadly the short answer is no, it won’t be coming to Netflix Australia. Joker is a Warner Bros movie that is not available on Netflix in the country due to streaming rights. But you can watch it on Netflix using a VPN app. 

What are some movies like Joker on Netflix?

Here’s a list of the best movies to watch if you loved Joker:

  • Natural Born Killers
  • UHF
  • Death Wish
  • American Psycho
  • Christine
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Nightcrawler
  • The Dark Knight


Two years after its release, Joker finally made it to Netflix in Australia. The movie is based in 1981 Gotham City and tells the story of a struggling man, Arthur who dreams of becoming a comedian. Apart from Australia, the movie is also available on Netflix in Turkey.

Jack Foster is a tech geek and a binge-watcher with a major interest in streaming. He loves to blog about the latest movies, TV series, all events, and happenings in the steaming and entertainment industry.

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