Looper

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Videos & Photos

  • Trailer for Looper
  • Interview: Joseph Gordon Levit "On Acting With Bruce Willis As The Same Character"

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented - but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past, where a "looper" - a hired gun, like Joe - is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good... until the day the mob decides to "close the loop," sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Cast

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Bruce Willis
  • Emily Blunt
  • Paul Dano
  • Noah Segan
  • Piper Perabo
  • Jeff Daniels
  • Pierce Gagnon
  • Qing Xu
  • Tracie Thoms

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • This movie marks the third collaboration between director Rian Johnson and lead actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the first being Brick (2005), and the second being a quick cameo in The Brothers Bloom (2008) as a bar patron with guitar.
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Goofs

  • When Joe and Seth are talking in Joe's apartment towards the beginning of the movie, the streams of tears on Seth's cheeks and upper lip change multiple times in between the close-up shots of his face.
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Quotes

    • [from trailer]
    • [to his clients]
    • Joe: I'm gonna fix this! I'm gonna find him, and I'm gonna kill him!
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Metacritic

75
Sep 28, 2012

Looper, a cocky sci-fi tale with more brass than substance, is rife with these Say what? moments.

Metacritic review by Jeannette Catsoulis
Jeannette Catsoulis
NPR
80
Sep 7, 2012

Their physical disparity notwithstanding, Gordon-Levitt and Willis both come across strongly, while Blunt effectively reveals Sara's tough and vulnerable sides.

Metacritic review by Todd McCarthy
Todd McCarthy
The Hollywood Reporter