Looper

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Released 2012

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Director:
Rian Johnson
Released:
2012
Rating:
R

In the year 2072, time travel is a reality. The issue is, it has been deemed illegal and is only available on the black market. Meanwhile, 30 years in the past a group of hired assassins called Loopers await as the mob sends people back in time to be disposed of. One Looper by the name of Joe is faced with the ultimate decision when his future self is sent back in time to be killed.

Metacritic Score

  • 100

    Empire Kim Newman

    Intelligent science-fiction sometimes seems an endangered species - too much physics and there's a risk of creating something cold and remote, too many explosions and get lost in t...

  • 100

    Boxoffice Magazine Amy Nicholson

    Director Rian Johnson's resulting film, a cornfield neo-noir, is the coolest, most-confident sci-fi flick since 2006's "Children of Men."

  • 80

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

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

SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Always Be Closing Your Loop

    8.5
    Directing: 10/10

    Acting: 9/10

    Score: 10/10

    CGI: 8/10

    Story: 10/10

    My first Rian Johnson film and this was great. Laws of time travel are pretty solid. Disliked the makeup JGL wore to look more like Bruce Willis. Nathan Johnson score/sfx are fantastic.
  • Instant sci fi classic

    8.0
    Rian Johnson's writing again impresses and he got some great performances out of Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt.



    Kept me guessing throughout and deserves to be in the conversation for awards even though it will never be...

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