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.
- Year: 2012
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
- Studio: TriStar Pictures, FilmDistrict, Endgame Entertainment, DMG Entertainment, Ram Bergman Productions, FilmNation Entertainment
- Keyword: future, suicide, assassin, dystopia, drug addiction, time travel, retirement, tragedy, murder, organized crime, execution, criminal, contract killer, neo-noir, 2040s
- Director: Rian Johnson
- Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo