Movie released in 2012 written by Rian Johnson and staring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Joe, Bruce Willis as Old Joe and Emily Blunt as Sara.

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When is a body coming back?

I have a feeling this was answered in the movie but I can't find it anywhere. How do the loopers know when a person is coming back in time that they need to kill? I saw him pick up a piece of paper ...
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What would happen if a looper lived the full 30 years until he was sent back?

So we all know that the loopers eventually get sent back 30 years in order to be killed by his younger self. If the looper fails to kill his older self and is not found out (say, by collaborating with ...
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Why didn't the mafia just close the loop on the first kill?

Why didn't the mafia just close the loop on the first kill? Wouldn't it be the obvious thing to do? That way you don't have to worry about people wondering if the next one is them.
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Looper: Origin of “Rainmaker” name

In the film "Looper", young Cid becomes the "Rainmaker" after watching his mother's death at the hands of a looper. But the origin of the name "Rainmaker" is never explained in the film - it seems ...
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Is there really an infinite loop in Looper?

Is it me or is it that in the Looper film the plot wasn't actually going to loop? What I mean: In Bruce Willis's prime line he had no idea who the Rainmaker was. But In Levitt's timeline even if he ...
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In Looper, why do they do this to Seth?

In Looper, it is established that permanent physical harm to a young looper will instantaneously affect the old version of the same looper. For example, a looper can send a message to his older self ...
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Does the kid Sid in Looper has the same abilities as Phoenix (Jean Grey) or are there any Differences? [closed]

The Kid Sid in his angry state becomes out of control and destroys anything and everything which comes in his way. His destroying technique is almost similar to Jean Grey's Phoenix form (X-Men) and ...
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In Looper, how did things change the first time?

In the movie Looper, we are shown a scene where Bruce Willis is transported back in time with a bag over his head and gets shot. His younger version lives out his life to right before he is sent back ...
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Why only 30 years in the past?

Why do the loopers need to work in a time that is only 30 years prior to the invention of time travel? Why not have the loopers work, let’s say, 100 years before the invention of time travel? In that ...
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How do “they” know if a loop hasn't been closed?

Not closing your loop seems to be a serious offense. It seems that it didn't take too long before the mafia/whatever found out that a looper failed to close their loop if/when that happened. Was it ...
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Who was the young Abe?

Abe certainly was older than 30 and was sent back from the future to the 'present' in Looper. Is there any information about the younger version of Abe? Did the older version meet the younger ...
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Killing people in the future vs sending them back in time

Considering how the mob in the future went into such trouble to dispose of "unwanted" individuals, sending them to the past, Wouldn't there be serious repercussions to their actions? If not, ...
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Death of the younger version of a Looper

The first time we see an older Looper who is not properly killed, Yet later in the film when Why didn't they simply kill the younger Looper in order to eliminate the older Looper?
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Exhaust fed into fuel fill spout?

In the movie Looper, it looked like the pick-up trucks that Joe and Sara drove had their muffler exhausts fed into the fuel fill spout. What might the purpose of that be?
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Doesn't the end of Looper create a time paradox?

I guess this is more a question about the nature of time travel more than anything else. At the end of the movie, Does this create a paradox as it changes the history that led up to that point? ...
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Why does a Looper have to kill his older self?

One thing I’m not clear on from the movie is- Is there anything behind this?
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Looper: old Joe & wife get a child?

When old Joe you see a flashback where he is in bed with his wife and you hear the crying of a child. Old Joe has mentioned that they did not have children and that his wife would have made a ...
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In Looper, how does Sara know about loopers?

When young Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is explaining himself to Sara (Emily Blunt), she asks him if he's a looper. Does she know about loopers? If so, how? Could it also be that Joe ...