- Original title
- Running time
- 118 min.
- United States
Sony / TriStar Pictures / MG Entertainment / Endgame Entertainment / FilmDistrict
Sci-Fi. Action | Futuristic Thriller. Dystopia. Time Travel
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- Synopsis / Plot
- The mid-21st century. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is employed as a ‘looper’, a hit man who executes victims sent back from 30 years in his future, when time travel has been invented and is controlled by organised crime. When his older self (Bruce Willis) turns up as a target, he fails to carry out the hit. Both versions of Joe go on the run and try to affect their future — which involves single mother Sara (Emily Blunt), who owns the farm where the younger Joe hides out from his vengeance-seeking gang, and Sara’s telekinetic son Cid (Pierce Gagnon).
: Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF): Nominated for Audience Award
: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Ten of the Year & Best Original Screenplay
: Critics Choice Awards: Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film. 5 nominations
2012: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom. incl. Best Sup. Actress (Blunt)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
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