Top 7 Looper Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Looper facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Looper film message.

It's mentioned that the future telepathic antagonist called Rainmaker has a rumored fake jaw. At the end of the film, his child self is nearly assassinated, and a bullet grazes his cheek.

If you turn on subtitles while watching 'Looper' (2012), you can see what Old Joe is saying in French.
If you turn on subtitles while watching 'Looper' (2012), you can see what Old Joe is saying in French.

Looper Hidden Details

1 - Rian Johnson and his team use the bloodied closeups of Young Cid and Old Joe to visually allude to the similar paths they've walked.. and may eventually walk.
Rian Johnson and his team use the bloodied closeups of Young Cid and Old Joe to visually allude to the similar paths they've walked.. and may eventually walk.

Joe notices his hair line is receding as a set up for when he is replaced by Bruce Willis when he gets old

1 - When being questioned by Abe (Jeff Daniels), Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) corrects Abe saying that he is going to study French, not Mandarin. This surprises Abe, as the future Joe (Bruce Willis) changes his mind and travels to China, not France.
When being questioned by Abe (Jeff Daniels), Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) corrects Abe saying that he is going to study French, not Mandarin. This surprises Abe, as the future Joe (Bruce Willis) changes his mind and travels to China, not France.

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Looper poster
Looper poster

Looper Plot

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Looper. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Rian Johnson
Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano
IMDB score 7.4