Looper (film)

Looper is a 2012 American science fiction action-thriller film[5] written and directed by Rian Johnson, and produced by Ram Bergman and James D. Stern. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels and Bruce Willis. It revolves around "present-day" contract killers called "loopers" hired by criminal syndicates from the future to terminate victims whom they send back through time.

Theatrical release poster
Directed byRian Johnson
Written byRian Johnson
Produced by
CinematographySteve Yedlin
Edited byBob Ducsay
Music byNathan Johnson
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing[3]
(via TriStar Pictures)[2]
Release dates
  • September 6, 2012 (2012-09-06) (TIFF)
  • September 28, 2012 (2012-09-28) (United States)
Running time
118 minutes[4]
CountryUnited States[2]
Budget$30 million[5]
Box office$176.5 million[5]

Looper was selected as the opening film of the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and was released in the United States on September 28, 2012.[6][7] The film received critical acclaim and was a box office success, grossing $176 million worldwide on a $30 million budget.

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