“Looper” Animated Trailer! Nuke The Fridge September 24, 2012 Check out this cool new animated trailer for “Loopers” that is set to hit theaters this weekend. Movie synopsis: In 2072, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to ‘close the loop’ by transporting back Joe’s future self. “Looper” is directed by Rian Johnson and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt. The film opens in theaters on September 28, 2012.