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Spin-off 

The Outsider: A Looper's Story (2012) (Short)
Happens in the same universe of the film Looper

References 

Casablanca (1942)
the club La Belle Aurore is named after the bistro where Rick and Ilsa last meet in Paris.
North by Northwest (1959)
Chase in the Cane Fields
The Terminator (1984)
Cited by director Rian Johnson as an influence.
Akira (1988)
Cited by director Rian Johnson as an influence.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Both films involve Bruce Willis' character owning a pocket watch for decades that has a sentimental connection to a loved one.
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
In both movies Bruce Willis character asks for an aspirin to fight a headache.
Rubber (2010)
A French poster for the film Rubber is hanging on a wall behind Bruce Willis in one scene. Rubber is a film about a tyre with a deadly telekinetic power - a reference to the Rainmaker.

Referenced in 

Evening Urgant: Mikhail Prokhorov/UMA2RMAN (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Anton Dolin.
The Projectionist Project: Looper (2012) (TV Episode)
This episode is a review of the film.
Honest Trailers: Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is called Bruce Willis
Apocalypse Now? (2012) (Short)
Poster on the wall in the apartment.
Special Collector's Edition: Underground (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Hell Boy: Monsters & Makeup with Spectral Motion (2013) (TV Episode)
Scott's fingerless hand is the actual prop from Looper.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.132 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Emily Blunt was in the film
Continuum: Second Truths (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec is discussing the film with potential "girlfriend" Emily after they go to see it at a movie theater.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Caddicarus: The Worst Game Ever Made (2014) (TV Episode)
seen in Caddy's Blu-Ray collection
Face Off: Ego Trip Abroad (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Maron: Therapy (2014) (TV Episode)
Jen says she has to explain the plot to Marc.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Meet the Mormons (2014)
picture seen on a bus
Project Almanac (2015)
Movie mentioned by name
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
They discuss someone going into the past to kill Lou, "Like in Looper."
The Simpsons: Let's Go Fly a Coot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Homer's list of dystopian movies.
Geeks Who Drink: iJustine vs. Alan Tudyk (2015) (TV Episode)
one of seven time-travel films that contestants have to put in order by release date
The Muppets.: Going, Going, Gonzo (2015) (TV Episode)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt mentions the film in passing
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
Van Damme says the movie is million times better than Timecop. He also talks about it with his double, who's a big fan of Timecop and dislikes Looper.
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)
Steelbook cover shown
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Time Travelers (2017) (TV Episode)
"We gotta kill out loopers!"
Star Wars Celebration 2017: Day 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Film Discussions: Detroit and It Film Discussion and Review (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: A Little Conversation About Trust (2017) (TV Episode)
Van Damme's double is disappointed that Van Damme once said that Looper is better than Time Cop.
Half in the Bag: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018) (TV Special)
It is mentioned/referenced.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Crime Scene (2019) (TV Episode)
Jake: "What about a 'Looper' situation?"
Sardonicast: Sardonicast #31: Us, The Dark Crystal (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Q&A

Featured in 

Projector: Looper (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Half in the Bag: Looper and Dredd (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Big Review: Episode #1.11 (2012) (TV Episode)
The film was reviewed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.42 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says is one of the best films of 2012
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Looper: The Future from the Beginning (2013) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Looper: The Science of Time Travel (2013) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Scoring 'Looper' (2013) (Video)
Clips and making of material
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Drugs (2014) (TV Episode)
Eye Drops are #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Suicides (2014) (TV Episode)
Young Joe's suicide is #6.
The Real History of Science Fiction: Time (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 2010s (2014) (TV Episode)
Looper is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Should Be Made into TV Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
Looper gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Alternate Realities in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Looping is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great Movie Performances by Kids (2015) (TV Episode)
Pierce Gagnon's performance in Looper gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Joseph Gordon-Levitt Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Young Joe is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Time Travellers (2015) (TV Episode)
Joe is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Futuristic Technologies We Wish Existed (2015) (TV Episode)
Looper is #7 with Time Travel Pods.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mob Hits in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth / Old Seth gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Running Out of Time Scenes in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Losing Body Parts gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Movies that Will Soon Be Classics (2017) (TV Episode)
Looper gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movie Assassins (2017) (TV Episode)
Joe is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Need a 3D Remaster (2017) (TV Episode)
Looper gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Violent Sci-Fi Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Looper gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Decisions in Sci-Fi Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Joe killing himself gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mindbending Science Fiction Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Looper gets an honorable mention.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Time Travel (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Star Wars: The Last Plinkett Review (2018) (Video)
Footage from the film is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Villains Created by the Hero (2019) (TV Episode)
The Rainmaker gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Sci-Fi Movies That Will Be Future Classics (2019) (TV Episode)
Looper gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Looper: Baldness Anxiety (2012) (Short)
Parody
How It Should Have Ended: How Looper Should Have Ended (2012) (TV Episode)
Alternate comedic ending
CollegeHumor Originals: Looper Has Sex with Himself (2012) (TV Episode)
Joe gets into a different kind of time loop.
Robot Chicken: Snarfer Image (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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