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In case you hadn’t noticed, Looper is one of those sci-fi movies in which two actors – who don’t always actually look like each other – play the same character at different ages with varying degrees of success. Here it’s Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

Close, but lacking something. Hence the subtle prosthetics, and contact lenses, to make Jgl look a little more like Brucey…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Better.

But how does it stand up against other Hollywood attempts? There’s only one way to find out, but getting everyone in here for a massive punch-up would be a logistical nightmare. So, instead, here we go with Thn’s Top Actors-Playing-The-Same-Character-At-Different-Ages(-In-Sci-Fi-Movies).

Professor X / Magneto in X-men: First Class (2011)

While pretty much every superhero movie going has at least one scene with the to-be-hero as a wee nipper, X-men: First Class goes one further by devoting an entire franchise to their formative years. »

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