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In the movie Looper, why do assassins in the future use inaccurate weapons such as blunderbuss?

They are not skilled elite assassins, they are skill-less thugs willing to take a terrible but well paid job. The blunderbuss is intended to be easy to use and lethal at short range. From the script: ...
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In the movie Looper, why do assassins in the future use inaccurate weapons such as blunderbuss?

The Looper script includes the following dialogue. I don't remember if it was actually in the film. You know why they call that pea shooter a blunderbuss? Cuz it’s impossible to hit anything farther ...
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How did Sara know what a Looper was?

This is tangentially addressed in an earlier version of the film's script. In short, 'loopers' aren't nearly as secret as Joe thinks they are. Sarah has heard 'stories' about them from her prior ...
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