6.3/10
19,285
214 user 94 critic

The Laundromat (2019)

Trailer
1:41 | Trailer
A widow investigates an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of Panama City law partners exploiting the world's financial system.

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writers:

Jake Bernstein (book), Scott Z. Burns (screenplay)
Reviews
Popularity
38 ( 21)
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

Director: Craig Brewer
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps
The King I (2019)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.

Director: David Michôd
Stars: Tom Glynn-Carney, Gábor Czap, Tom Fisher
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A sequel, of sorts, to Breaking Bad following Jesse Pinkman after the events captured in the finale of Breaking Bad. Jesse is now on the run, as a massive police manhunt for him is in operation.

Director: Vince Gilligan
Stars: Aaron Paul, Jonathan Banks, Matt Jones
Knives Out (2019)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis
Fractured I (2019)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A couple stops at a gas station, where their 6 y.o. daughter's arm is fractured. They hurry to a hospital. Something strange is going on there. The wife and daughter go missing.

Director: Brad Anderson
Stars: Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe, Lucy Capri
Dolemite (1975)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After he is released from jail, a pimp takes on the criminals and corrupt police officers who framed him in the first place.

Director: D'Urville Martin
Stars: Rudy Ray Moore, D'Urville Martin, Jerry Jones
Eli I (2019)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A boy receiving treatment for his auto-immune disorder discovers that the house he's living in isn't as safe as he thought.

Director: Ciarán Foy
Stars: Charlie Shotwell, Kelly Reilly, Max Martini
Beetlejuice (1988)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
The Irishman (2019)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.

Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jesse Plemons
Gemini Man (2019)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An over-the-hill hitman faces off against a younger clone of himself.

Director: Ang Lee
Stars: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen
Hustlers (2019)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Director: Lorene Scafaria
Stars: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Oldman ... Jürgen Mossack
Antonio Banderas ... Ramón Fonseca
AJ Meijer ... Hominid #1
Arsenio Castellanos ... Hominid #2
Lucy Morningstar ... Hominid #3
Meryl Streep ... Ellen Martin
James Cromwell ... Joe Martin
Jeff Michalski ... Norm Sidley
Jane Morris ... Barb Sidley
Robert Patrick ... Captain Paris
Chris McLaughlin ... First Mate
Jay Paulson ... Pastor Conners
Melissa Rauch ... Melanie
Juliet Donenfeld ... Thalia
Brock Brenner ... Kaylen
Edit

Storyline

When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin (Meryl Streep) begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world's wealthiest citizens amass larger fortunes. Founding partners Jürgen Mossack (Gary Oldman) and Ramón Fonseca (Antonio Banderas) are experts in the seductive ways shell companies and offshore accounts help the rich and powerful prosper. They are about to show us that Ellen's predicament only hints at the tax evasion, bribery and other illicit absurdities that the super wealthy indulge in to support the world's corrupt financial system. Zipping through a kaleidoscope of detours in China, Mexico, Africa (via Los Angeles) and the Caribbean en route to 2016's Panama Papers publication - where journalists leaked the secret, encrypted documents of Mossack Fonseca's high-profile patrons - THE LAUNDROMAT's ensemble ... Written by Netflix

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on actual secrets

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | History

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and disturbing images | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

Russian | English | Mandarin | Spanish

Release Date:

27 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Laundromat See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78:1/2.35:1 (China segment)
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sharon Stone previously worked with Steven Soderbergh on Mosaic. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ramón Fonseca: First of all, there are some things you should know before we begin. For instance, we are real people, just like you. Secondly, we did not write a word of this. To be perfectly frank, we would have preferred all of this remain a secret. But we had no choice in the matter. We just woke up one day and everything changed. There were stories about us everywhere: TV, newspapers, and the internet.
Ramón Fonseca: And now it is our turn to tell a few stories. Think of them as fairy tales that actually ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

Referenced in 76th Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Judas
Written by Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes (as Jonathan Brookes), Tim Burgess (as Timothy Burgess), Mark Collins and Tony Rogers (as Anthony Rogers)
Performed by The Charlatans (as The Charlatans UK)
Courtesy of Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Guess who doesn't want you to see this movie?
26 October 2019 | by Dying-AtheistSee all my reviews

A little bit of virtue signaling here, but if these folks don't speak the truth, who will?

I found the film better than I'd imagined. It has a refreshing style for sure and maybe watched by a lot of folks who need the truth put forth to be in this entertaining format. The title of the movie was not an attractive lure, though for me, and I almost passed watching it.

So who will not want you to watch this film? The twenty-first-century versions of those who have ruled all the human peasant and slave populations of the world since Homo Sapiens evolved. The same people who are employed by those at the top. They want to keep you under their feet. The "worker bees" that write the nasty reviews.


40 of 49 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 214 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed