The Laundromat (movie)

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The Laundromat is a 2019 American biographical comedy-drama movie directed by Steven Soderbergh. The screenplay was written by Scott Z. Burns. It stars Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Jeffrey Wright, David Schwimmer, Robert Patrick, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Cromwell, and Sharon Stone.

The movie had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2019. It was released theatrically on September 27, 2019, before being released for digital streaming on October 18, 2019, by Netflix. The movie has received mixed reviews from critics.

The two men at the center of the movie, Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca Mora sued Netflix on October 16, 2019, trying to block the movie's release.[1] They argued that the movie defamed them, but a judge dismissed the case.

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  1. Grater, Tom; Grater, Tom (October 16, 2019). "Panama Papers Law Firm Sues Netflix Over 'The Laundromat', Seeks To Halt Release – Update". Deadline. Retrieved October 27, 2019.