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Famous laundromat scenes in movies and television

  1. 1. Throughout the history of movies and television, many amazing scenes have taken place in Laundromats. On the following pages we will take a closer look at our favorite famous Laundromat scenes.
  2. 2. THE BLIND SIDE 2009 Director: John Lee Hancock Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, and Tim McGraw Synopsis: The story of a homeless boy who becomes a first round NFL draft pick with the help of a loving family. Laundromat Scene: After hand-washing his shirt in a sink, Big Mike studies Biology while using a woman’s leftover time on the dryer. Oscar Winning - Lead Actress
  3. 3. SLING BLADE 1996 Director: Billy Bob Thornton Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, and Lucas Black Synopsis: A partially handicapped man, Karl, starts a new life after being released from a mental hospital for killing his mother and her lover, 20 years earlier. Laundromat Scene: A young boy befriends Karl when he volunteers to help carry his laundry half a mile. Oscar Winning - Adapted Screenplay
  4. 4. 1985 Director: Stephen Frears Stars: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, and Daniel Day-Lewis Synopsis: A Pakistani-Briton and his white lover take over managing the family Laundromat. Laundromat Scene: The movie’s entire plot is centered on the Laundrette and provides many of the laughs, romance, and drama. Oscar Nominated - Original Screenplay
  5. 5. 1999 Director: David Fincher Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, and Helena Bonham Carter Synopsis: An office worker and a soap-maker make an unlikely partnership and an underground fight club. Laundromat Scene: The Narrator catches his love interest, Marla, stealing someone’s laundry from a dryer and selling it to a thrift shop. Oscar Nominated - Sound Effects
  6. 6. 2002 Director: Michael Lehmann Stars: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, and Paulo Costanzo Synopsis: Matt gives up sex for lent after an awful breakup, during which time he meets the girl of his dreams, Erica. Laundromat Scene: The couple meets and gets back together in the Laundromat.
  7. 7. 1994 – 2004, Season 1, Episode 5 Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and David Schwimmer Episode Synopsis: Ross teaches his high school crush, Rachel, how to do laundry. Laundromat Scene: Their chemistry heats up as they throw more loads into the wash. Spoiler: In the last scene, they share their first kiss. 7 Emmy Wins
  8. 8. 2008 Directed by: Joss Whedon Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, and Felicia Day Synopsis: A supervillain tries to throw the world into chaos while romancing a beautiful girl. Laundromat Scene: Many of the key scenes and musical number take place in the Laundromat. Emmy Winning - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
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