Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise

"Somebody said get a lifeā€¦ so they did."
  • R
  • 1991
  • 2 hr 9 min
  • 7.5  (136,975)
  • 88

Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon star as "Thelma & Louise" respectively, a 1991 film chronicling the adventures of two friends who inadvertently escape their humdrum small town lives, and embark on an adventurous, danger-filled cross country road trip. It is written by Callie Khouri, directed by Ridley Scott, and co-stars Harvey Keitel and Brad Pitt. Thelma, a demur housewife trapped in a loveless, abusive marriage, is best friends with Louise, an unmarried waitress who has seen better days. On a whim, they take an impromptu two day vacation, heading for the mountains. A stop at a honky tonk watering hole turns sour after Thelma gets drunk and dances with an unruly stranger whom Louise subsequently shoots after the stranger first attempts to rape, then verbally assaults, Thelma. The friends disagree about whether or not to alert the police. Louise insists that Thelma's intoxication and earlier friendliness toward the stranger will leave authorities incredulous of rape accusations. Fearing a murder charge, Louise decides to flee. Thelma opts to go with her. Louise has her sights set on Mexico. Along the way, the two encounter J.D. (Pitt), whom they allow to hitch a ride. Louise contacts her boyfriend and requests a wire transfer of her life savings. Meanwhile, Thelma and J.D. share a night of passion in which he reveals he is an escaped fugitive, once incarcerated for multiple robberies. Louise collects her money. While she and Thelma sleep, J.D. steals the money and vanishes. Thelma, feeling guilty, robs a convenience store using tactics gleaned from J.D.'s storytelling about his crime-days of yore. Detective Slocumb (Kartel, an FBI agent, is getting closer to the women. He manages to speak with Thelma via telephone, reassuring her he will provide protection if she surrenders, though his efforts come to naught. Thelma and Louise continue their defiant journey along the blue highways of the southwest, rushing onward to their story's end.

Thelma & Louise
Thelma Meets J.D.
Thelma Meets J.D.

Clip - 2 min 9 sec

20th Anniversay Edition
20th Anniversay Edition

Trailer - 1 min 32 sec

20th Anniversay Edition (Excuse Me Ma'am)
20th Anniversay Edition (Excuse Me Ma'am)

Clip - 1 min 48 sec

Thelma & Louise 25th Anniversary
Thelma & Louise 25th Anniversary

Trailer - 30 sec

20th Anniversay Edition (Ya'll Want A Drink)
20th Anniversay Edition (Ya'll Want A Drink)

Clip - 1 min 59 sec

Thelma & Louise
Thelma & Louise

Trailer - 2 min 1 sec

Description
Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon star as "Thelma & Louise" respectively, a 1991 film chronicling the adventures of two friends who inadvertently escape their humdrum small town lives, and embark on an adventurous, danger-filled cross country road trip. It is written by Callie Khouri, directed by Ridley Scott, and co-stars Harvey Keitel and Brad Pitt.

Thelma, a demur housewife trapped in a loveless, abusive marriage, is best friends with Louise, an unmarried waitress who has seen better days. On a whim, they take an impromptu two day vacation, heading for the mountains.

A stop at a honky tonk watering hole turns sour after Thelma gets drunk and dances with an unruly stranger whom Louise subsequently shoots after the stranger first attempts to rape, then verbally assaults, Thelma. The friends disagree about whether or not to alert the police. Louise insists that Thelma's intoxication and earlier friendliness toward the stranger will leave authorities incredulous of rape accusations. Fearing a murder charge, Louise decides to flee. Thelma opts to go with her.

Louise has her sights set on Mexico. Along the way, the two encounter J.D. (Pitt), whom they allow to hitch a ride. Louise contacts her boyfriend and requests a wire transfer of her life savings. Meanwhile, Thelma and J.D. share a night of passion in which he reveals he is an escaped fugitive, once incarcerated for multiple robberies.

Louise collects her money. While she and Thelma sleep, J.D. steals the money and vanishes. Thelma, feeling guilty, robs a convenience store using tactics gleaned from J.D.'s storytelling about his crime-days of yore.

Detective Slocumb (Kartel, an FBI agent, is getting closer to the women. He manages to speak with Thelma via telephone, reassuring her he will provide protection if she surrenders, though his efforts come to naught. Thelma and Louise continue their defiant journey along the blue highways of the southwest, rushing onward to their story's end.

Thelma & Louise is a 1991 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 9 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 88.

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  • Release Date
    1991
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 9 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (136,975)
  • Metascore
    88