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R| 2 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
Meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) joins her friend Louise (Susan Sarandon), an independent waitress, on a short fishing trip. However, their trip becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma at a bar. Louise decides to flee to Mexico, and Thelma joins her. On the way, Thelma falls for sexy young thief J.D. (Brad Pitt) and the sympathetic Detective Slocumb (Harvey Keitel) tries to convince the two women to surrender before their fates are sealed.

Cast: Susan Sarandon , Geena Davis , Harvey Keitel , Michael Madsen , Christopher McDonald , Brad Pitt ,

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.

Thelma And Louise (1991)

Release Date: May 8th, 1991|2 hr. 9 min.

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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Begins like an episode of "I Love Lucy" and ends with the impact of "Easy Rider." show more

  • 80
    TV Guide

    A fun, breezy roadtrip across the Western landscape. show more

  • 80
    Brad Laidman Film Threat

    Grade A propaganda of the first order. show more

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