Thelma and Louise is a 1991 movie about two friends who decide to take a road trip with Thelma’s abusive and controlling husband. They take his car, a Thunderbird, and head west.
The film was directed by Ridley Scott and written by Callie Khouri. It stars Susan Sarandon as Thelma, Geena Davis as Louise, Harvey Keitel as Louise’s husband Jimmy, Michael Madsen as Bobby the ex-convict who tries to rape Thelma, and Brad Pitt in an early role as J.D., the guy who picks up the girls at the bar.
The film was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role (Susan Sarandon), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Geena Davis), Best Director
One of the most iconic films of the ‘90s, Thelma and Louise is a road trip story with twists at every corner. The protagonists, played by Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon, slowly fall into a crime spree after they become fugitives from the law. Their journey gives them strength and reinforces their relationships, both with each other and with the people in their lives. Thelma and Louise is critically acclaimed for its impeccable script and acting. It makes for a timeless classic, a movie you would love to watch time and again.