Thelma & Louise

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.
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Film Cast:

  • Thelma Dickinson: Geena Davis
  • Louise Sawyer: Susan Sarandon
  • Investigator Hal Slocumb: Harvey Keitel
  • Jimmy Lennox: Michael Madsen
  • Darryl Dickinson: Christopher McDonald
  • J.D.: Brad Pitt
  • Max: Stephen Tobolowsky
  • Harlan Puckett: Timothy Carhart
  • Lena, the Waitress: Lucinda Jenney
  • State Trooper: Jason Beghe
  • Albert: Sonny Carl Davis
  • Major: Ken Swofford
  • East Indian Motel Clerk: Shelly Desai
  • Waitress: Carol Mansell
  • Surveilance Man: Stephen Polk
  • Plainclothes Cop: Rob Roy Fitzgerald
  • I.D. Tech: Jack Lindine
  • Silver Bullet Dancer: Michael Delman
  • Girl Smoker: Kristel L. Rose
  • Mountain Bike Rider: Noel L. Walcott III
  • Truck Driver (uncredited): Marco St. John
  • State Police Officer (uncredited): Gregory J. Barnett
  • State Police Pilot (uncredited): Robert ‘Bobby Z’ Zajonc
  • Singer in Bar Band (uncredited): Charlie Sexton

Film Crew:

  • Original Music Composer: Hans Zimmer
  • Producer: Ridley Scott
  • Casting: Louis DiGiaimo
  • Set Decoration: Anne H. Ahrens
  • Costume Design: Elizabeth McBride
  • Music Editor: Laura Perlman
  • Director of Photography: Adrian Biddle
  • Art Direction: Lisa Dean
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Jim Shields
  • ADR Editor: John Poyner
  • Dialect Coach: Tim Monich
  • Stunt Coordinator: Bobby Bass
  • Production Design: Norris Spencer
  • Co-Producer: Callie Khouri
  • Producer: Mimi Polk Gitlin
  • Editor: Thom Noble
  • Camera Operator: Alexander Witt
  • First Assistant Director: Steve Danton
  • Hairstylist: Leslie Ann Anderson
  • Makeup Artist: Richard Arrington
  • Unit Production Manager: Mel Dellar
  • Hairstylist: Anthony Cortino
  • Stunts: Dick Ziker
  • Hairstylist: Karl Wesson
  • Key Grip: Bob Rose
  • Script Supervisor: Luca Kouimelis
  • Still Photographer: Roland Neveu
  • Aerial Coordinator: Robert ‘Bobby Z’ Zajonc
  • Key Costumer: Taneia Lednicky
  • Property Master: Vic Petrotta Jr.
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Stan Parks
  • Aerial Director of Photography: David B. Nowell
  • Leadman: Kenneth Turek
  • Co-Producer: Dean O’Brien
  • Music Supervisor: Kathy Nelson
  • Makeup Artist: Bonita DeHaven
  • Production Sound Mixer: Keith A. Wester
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Graham V. Hartstone
  • Painter: Gary Clark
  • Boom Operator: Timothy P. Salmon
  • Sound Effects Editor: Bob Risk
  • Dolly Grip: Brad Rea
  • Set Designer: Alan S. Kaye
  • Title Designer: Anthony Goldschmidt
  • Construction Coordinator: Richard J. Bayard
  • Construction Foreman: Roger M. Janson
  • Construction Foreman: Jim Olson
  • Greensman: Robert Butch Samarzich
  • Construction Foreman: Scott Snyder
  • Construction Foreman: Mark Vitale
  • Best Boy Electrician: Paul Amorelli
  • Dolly Grip: R. Scott Judge
  • Production Coordinator: Christine Baer
  • Pilot: Don Hildebrand
  • Set Costumer: Nisa Kellner
  • Set Costumer: Janet Powell
  • Assistant Art Director: Michael Hirabayashi
  • Stunts: Mary Peters

Movie Reviews:

  • Wuchak: ***Entertaining but tragic road flick with Sarandon and Davis***

    Two women from Arkansas (Susan Sarandon & Geena Davis) become fugitives and travel through the Southwest pursued by authorities (Harvey Keitel & Stephen Tobolowsky). Brad Pitt plays a cowboy drifter while Michael Madsen and Christopher McDonald are on hand as the beau and hubby of the women.

    “Thelma & Louise” (1991) is an iconic crime drama/road movie spiced with a few thrills. It’s entertaining, but not really empowering for females, unless making rash, stupid decisions and ruining your life is empowering. It’s amusing, dramatic and scenic, yet ultimately tragic.

    Sarandon was 41 during shooting while Davis was ten years younger. Both look great, but their characters are a bit of a turn-off during the opening reel, especially the ditzy Thelma (Davis), yet they win sympathy as the movie progresses.

    The film runs 2 hours, 10 minutes, and was shot in Southern Cal and Utah, as well as Bedrock, Colorado.

    GRADE: B

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