Geena Davis (Thelma
Dickinson), Susan Sarandon (Louise Sawyer), Harvey Keitel (Hal Slocumb), Michael Madsen (Jimmy Lennox), Christopher McDonald (Darryl Dickinson), Stephen Tobolowsky (Max),
Brad Pitt (J.D.)
There's been lots of chatter that there aren't enough
movies with strong female leads. Personally, I think it's all publicity spin... there's plenty of great movies with a strong female lead, and in the case of Thelma & Louise, you get
two for the price of one.
While on a weekend road trip, two best friends find
themselves chased by the law after one of them shoots a man who was attempting to rape the other.
A perfect women's picture, which isn't to say that
it's not just as accessible to men. The performances of the two leads are excellent and it's refreshing that director Ridley Scott didn't settle on a Hollywood ending, making the story
stronger because of it, with an important message about the power of true friendship.