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.
- Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Adventure
- Studio: Star Partners III Ltd., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Pathé Entertainment
- Keyword: southern usa, waitress, self-defense, highway, female friendship, arkansas, grand canyon, road trip, buddy
- Cast: Geena Davis, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Christopher McDonald, Brad Pitt