Thelma and Louise script
Synopsis: 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.

He's finally ready. He walks to the door and gives Thelma

the most perfunctory kiss on the cheek.

THELMA:

'Bye, honey. I won't wait up.

DARRYL:

See ya.

Darryl leaves. We see his Corvette parked out front. As he

closes the front door, Thelma leans against it.

THELMA:

He's gonna shit.

Thelma laughs to herself. She goes back into the kitchen

and picks up the phone and dials it.

INT. RESTAURANT - MORNING

The pay phone on the wall RINGS. ALBERT, a busboy in his

50's, answers.

ALBERT:

Good morning. Why, yes, she is. Is

this Thelma? Oh, Thelma, when you

gonna run away with me?

Louise comes over and takes the phone out of his hand.

LOUISE:

(to Albert)

Not this weekend, sweetie, she's

runnin' away with me.

(into phone)

Hi. What'd he say?

THELMA (V.O.)

What time are you gonna pick me up?

LOUISE:

You're kiddin'! Alright! I'll be

there around two or three.

THELMA (V.O.)

What kind of stuff do I bring?

LOUISE:

I don't know. Warm stuff, I guess.

It's the mountains. I guess it gets

cold at night. I'm just gonna bring

everything.

THELMA (V.O.)

Okay. I will, too.

LOUISE:

And steal Darryl's fishin' stuff.

THELMA (V.O.)

I don't know how to fish, Louise.

LOUISE:

Neither do I, Thelma, but Darryl

does it, how hard can it be? I'll

see you later. Be ready.

They both hang up.

EXT. RESTAURANT - DAY

Louise pulls out in a green '66 T-Bird in mint condition.

INT. THELMA'S BEDROOM - CLOSEUP - SUITCASE ON BED - DAY

Going into the suitcase is bathing suits, wool socks, flannel

pajamas, jeans, sweaters, T-shirts, a couple of dresses, way

too much stuff for a two-day trip. REVEAL Thelma, standing

in front of a closet, trying to decide what else to bring,

as if she's forgotten something. The room looks like it was

decorated entirely from a Sears catalog. It's really frilly.

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Callie Khouri

Carolyn Ann "Callie" Khouri (born November 27, 1957) is a Lebanese American film and television screenwriter, producer, feminist, and director. In 1992 she won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for the film Thelma & Louise, which was controversial upon its release because of its progressive representation of gender politics, but which subsequently became a classic. more…

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