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How did Thelma and Louise end up at the Grand Canyon?

How did Thelma and Louise end up at the Grand Canyon?

Susan Sarandon reveals story behind climactic scene in ‘Thelma & Louise’ Thirty years on, “Thelma & Louise” still has one of the most memorable endings in film history — when the title characters share a kiss and hold hands before (spoiler alert!) driving their car into the Grand Canyon as law enforcement closes in.

Did Thelma and Louise Drive off the Grand Canyon?

Instead of surrendering, Thelma and Louise opt to “keep on going” and drive over the Grand Canyon in their 1966 Thunderbird. The last scene viewers are shown is the pair holding hands as they drive the car over the edge.

Where did Thelma and Louise go off the cliff?

Dead Horse Point State Park
The scenic cliff made movie-famous by “Thelma and Louise” is in Dead Horse Point State Park.

Why did Thelma and Louise drive off the cliff?

It was shown that the two ladies, who were fleeing the police, drive off their car over the cliff rather than get caught and face the law. Susan had asked the director to reshoot the scene and ensure that the two characters come out alive in the end.

Where was the final scene of Thelma and Louise?

The final scene which is supposed to take place in the Grand Canyon actually takes place at Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah. People flock to Southern Utah to take a “Thelma and Louise selfie” and even organize their own version of the infamous road trip with friends.

What did Louise do in Texas?

Something terrible, we are told, happened in Texas. Although the screenplay remains deliberately vague, Khouri confirms that Louise was a rape victim. Confronted with a similar situation, only this time involving her best friend, Louise snaps.

How close did Thelma and Louise get to Mexico?

A deleted scene on the DVD includes a mention of them still being about 250 miles from Mexico. Thus, the final escape plan may have been Interstate 17 to Interstate 19, to Nogales.

Was Thelma and Louise filmed in Arizona?

Although the setting for the film is a fictional route between Arkansas and the Grand Canyon, it was filmed almost entirely in the states of California and Utah. The primary filming locations were rural areas around Bakersfield, California and Moab, Utah.

Where do Thelma and Louise end their cross country journey?

Actually it’s Dead Horse Point near Moab, Utah substituting as a stand-in. Finally, it becomes clear.

Where is the Thunderbird from Thelma and Louise?

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis drove this piece of American history during the entire movie, even to the very end when they drove off into the Grand Canyon….Lot #1285 1966 FORD THUNDERBIRD “THELMA & LOUISE” MOVIE CAR.

Auction Scottsdale 2008
Lot 1285
Year 1966

Where was the bar scene filmed in Thelma and Louise?

the Silver Bullet bar
The scene at the country and western bar, which becomes the catalyst for the drama that ensues in the movie, was filmed at the Silver Bullet bar in southern LA, now known as Cowboy Country. The motel where Thelma and Louise meet up with JD, played by Brad Pitt, is the Vagabond Inn, south of downtown LA.

How many Thunderbirds were used in Thelma and Louise?

5 cars
The 1966 Thunderbird A total of 5 cars were used in the movie: one “hero” car used for exterior shots, one camera car, two stunt cars and a back-up car. The original cut of the final scene shows the car’s entire plummet, crashing into the Colorado River.