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'Thelma & Louise'

Directed by Ridley Scott, "Thelma & Louise" tells the story of two women who are best friends and become outlaw fugitives when one of them commits murder.

The pair are pursued by police, who finally corner them at the edge of the Grand Canyon. Rather than go to jail, the women hold hands and drive off the cliff into the canyon. A bummer ending to be sure, but the 1991 movie was a hit, earning $45 million at the domestic box office, or $76 million today.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer