When her husband Don (Ted Danson) loses his job, dedicated mother and corporate wife Bridget Cardigan (Diane Keaton) is forced to join the work force for the first time. After finding employment as a janitor at the Federal Reserve Bank, Bridget forms an unlikely bond with her coworkers Nina (Queen Latifah), a hard-working single mom, and Jackie (Katie Holmes) an exuberant free spirit. After a lifetime of playing by the rules, the women hatch a plot to smuggle millions of dollars of currency that is marked to be destroyed, and start a new life where they make the rules. Directed by Callie Khouri. With Christopher McDonald. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 2008.
Callie Khouri in Mad Money
After playwright Siddalee (Sandra Bullock) is quoted in a magazine discussing her unhappy childhood, her mother, “Vivi” Abbot Walker (Ellen Burstyn), is livid and cuts off contact with her daughter. When their heated long-distance argument threatens Sidda's long-postponed plans to marry Connor (Angus Macfadyen), Vivi’s three best friends, “Teensy” (Fionnula Flanagan), Necie (Shirley Knight) and Caro (Maggie Smith) kidnap Sidda from New York and bring her home to Louisiana where they explain the workings of their secret society. Directed by Callie Khouri. With Ashley Judd, Kiersten Warren, James Garner and Caitlin Wachs. Categories: Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 2002.
Callie Khouri in Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Louise (Susan Sarandon), a waitress, and Thelma (Geena Davis), a housewife, set out on the road after Louise is forced to shoot a man who attempts to rape Thelma outside of a bar. Headed for Mexico in their '66 Thunderbird, the two best friends embrace their new lives as outlaws and enjoy freedom that they have never known before. But, their trip gets difficult when a lawman (Harvey Keitel) intent on their capture picks up their trail. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Michael Madsen, Christopher McDonald and Brad Pitt. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama. Year: 1991.
Callie Khouri in Thelma & Louise