Halftime in the Great Depression, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker meet when Clyde attempts to take her mom's car. Bonnie becomes interested in Clyde after she gets bored of her job as a waitress and makes the choice to join him as a thief like him. They complete a few holdups but are not getting rich. Their luck changes when they take in CW Moss, Clyde's brother, Buck, and his wife, Blanche.
Although the presence of Blanche causes Bonnie to hate her because of Blanche's loud personality it's a threat to their career and life. They go from holdups to stealing from banks and their career and life also gets more vicious to say the least. CW parallel parks the getaway car then Clyde shoots and kills the bank manager when he jumps onto the car's running board. They also get followed by cops including Frank Hamer, a cop, who gets captured, humiliated, and then cut loose by the gang.
Then a raid hunts the gang down and results in killing Buck and hurting Blanche. Meanwhile, Clyde, Bonnie, and CW escape and with Blanche blind and a fool she exposes CW, who was merely an unidentified suspect. The cops hunt the gang down at the home of CW's dad and the dad makes a deal with cop Hamer, in exchange for them taking it easy on his son, he aids in setting in motion a trap for Bonnie and Clyde. Bonnie and Clyde stop on the side of the road to help CW's dad with a flat tire and then the cops hiding in the bushes shoot and kill the criminal couple.