The Sugarland Express Movie Review 1974

Information and Film Reviews for The Sugarland Express the Movie

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To save her son from adoption, a young woman helps her husband break out of prison. In their flight to freedom, they hijack a police car, holding the policeman hostage. Speilberg's first feature film is a moving portrait of a couple's desperation. Based on a true story, adapted by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins.


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Available on VHS
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Lovers on the Lam, Adoption & Orphans, Bringing Up Baby, True Stories, Great Escapes, Texas
Steven Spielberg, Matthew Robbins, Hal Barwood
Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton
Vilmos Zsigmond
Steven Spielberg
John Williams
Mark Huffam

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