The Sugarland Express

  • Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Synopsis: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking a highway patrolman hostage. As a massive dragnet starts to pursue them across Texas, the couple become unlikely folk heroes and even start to bond with the captive policeman.

William Atherton

Clovis Michael Poplin

Ben Johnson

Captain Harlin Tanner

Louise Latham

Mrs. Looby

Gregory Walcott

Patrolman Ernie Mashburn

Bill Thurman


Steve Kanaly

Patrolman Jessup

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Writers: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: Universal Pictures
Zanuck/Brown Productions
Release Date: Apr 4th, 1974
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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