The Sugarland Express

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The Sugarland Express

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The Sugarland Express

Release Date: April 05, 1974

Year    :   1974
Slogan    :   «Every cop in the state was after her. Everybody else was behind her.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures, Zanuck/Brown Productions
Director    :   Steven Spielberg
Producers    :   Mike Fenton, Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown, Shari Rhodes, William S. Gilmore, William S. Gilmore
Writers    :   Steven Spielberg, Matthew Robbins, Matthew Robbins, Hal Barwood, Hal Barwood
RunTime    :   110 mins.
Budget    :   3000000
Revenue    :   12800000

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.

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