Released Date
April 5, 1974
Distributor
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$7,500,000 + $4,841 = $7,504,841
76

Goldie Hawn

as Lou Jean Poplin

74

William Atherton

as Clovis Michael Poplin

75

Steve Kanaly

as Patrolman Jessup

About The Sugarland Express

A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.

About

Crime drama co-written and directed by Steven Spielberg, marking his theatrical feature directorial debut. In the film, a woman tries to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and then kidnapping their son.

Trivia

It was the first collaboration between Spielberg and his long-time composer John Williams. It won Best Screenplay at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival.