For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.3
411 Ratings

The Sugarland Express

Directed by Steven Spielberg
United States, 1974
Adventure, Crime, Drama

Synopsis

Lou-Jean, a blonde woman, tells her husband, who is imprisoned, to escape. They plan to kidnap their own child, who was placed with foster parents. The escape is partly successful, they take a hostage, who is a policeman and are pursued through to Texas…

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
The Sugarland Express Directed by Steven Spielberg

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1974 | Winner: Best Screenplay

Writers Guild of America

1975 | Nominee: Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

What are people saying?

Related films