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  1. Bilouaustria's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Early Spielberg might be naive but in the end not that much sentimental. He takes here where he left us after "Duel" : another car chase film but filled with his future favorite topics (broken family, unreachable eldorado etc). The rhythm is there, the talent for stroytelling as well. This still has a nice 1970´s flair, thanks to Zsigmond´s beautiful cinematography. John Williams is already there. Fun piece.

  2. Duncan Gray's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Two of the world's most foolish, short-sighted petty criminals take to the road to get their child back. In addition to being a good time, Sugarland Express is a fascinating link: a New Hollywood road movie that departs from its contemporaries (and Duel) towards a light-hearted, charitable, Spielbergian faith in people. His first film made for theaters. His first broken family. Early proof he could do character.

  3. A47's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    A funeral procession for American empathy.

  4. FISCHER's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Du fort bon travail ! www.cinefiches.com

  5. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

  6. Cinema Omnivore's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    6.4/10, my review: http://wp.me/p1eXom-2yp

  7. redux's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    People stand agape by the roadside, watching Spielberg drive to Sugarland.

  8. Dominic Simard-Jean's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Goldie Hawn is real great in this very human comedy version of the criminal couple on the run, one of New Hollywood's favorite type. It might not be as great as Badlands but it's got the charms and the style to make it a more than solid road follow up to the also great Duel. Plus with Spielberg, you know it's never really boring.

  9. cinegeek.de's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    http://cinegeek.de/news Beide sind ziemlich dumm, aber gleichwohl, sie ziehen ihre grösste Dummheit einfach durch. Sie ist 25 Jahre alt und er auch, beiden wird das Kind vom Staat Texas genommen, weil sie nicht in der Lage sind, Eltern zu sein. Deshalb verhilft sie ihm zum Ausbruch aus dem Gefängnis und beide führen eine Auto-Parade quer durch Texas an...

  10. Dogukan4Ever's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    1974, dir. STEVEN SPIELBERG - 7/10 (USA)

  11. Steve G.'s rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Passable road movie with no great surprises but rather a lot of charm. The quality of the performances by Goldie Hawn and William Atherton is where most of the entertainment can be had here while the ending was surprisingly downbeat for an earlier Spielberg film. It doesn't bear much resemblance to his other films, which was interesting - perhaps more interesting than the film itself.

  12. Keith Fletcher's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Spielberg's first theatrical film doesn't get enough love. Shot wonderfully in Panavision and great performances by Goldie Hawn, William Atherton, and Ben Johnson.

  13. Federico Di Folco's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    Un bellissimo Spielberg prima maniera,in cui Steve affronta,alternando leggerezza e drammaticità,il contrasto tra la natura delle pure e semplici emozioni umane con l'ingannevole e grigia realtà del mondo.Trama lineare ma solida,il film ruota intorno all'umanità dei protagonisti,fonte d'origine di una lotta di classe motivata.Ottimo anche l'accento sull'ossessione americana per le armi.Un gran bel film,da rivalutare.

  14. filmcapsule's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    I really like the warmheartedness Spielberg shows here, especially in the relationship between Max and the central couple. The comedic tone at the beginning of the film fits much better than its more serious moments, and some moments of raucous anarchy are just as suffocating here as they are in 1941.

  15. Gylfi's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    The Sugarland Express reveals the sentimentality we've come to expect from the director at the outset. Cutting too harshly from the absurdist tone of the rest of the film in the final 20 minutes, the shift from comedy to drama not really working. Still an entertaining flick, both Hawn and Atherton give goofy but lovable performances and Spielberg controls the action, suspense and comedy with ease. Flawed but good.

  16. Samuel Righi's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

  17. Anderson De Gazon's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    mechanical, yet beautiful and hypnotic-like all Spielberg's films.

  18. monoglot's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    A true-crime road-movie hostage buddy-pic romance that is a bit silly but not unentertaining. I think I see echoes of this in Raising Arizona and Thelma and Louise. This Spielberg fellow has a career in the movies ahead of him.

  19. Curt Milner's rating of the film The Sugarland Express

    I love this film. 'Downbeat' the finale may be, but I never get the sense of a downbeat feeling when watching it. Perhaps, it being a road movie, it's the journey that counts, not the destination...