The Sugarland Express
The Sugarland Express ★★★ 1974 (PG)
To save her son from adoption, a young woman helps her husband break out of prison. In their flight to freedom, they hijack a police car, holding the policeman hostage. Speilberg's first feature film is a moving portrait of a couple's desperation. Based on a true story, adapted by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins. 109m/ C VHS, DVD . Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton; D: Steven Spielberg; W: Steven Spielberg, Matthew Robbins, Hal Barwood; C: Vilmos Zsigmond; M: John Williams.