Written by:Steven Spielberg (Story), Hal Barwood (Story), Matthew Robbins (Story), Hal Barwood (Screenplay), Matthew Robbins (Screenplay)
Script Synopsis: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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- The Sugarland Express ( tt0072226 ) at IMDb
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