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The Sugarland Express (1974)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,000,000Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
92% - Fresh
66% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 5th, 1974 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Production Companies: Universal-Zanuck
Production Countries: United States


   Lou Jean Poplin
   Captain Harlin Tanner
Michael Sacks    Maxwell Slide
William Atherton    Clovis Poplin
Gregory Walcott    Mashburn
Steve Kanaly    Howard Jessup
Louise Latham    Mrs. Looby
Richard Bright    Marvin Bybala
Dean Smith    Russ Barry
Ted Grossman    Dietz
A.L. Camp    Mr. Nocker
Jessie Lee Fulton    Mrs. Nocker
Bill Thurman    Hunter
Kenneth Hudgins    Reserve Officer
Buster Danials    Drunk
Harrison Zanuck    Baby Langston
Big John Hamilton    Big John
Jim Harrell    Mark Fenno
Frank Steggall    Logan Waters
Roger Ernest    Hot Jock
Guich Koock    Hot Jock
Merrill J. Connally    Mr. Looby
Gene Rader    Gas Jockey
Gordon Hurst    Hubie Nocker
George Hagy    Mr. Sparrow
Kenneth Crone    Deputy
Peter Michael Curry    Judge
Charles Conway    Attorney
Robert Golden    Dybala's Kid
Maury Maverick    Shoplifter
Rudy Robbins    Mechanic
Charlie Dobbs    Local Cop
Gene Lively    Reporter
John L. Quinlan    Bailiff
Bill Scott    Station Man
Ralph E. Horwedel    Dispatcher
Edwin Isbell    Jelly Bowl
Patrick Reagan    Reserve Officer
Dean Jones    Policeman at Football Game
Robert Lee Loper    Car Ghoul
Al Evans    Guard
Lucky Mosely    Wrecker
Darrell Murphy    Wrecker
Charly Charly    Wreckee
Bill Pattie    Ambulance Driver
B.M. Burch    Deputy
James Gough    Deputy
Sam Kindrick    Reporter
David Bowen    Proprietor
Marianna Clore Blase    Waitress
Adolfo E. Urrutia    Man
Lorraine Meeks    Woman from Hondo
Harold Offer    Hardware Man
Karen Olenick    Karen
Maria De Lang    Matron
Darrell Newman    FFA Boy
Carol W. Nell    D.P.S. Officer
Myles R. Kuykendall    D.P.S. Officer
Charles Gunn    D.P.S. Officer
Robert C. Willey    D.P.S. Officer
James Robert Allen    D.P.S. Officer
Michael J. Croshaw    Reporter
Harvey Christiansen    Old Reporter
Don Peck    Helicopter Pilot
Rafael Lopez    Val Verde Deputy
Patty Elder    Stunt Double

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Richard D. Zanuck
Producer    David Brown
Composer    John Williams
Story Creator    Steven Spielberg
Story Creator    Hal Barwood
Story Creator    Matthew Robbins
Screenwriter    Hal Barwood
Screenwriter    Matthew Robbins
Music Director    John Williams
Assistant Director    James Fargo
Unit Production Manager    William S. Gilmore
Art Director    Joseph Alves Jr.
Director of Photography    Vilmos Zsigmond
Special Effects Coordinator    Frank Brendel
Supervising Film Editor    Edward M. Abroms
Supervising Film Editor    Verna Fields
Sound Designer    John R. Carter
Sound Designer    Robert Hoyt
Stunt Coordinator    Corey Loftin

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