The Sugarland Express Reviews

April 2, 2020
Spielberg's eye for detail is stated visually rather than through dialogue and the film offers many accurate vignettes of America's obsession with "heroes" and heroism.
June 24, 2016
The pace falters near the end, but overall this is a brilliantly calculated audience pleaser.
February 20, 2009
Unfortunately, the film degenerates in final reels to heavy-handed social polemic and sound-and-fury shootout.
February 9, 2006
A beautifully put together, assured film.
October 23, 2004
If the movie finally doesn't succeed, that's because Spielberg has paid too much attention to all those police cars (and all the crashes they get into), and not enough to the personalities of his characters.
May 21, 2003
The movie has a casual craziness that seems especially native.