"For the thrill-struck, radiant young couple on the run, the Great Depression is over," the critics wrote of the 1967 film directed by Arthur Penn. "They're racing into the sunrise of an anti-Hollywood revolution. A vast new youth audience suspicious of war and the politicians who make it are hungry for antiheroes."
Actress Jane Fonda passed on the role of Bonnie.
A member of the actual Barrow gang, W.D. Jones, said the movie made the adventures look "glamorous," but that the real thing was far otherwise.