Movie 'The Blues Brothers'

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They'll never get caught. They're on a mission from God.

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.

United States of America English

  • a.k.a. Blues Brothers, The (1980) Alphabetical
  • The Blues Brothers (Extended Version)

Australia English

  • a.k.a. The Blues Brothers - EC Extended Cut

Germany German (Deutsch)

Blues Brothers

Gleich nachdem Jake Blues aus dem Gefängnis entlassen wird, besuchen er und sein Bruder Elwood das Waisenhaus, in dem sie großgezogen wurden. Dort müssen sie erfahren, dass das Waisenhaus an das Kultusministerium verkauft werden soll. Es gibt nur eine Chance auf Rettung: Innerhalb von elf Tagen muss die Grundsteuer bezahlt werden. Die Brüder beschließen das Geld aufzutreiben, indem sie ihre alte Blues-Band wieder zusammenstellen und ein großes Konzert geben.

France French (Français)

Dès sa sortie de prison, Jake Blues est emmené par son frère Elwood chez Sœur Mary Stigmata, qui dirige l'orphelinat dans lequel ils ont été élevés. Ils doivent réunir 5 000 dollars pour sauver l'établissement, sinon c'est l'expulsion.

Italy Italian (Italiano)

The Blues Brothers - I fratelli Blues

Tre anni dopo essere finito dietro le sbarre, il rapinatore armato Jake Blues viene liberato per buona condotta. Ad attenderlo fuori dal carcere c'è il fratello Elwood, una ex fidanzata inferocita, la notizia che l'orfanotrofio dove sono cresciuti sta per essere chiuso e l'illuminazione divina. Convinti di essere in missione per conto di Dio i Blues brothers riuniscono con le buone e le cattive la vecchia band e organizzano un grande concerto benefico mentre fuggono da polizia, una banda di musicisti, il proprietario di un locale e i nazisti dell'Illinois che li vogliono fare fuori.

Part of The Blues Brothers Collection

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical crime comedy film directed by John Landis. It stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from "The Blues Brothers" musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. The 1998 sequel, Blues Brothers 2000, had similar traits to the original, including large car-chase scenes and musical numbers. Landis returned to direct the film and Aykroyd reprised his role, joining John Goodman, Joe Morton, and 10-year-old J. Evan Bonifant as the new Blues Brothers.

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    Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.

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    Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite the band and win the big prize at the New Orleans Battle of the Bands, Elwood is pursued cross-country by the cops, led by Cabel the Curtis' son

Release Date
car chase
chicago, illinois
country music
music band
music instrument
shopping mall
Production Countries
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Production Companies
United States of America Universal Pictures
Release Dates
United States of America Theatrical R
Canada English: Theatrical
Australia Theatrical M
United Kingdom Theatrical 15
Germany Theatrical 12
France Theatrical 12
Italy Italian (Italiano): Theatrical T
United States of America Physical NR DVD Release
United Kingdom Physical 15 DVD
United States of America Physical NR Blu-Ray Release
TMDb 77% · 2,727 (more information on website)
IMDb 79% · 180,021 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 84% (more information on website)
metacritic 60% (more information on website)


Elwood Blues (as Elwood)Dan Aykroyd
'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake)John Belushi
Reverend Cleophus JamesJames Brown
CurtisCab Calloway
RayRay Charles
Mrs. MurphyAretha Franklin
Steve 'The Colonel' CropperSteve Cropper
Donald 'Duck' DunnDonald "Duck" Dunn
Murphy 'Murph' DunneMurphy Dunne
Willie 'Too Big' HallWillie Hall
"Bones" MaloneTom Malone
'Blue Lou' MariniLou Marini
Matt 'Guitar' MurphyMatt Murphy
Mr. FabulousAlan Rubin
Mystery WomanCarrie Fisher
Head NaziHenry Gibson
Burton MercerJohn Candy
Sister Mary StigmataKathleen Freeman
Street SlimJohn Lee Hooker
Prison GuardTom Erhart
Prison GuardGerald Walling
Prison GuardWalter Levine
ChoirmasterAlonzo Atkins
Choir SoloistChaka Khan
Trooper DanielArmand Cerami
Trooper MountSteven Williams
Sales GirlKristi Oleson
Man in Toy StoreGary McLarty
LloydJoe Cuttone
The Cheese WhizLayne Britton
Mrs. TarantinoToni Fleming
Cocktail WaitressRosie Shuster
WaiterPaul Reubens
FatherBen Piazza
MotherGwen Banta
Daughter #1Lari Taylor
Daughter #2Cindy Fisher
Daughter #3Elizabeth Hoy
SommelierTony M. Conde
GruppenführerEugene J. Anthony
NaziDean Hill
NaziJack Orend
NaziGene Schuldt
CopCharles Mountain
Corrections OfficerFrank Oz
Trooper La FongJohn Landis
NaziGary Houston
Cocktail WaitressJudith Belushi-Pisano
ChoirElmore James
Charming TrooperStephen Bishop
Tucker McElroyCharles Napier
Cook County Assessor's Office ClerkSteven Spielberg
OrphanCurt Clendenin
Chic LadyTwiggy
Maury SlineSteve Lawrence
Young Guitar ThiefDe'voreaux White
BobJeff Morris
ClaireSheilah Wells


ArtProduction DesignJohn J. Lloyd
Set DecorationHal Gausman
Leslie McCarthy-Frankenheimer
CameraCamera OperatorJohn LeBlanc
Mako Koiwai
Steve Yaconelli
Director of PhotographyStephen M. Katz
Costume & Make-UpCostume DesignDeborah Nadoolman
CrewSpecial EffectsGary McLarty
Stunt CoordinatorGary McLarty
StuntsChuck Hayward
Stevie Myers
DirectingDirectorJohn Landis
Script SupervisorKatherine Wooten
EditingEditorGeorge Folsey Jr.
ProductionCastingMichael Chinich
Executive ProducerBernie Brillstein
ProducerRobert K. Weiss
Production SupervisorFran Roy
SoundBoom OperatorEarl Sampson
Original Music ComposerElmer Bernstein