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The Blues Brothers (1980)

R 06/17/1980 (US) MusicComedyActionCrime 2h 28m

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.

  1. John Landis

    Director, Writer

  2. Dan Aykroyd


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Aykroyd

    Elwood Blues (as Elwood)

  2. John Belushi

    John Belushi

    'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake)

  3. James Brown

    James Brown

    Reverend Cleophus James

  4. Cab Calloway

    Cab Calloway


  5. Ray Charles

    Ray Charles


  6. Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin

    Mrs. Murphy

  7. Steve Cropper

    Steve Cropper

    Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper

  8. Donald "Duck" Dunn

    Donald "Duck" Dunn

    Donald 'Duck' Dunn

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The Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $27,000,000.00

Revenue $115,229,890.00


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