The Blues Brothers

THE BLUES BROTHERS is a monument to waste, noise and misplaced cool, but it does have its engagingly nutty moments. The premise for this $30 million flick is that blue-eyed soul brothers Jake and Elwood (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) need to raise $5,000 for their old orphanage. With no other motivation, they systematically destroy the city of Chicago....read more

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The trailer for The Blues Brothers. After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church stopped its support and will sell the place to the education authority, and the only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their 'mission from god' they seem to make more enemies along the way. Will they manage to come up with the money in time?

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The Blues Brothers - Official Trailer
04:26 — Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
TV Spot - On Blu-Ray
00:31 — The most dangerous combination since nitro and glycerine. TV spot for The Blues Brothers announces the film's release to Blu-Ray.

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: R
  • Review: THE BLUES BROTHERS is a monument to waste, noise and misplaced cool, but it does have its engagingly nutty moments. The premise for this $30 million flick is that blue-eyed soul brothers Jake and Elwood (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) need to raise $5,000 f… (more)

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