The Blues Brothers (1980)

Direct out of jail, Jake Blues and his Brother Elwood are off 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 they're on their way yet not without getting in a bit of trouble here and there.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 85% / Audience 93%

9/10

Rated R 2 hr 13 mins

GENRES
Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION
John Landis
CAST
Dan Aykroyd  •  John Belushi  •  Cab Calloway  •  Carrie Fisher

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Dan Aykroyd Elwood Blues (as Elwood)
John Belushi 'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake)
Cab Calloway Curtis
Carrie Fisher Mystery Woman
Ray Charles Ray
James Brown Reverend Cleophus James
Aretha Franklin Mrs. Murphy
Steve Cropper Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
Donald "Duck" Dunn Donald 'Duck' Dunn
Murphy Dunne Murphy 'Murph' Dunne
Willie Hall Willie 'Too Big' Hall
John Candy Burton Mercer