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The Blues Brothers, 1980

The Blues Brothers
Directed by: John Landis
Written by: Dan Aykroyd
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  133 min
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The mood of The Blues Brothers is exciting, humorous, and witty. The plot centers around a car chase, chaos and mayhem, and chaos. It is a comedy and music-oriented movie. In approach, The Blues Brothers is not serious and realistic. The pacing is fast. It takes place, at least partly, in an urban environment. The Blues Brothers is set in Chicago. It happens in the 1980s. The musical score is soul, blues, and R&B. The Blues Brothers is known for being a classic, a blockbuster, and critically acclaimed. It is especially suggested for a boys' night. Note that it includes violent content.

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In roles made famous by their famed SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE skit, Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi star as Ellwood... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 16 June 1980
Runtime: 133 min

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John Belushi John Belushi As 'Joliet' Jake Blues
Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd As Elwood Blues
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This is one of my all time favorites. Probably because I'm a music teacher, but regardless I don't see how anyone can dismiss this as one of the greatest musicals or comedies of all time.
05.October.2012 |  by: Jon
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I have to admit, 40 minutes into the movie and I was honestly wondering what people saw in The Blues Brothers. But wanting to give the film itÂ’s fair chance, I persevered. Once Jake and Elwood assembled their band, the fun really began. The...
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09.October.2009 |  by: Ethan Clapham
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One of my all-time favorites. If you haven't seen it, you're in for a treat. A word about the extended version: most of it is just longer scenes (see below); the two complete scenes cut into to this version don't add a thing; they belonged on the...
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19.March.2009 |  by: Brad
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One of Chicago's best exports
This is shown on TBS on a regular basis - for a reason. If you watch it there, you definitely aren't getting the full experience...you need to watch it with the volume cranked and your sunglasses on. Jake and Elwood's quest to save their Catholic...
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23.January.2009 |  by: Chief
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Always a pleasure
cool Film, great music. definitely has the groove in it (:
25.December.2008 |  by: Anita.Hoffman
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Hilarious Wild Ride
I think I saw this film more than 50 times, I know most of the dialogue by heart, and I can watch it another 50. A celebration of chaos and mayhem, great music, witty dialogue, surprising cameos and cinema's most amazing car chase (I think there...
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28.July.2008 |  by: Ami Burg
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