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Blues Brothers

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Blood brothers Jake and Elwood embark on a madcap mission from God to get their band back together and save an orphanage in this sprawling comedy from Second City alums John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. Along the way the brothers dodge state police, a mysterious assassin and Illinois Nazis. But the zany plot is secondary to the effortless chemistry of Belushi and Aykroyd, the cozily stoned vibe of the proceedings, and incredible performances by Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker and more.

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"[Has the] unerring instinct for the right funny shot... and the constant thrum of great music."
"A comedy classic with some of the finest car chase scenes in the history of movies."
The Telegraph
"The best movie ever made in Chicago."
The Chicago Tribune
"A Catholic classic."
L'Osservatore Romano (official newspaper of the Vatican)
Directed by: John Landis
Featuring: John Candy John Belushi Dan Aykroyd Carrie Fisher Aretha Franklin
Year: 1980 Runtime: 133 mins Rating: PG