The Blues Brothers

Poster for the movie "The Blues Brothers"
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Was 1980’s “Blue Brothers” a perfect movie? Special guest and soul music expert King Bee says yes! Blue Brothers transcended the labels of “comedy,” “musical,” and ’80s movie with an incredible awareness of city life and urban joy. It also wrecked over 100 cars and had a massive budget for free cocaine.

Plot Summary: “The Blues BrothersAfter his release from prison, Jake (John Belushi) reunites with his brother, Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) — collectively known as the “Blues Brothers.” Jake’s first task is to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from closing, by raising $5,000 to pay back taxes. The two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together. However, after playing several gigs and making a few enemies, including the police, the brothers face daunting odds to deliver the money on time.

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Director
John Landis
Producer
Robert K. Weiss
Production
Universal Pictures
Release Date
17 June 1980

Not rated yet!
Director
John Landis
Producer
Robert K. Weiss
Production
Universal Pictures
Release Date
17 June 1980