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The Blues Brothers (1980)

R
133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
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John J. Lloyd (as John Lloyd)
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$ 27,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 4,858,152
Gross (USA)
$ 57,229,890
Gross (World)
$ 115,229,890
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Jun 20, 1980 (United States)
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John Belushi
'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake) 'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake)   See fewer
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Dan Aykroyd
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James Brown
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Willie Hall
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7.9 / 10 | 160,897 votes