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  • The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • R
    133 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Blues Brothers (1980)
R
133 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Jake Blues rejoins with his brother Elwood after being released from prison, but the duo has just days to reunite their old R&B band and save the Catholic home where the two were raised, outrunning the police as they tear through Chicago.
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Producer
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
John J. Lloyd (as John Lloyd)
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Release date
Jun 20, 1980 (United States)

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133 cast members
Name Known for
John Belushi
Joliet Jake Blues Joliet Jake Blues   See fewer
Dan Aykroyd
Elwood Blues Elwood Blues   See fewer
James Brown
Reverend Cleophus James Reverend Cleophus James   See fewer
Cab Calloway
Curtis Curtis   See fewer
Aretha Franklin
Soul Food Cafe Owner Soul Food Cafe Owner   See fewer
Steve Cropper
Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper   See fewer
Donald Dunn
Donald 'Duck' Dunn (as Donald 'Duck' Dunn) Donald 'Duck' Dunn (as Donald 'Duck' Dunn)   See fewer
Willie Hall
Willie 'Too Big' Hall Willie 'Too Big' Hall   See fewer
Tom Malone
'Bones' Malone 'Bones' Malone   See fewer
Lou Marini
'Blue' Lou Marini 'Blue' Lou Marini   See fewer
Matt Murphy
Matt 'Guitar' Murphy Matt 'Guitar' Murphy   See fewer
Alan Rubin
Mr. Fabulous Mr. Fabulous   See fewer
Carrie Fisher
Mystery Woman Mystery Woman   See fewer
Henry Gibson
Head Nazi Head Nazi   See fewer
John Candy
Burton Mercer Burton Mercer   See fewer
John Lee Hooker
Street Slim Street Slim   See fewer
Kathleen Freeman
Sister Mary Stigmata Sister Mary Stigmata   See fewer
Steve Lawrence
Maury Sline Maury Sline   See fewer
Twiggy
Chic Lady Chic Lady   See fewer
Frank Oz
Corrections Officer Corrections Officer   See fewer
Charles Napier
Tucker McElroy Tucker McElroy   See fewer
Steven Williams
Trooper Mount (as Steve Williams) Trooper Mount (as Steve Williams)   See fewer
Armand Cerami
Trooper Daniel Trooper Daniel   See fewer
Tom Erhart
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
Gerald Walling
Prison Guard (as Gerald Walling S.J.) Prison Guard (as Gerald Walling S.J.)   See fewer
Walter Levine
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
Alonzo Atkins
Choirmaster Choirmaster   See fewer
Chaka Khan
Choir Soloist Choir Soloist   See fewer
Southern California Community Choir
Choir (as James Cleveland's Southern California Community Choir) Choir (as James Cleveland's Southern California Community Choir)   See fewer
Stephen Bishop
Charming Trooper Charming Trooper   See fewer
John Landis
Trooper La Fong Trooper La Fong   See fewer
Kristi Oleson
Sales Girl Sales Girl   See fewer
Gary McLarty
Man in Toy Store Man in Toy Store   See fewer
Layne Britton
The Cheese Whiz (as Shotgun Britton) The Cheese Whiz (as Shotgun Britton)   See fewer
Toni Fleming
Mrs. Tarantino Mrs. Tarantino   See fewer
Judith Belushi-Pisano
Cocktail Waitress (as Judy Jacklin) Cocktail Waitress (as Judy Jacklin)   See fewer
Rosie Shuster
Cocktail Waitress (as Rosie Schuster) Cocktail Waitress (as Rosie Schuster)   See fewer
Paul Reubens
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
Ben Piazza
Father Father   See fewer
Gwen Banta
Mother Mother   See fewer
Lari Taylor
Daughter #1 Daughter #1   See fewer
Cindy Fisher
Daughter #2 Daughter #2   See fewer
Elizabeth Hoy
Daughter #3 Daughter #3   See fewer
Tony M. Conde
Sommelier Sommelier   See fewer
Eugene J. Anthony
Gruppenfuehrer Gruppenfuehrer   See fewer
Walter Horton
Tampa Pete Tampa Pete   See fewer
Pinetop Perkins
Luther Jackson (as 'Pinetop' Perkins) Luther Jackson (as 'Pinetop' Perkins)   See fewer
Carolyn Franklin
Soul Food Chorus Soul Food Chorus   See fewer
Brenda Bryant Corbett
Soul Food Chorus Soul Food Chorus   See fewer
Margaret Branch
Soul Food Chorus Soul Food Chorus   See fewer
De'voreaux White
Young Guitar Thief (as Devoreaux White) Young Guitar Thief (as Devoreaux White)   See fewer
Sheilah Wells
Claire Claire   See fewer
Lou Perryman
Man at Bar (as Lou Perry) Man at Bar (as Lou Perry)   See fewer
Stan Mazin
Drunk Dancer Drunk Dancer   See fewer
Russ Bruzek
The Good Ole Boys The Good Ole Boys   See fewer
Blair Burrows
The Good Ole Boys The Good Ole Boys   See fewer
Jack Callahan
The Good Ole Boys The Good Ole Boys   See fewer
Gene Janson
The Good Ole Boys The Good Ole Boys   See fewer
Gil Pearson
The Good Ole Boys The Good Ole Boys   See fewer
Aaron Jais
Orphan Orphan   See fewer
Jeff Cahill
Orphan Orphan   See fewer
Steve Cruz
Orphan Orphan   See fewer
Sean Hayden
Orphan Orphan   See fewer
Gary Patzik
Orphan Orphan   See fewer
Wally Engelhardt
Gas Station Owner Gas Station Owner   See fewer
Michael Klenfner
Clarion Records' President Clarion Records' President   See fewer
Ralph Foody
Police Dispatcher Police Dispatcher   See fewer
Leonard R. Garner Jr.
Lobby Guard #1 (as Lenny Garner) Lobby Guard #1 (as Lenny Garner)   See fewer
Andrew Goodman
Lobby Guard #2 Lobby Guard #2   See fewer
Eddy Donno
SWAT Team Commander (as Edward Donno) SWAT Team Commander (as Edward Donno)   See fewer
Steven Spielberg
Cook County Assessor's Office Clerk Cook County Assessor's Office Clerk   See fewer
Joe Walsh
Prisoner Prisoner   See fewer
Shirley Levine
Woman on Cutting Room Floor (scenes deleted) Woman on Cutting Room Floor (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Paul Butler
Elwood's Boss (scenes deleted) Elwood's Boss (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Shirley Anthony
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
James Avery
Man Dancing Outside Ray's Shop (uncredited) Man Dancing Outside Ray's Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
Philip Bartlett
Man at Bar (uncredited) Man at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
Luis Contreras
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
David Daniel
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Raven De La Croix
Woman in Concert Crowd (uncredited) Woman in Concert Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael DeBartolo
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
James DuMont
Kid Dancing in Street (uncredited) Kid Dancing in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
Brent Dunsford
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Dotty Ertel
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Farella
National Guardsman (uncredited) National Guardsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ryan Folsey
Kid Throwing Frisbee (uncredited) Kid Throwing Frisbee (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter Grant III
Concert Guest (uncredited) Concert Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Gary Greene
Redneck Bar Patron (uncredited) Redneck Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Guilfoyle
Nazi (uncredited) Nazi (uncredited)   See fewer
George Holmes
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
James Huffman
Kid at Parade (uncredited) Kid at Parade (uncredited)   See fewer
Kevin Huotari
SWAT Team Officer (uncredited) SWAT Team Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
D'Janine King-Lasky
Concert Spectator (uncredited) Concert Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Cynthia Kinman
Woman in Concert Crowd (uncredited) Woman in Concert Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeff Lawrence
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul LeClair
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Matlock
Police Commissioner (uncredited) Police Commissioner (uncredited)   See fewer
Vicki Petite Montzingo
Concert Guest (uncredited) Concert Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Morava
Kid Dancing in Street / Concert Crowd (uncredited) Kid Dancing in Street / Concert Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Mr. T
Guy on Street (uncredited) Guy on Street (uncredited)   See fewer
S.D. Nemeth
Inmate (Jailhouse Rock Scene) (uncredited) Inmate (Jailhouse Rock Scene) (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Nickens
Diner Patron (uncredited) Diner Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Joni Palmer
Churchgoer (uncredited) Churchgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Dan Pattarson
Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
Scott Perry
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Bruce Pobanz
Concertgoer (uncredited) Concertgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Leoda Richards
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
John Ring
Fire Commissioner (uncredited) Fire Commissioner (uncredited)   See fewer
Arnold Roberts
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Rozic
State Trooper and National Guardsman (uncredited) State Trooper and National Guardsman (uncredited)   See fewer
George Sasaki
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
George Simmons
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Swearingen
Swimmer (uncredited) Swimmer (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Telfer
National Guard Corporal / Fireman (uncredited) National Guard Corporal / Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Van
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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