The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers (1980)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Musical  |   Release Date - Jun 20, 1980  |   Run Time - 133 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band founded in 1978 by comedians Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live. Belushi and Aykroyd, respectively in character as lead vocalist "Joliet" Jake Blues and harmonica player/vocalist Elwood Blues, fronted the band, which was composed of well-known and respected musicians. The band made its debut as the musical guest on the April 22, 1978, episode of Saturday Night Live, performing "Hey Bartender."

The band began to take on a life beyond the confines of the television screen, releasing an album, Briefcase Full of Blues, in 1978, and then having a Hollywood film, The Blues Brothers, created around its characters in 1980.

After the death of Belushi in 1982, the Blues Brothers have continued to perform with a rotation of guest singers and other band members. The band reformed in 1988 for a world tour and again in 1998 for a sequel to the film, Blues Brothers 2000. They make regular appearances at musical festivals worldwide.

Movie Info

Budget

$27,500,000

Box Office

$115,229,890

Tags

Art/Music, Buddy, Car Chase, Church, Concert, Country Music, Cult, Dancing, Nun, Parody/Slapstick, Parole, Prison, Rhythm And Blues, Road Trip, Shopping Mall

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Blues Brothers
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Braća Blues
HR
Brata Blues
SI
Bratia Bluesovci
SK
Bratři Bluesovi
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Broliai Bliuzai
LT
Cazcı kardeşler
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Fratii Blues
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Granujas a todo ritmo (The Blues Brothers)
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Ha-Ahim Blues
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Les Blues Brothers
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Les frères Blues
CA
Los hermanos caradura
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Los Hermanos Caradura
CO
O Dueto da Corda
PT
Oi atsides me ta ble
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Os Irmãos Cara de Pau
BR, PT
The Blues Brothers
AU, CA, EC, HK, IN, IT, KR, NL, SG, ZA, GB, US
The Blues Brothers - I fratelli Blues
IT
The Blues brothers: Granujas a todo ritmo
ES
The Return of the Blues Brothers
US
Tình Anh Em
VN
Οι ατσίδες με τα μπλε
GR
Блус брадърс
BG
Браћа Блуз
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Брати Блюз
UA
Братья Блюз
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ブルース・ブラザース
JP
ブルース・ブラザース:1980
JP
福祿雙霸天
TW
蓝调兄弟
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