R | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.
For the 30th anniversary of the movie, The Vatican newspaper "L'Osservatore Romano" called the film "a Catholic classic", recommending it as good viewing for Catholics.
Prison Guard #1:
Yeah, the Assistant Warden wants this one out of the block early. Wants to get it over with fast.
Prison Guard #2: Okay, let's do it.
Prison Guard #1: Hey come on, it's time to wake up.
Prison Guard #2: Wake up. Let's go, it's time.
When Jake and Elwood go to Mrs. Tarantino's home to inquire about Tom "Bones" Malone and "Blue" Lou Marini, the boom is reflected in the glass door.
When in Hollywood, Visit Universal Studios (Ask for Babs) [see also National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)]
Similar to Animal House and American Werewolf in London, the 5.1 remix on the Blu-ray release replaces many of the old sound effects like car crash sounds, gunshots, and explosions.
$4,858,152 22 June 1980