R | | 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.
The film was parodied in The Unpredictable Michael Barrymore Live (1983) (Video).
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.
As Jake and Elwood stand up after the rocket shooting, their shoulders are clean. When they go upstairs in the next shot, stone debris falls off their shoulders.
When in Hollywood, Visit Universal Studios (Ask for Babs) [see also Animal House (1978)]
Some network TV prints omit the Universal globe logo at the end, and replace the Universal Studios logos with the "Ask Babs" byline at the end of the closing credits with scenes from their "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" number followed by the Universal Studios Globe Logo.
$4,858,152 (USA) (22 June 1980)
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