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.
When the Bluesmobile crashes through the widow of the record store, we see a cardboard cut out of Robin Williams when he was promoting his new album "Reality...What a Concept!" He was also the last famous actor that John Belushi talked to on March 5, 1982, the night of his ... ...
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.
During the big concert, when the camera cuts to views from the audience several times quickly, the claps are not cued correctly in some of the shots, so that the people are clapping on the downbeat and the sound of the claps comes on the off-beat.
As the film ends with the Blues Brothers and band playing "Jailhouse Rock", there are several cuts starting with the second verse that feature the castmembers who are professional singers singing lines of the song with their names on the screen.
$4,858,152 (USA) (22 June 1980)
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