The Blues Brothers – 25th Anniversary Edition
(2 Disc Set)
They'll never get caught. They're on a mission from God.
After the release of Jake Blues (John Belushi) from prison, he and brother
Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) go to visit the orphanage where they were raised by nuns.
They learn that the church stopped its support and will sell the place unless
the tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The brothers decide to raise
the money by putting their blues band back together and staging a big gig.
They may be on a mission from God but they're making enemies everywhere they
go. Featuring performances by some of blues finest. James Brown, Cab Calloway,
Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and co-starring John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Henry
Gibson and Steve Lawrence.
- The Stories Behind The ‘Making Of’
- Production Notes
- Cast and Filmmakers' Biographies
- " The Blues Brothers is the year's best film to date; one of the,
all-time great comedies; the best movie ever made in Chicago. All are true, and,
boy, is that ever a surprise. " – Gene Siskel
- " The Blues Brothers is unlike anything you've ever seen before, at once
touching and far-far out – and most of all, best of all, it is hugely
entertaining. " – Joe Baltake
- " With a simple narrative based around the- brothers trying to put
together a band and raising money for the orphanage that moulded them with
numerous complications along the way there are plenty of chances for viewers to
be entertained. " – Dave Sargent