The Blues Brothers


2h 13m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Jake and Elwood Blues endeavor to raise $5,000 for their childhood parrish by putting their old band back together uand taking their show on the road. While touring, they manage to wreak havoc on the entire city of Chicago and much of the midwest.

Film Details

Also Known As
Blues Brothers
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Comedy
Musical
Release Date
1980
Location
Danville, Illinois, USA; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Synopsis

Jake and Elwood Blues endeavor to raise $5,000 for their childhood parrish by putting their old band back together uand taking their show on the road. While touring, they manage to wreak havoc on the entire city of Chicago and much of the midwest.

Crew

James E Allard

Stunts

John Ashby

Stunts

Dan Aykroyd

Screenplay

William Bannister

Production Assistant

Dave Bartholomew

Song

Bobby Bass

Stunts

Pamela Bebermeyer

Stunts

Michael A Benson

Camera Operator

Elmer Bernstein

Music

Bernard Besman

Song

Ray Bickel

Stunts

William Birch

Camera Operator

Clay Boss

Stunts

May Boss

Stunts

Steve Boyum

Stunts

Janet Brady

Stunts

Art Brewer

Special Effects

Dan Brewer

Video

Greg Brickman

Stunts

Bernie Brillstein

Executive Producer

Layne Britton

Stunts

Shotgun Britton

Makeup

Jophery Brown

Stunts

Blair Burrows

Stunts

David L Butler

Photography

Cab Calloway

Song

Cab Calloway

Song Performer

Malcolm Campbell

Associate Editor

Byron Carter

Driver

Randy B Carter

Assistant Director

Julie Chandler

Location Manager

Michael Chinich

Casting

Marla Cohen

Location Manager

Gil Combs

Stunts

Sam Cooke

Song

Bill Couch

Stunts

Jean Coulter

Stunts

Salve D'esposito

Song

Carol Daniels

Stunts

Jadie David

Stunts

Fats Domino

Song

Fats Domino

Song Performer

Eddy Donno

Stunts

Sue Dugan

Costumes

Donald Dunn

Other

John Dustin

Camera Operator

Syd Dutton

Art Assistant

Bud Ekins

Stunts

Donna Ekins

Stunts

Kenny Endoso

Stunts

Gary Epper

Stunts

Jeannie Epper

Stunts

Richard Epper

Stunts

Stephanie Epper

Stunts

Richard Espinoza

Assistant Director

George Folsey

Associate Producer

George Folsey

Editor

Leslie Frankenheimer

Set Decorator

Marty Fraser

Location Manager

Leonard R Garner

Assistant Director

Clarence Gaskill

Song

Hal Gausman

Set Decorator

Lenny Gear

Stunts

Mickey Gilbert

Stunts

Robert W Glass

Sound

Susan Goldberg

Production Assistant

Andrew Goodman

Production Assistant

James Halty

Stunts

Roger Hansen

Special Effects

Isaac Hayes

Song

Chuck Hayward

Stunts

Nicole Hegarty

Production Assistant

Freddie Hice

Stunts

Johnny Hock

Stunts

Rick Holley

Photography

Chuck Hollum

Stunts

John Lee Hooker

Song

John Lee Hooker

Song Performer

Linda Horwitz

Production Assistant

Thomas J Huff

Stunts

Elmore James

Song

Elmore James

Song Performer

Dean Jeffries

Stunts

Carlton Johnson

Choreographer

David Jones

Photography

Harold Jones

Stunts

Louis Jordan

Song Performer

Tom Joyner

Unit Production Manager

William B. Kaplan

Sound

Stephen M Katz

Director Of Photography

Stephen M Katz

Dp/Cinematographer

Stephen M Katz

Other

Richard Kawecki

Production Assistant

Ray Kinzer

Key Grip

Robert Knudson

Sound

George Koopman

Other

John Landis

Screenplay

Henry Larrecq

Art Director

Walt Larue

Stunts

Robert Latham Brown

Unit Production Manager

Jeff Leith

Production Assistant

Terry Leonard

Stunts

Stinky Levitsky

Titles

Fred Ligman

Photography

John J. Lloyd

Production Designer

Don Macdougall

Sound

Tito Manio

Song

Amy Mcelhenney

Other

Gary Mclarty

Stunts

Gary Mclarty

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Milgrom

Props

Karl Miller

Special Effects

Irving Mills

Song

Bennie Moore

Stunts

Stevie Myers

Stunts

Deborah Nadoolman

Costume Designer

Ira Newborn

Music

David Nowell

Photography

Kitty O'neil

Stunts

Alan Oliney

Stunts

Brad Orrison

Stunts

Mark Orrison

Stunts

Victor Paul

Stunts

Mark Pearson

Photography

Hugo Pena

Costumes

David Perna

Stunts

Charles Picerni

Stunts

Ezio Pinza

Song Performer

David Porter

Song

Lee Pulford

Stunts

David Ramirez

Associate Editor

Susan Reed-sosna

Production Assistant

J. N. Roberts

Stunts

James S Rollins

Special Effects

R.a. Rondell

Stunts

Ervin W Rose

Costumes

Wally Rose

Stunts

Frank Roy

Production Supervisor

Tanya Russell

Stunts

Kent Ryan

Photography

Sharon Schaffer

Stunts

Bill Sherman

Stunts

Jan Michael Shultz

Stunts

John Sistrunk

Stunts

Gary Small

Photography

Ron Smith

Hair

Leo Solis

Special Effects

Peter Sorel

Photography

David Sosna

Assistant Director

David Sosna

Associate Producer

John Stacy

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Stader

Stunts

Tom Steele

Stunts

Joe Stone

Stunts

Jerram A. Swartz

Assistant Director

Bill Taylor

Matte Painter

Bob Terhune

Stunts

Sammy Thurman

Stunts

Bob Tischler

Production Supervisor

Marvin Townes

Production Assistant

Urban Ullman

Production Assistant

Casey Van Horn

Stunts

Linda Veugler

Production Assistant

Richard Wagner

Music

Danae Walczak

Location Manager

Julia Walker

Hair

Bud Walls

Stunts

Ethan Wayne

Stunts

Bob Weiss

Producer

Robert K Weiss

Producer

Kitty Wells

Song Performer

Karen Werner

Stunts

Brian Whitley

Stunts

Albert Whitlock

Special Effects

Melinda Wickham

Photography

Karl Wickman

Stunts

Hank Williams Sr.

Song

David A Wolf

Photography

Katherine Wooten

Script Supervisor

Bob Worthington

Special Effects

Walter Wyatt

Stunts

Steve Yaconelli

Camera Operator

Jonathan Yarborough

Stunts

Dick Ziker

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Blues Brothers
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Comedy
Musical
Release Date
1980
Location
Danville, Illinois, USA; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 20, 1980

Released in United States August 1997

Shown at Radio City Film Festival sponsored by Universal Pictures August 20-24, 1997.

Released in USA on video.

Released in United States Summer June 20, 1980

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Radio City Film Festival sponsored by Universal Pictures August 20-24, 1997.)