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The Blues Brothers

26 Ratings: 3.8
1980 film directed by John Landis

   It's hard to ignore the sad and conspicuous absence of the late John Belushi, but this long-delayed sequel to 1980'sThe Blues Brothersstill has Dan Aykroyd--as Chicago bad boy and blues rocker Elwood Blues--to keep the music alive. … see full wiki

3 reviews about The Blues Brothers
review by . August 27, 2012
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**** out of ****    Whenever I sit down to watch "The Blues Brothers", I envision myself putting on the black sunglasses, suit, and fedora worn by its titular brothers. That is the unmistakable power of this piece of pure entertainment that creates for it a distinctive identity. The first time you watch it, the film might appear unspectacular or disappointing depending on what you've heard. But the more times I saw it, the more I loved it; and eventually it grew on me and now …
review by . July 20, 2010
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Comedy is hard to do, and harder to do right.  Throw in music and you are just asking for trouble.  Yet the Blues Brothers pulls it off with style.      First - Belushi and Aykroyd and at their best.  Everything they do in this movie is perfect.  Comic timing and delivery simply doesn't get any better.  Same can be said for the writing.  The original script written by Aykroyd would have been 5 or 6 hours long and had to be shortened.  If …
Quick Tip by . July 24, 2010
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All time classic full of quotes, great music, great humor, memorable segments and car chases. Like I said, a classic.
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