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The Blues Brothers is a 1980 musical comedy film directed by John Landis. It stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from The Blues Brothers musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. The film’s screenplay was written by Aykroyd and Landis. It features musical numbers by rhythm and blues (R&B), soul, and blues singers James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker. The film is set in and around Chicago, Illinois, where it was filmed. It features non-musical supporting performances by Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson, Charles Napier and John Candy.
Rating: ★★★★★ by milo