"They'll never get
caught. They're on a mission from God."
The Blues Brothers movie was a musical comedy released
in 1980, and it was a spin-off of a Saturday Night Live
musical skit. The movie Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi star as Elwood and
Jake Blues. The movie received mostly positive
reviews when it was released, and ultimately was a very
In the movie, Jake has been paroled from
prison. He and his brother, Elwood, take on a
"mission from God" to save the Catholic orphanage that
they grew up in from foreclosure. The orphanage
needs $5k to pay the tax man, and although they have the
cash on hand, the Sisters refuse to accept dirty money.
They insist the brothers straighten themselves up, and
Jake Elwood decide to reunite their old blues band to
raise the cash legitimately.
In the process of rounding up the old
band members, the duo must elude the police, neo-nazis,
a rival band, and some crazy broad trying to blow them
up. Finally, the band secures a couple of gigs,
one of which attracts the attention of some record execs
who offer them more than enough to save the orphanage.
In the end, they make it to the court house in the nick
of time and pay off the debt just before they are all
arrested and set to jail.