The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 comedy film starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd featuring The Blues Brothers Band. Jake and Elwood Blues, two blues singers and petty criminals, must stage a concert to save the orphanage in which they grew up.

They'll never get caught. They're on a mission from God.
They're back.
The most dangerous combination since nitro and glycerine.
The show that really hits the road.
A briefcase full of blues.

[Mystery Woman starts shooting at Elwood and Jake]

Who is that girl?

Mystery Woman:
Well, Jake, you look just fine down there, slithering in the mud like vermin.

No problem.

Mystery Woman:
You're not gonna get away from me this time.

[Mystery Woman recklessly fires around the tunnel, causing pipes to leak and water to burst out]

[gets up, his suit ruined by the mud] It's good to see you, sweetheart.

Mystery Woman:
You contemptible pig! I remained celibate for you. I stood at the back of a cathedral, waiting, in celibacy, for you, with three hundred friends and relatives in attendance. My uncle hired the best Romanian caterers in the state. To obtain the seven limousines for the wedding party, my father used up his last favor with Mad Pete Trullo. So for me, for my mother, my grandmother, my father, my uncle, and for the common good, I must now kill you, and your brother.

[Jake walks forward a few steps and falls to his knees]

Oh, please, don't kill us. Please, please don't kill us. You know I love you, baby. I wouldn't leave ya. It wasn't my fault.

Mystery Woman:
You miserable slug! You think you can talk your way out of this? You betrayed me.

No I didn't. Honest... I ran out of gas! I--I had a flat tire! I didn't have enough money for cab fare! My tux didn't come back from the cleaners! An old friend came in from out of town! Someone stole my car! There was an earthquake! A terrible flood! Locusts! IT WASN'T MY FAULT, I SWEAR TO GOD!!!

[Elwood covers his head in anticipation of more gunfire. Jake removes his sunglasses to make a wordless appeal, and the Mystery Woman visibly softens]

Mystery Woman:
Oh, Jake... Jake, honey...

[Jake embraces the Mystery Woman and they kiss]

[to Elwood] Let's go.

[He drops the Mystery Woman and walks off]

[to the Mystery Woman as he steps past her] Take it easy.

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