About

Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts his old band back togther to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.

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Directed by

John Landis

Written by

John Landis (Writer)
Dan Aykroyd (Writer)

Runtime

133 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They're on a mission from God.

Cast

Keywords

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