The Blues Brothers 42 years old

They're on a mission from God.

The Blues Brothers

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.

Credits

The Blues Brothers Cast

Name Character
Paul Reubens He was 27, now 70 years old as Waiter
Frank Oz He was 36, now 78 years old as Corrections Officer
Steven Spielberg He was 33, now 75 years old as Cook County Assessor's Office Clerk
Dan Aykroyd He was 27, now 70 years old as Elwood Blues (as Elwood)
Charles Napier He was 44, 75 years old when he died as Tucker McElroy
Carrie Fisher She was 23, 60 years old when she died as Mystery Woman
John Candy He was 29, 43 years old when he died as Burton Mercer
Steven Williams He was 31, 60 years old when he died as Trooper Mount
James Brown He was 47, 73 years old when he died as Reverend Cleophus James
John Landis He was 29, now 72 years old as Trooper La Fong
Elmore James He was 62, 45 years old when he died as Choir
Cindy Fisher She was 15, now 58 years old as Daughter #2
John Belushi He was 31, 33 years old when he died as 'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake)
Henry Gibson He was 44, 73 years old when he died as Head
Steve Cropper He was 38, now 80 years old as Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
Ray Charles He was 49, 73 years old when he died as Ray
Lari Taylor as Daughter #1
Gary Houston
John Lee Hooker He was 62, 83 years old when he died as John Lee Hooker
Dean Hill He was 4, now 37 years old
Walter Levine as Prison Guard
Donald "Duck" Dunn He was 38, 70 years old when he died as Donald 'Duck' Dunn
Kathleen Freeman She was 61, 82 years old when she died as Schwester Mary Stigmata ('Die Pinguin-Tante')
Twiggy She was 30, now 73 years old as Chic Lady
Murphy Dunne He was 37, 0 years old when he died as Murphy 'Murph' Dunne
Kristi Oleson She was 24, now 66 years old as Sales Girl
Layne Britton He was 72, 86 years old when he died as The Cheese Whiz
Gene Schuldt
Aretha Franklin She was 38, 76 years old when she died as Mrs. Murphy
Gary McLarty He was 39, 73 years old when he died as Man in Toy Store
Gerald Walling as Prison Guard
Gwen Banta as Mother
Joe Cuttone as Lloyd
Cab Calloway He was 72, 86 years old when he died as Curtis
Charles Mountain as Cop
Tony M. Conde as Sommelier
Rosie Shuster She was 29, now 72 years old as Cocktail Waitress
Ben Piazza He was 46, 58 years old when he died as Father
Tom Malone He was 33, now 75 years old as "Bones" Malone
Chaka Khan She was 27, now 69 years old as Choir Soloist
Alan Rubin He was 37, 68 years old when he died as Mr. Fabulous
Steve Lawrence He was 44, now 87 years old as Maury Sline
Stephen Bishop He was 28, now 70 years old as Charming Trooper
Tom Erhart as Prison Guard
Jack Orend
Alonzo Atkins as Choirmaster
Willie Hall He was 29, now 72 years old as Willie 'Too Big' Hall
Toni Fleming as Mrs. Tarantino
Elizabeth Hoy as Daughter #3
Judith Belushi-Pisano as Cocktail Waitress
Armand Cerami as Trooper Daniel
Eugene J. Anthony as Gruppenführer
Lou Marini He was 35, now 77 years old as 'Blue Lou' Marini
Matt Murphy (English footballer) He was 8, now 51 years old as Matt 'Guitar' Murphy

The Blues Brothers Crew

Name Department
Leslie McCarthy-Frankenheimer as Set Decoration. Art
Hal Gausman as Set Decoration. He was 62 (85) years old when He died Art
Stephen M. Katz as Director of Photography. Camera
Michael Chinich as Casting. Production
Katherine Wooten as Script Supervisor. Directing
Earl Sampson as Boom Operator. Sound
Steve Yaconelli as Camera Operator. He was 39 (62) years old when He died Camera
Dan Aykroyd as Writer. He was 27 (now 70) years old Writing
John Landis as Director. He was 29 (now 72) years old Directing
John Landis as Writer. He was 29 (now 72) years old Writing
Robert K. Weiss as Producer. He was 19 (now 22) years old Production
Elmer Bernstein as Original Music Composer. He was 58 (82) years old when He died Sound
Deborah Nadoolman as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Bernie Brillstein as Executive Producer. He was 49 (77) years old when He died Production
Gary McLarty as Special Effects. He was 39 (73) years old when He died Crew
Gary McLarty as Stunt Coordinator. He was 39 (73) years old when He died Crew
Mako Koiwai as Camera Operator. Camera
Chuck Hayward as Stunts. He was 60 (78) years old when He died Crew
Fran Roy as Production Supervisor. Production
John LeBlanc as Camera Operator. He was 16 (now 58) years old Camera
The Blues Brothers poster
The Blues Brothers (42 years)

They're on a mission from God.

  • Release day: Monday, June 16, 1980
  • Runtime: 133 minutes
  • Budget: 27000000.00
  • Revenue: 115229890.00