The Blues Brothers (1980)

Jake Blues rejoins with his brother Elwood after being released from prison, but the duo has just days to reunite their old R&B band and save the Catholic home where the two were raised, outrunning the police as they tear through Chicago.

All Releases

Domestic (49.7%)
$57,229,890
International (50.3%)
$58,000,000
Worldwide
$115,229,890
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Domestic Opening$4,858,152
Earliest Release DateJune 20, 1980 (Domestic)
Running Time2 hr 13 min
GenresAction Adventure Comedy Crime Music Musical

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseJune 20, 1980APAC, Domestic$57,229,890$691$57,230,581
2021 Re-releaseAustralia$1,592$1,592

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic1$57,229,8901,600
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Australia2$2,2837,428