The Blues Brothers (1980) Season 04 Episode 33

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We continue with another episode of Season 4 of Flicks XRayed this week with episode 33 and this week we watch and review The Blues Brothers. The host Bleeding Lips Tony is joined by Co-host Cry Baby Corey and guests Spazz Hands Neil, and Good Old boy Bunker Bob Colin. This week we play a game of IMDB Synopsis for Music Movies,The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, Music, Musician Cameos and sooo much more. 

Our Ratings

Good Old boy Bunker Bob Colin 5

Spazz Hands Neil 5

Cry Baby Corey 3.5

Host Bleeding Lips Tony 5

18.5/20 93%

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Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: After his release from prison, Jake reunites with his brother, Elwood; collectively known as the “Blues Brothers.” Jake’s first task is to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from closing, by raising $5,000 to pay back taxes. The two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together. However, after playing several gigs and making a few enemies, including the police, the brothers face daunting odds to deliver the money on time.

Directed by John Landis

Starring
John Belushi as Jake
Dan Aykroyd as Elwood
Carrie Fisher as Mystery Woman
John Candy as Burton Mercer

Game 1

IMDB Synopsis of Music movies

  1. A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour. ……….Almost Famous
  1. To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum. ………. Tenacious D In the Pick of Destiny
  1. One of England’s loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.……….This Is Spinal Tap
  1. A fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures ……….The Muppets
  1. Scott must defeat his new girlfriend’s seven evil exes in order to win her heart. ……….Scott Pilgrim Vs The World
  1. A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music. ……….Josie & The Pussy Cats
  1. A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. ……….Whiplash
  1. A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. ……….Dreamgirls
  1. In 1978, four rebellious teenagers try to scam their way into a KISS concert. ……….Detroit Rock City
  2. A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. ……….Yesterday
  3. A chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.……….Get On Up

Game 2

The Figures

Budget$27,000,000  (estimated)
Domestic: $57,229,890
Foreign:$58,000,000
Total$115,229,890
Net$88,229,890
Bonus 1: Opening Weekend
$4,858,152
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings
Audience Ratings


84%
92%

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Movies with Dan Aykroyd

  1. Ghostbusters
  2. Trading Places
  3. Spies Like Us
  4. Dragnet
  5. The Great Outdoors
  6. My Girl
  7. Chaplin
  8. Antz
  9. Pearl Harbor
  10. Christmas With The Kranks

1980 Box Office Topping Movies

  1. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
  2. The Shining
  3. Raging Bull
  4. Caddyshack
  5. Airplane!
  6. Friday the 13th
  7. The Elephant Man
  8. Urban Cowboy
  9. Flash Gordon
  10.  Private Benjamin

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