The Blues Brothers introduced by John Landis

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 17 minutes

Series - Retrospective

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Director John Landis introduces his smash-hit SNL spin-off.

Guest Biography

    • John Landis
    • Director, screenwriter and producer John Landis is the man behind some of the most enduring comedy films of all time including National Lampoon's Animal House (78), The Blues Brothers (80), and Three Amigos! (87). At ease in every genre, he wrote and directed the 1981 horror classic, An American Werewolf in London, and the groundbreaking theatrical short for Michael Jackson's hit Thriller (83). He recently directed the Emmy Award–winning documentary, Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.

The Blues Brothers introduced by John Landis

    • The Blues Brothers
    • John Landis
    • Musically inclined brothers "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) undertake a high-speed "mission from God" that soon makes them the target of a murderous ex-girlfriend, a vengeful country-and-western band, the American Nazi Party, the National Guard and the entire Chicago police force.