Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who killed his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.
Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite the band and win the big prize at the New Orleans Battle of the Bands, Elwood is pursued cross-country by the cops, led by Cabel the Curtis' son (and Elwood's step-brother), the Russian Mafia, and a militia group. On his new "mission from God" Elwood enlists the help of a young orphan, and a strip club bartender.Written by
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John Landis and Dan Aykroyd's original story pitch for the film had Elwood, Mighty Mack, and Jim Belushi's character Brother Zee raising money to refurbish their old orphanage. Aykroyd later admitted that the studio had been right to reject this pitch, as it was virtually identical to the story of the original The Blues Brothers (1980), but felt that their decision to instead make the film more fantasy-based, and aimed at younger viewers, ensured that the final product would be a critical and commercial failure. See more »
During the chase scene after the Russians torch the club when the tacks are used and the Russians car flips over, it flips over before it reaches the left side of the club and ends up in front of the club. In the previous shot the actual chase started in front of the club and they were driving fast and would have been well away from the club when the car flipped over. See more »
Mother Mary Stigmata:
Before Curtis came to us at St. Helen of the Blessed Shroud he had a musical group that toured the joints of the Mid West. In one town Curtis had an affair... with a married woman.
[Mother Mary Stigmata hits him]
I mean... that's terrible.
Mother Mary Stigmata:
That's what I thought you meant.
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After the last credit has finished rolling, James Brown and the Blues Brothers sing "Please, Please, Please (don't go)" for another 3 minutes. See more »
As good as the original Blues Brothers movie was, as bad is this sequel: After a rather boring warmup of old scenes which are by far not as good as the original ones, it looks like the producers have run out of money - because the end is where there was the first hope that there will be some action. OK, I concede the songs are great again, but the plot...forget it. If you like the music of the old Bluesbrothers movies, you might consider to buy the soundtrack - that contains everything which is good about that movie.
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