The Blues Brothers (1980)
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A classic movie, and great soundtrack.
Original, but not as fun as its cult following suggest it to be. The over-the-top approach to everything from overstaged dance and song acts to car crash demolition orgies starts getting tiresome towards the end of its long running time. I like what they are trying to do, though, and there are some good laughs scattered around.
Way, way too long. But funny, great musical numbers, great stunts, and good performances, so ends up being kinda endearing despite it's bloat.
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This movie ranks #16 in IMDb's Musical Top 50
This movie ranks #21 in IMDb's Music Top 50
This movie ranks #53 in BBC's The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time
This movie ranks #115 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
This movie ranks #152 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
This movie ranks #246 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
This movie ranks #258 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
This movie ranks #589 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
This movie ranks #807 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
This movie ranks #833 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry