Corrected entry: The street Cortland doesn't go "northbound," as the black cop said he was traveling on. It's an E-W street.
Corrected entry: At the beginning of the big chase, the Good Ol' Boys are driving a long Winnebago. When their driver says he has a problem, we see their view as they weave through the surrounding police cars. There is no way a vehicle that long could weave through cars that close at such a high rate of speed without colliding with any of them. (01:43:25)mightymick
Corrected entry: In the pursuit scene, the Blues Brothers are coming out from one tunnel, and they are about to crash into a police car. After they intercept it, the police cars are hitting it and there is no driver inside.
Corrected entry: In the scene where the band is visiting Ray's music shop to buy some equipment, there is a dancing scene. In one of the scenes that show Jake and Elwood dancing, there is a rather large, black box just popping out of nowhere. If you play it slow, you can see that that single part was cut together from two different shots.
Corrected entry: On the movie's home video cover, when Jake is resting his hand on Elwood's shoulder, his tattooed name is on his right hand. But in the very beginning of the movie, when Jake is waiting to collect his things from the man at the corrections office, he is tapping his fingers on the counter and his tattooed name is on his left hand.
Corrected entry: At Bob's Country Bunker, Bob said that the band had consumed $300 worth of beer. Estimating $2 for a bottle of beer, this would mean the group of 10 men drank 150 beers among them - more than enough to get them seriously drunk. Despite this, everyone seemed to be completely sober during their after-show conversation in the parking lot.
Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie when Jake and Elwood are getting ready to walk out on stage, you can see Jake start to spin the chain in his right hand. When they walk out you get a quick shot of him with it still in his right hand. Then when you see him again, he has it spinning in his left hand.
Corrected entry: When the Blues Brothers are racing to the tax assessor's office towards the end, there is a quick shot of the speedometer of the Bluesmobile. Right when they cut to it, you hear dubbed engine sounds and a manual transmission up-shift. The Bluesmobile had an automatic transmission.
Trivia: This movie set a long-standing Guinness World Record for the largest number of automobiles ever destroyed in a movie: 60 refurbished and reinforced police cars were wrecked (most beyond repair) in the various chase scenes. This record held until the belated sequel, "Blues Brothers 2000," (1998) deliberately set the new record by wrecking one additional automobile for a total of 61.
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