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The Blues Brothers

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Game Boy
Commodore 64
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The Blues Brothers are on the run from the law. Take control of either bulky Jake or nippy Elwood in this five-level platform game. You must cross a prison, a river and the big city to reach freedom. You also must find your missing records and collect these. Everything and everyone is against you, but you can pick up and throw warehouse crates to defeat your opponents.


The Blues Brothers DOS Game Over (CGA)
The Blues Brothers DOS Title Screen (CGA)
The Blues Brothers NES Let's start!
The Blues Brothers NES The story

Alternate Titles

  • "האחים בלוז" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "HaAhim Bluz" -- Hebrew title

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User Reviews

Somehow mismatched. DOS Tomer Gabel (4388)

The Press Says

N-Force NES Jan, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1991 75 out of 100 75
64'er Commodore 64 Feb, 1992 7 out of 10 70
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1991 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Game Boy Oct, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Power Play DOS Jan, 1992 61 out of 100 61
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1991 7 out of 12 58
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Feb, 1993 53 out of 100 53
The DOS Spirit DOS Jun 20, 2007 3 out of 6 50
Nintendo Magazine System UK NES Oct, 1992 40 out of 100 40


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Covermount release

In 1995 this game appeared on the coverdisk of a UK Amiga magazine. The catch was - the game was password-protected, and you had to phone a special hotline and pay £7.99 (more than it cost through a mail-order company at around the same time) to gain access to it. £4 went to the UK charity Comic Relief.


Some of the music from the Saturday Night Live skits and the Blues Brothers movie was transcribed and is used in the game.

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