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Description

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.

Screenshots

The Blues Brothers Commodore 64 Loading screen
The Blues Brothers Amiga Five levels are available.
The Blues Brothers NES the game helps you with directions, but beware of those nasty green things
The Blues Brothers NES Now, this is really not nice...

Promo Images

The Blues Brothers Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Somehow mismatched. DOS Tomer Gabel (4646)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Power Amiga Nov, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Video Games Game Boy Sep, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Play Time Amiga Dec, 1991 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 61 out of 100 61
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1991 7 out of 12 58
Play Time DOS Dec, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Feb, 1993 53 out of 100 53
Game Players NES Feb, 1993 3 out of 10 30
Questicle.net NES Mar, 2011 F 0

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Trivia

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.

Music

Some of the music from the Blues Brothers movie and the Saturday Night Live skits (also featured on the live album Briefcase Full of Blues) was transcribed and is used in the game. The re-arranged songs featured in some versions of the game include The Peter Gunn Theme, (I've Got Everything I Need) Almost, Everybody Needs Somebody to Love and Shotgun Blues

Information also contributed by Martin Smith
Contributed to by John Scott (459), Donny K. (453), totalgridlock (93) and Martin Smith (66862)