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The Blues Brothers
Released: 1980
Runtime: 133 min / USA:148 min (extended version)
Awards: 1981 Golden Reel Award (Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects)
Budget: $27,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $4,858,152 (USA) (22 June 1980) (594 Screens)
Gross:
  • $4,858,152 (USA) (22 June 1980)
  • $57,229,890 (USA)
  • AUD 2,052,000 (Australia) ( 1981)
  • HKD 1,560,000 (Hong Kong) ( 1980)
  • SEK 5,374,647 (Sweden)
Weekend Gross: $4,858,152 (USA) (22 June 1980) (594 Screens)
Admissions: 243,013 (Sweden)
Rentals: $32,100,000 (USA)
Production Dates: 1979
Filming Dates: July 1979 - October 1979
Copyright Holder: 1980 Universal City Studios, Inc.

Release Dates
  • 16 June 1980 - USA (Chicago, Illinois)
  • 18 June 1980 - USA (New York City, New York)
  • 20 June 1980 - USA
  • September 1980 - Italy
  • 10 October 1980 - UK
  • 16 October 1980 - West Germany
  • 30 October 1980 - Hong Kong
  • 7 November 1980 - France
  • 19 December 1980 - Finland
  • 22 December 1980 - Sweden
  • 26 December 1980 - Australia
  • 28 March 1981 - Japan
  • 5 May 1998 - Iceland (video premiere)
  • 14 February 2001 - France (re-release)