The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers quotes

56 total quotes (ID: 87)

'Joliet' Jake Blues
Elwood Blues
Multiple Characters


Jake: How you gonna get the band back together, Mr Hot-Rodder? Mr Motor Head? The cops got your name, your address!
Elwood: No, they don't got my address. I falsified my renewal. Put down 1060 West Addison.
Jake: 1060 West Addison? (pause) That's Wrigley Field!


Jake: Four fried chickens and a Coke.
Elwood: And some dry white toast please.

Mrs. Murphy: We got two honkies out there, dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants.
Matt "Guitar" Murphy: Say what?
Mrs. Murphy: They look like they're from the CIA, or somethin'.
Matt "Guitar" Murphy: What they want to eat?
Mrs. Murphy: The tall one wants white toast, dry, with nothin' on it.
Matt "Guitar" Murphy: Elwood.
Mrs. Murphy: And the short one wants four whole fried chickens, and a Coke.
Matt "Guitar" Murphy: And Jake. Shit, the Blues Brothers!

[Held up by a Nazi parade]
Jake: [To a patrolling officer] Hey, what's going on?
Police Officer: Ah, those bums won their court case so they're marching today.
Jake: What bums?
Police Officer: The ****ing Nazi party.
Elwood: Illinois Nazis!
Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis.
[The Blues Brothers promptly drive through the parade, forcing the Nazis to dive into the river].

Jake: Ma'am, would it make you feel any better if we told you that what we're asking Matthew to do is a holy thing?
Elwood: You see, we're on a mission from God.
Mrs. Murphy: Don't you blaspheme in here! Don't you blaspheme in here! This is my man, this is my restaurant, and you two are gonna turn around and walk right out of here - without your dry white toast, without your four fried chickens, and without Matt 'Guitar' Murphy!

[On surviving an exploding phone booth] Hey, Jake. Gotta be at least seven dollars worth of change here.

[To the "Chic Lady", Twiggy, in the Jaguar at the gas station, and affecting fake Chicago accent] You want I should wipe the dead bugs off the windshield, ma'am?

[At the Chez Paul restaurant, talking in fake foreign accent] How much for the little girl? Your women - how much for the women? The little girl your 2 daughters, sell them to me, SELL ME YOUR CHILDREN!

I usually get inside the car so I can sign the check on the glove compartment lid.

[During a car chase in a mall] ...disco pants and haircuts...

Prison officer: One Timex digital watch – broken. One unused prophylactic. (pulls out a pair of tweezers and reaches into the box with them) One soiled.

Curtis: Boys, you gotta learn not to talk to nuns that way.

Old man at Elwood's apartment: You got my Cheez Whiz, boy?

Trooper: [repeated line] They broke my watch!

Alan "Mr. Fabulous" Rubin: [As Maitre'd at the Chez Paul restaurant, talking to a caller on the phone] No, sir, Mayor Daley no longer dines here, sir. He's dead, sir.