The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers quotes

56 total quotes (ID: 87)

'Joliet' Jake Blues
Elwood Blues
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Yes! Yes! Jesus H. tap-dancin' Christ, I have seen the light!


I ran outta gas! I had a flat tire! I didn't have enough money for cab fare! My tux didn't come back from the cleaners! An old friend came in from outta town! Someone stole my car! There was an earthquake! A terrible flood! Locusts!! It wasn't my fault I swear to God!!!

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!

Jake: God-damn it!
Elwood: Man, I haven't been pulled over in six months. I'll bet those police cops have got SCMODS.
Jake: SCMODS...?
Elwood: State County Municipal Offender Data System.

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.

[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.

Neo-Nazi: [To his leader, as they both face certain death] I've always loved you.

Bob: [Hearing the band playing a rhythm and blues song] That ain't no Hank Williams song!

Elwood: Well, it ain't much, but it's home.
Jake: How often does the train go by?
Elwood: So often you won't even notice it.

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

[Start of the song "Everybody Needs Somebody"] We're so glad to see so many of you lovely people here tonight. And we would especially like to welcome all the representatives of Illinois's law enforcement community who have chosen to join us here in the Palace Hotel Ballroom at this time. We do sincerely hope you all enjoy the show, and please remember people that no matter who you are and what you do to live, thrive and survive there are still some things that make us all the same. You, me, them, everybody, everybody!

Elwood: Shit.
Jake: What?
Elwood: Rollers. [police car]
Jake: No?
Elwood: Yep.
Jake: Shit.

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

Claire: [When asked what music is played at Bob's Country Bunker] Oh we got both kinds. We got Country and Western.