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  • Elwood: Illinois Nazis
    Joliet Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis!


  • Elwood: It wasn't lies, it was just billshit
    Elwood: It wasn't lies, it was just billshit.
    Elwood: Wasn't lies, it was just... bullshit.


  • Joliet Jake: We need $5000 bucks fast!
    Maury Sline: 5 grand? Who do you think you are, the Beatles?


  • Elwood: There's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark out, and we're wearing sunglasses.
    Joliet Jake: Hit it!


  • Elwood: That's just great Elwood, the day I get out of prison, my own brother picks me up in a police car.


  • Joliet Jake: How often does the train run by here?
    Elwood: So often, you won't even notice.


  • Joliet Jake: We need this gig!
    Elwood: Were on a mission from God.


  • Joliet Jake: fix the cigarette lighter.
    Joliet Jake: Fix the cigarette lighter.


  • Elwood: What kind of music do you usually have here?
    Cocktail Waitress: Oh, we got both kinds. We got Country AND Western!


  • Joliet Jake: This don't look like No Expressway to me!
    Joliet Jake: This don't look like no expressway to me!


  • Mystery Woman: You miserable slug! You think you can talk your way out of this? You betrayed me.
    Joliet Jake: No, I didn't. Honest... I ran out of gas. I... 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 out of town. Someone stole my car. There was an earthquake. A terrible flood. Locus. It wasn't my fault. I swear to god!


  • Mrs. Tarantino: Are you police?
    Elwood: No mam, we're musicians.


  • Elwood: You promised you'd visit the penguin the day you got out of prison.
    Joliet Jake: Yeah... so I lied to her.
    Elwood: You can't lie to a nun, Jake. We're gonna go in, and see the penguin.
    Joliet Jake: No. Fucking. Way.


  • Elwood: Illinois Nazis
    Elwood: Illinois Nazis.
    Joliet Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis
    Joliet Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis.


  • Elwood: Our Lady of Blessed Acceleration, don't fail me now.


  • Elwood: We're on a mission from God.


  • Elwood: There are 106 miles to Chicago, we have a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses.
    Elwood: There are 106 miles to Chicago. We have a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses.


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