Blues Brothers 2000
Blues Brothers 2000 (1997)

After their first adventure, Elwood was given a prison sentence of 18 years. Upon release he learns that his former partner Jake has died. Determined to get the band back together, he picks up 10-year-old Buster and Mack McTeer. They travel… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 4, 1998
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon

The sequel offers more of the same, only less.

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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times

Once the new sequel gets past its cumbersome plotting and gets down to its music, it overrides the temptation to suggest buying the soundtrack recording and forgetting the rest.

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Brian Orndorf

It goes without saying that Blues Brothers 2000 doesn't carry the original's significance and R-rated personality, yet select treats remain, while the soundtrack wails triumphantly.

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Time Out

This isn't a sequel, it's a remake.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

'I always thought there was another story to be told,' Landis says in the film's notes. Fine; then tell one.

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Sandra Contreras
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Endless scenes of pointless buffoonery and crashing cars.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Once upon a time, it was funny.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

It's a pity the film doesn't respect the art of acting as much as that of music.


There must be a niche audience for this travesty -- probably among teenagers whose hearing and mental faculties are impaired.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Sequel to the awesome Blues Brothers, manages to recycle aspects of the original and deliver something quite decent, but never great. I enjoyed the film, but it… More
David Ladd
I love the first film, its one of my top ten favorite films. The second - well, as we all know, we don't have John Belushi with us anymore, which is one… More
Directors Cat
[img][/img] Born only out of the success of the original and plummeting into a pile of other… More
Phil Hubbs
Another glorious piece of blues, soul and funk melded together with a poor plot that just rips the original almost word for word. The cast are all old and fat… More
Lucas Martins
Facts about "Blues Brothers 2000". *First: The Blues Brothers, is a terrific film, that looks perfect in his way. A unforgatable cult film which will… More
Sanjaya 丘耀文
A typical old musical movie with a different taste of music... The music played in this movie were great, they're all lovely and easy listening... The… More

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