It was in March, a little over 30 years ago now, that John Belushi passed away.
He was a legendary comedian, but his filmography basically boils down to two great films. Animal House and The Blues Brothers. Today, I ask you to choose between them.
Which one are you going to pick?
Click through to read the tale of the tape!
Released: July 28, 1978
Budget: $3 Million
Total Gross: $141,600,000
Also Stars: Tim Matheson, Peter Riegert, Karen Allen, Thomas Hulce, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, Kevin Bacon, John Vernon, Donald Sutherland
Sequels: None, thankfully, though there was a short-lived TV Series on ABC entitled “Delta House”.
The Blues Brothers
Released: June 20, 1980
Budget: $30 Million
Total Gross: $115,229,890
Also Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, James Brown, John Candy, Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Murphy Dunne, Willie Hall, Tom Malone, Lou Marini, Matt Murphy, Alan Rubin
Sequels: Yes, unfortunately. “The Blues Brothers 2000”
Well! There you have it folks! Two awesome, hysterical movies, but you’re only allowed to pick one!
Which is it going to be? The frat house revelry of “Animal House”, or the R&B road movie “The Blues Brothers”?
Let us hear it!