Jake Blues (John Belushi):
"First you trade the Cadillac for a microphone. Then you lie to me about the band. Now you're gonna
put me right back in the joint!"
Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd): "They're not gonna catch us. We're on a mission from God!"
- An encounter with the police
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."
- Elwoods room
"They look like they're from the CIA or something."
- Owner of Soul Food Cafe (Aretha Franklin) about Jake and Elwood
Elwood: "Er.. what kind of music do you usually have here?"
Claire: "Oh we got both kinds. We got Country and Western."
- At Bob's Country Bunker
"I ran outta gas. I had a flat tyre. 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, locust's. It wasn't my
fault!! I swear to God!!"
- Jake (John Belushi) explains to the Mystery Woman (Carrie Fisher) why he didnīt show up to marry her
"It's a 106 miles to Chicago. We got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and
we're wearing sunglasses."
Jake: "Hit it!"
- Start of the main car chase
"Well this is definitely Lower Wacker drive. If my estimations are correct, we should be very
close to the honourable Richard J. Daly plaza."
Jake: "That's were they got that Picasso."
- Conversation during the main car chase