The Blues Brothers is a musical comedy directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as Jake and Elwood Blues. These characters were developed from a musical sketch on the famous NBC variety series Saturday Night Live.
The movies features many famous musicians (Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, James Brown), movie celebrities (Frank Oz, John Landis, Steven Spielberg) and actors, including John Candy, Carrie "Princess Leia" Fisher and Twiggy.
The Blues Brothers wear Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses throughout the movie. Jake takes them off for only one moment, when he's trying to sweettalk his way out of a confrontation with one of his ex-girlfriends (Carrie Fisher).