Question: Who did the backflips in Blues Brothers?

Did Dan Aykroyd drive in the Blues Brothers?

Filmmakers flew in 40 stunt drivers every weekend. They used 13 different Bluesmobiles, including five for filming John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as they portrayed Jake and Elwood Blues driving about town. Most of those cars were destroyed by the end of filming.

How many cars did they use in Blues Brothers?

The Blues Brothers used 13 different Bluesmobiles. All of the car chases and stunts were real and not created with CGI. Forty stunt drivers were flown in every weekend to do the work. Sixty old police cars were purchased for $400 apiece. The filmmakers got permission to drive down Lake Street at speeds of over 100 MPH.

Did Dan Aykroyd take drugs?

While Aykroyd was a close friend and partner with fellow cast member John Belushi and shared some of the same sensibilities, Aykroyd was more reserved and less self-destructive. Aykroyd later recalled that, unlike Belushi and other of his peers, he was uninterested in recreational drug use.

How much did The Blues Brothers cost to make?

30 million USD The Blues Brothers/Budget

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