||The Blues Brothers [DVD](1980) DVD
Bringing their "SNL" characters to the big screen, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd are Jake and Elwood Blues, two ex-con, music-loving brothers out to reunite their old band so they can raise money to save the Chicago orphanage where they grew up. Filled with wild car chases and songs from such guest stars as James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin, John Landis' high-octane comedy also stars John Candy, Carrie Fisher. 133 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: French, Spanish; "making of" documentary; deleted scenes; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.
Trading Places [DVD](1983) DVD
Conniving street bum Eddie Murphy and snobby, rich executive Dan Aykroyd wind up switching lives because of a "heredity vs. environment" bet between corporate bigwig brothers Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche...and hilarious shenanigans are bound to erupt. The comic cast includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Denholm Elliott; directed by John Landis. 116 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English.
Ghostbusters (Special Edition) [DVD](1984) DVD
Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray and Harold Ramis are the amateur parapsychologists who become spirit catchers-for-hire and soon have all of New York City clamoring for their services in the supernaturally successful comedy. With Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts. 105 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; "making of" documentary; storyboards; photo gallery; deleted scenes; DVD-ROM features; scene access; more.
Spies Like Us [DVD](1985) DVD
Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd are two bumbling agents on a top secret assignment to foil a group of international missile maniacs. But they're the ones who get foiled, hung upside down, and lost, a lot, in this frantic comedy feast. Co-stars Donna Dixon, Steve Forrest. 103 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; scene access.
Dragnet [DVD](1987) DVD
Here are the facts, Ma'am: Dan Aykroyd is Sgt. Joe Friday, following in his famed uncle's gumshoed footsteps. Tom Hanks is Friday's unconventional, wise-cracking partner in this spoof of the classic TV series. With Dabney Coleman, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan. 103 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; production notes; web links; biographies; theatrical trailer.
My Stepmother Is An Alien [DVD](1988) DVD
Physicist Dan Aykroyd gets rattled down to his slide rule when a radar beam he sends into deep space accidentally zaps a distant planet whose inhabitants send representative Kim Basinger to pull the plug. Sparks fly (literally) when Aykroyd falls for and weds the amorous alien. Co-stars Jon Lovitz, Alyson Hannigan; look for Juliette Lewis in her feature debut. 108 min. Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer.
The Great Outdoors [DVD](1988) DVD
When John Candy takes his family up to the woods for a peaceful vacation, he doesn't count on the obnoxious clan of brother-in-law Dan Aykroyd tagging along. Stephanie Faracy, Chris Young and Annette Bening co-star. 91 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: Spanish; biographies; theatrical trailer.
The Couch Trip [DVD](1988) DVD
Escaped mental patient Dan Aykroyd winds up impersonating a radio psychiatrist and hobnobbing with the Beverly Hills rich and famous in this barbed look at pop celebrity. Crazy comedy with Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Donna Dixon. 98 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; theatrical trailer.
Nothing But Trouble [DVD](1991) DVD
Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, John Candy and Demi Moore team up for this outrageous farce. A dim-witted New York Yuppie couple are stopped for running a stop sign in a bizarre, run-down village where the demented, 106-year-old justice of the peace sentences them to death! Aykroyd also scripted and directed. 94 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround. scene access.
Blues Brothers 2000 [DVD](1998) DVD
Dan Aykroyd reprises his role as Elwood Blues in this follow-up to the hit 1980 musical comedy. Out of jail and just informed of his brother's death, Elwood gets a new lease on life when he teams up with a streetwise orphan and joins with bartender John Goodman to reform his band. The musical guest stars include James Brown, Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King and many more. 124 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: Spanish; "making of" featurette; deleted scenes; photo gallery; biographies; theatrical trailer.