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"The Blues Brothers" Shopping Mall Chase Scene - Recreated in LEGO

Scott Benjamin

"The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year." Courtesy of Bricktease via YouTube
"The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year." Courtesy of Bricktease via YouTube

I think I'm safe in assuming that most of us have played with LEGO building blocks at some point in our past. And I'm even going to assume that most CarStuff fans have seen the 1980 film, "The Blues Brothers." If you haven't -- well, you're missing out on something pretty great. Not only is it a classic comedy, but there are a bunch of fantastic car chase scenes mixed in there, too. And sooo much police car carnage ...

Arguably, one of the best scenes in the movie is the mall chase scene. And now, someone has gone to the trouble of making a near-perfect-match, stop-motion recreation of that famous car chase through the (demolished in 2012) Dixie Square Mall in Harvey, Illinois. And here it is:

How accurate is the LEGO version, you may ask? Here's a split-screen view that shows you just how close it is to the original:


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