Remember Carrie Fisher's Amazing Role In 'The Blues Brothers'
By Anthony Todd in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 27, 2016 9:56PM
The entire world is mourning the passing of Carrie Fisher at age 60. Beloved for her role as Princess Leia/General Organa, and well known for her incredible writing talent, you might not remember her turn in one of the most iconic Chicago movies. And that would be a shame, because it's pretty great.
In case you forgot, Fisher plays the estranged ex-fiance of John Belushi, who spends the entire movie failing to kill them in utterly ridiculous ways. Between the rocket launcher, the flamethrower and the massive explosive detonation, she doesn't manage to eliminate them, but eventually she catches up to them with a machine gun.
We aren't the only people who think that this was one of her most bad-ass roles.
If anyone needs me, I'm going to be in my enclosure, rewinding the part where Carrie Fisher launches a rocket at the Blues Brothers all day.— Specimen FMNH PR2081 (@SUEtheTrex) December 27, 2016
Sadly, no one has yet done a Carrie Fisher supercut from the movie, but we pulled together a few favorite moments. The classic scene ("For me, for my mother, my grandmother, my father, my uncle, and for the common good, I must now kill you") is at the bottom.