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Airheads (1994)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  5 August 1994 (USA)
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Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them.

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Three would be rockers Chazz, Rex and Pip, known as The Lone Rangers plan to play their demo on a recording company, but then they're turned down rudely. Then they decide to try the famous rock n' roll radio station, but are not accepted either. Then they decide arm themselves with squirt guns and take the station hostage for not playing their demo. But the three get more than what they have bargained for. Written by Emphinix

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The music. The legend. The hostage situation. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Rated PG-13 for crude dialogue and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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5 August 1994 (USA)  »

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Cabezas huecas  »

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$5,370,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Lemmy:  from the band "Motorhead" is the "Newspaper Editor" in the parking lot. He's credited as Lemmy Von Motorhead. His image also appears on the wall of Palatine Records during the opening sequence. See more »

Goofs

When Beech initially goes through the air vent in the ceiling looking for a cell phone it shows the top of the desk with the cell phone there, a Rolodex card falls next to the cell phone. The camera then pans back to Beech who looks around, then the camera pans back to the top of the desk where the cell phone is showing, however the Rolodex card is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

[Rex is trying to teach Pip how to intimidate the hostages]
Rex: [Punches Pip in the arm] I'm not scared, Pip. Come on.
Pip: I'm gonna stab your heads off!
Rex: [Prompting] With what? With what?
Pip: [yells] With my DICK!
Rex: Yeah!
Pip: Yeah! And blood's gonna come out of your head! And there's nothing you can do about it! Cause I'm a MAD MAN! Heh heh.
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References The Partridge Family (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Feed the Gods
Performed by White Zombie
Music by White Zombie
Lyrics by Rob Zombie
Produced by Bryan Carlstrom & White Zombie
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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Hilarious
29 December 2002 | by (Kimberling City, MO.) – See all my reviews

Let's face it, if you go into a movie called "Airheads" expecting an intellegent, well-written, highbrow piece of cinematic art, then you deserve exactly what you get, so to everyone out there who gets off on trashing this movie, go rent "O Brother Where Art Thou?" and stop bit#$ng.

Now, if you want a good mindless way to blow a Friday evening, then look no further. You've come to the right place. Yeah, this movie is stupid beyond belief. It's also friggin' hilarious. Any movie that has Steve Buscemi as a long-haired, foul-mouthed bass player, and Ernie Hudson in general, I'm going to love. For me, Buscemi was the highlight and I loved everyone of his pseudo tough-guy lines like "Hey pal, you wanna try gettin' physical with me?"-Hilarious. Speaking of Buscemi, this one has a GREAT cast with Brenden Fraser as the leading man (Chaz), Adam Sandler as the pool cleaning drummer (Pip) and also features Joe Mantgena, Michael McKean, Chris Farley, David Arquette, and a whole slew of others, even Michael Richards.

The soundtrack rocks and the laughs come so often (very dumb laughs) that it's impossible to keep count.

Enjoy.


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