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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 made them do it. See more »

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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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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 »

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The sign outside of the station lists the broadcast frequency as 103.6. FM radio stations in America always use odd numbers for their broadcast frequencies. However, like the infamous '555' telephone exchange, this is deliberate use of fictitious numbering. See more »

Quotes

Milo: I'm gonna need you to come in tomorrow. I'm cutting loose a lot of dead weight. There's gonna be a lot going on here.
Doug Beech: Oh, boy...
Milo: Problem?
Doug Beech: Well, I've been having a little bit of itching on my, um...
[Milo waits]
Doug Beech: I mean, it could be hemorrhoids.
Milo: I don't wanna hear that.
Doug Beech: No, I know. It's just that I made an appointment with my proctologist to get some type of... cream or something.
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References Revenge of the Nerds (1984) See more »

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Wheezing
Performed by David Byrne
Written by David Byrne
Produced by David Byrne
Courtesy of Sire Records by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A good cast and some great funny moments
2 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

The music made them do it.

Chazz(Brendan Fraser), Rex (Steve Buscemi), and Pip (Adam Sandler) are a band known as The Lone Rangers, and all they're looking for is some attention. But when they take over a radio station with fake guns in order to get their song played over the airwaves, they get a little more than they bargained for.

A great cast and some really funny moments make this a nice way to spend 90 some odd minutes. Chris Farley and David Arquette also star in this. It was released the same year as "Dumb and Dumber" and has some very similar comedy. Overall this is allot different though. There is a little bit of violence but nothing too bad. There is also a few good "Die Hard" spoofs.


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