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Airheads (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, 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 amps are on but nobody's home. See more »


Comedy | Crime | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

5 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cabezas huecas  »

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Box Office


$5,370,000 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When addressing the crowd of rockers, Chazz declares "We've got the guns! We've got the numbers!" This is a line from the song Five to One by The Doors. See more »


When Beech is grabbing food from a table after falling through an air duct, a right-side up Breyer's ice cream carton is on display.

When he moves to his right to grab Funyuns, and the camera pans back, the ice cream carton is shown upside-down despite never having touched it. See more »


[first lines]
Ian: [on the air] Oh yeah! That was for all you pinheads out there too hip to take off your leather jackets in this 95 degree heat. Now I know when the weather gets like this it brings all you nut bags out of the wood pile. And since I am a trouble magnet, I have one thing to say to you bozos, and that is, back off. Here's the Sons of Thunder from the debut album Scrabbled Eggs and Wobbly Legs. You're listening to Ian Shock, on the station with more hair, more flair, yet so debonair, ...
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Spoofs The Blues Brothers (1980) See more »


Written by David Rubinstein & Paul Bakija
Performed by Reagan Youth
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It's just a good movie.
17 July 2004 | by (Bedford, IN) – See all my reviews

I'd like to start off by saying that most people who submit comments or reviews should not take this movie so seriously. It's not Schindler's List or Chicago. I'm pretty sure when the film makers made this they wasn't trying to win an Oscar or anything. They was just trying to make a funny movie and they succeeded. This is a hilarious movie. It's one of those movies that if I'm flipping though the channels and I catch this on, I have to watch it. I heard when it came out that it bombed. I don't see how (What do critics know?). If you're one of those people who take their comedies too seriously, go read Dickens. But if you want to see a funny movie, rent this. Everyone in this is good. The plot is good. The acting is good. It's just a good movie.

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