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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 »

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Comedy | Crime | 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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$5,370,000 (USA)
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Two Ghostbusters are in the film. Ernie Hudson (Winston) played the police seargent. Harold Ramis (Egon) played the cop who posed as a Capitol Record executive. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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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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References MacGyver (1985) See more »

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Unsatisfied
Performed by The Replacements
Written by Paul Westerberg
Produced by Steve Fjelstad, Peter Jesperson, Paul Westerberg
Courtesy of Twin/Tone Records
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This Movie Rocks!!!
4 April 2004 | by (Michigan, United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen this many times and never grow tired of watching it. It seems the more I watch it, the funnier it gets. It is freaking hilarious!

I especially think that Steve Buscemi and Brendan Fraser are the funniest in this flick. I love the girl that played Chazz's girlfriend as well, the way she would beat the crap out of Chazz was too much!

I don't think that anybody that ever was in a Rock-Roll band could watch this movie without cracking up. I guess maybe you had to be there?

If you haven't seen this film I recommend that you rent it, or better yet buy a copy to add to your collection. This is a classic Rock-n-Roll comedy that you must see.


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