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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 amps are on but nobody's home. 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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Rob Zombie (Robert Cummings), Phil 'Philo' Buerstatte, Sean Yseult, and Jay Yuenger are members of the metal band, White Zombie. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene when the band is trashing the stage and instruments, Chaz pretends to smash a PRS guitar, actually just slowing his swing to not hit the full stack guitar amp, only pretending to smash it. 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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Referenced in Zeke and Luther: Airheads (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Never gets old
21 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the great ones, you know? Every single thing is great about this movie. The actors are great, the costumes are great, the sets are believable, the plot owns, the script has a nice flow. This goes great with "Empire Records." I liked that, and I love this. Brendon Fraser is the ultra-mega-hot lead guitarist/singer of this awesome band, the Lone Rangers. He has a crappy apartment, I don't think he has a job, and his girlfriend is mad at him for trying to make his band work instead of growing up. She iss a Heather Locklear-style 90s bitch, and so works so well as that. The jokes keep going thru-out, and are actually funny, even after repeated viewings. I love the fake plastic water pisols ak47s filled with hot sauce. That was great! I highly recommend this movie is you want to watch a good movie, not something you will have to work up to sitting thru.


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