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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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Get ready to laugh, rock and roll. See more »

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

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$5,370,000 (USA)
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Before changing into one of the radio station's T-Shirts, Chazz is wearing one picturing a couple of little bean-men characters from Larry Marder's comic book, "Beanworld". See more »

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When the boardroom "meeting" begins, the ON AIR sign is lit. During the course of the meeting it switches off and remains off (it should have been lit throughout). See more »

Quotes

Chazz: Do you know what it's like to be on the bill and to play for 15 minutes and the only people there to see you are the other bands and their girlfriends? Don't talk to me about Rock 'n' Roll! I'm out there in the clubs and on the streets and I'm living it!
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Chazz: I am Rock 'n' Roll!
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Kådisbellan (1995) 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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Entertaining comedy.
15 May 2006 | by (Albuquerque New Mexico) – See all my reviews

When a rookie punk rock group ( Adam Sandler, Brendon Fraser and Steve Buscemi) are in need of a career as they take over a radio station with fake guns in demand to have their song on the air, unfortunately the police are outside armed but the group are taking the people inside hostage so they can get their demands especially their record career.

Entertaining and quite funny satire has some good laughs and co-stars Ernie Hudson, Chris Farely, Joe Mantegna, and Michel Richards. The Soundtrack is good with songs by Motorhead, White Zombie, Primus, Anthrax and The Ramones, the movie is a cross between "Die Hard" and "This is Spinal Tap", Sandler and the rest have good performances here in this movie.

Recommended if you want a good natured and funny comedy satire!


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