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It's time to rock and roll - air guitar style. AIR GUITAR NATION is the feature documentary about the year that air guitar swept America - from New York to Los Angeles and then all the way ... See full summary »

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Björn Türoque
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C-Diddy (as David Jung)
Hadia Ackerman ...
Jam Toast
Lance Kasten ...
The Shred
Ryan Kelly ...
Himself
John Filion ...
Johnny Rocket
Ralph Martin ...
Rufus Sewer
John Daniel Harding Jr. ...
Himself
Lucy Harrison ...
Snatchface
Rory O'Flaherty ...
Air do well
S. Craig Zahler ...
Czar
Paul Fichera ...
Himself
Erika Szanto ...
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Elana Berkowitz ...
Herself
Melinda Murphy ...
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It's time to rock and roll - air guitar style. AIR GUITAR NATION is the feature documentary about the year that air guitar swept America - from New York to Los Angeles and then all the way to northern Finland. AIR GUITAR NATION chronicles the birth of the US Air Guitar Championships and the personal journeys of those talented contestants who are vying to become the first World Air Guitar Champion from the United States. Every August, the Air Guitar World Championships bring thousands of fans all the way to Oulu, Finland to see the world's best air guitarists battle it out for 60 seconds of mock stardom. For years, the USA was missing in action. Enter the first official US Air Guitar Championships. What starts as a friendly contest above a New York strip club becomes a battle of naked ambition played out on the national and, ultimately, the world stage. Full of triumph and disappointment, patriotic spirit and political tension - and of course invisible guitars - this tension filled ... Written by Anonymous

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The official story of America's unofficial pastime. See more »


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6 October 2007 (Japan)  »

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$7,035 (USA) (23 March 2007)

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$71,471 (USA) (10 August 2007)
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Cherub Rock
Written by Billy Corgan (as William Corgan)
Performed by Smashing Pumpkins
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc. under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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wow. just wow.
19 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

the most fun i've had in a movie theater, ever. incredibly well made, but truth be told i could tape cell phone cameras to my hyperactive dogs and throw tennis balls around a room with these guys in it and the resulting footage would be Oscar-worthy. also, after the screening i saw of it, the director and three of the protagonists (bjorn turoque and the two American guys who created the US National Air Guitar Championships) answered questions from the crowd and did nothing but further my newfound love for this beautiful, hilarious art form. if this movie gets the distribution deal it deserves and comes within a hundred miles of you, go see it. if you need a reason to restore your faith in humanity amidst all the depressing stuff that's happening in the world, find your way to air guitar nation. you'll thank yourself forever.


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