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"The amps are on but nobody's home."
  • PG-13
  • 1994
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 6.2  (55,932)
  • 46

Airheads is a 1994 comedy film starring Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, and Adam Sandler. The film follows the story of a struggling, unsigned rock band called The Lone Rangers, who decide to take a radio station hostage in order to get their song played. The Lone Rangers consist of lead singer Chazz (Brendan Fraser), drummer Rex (Steve Buscemi), and bassist Pip (Adam Sandler). The band is frustrated by their inability to land a record deal, despite their talent.

One day, while sitting in a diner, they overhear a popular radio station talking about a promotion where they will play the demo of any local band that comes into their studio. The Lone Rangers come up with a plan to storm the station with fake guns, demanding that their demo be played on the air.

Their simple plan quickly goes awry when the station's interns mistake their fake guns for real ones and call the police. As they become trapped inside the building, they begin to negotiate with the police, demanding bizarre things like a naked picture of Bea Arthur and a lifetime supply of hot dogs.

What follows is a hilarious series of events as the band members try to convince the police and the radio station staff that they are not actually dangerous, while also attempting to get their song played on the air.

The film is known for its clever writing, great cast, and satirical take on the music industry. It also features appearances from notable musicians like Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead and Judd Nelson.

Overall, Airheads is a fun, energetic comedy that pokes fun at the music industry while also celebrating the rebellious spirit of rock and roll.

In conclusion, Airheads is a classic comedy that deserves recognition for its clever writing, talented cast, and satirical take on the music industry. Despite being released in 1994, it remains a beloved cult favorite among fans of the genre.

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    6.2  (55,932)
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