Airheads (1994)

A desperate rock band looking for a break, holds a radio station hostage in this youthful comedy. All the three Airheads Chazz, Rex, and Pip really want is a chance to play their quirky music. While they play club gigs, they have yet to… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 2, 2001
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leonard Klady

The anarchic saga could have used more bite or the hint of a threat just to keep things interesting.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Fraser and Buscemi are deadpan delights. And Sandler, Opera Man on SNL, is a red-hot screen find.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Everyone in the film has simply been better and funnier, before. Even Fraser.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

About airheads, and for them, too.

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James Berardinelli

Observing how fertile the field of heavy metal music is for satire, it's disappointing to watch Airheads bumble around, desperately trying to find something funny to say.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Airheads commits the cardinal sin of satire: it's not sure what it's making fun of.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

There should have been enough material here for six sitcoms. Instead, there's not even enough for one movie.

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Kevin McManus
Washington Post

On the whole, Airheads is heavily entertaining.

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Violence passes for comedy, and poor music passes for nothing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
The amps are on but nobody's home. Saw it again! Great Comedy! This is a great movie that simply doesn't get alot of credit. This movie has an… More
Lucas Martins
Airheads, present a funny cast and an very good performace by Steve Buscemi. The film, make laughs with your Dog Day Afternoon satire, but the script could be… More
Alex roy
Airheads is a fun and entertaining comedy that could have been much better, but for what it is, it is a film that is quite decent to average, but you can… More
Chris Weber
I'll admit that this isn't really that great of a movie, and it doesn't quite succeed at pulling off the "Dog Day Afternoon" scenario,… More
Phil Hubbs
Probably the first rock band type comedy I saw after 'Spinal Tap' and there hasn't been too many since accept for 'School of Rock' and… More
KJ Proulx
It is such a stupid concept, but it delivers on all levels. If the story was more thought out it would be perfect! It is one of funniest stupid movies I have… More

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