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Airheads Movie Review Summary

Actors: Brendan Fraser, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Joe Mantegna

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    In this hilarious spoof of the music industry, three intelligance challenged rock'n rollers (Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler) decide to take a drastic action after their music continually falls on deaf ears.
   They decide to break into a radio station, hoping to get their demo played on the air. But when the DJ (Joe Mantega) and station manager (Michael McKean) refuse to play their song, the boys have no choice but to take the entire radio station hostage.
   But when it can't be played on the air they demand to have a live concert. After the world hears their song they become a sensation, but even then there is one more predicament they must get out of.
The review of this Movie prepared by Boy200



Three musicians in early 90's LA (Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler) take a radio station hostage in order to get their demo played on the air. This movie hilariously skewers the image conscious nature of rock music while at the same time pointing out the self delusional nature of wannabe rock stars. Joe Mantegna makes a strong showing as the sympathetic DJ and Ernie Hudson is the policeman involved in negotiations (playing a less jaded cop than he played in the Crow). Chris Farley also shows up in a small role as a policeman tasked with crowd control and searching through the bars on the Strip for Chazz's (Fraser) girlfriend.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alex Emborsky








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   criminals How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   prison    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   A lot of foul language

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