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Air Guitar Nation (2006)

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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Alexandra Lipsitz
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Crane ... Björn Türoque
David S. Jung ... C-Diddy (as David Jung)
Hadia Ackerman Hadia Ackerman ... Jam Toast
Lance Kasten Lance Kasten ... The Shred
Ryan Kelly Ryan Kelly ... Self
John Filion John Filion ... Johnny Rocket
Ralph Martin Ralph Martin ... Rufus Sewer
John Daniel Harding Jr. John Daniel Harding Jr. ... Self
Lucy Harrison Lucy Harrison ... Snatchface
Rory O'Flaherty Rory O'Flaherty ... Air do well
S. Craig Zahler ... Czar
Paul Fichera Paul Fichera ... Self
Erika Szanto Erika Szanto ... Self
Elana Berkowitz Elana Berkowitz ... Self
Melinda Murphy Melinda Murphy ... Self
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Ace of Spades
Written by Lemmy (as Ian Kilmister), Fast Eddie Clarke (as Edward Clarke), and Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor (as Philip Taylor)
Performed by Motörhead
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
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Peace
12 October 2007 | by somfSee all my reviews

About 10 minutes into this film a big grin came across my face and it never left. That would be my entire review were it not for the fact that there is a ten line minimum and I have only written three. It is a shame that there is an R rating to this film because other than a couple of f bombs and a naked guy grabbing himself for about ten seconds on stage (which I believe is cheating because you really should not use props), but other than those two scenes this is a film that kids would love as well. The air guitar championships take place in Finland and they have a message of peace that Scandinavians relay very nicely. You just like everyone involved in this film. I was not expecting to enjoy it nearly as much as I did. Highly recommended.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Léggitár See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,035, 25 March 2007

Gross USA:

$71,471

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$79,770
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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