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Stop Making Sense (1984)

NR 11/16/1984 (US) DocumentaryMusic 1h 28m

Why stop making sense? Why a movie? Why a big suit? Where do the odd movements come from? What will the band do next?


A concert film documenting Talking Heads at the height of their popularity, on tour for their 1983 album "Speaking in Tongues." The band takes the stage one by one and is joined by a cadre of guest musicians for a career-spanning and cinematic performance that features creative choreography and visuals.

  1. Jonathan Demme

    Director, Writer

  2. Talking Heads


Top Billed Cast

  1. David Byrne

    David Byrne

    Vocals and Guitar

  2. Tina Weymouth

    Tina Weymouth

    Bass, Percussion and Vocals

  3. Chris Frantz

    Drums and Vocals

  4. Jerry Harrison

    Jerry Harrison

    Guitar, Keyboards and Vocals

  5. Steven Scales


  6. Bernie Worrell


  7. Alex Weir

    Guitar and Vocals

  8. Lynn Mabry

    Lynn Mabry

    Backing Vocals

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Full Cast & Crew

Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,200,000.00

Revenue $4,978,922.00


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