Stop Making Sense (1984) Poster


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Royal Wedding (1951)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
On the front cover, if you see the text from "Stop Making Sense" and below, it is written in the same style that the credits for Dr. Strangelove were. The reason this is so is that Pablo Ferro did the opening credits for both films
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The words "Star Wars" are briefly displayed in the background.

Referenced in 

Re-Animator (1985)
Poster in Dan's room.
Weird Science (1985)
There is a film poster on Wyatt's bedroom wall.
Shy People (1987)
Doug: Doug and the Yard of Doom/Doug's Garage Band (1993) (TV Episode)
Doug, Skeeter and Bebe wear suits like David Bryne
Hard Eight (1996)
"if i gave you $50, what would you do with it?"
This Must Be the Place (2011)
Concert scene.
Clarence: Dollar Hunt (2014) (TV Episode)
Video show Clarence dressed like David Bryne and saying the title over and over
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Taraji P. Henson/Miley Cyrus/Billy Joel (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Miley Cyrus before she imitates David Byrne's performance in the big suit

Featured in 

Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime (Live) (1984) (Video)
The music video was edited from the concert film.
Keskiyön auringon kuvat (1987) (TV Movie)
Seen on screen
An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Bronagh and Colm attend a screening of Stop Making Sense.
Gilmore Girls: You Jump, I Jump, Jack (2004) (TV Episode)
Lane and Zach watch the second half of the film on their first date.
Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)
Footage from the concert is shown

Spoofed in 

True Stories (1986)
Documentary Now!: Final Transmission (2016) (TV Episode)
The episode is a loose deadpan take on the famous Talking Heads concert movie.

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