Stop Making Sense

(2023 Re-release)

Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads' most memorable songs.

Grosses

Domestic (75.4%)
$5,211,310
Summary Details
DistributorCT & Co
Opening$856,797
264 theaters
Release DateSep 22, 2023
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 28 min
GenresDocumentary Music
In Release160 days/22 weeks
Widest Release786 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Sep 22Friday13$332,925--264$1,261$961,5521
Sep 23Saturday14$267,264-19.7%-264$1,012$1,228,8162
Sep 24Sunday14$256,608-4%-264$972$1,485,4243
Sep 25Monday13$112,728-56.1%-264$427$1,598,1524
Sep 26Tuesday13$123,024+9.1%-264$466$1,721,1765
Sep 27Wednesday10$117,216-4.7%-264$444$1,838,3926
Sep 28Thursday10$129,554+10.5%-264$490$1,967,9467
Sep 29Friday10$388,284+199.7%+16.6%786$494$2,356,2308
Sep 30Saturday12$384,354-1%+43.8%786$489$2,740,5849
Oct 1Sunday12$277,238-27.9%+8%786$352$3,017,82210
Oct 2Monday10$131,288-52.6%+16.5%786$167$3,149,11011
Oct 3Tuesday11$139,085+5.9%+13.1%786$176$3,288,19512
Oct 4Wednesday10$149,873+7.8%+27.9%786$190$3,438,06813
Oct 5Thursday11$138,979-7.3%+7.3%786$176$3,577,04714
Oct 6Friday15$125,674-9.6%-67.6%527$238$3,702,72115
Oct 7Saturday16$182,365+45.1%-52.6%527$346$3,885,08616
Oct 8Sunday15$136,774-25%-50.7%527$259$4,021,86017
Oct 9
Indig. Peoples' Day
Monday16$81,209-40.6%-38.1%527$154$4,103,06918
Oct 10Tuesday14$71,232-12.3%-48.8%527$135$4,174,30119
Oct 11Wednesday12$74,094+4%-50.6%527$140$4,248,39520
Oct 12Thursday12$78,548+6%-43.5%527$149$4,326,94321
Oct 13Friday19$49,078-37.5%-60.9%258$190$4,376,02122
Oct 14Saturday18$69,691+42%-61.8%258$270$4,445,71223
Oct 15Sunday18$52,268-25%-61.8%258$202$4,497,98024
Oct 16Monday15$33,265-36.4%-59%258$128$4,531,24525
Oct 17Tuesday14$51,431+54.6%-27.8%258$199$4,582,67626
Oct 18Wednesday13$46,743-9.1%-36.9%258$181$4,629,41927
Oct 19Thursday16$29,999-35.8%-61.8%258$116$4,659,41828
Oct 20Friday26$18,690-37.7%-61.9%89$210$4,678,10829
Oct 21Saturday25$27,944+49.5%-59.9%89$313$4,706,05230
Oct 22Sunday24$24,091-13.8%-53.9%89$270$4,730,14331
Oct 23Monday20$13,214-45.1%-60.3%89$148$4,743,35732
Oct 24Tuesday19$22,175+67.8%-56.9%89$249$4,765,53233
Oct 25Wednesday19$15,183-31.5%-67.5%89$170$4,780,71534
Oct 26Thursday17$14,956-1.5%-50.1%89$168$4,795,67135
Oct 27Friday25$12,955-13.4%-30.7%70$185$4,808,62636
Oct 28Saturday25$17,563+35.6%-37.1%70$250$4,826,18937
Oct 29Sunday24$17,897+1.9%-25.7%70$255$4,844,08638
Oct 30Monday24$8,874-50.4%-32.8%70$126$4,852,96039
Oct 31
Halloween
Tuesday25$6,300-29%-71.6%70$90$4,859,26040
Nov 1Wednesday23$15,675+148.8%+3.2%70$223$4,874,93541
Nov 2Thursday21$15,223-2.9%+1.8%70$217$4,890,15842
Nov 3Friday25$9,436-38%-27.2%32$294$4,899,59443
Nov 4Saturday25$17,995+90.7%+2.5%32$562$4,917,58944
Nov 5Sunday25$14,396-20%-19.6%32$449$4,931,98545
Nov 6Monday24$6,784-52.9%-23.6%32$212$4,938,76946
Nov 7Tuesday24$7,776+14.6%+23.4%32$243$4,946,54547
Nov 8Wednesday21$11,212+44.2%-28.5%32$350$4,957,75748
Nov 9Thursday24$6,431-42.6%-57.8%32$200$4,964,18849
Nov 10Friday25$12,356+92.1%+30.9%26$475$4,976,54450
Nov 11Saturday28$11,235-9.1%-37.6%26$432$4,987,77951
Nov 12Sunday27$8,426-25%-41.5%26$324$4,996,20552
Nov 13Monday27$3,125-62.9%-53.9%26$120$4,999,33053
Nov 14Tuesday26$2,321-25.7%-70.2%26$89$5,001,65154
Nov 15Wednesday21$8,145+250.9%-27.4%26$313$5,009,79655
Nov 16Thursday21$8,232+1.1%+28%26$316$5,018,02856
Nov 17Friday28$3,468-57.9%-71.9%24$144$5,021,49657
Nov 18Saturday27$5,906+70.3%-47.4%24$246$5,027,40258
Nov 19Sunday28$4,725-20%-43.9%24$196$5,032,12759
Nov 20Monday28$1,950-58.7%-37.6%24$81$5,034,07760
Nov 21Tuesday26$1,110-43.1%-52.2%24$46$5,035,18761
Nov 22Wednesday24$1,878+69.2%-76.9%24$78$5,037,06562
Nov 23
Thanksgiving
Thursday27$905-51.8%-89%24$37$5,037,97063
Nov 24Friday23$3,029+234.7%-12.7%13$233$5,040,99964
Nov 25Saturday21$9,243+205.2%+56.5%13$711$5,050,24265
Nov 26Sunday22$4,394-52.5%-7%13$338$5,054,63666
Nov 27Monday21$1,196-72.8%-38.7%13$92$5,055,83267
Nov 28Tuesday19$1,677+40.2%+51.1%13$129$5,057,50968
Nov 29Wednesday17$4,897+192%+160.8%13$376$5,062,40669
Nov 30Thursday19$3,666-25.1%+305.1%13$282$5,066,07270
Dec 1Friday26$1,907-48%-37%9$211$5,067,97971
Dec 2Saturday26$3,121+63.7%-66.2%9$346$5,071,10072
Dec 3Sunday27$1,877-39.9%-57.3%9$208$5,072,97773
Dec 4Monday28$414-77.9%-65.4%9$46$5,073,39174
Dec 5Tuesday27$745+80%-55.6%9$82$5,074,13675
Dec 6Wednesday24$1,396+87.4%-71.5%9$155$5,075,53276
Dec 7Thursday29$678-51.4%-81.5%9$75$5,076,21077
Dec 8Friday33$736+8.6%-61.4%8$92$5,076,94678
Dec 9Saturday33$1,056+43.5%-66.2%8$132$5,078,00279
Dec 10Sunday34$986-6.6%-47.5%8$123$5,078,98880
Dec 11Monday32$180-81.7%-56.5%8$22$5,079,16881
Dec 12Tuesday31$528+193.3%-29.1%8$66$5,079,69682
Dec 13Wednesday32$291-44.9%-79.2%8$36$5,079,98783
Dec 14Thursday36$156-46.4%-77%8$19$5,080,14384
Dec 15Friday34$3,189+1,944.2%+333.3%2$1,594$5,083,33285
Dec 16Saturday38$758-76.2%-28.2%2$379$5,084,09086
Dec 17Sunday34$3,947+420.7%+300.3%2$1,973$5,088,03787
Dec 18Monday35$775-80.4%+330.6%2$387$5,088,81288
Dec 19Tuesday35$944+21.8%+78.8%2$472$5,089,75689
Dec 20Wednesday35$928-1.7%+218.9%2$464$5,090,68490
Dec 21Thursday69$569-38.7%+264.7%2$284$5,091,25391
Dec 22Friday38$345-39.4%-89.2%9$38$5,091,59892
Dec 23Saturday36$743+115.4%-2%9$82$5,092,34193
Dec 24Sunday35$556-25.2%-85.9%9$61$5,092,89794
Dec 25
Christmas Day
Monday42$213-61.7%-72.5%9$23$5,093,11095
Dec 26Tuesday43$345+62%-63.5%9$38$5,093,45596
Dec 27Wednesday40$1,540+346.4%+65.9%9$171$5,094,99597
Dec 28Thursday40$3,035+97.1%+433.4%9$337$5,098,03098
Dec 29Friday40$802-73.6%+132.5%8$100$5,098,83299
Dec 30Saturday35$5,554+592.5%+647.5%8$694$5,104,386100
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Sunday30$5,686+2.4%+922.7%8$710$5,110,072101
Jan 1
New Year's Day
Monday39$3,036-46.6%+1,325.4%8$379$5,113,108102
Jan 2Tuesday44$100-96.7%-71%8$12$5,113,208103
Jan 3Wednesday39$618+518%-59.9%8$77$5,113,826104
Jan 4Thursday41$556-10%-81.7%8$69$5,114,382105
Jan 5Friday41$638+14.7%-20.4%4$159$5,115,020106
Jan 6Saturday42$764+19.7%-86.2%4$191$5,115,784107
Jan 7Sunday44$152-80.1%-97.3%4$38$5,115,936108
Jan 8Monday44$20-86.8%-99.3%4$5$5,115,956109
Jan 9Tuesday43$20--80%4$5$5,115,976110
Jan 10Wednesday43$48+140%-92.2%4$12$5,116,024111
Jan 11Thursday35$1,247+2,497.9%+124.3%4$311$5,117,271112
Jan 12Friday41$289-76.8%-54.7%6$48$5,117,560113
Jan 13Saturday38$1,231+326%+61.1%6$205$5,118,791114
Jan 14Sunday37$1,986+61.3%+1,206.6%6$331$5,120,777115
Jan 15
MLK Day
Monday40$263-86.8%+1,215%6$43$5,121,040116
Jan 16Tuesday39$202-23.2%+910%6$33$5,121,242117
Jan 17Wednesday38$548+171.3%+1,041.7%6$91$5,121,790118
Jan 18Thursday35$886+61.7%-28.9%6$147$5,122,676119
Jan 19Friday35$2,334+163.4%+707.6%2$1,167$5,125,010120
Jan 20Saturday44$564-75.8%-54.2%2$282$5,125,574121
Jan 22Monday34$1,888-+617.9%2$944$5,127,462123
Jan 23Tuesday35$1,338-29.1%+562.4%2$669$5,128,800124
Jan 24Wednesday36$1,274-4.8%+132.5%2$637$5,130,074125
Jan 25Thursday37$1,174-7.8%+32.5%2$587$5,131,248126
Jan 26Friday39$1,384+17.9%-40.7%15$92$5,132,632127
Jan 27Saturday26$65,304+4,618.5%+11,478.7%15$4,353$5,197,936128
Jan 28Sunday34$2,091-96.8%-15$139$5,200,027129
Jan 29Monday44$120-94.3%-93.6%15$8$5,200,147130
Jan 30Tuesday41$368+206.7%-72.5%15$24$5,200,515131
Jan 31Wednesday43$56-84.8%-95.6%15$3$5,200,571132
Feb 1Thursday37$813+1,351.8%-30.7%15$54$5,201,384133
Feb 2Friday39$336-58.7%-75.7%4$84$5,201,720134
Feb 3Saturday32$2,415+618.8%-96.3%4$603$5,204,135135
Feb 4Sunday37$344-85.8%-83.5%4$86$5,204,479136
Feb 5Monday34$250-27.3%+108.3%4$62$5,204,729137
Feb 6Tuesday31$1,117+346.8%+203.5%4$279$5,205,846138
Feb 7Wednesday31$4,549+307.3%+8,023.2%4$1,137$5,210,395139
Feb 8Thursday34$674-85.2%-17.1%4$168$5,211,069140
Feb 9Friday45$202-70%-39.9%2$101$5,211,271141
Feb 10Saturday46$39-80.7%-98.4%2$19$5,211,310142