MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,251 this week

The Lickerish Quartet (1970)

X  |   |  Drama  |  13 October 1970 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 596 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 35 critic

A jaded, wealthy couple watch a blue movie in their castle home along with her adult son. The son is testy, so they go into town and watch a circus-like thrill ride. The daredevil woman in ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 25 Aug 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 02 Mar 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 12 Jul 2013
 
a list of 122 titles
created 09 May 2014
 
a list of 42 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Lickerish Quartet (1970)

The Lickerish Quartet (1970) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Lickerish Quartet.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An attractive but conservative mid-30's housewife stays at the house of her sexually open daughter and soon becomes involved in her daughter's swinger lifestyle.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Mary Mendum, Jennifer Welles, Chris Jordan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The Seduction of Inga is Joseph Sarno's sizzling and controversial sequel to his 1967 erotic masterpiece, Inga, starring the young, voluptuous Swedish sensation Marie Liljedahl in her steamiest role ever.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Marie Liljedahl, Tommy Blom, Lennart Lindberg
Laura's Toys (1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Archaeologist Walter and his wife Laura are working at a dig on a small island off the coast of Sweden. One day Laura catches Walter having a go at it with his sexy assistant, Anna. Laura ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Mary Mendum, Eric Edwards, Cathja Graff
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Henning is a fashion photographer driven by visions of artistic glory. He is encouraged by a literary agent to produce a volume of erotic nudes and works to create the perfect layout with ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Sue Akers, Morris Kaplan, Maria Lease
Comedy | Mystery | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.

Director: Radley Metzger
Stars: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two young girls experience awakening sexuality in the heated atmosphere of a Swiss girls' boarding school...

Director: Radley Metzger
Stars: Essy Persson, Anna Gaël, Barbara Laage
Dark Odyssey (1961)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young Greek immigrant confronts New York City while searching for the man who raped his sister.

Directors: William Kyriakis, Radley Metzger
Stars: Athan Karras, Jeanne Jerrems, David Hooks
Monique (1970)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Monique is a vivacious French au pair girl who not only looks after the children, but also sexually satisfies the parents.

Director: John Bown
Stars: David Sumner, Joan Alcorn, Sibylla Kay
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In Paris, the City of Love, Garance can be found each night on the Champs-Elysees, or in a small bistro. This evening, Garance will entertain a shy young student, a hot-headed sadist, and an older gentleman.

Director: Radley Metzger
Stars: Reine Rohan, Denyse Roland, Marlene Sherter
Carmen, Baby (1967)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A sexy temptress no man can resist and a local police officer who falls hard for her become embroiled in a complicated intrigue of passion and jealousy in Radley Metzger's boldly original erotic update of the opera Carmen.

Director: Radley Metzger
Stars: Uta Levka, Claus Ringer, Carl Möhner
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Laura, a famous nude model, returns to her small-town home when she learns that her old boyfriend is having a relationship with her aunt.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Isadora Edison, Andrea Davis, Chelsea Mundae
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An ambitious suburban housewife, tired of forever being in debt, sets up an independent stenography business. Finding that her clients are more interested in the women than the dictation, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Tammy Latour, Gretchen Rudolph, John Aristedes
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Silvana Venturelli ...
The visitor
Frank Wolff ...
Castle owner
Erika Remberg ...
His wife
Paolo Turco ...
Her son
Edit

Storyline

A jaded, wealthy couple watch a blue movie in their castle home along with her adult son. The son is testy, so they go into town and watch a circus-like thrill ride. The daredevil woman in the show looks exactly like one of the women in the movie, so the man invites her to join them for a nightcap. Tensions among the family seem to rise. She stays overnight, and during her 24 hours in the castle, each of its three residents involves her in a fantasy. She, in turn, keeps asking, "Who has the gun?" Will there be violence before it's over? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

An erotic duet for four players. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

13 October 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hide and Seek  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Drive-In Follies (1989) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Erotic mindbender!
4 November 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

'The Lickerish Quartet' is very much a product of the early 70s when the idea of mixing the art movie and soft core genres was in vogue. Radley Metzger created a fascinating albeit very pretentious pseudo-psychedelic mindbender which is quite unlike any other similar movie of this era. At times I was reminded a little of Jess Franco's 'Succubus', but 'The Lickerish Quartet' is truly a one-off. Metzger plays with time, with frequent cuts, flashbacks, flashforwards, and dream sequences, so by the end fantasy and reality are blurred, and everybody, including the audience, is no longer exactly sure what actually happened, and what didn't. Silvana Venturelli is beautiful and well cast as the mysterious "visitor", and Frank Wolff ('Cold Eyes Of Fear') stands out from the supporting cast, as the wealthy sophisticate who gets a lot more than he bargains for. This movie is a real treat for lovers of 60s and 70s "head" movies, and will appeal to fans of Jodorowsky and Bunuel as much as Franco or Jean Rollin. Highly recommended.


16 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Lickerish Quartet (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?