MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 441 this week

The Year of the Tick (2004)
"El año de la garrapata" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  20 August 2004 (Spain)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 304 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4225 titles
created 12 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2520 titles
created 01 May 2012
 
a list of 564 titles
created 29 Jul 2012
 
list image
FNK
a list of 322 titles
created 11 Jan 2013
 
a list of 812 titles
created 27 Apr 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Year of the Tick (2004)

The Year of the Tick (2004) on IMDb 5.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Year of the Tick.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cousinhood (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids.

Director: Daniel Sánchez Arévalo
Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Inma Cuesta, Raúl Arévalo
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

José Luis Torrente, a former policeman fights against the oriental mafia in Madrid.

Director: Santiago Segura
Stars: Santiago Segura, Javier Cámara, Neus Asensi
Common Wealth (2000)
Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of ... See full summary »

Director: Álex de la Iglesia
Stars: Carmen Maura, Eduardo Antuña, María Asquerino
Stockholm (2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

It starts with a guy trying to get a girl he met at a party to like him. She refuses but he doesn't give up and story continues in a long and interesting conversations between them during which he manages to gain her attention.

Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Stars: Javier Pereira, Aura Garrido, Jesús Caba
The Telephone Box (TV Short 1972)
Comedy | Horror | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him.

Director: Antonio Mercero
Stars: José Luis López Vázquez, Agustín González, Goyo Lebrero
Airbag (1997)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner ... See full summary »

Director: Juanma Bajo Ulloa
Stars: Karra Elejalde, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Alberto San Juan
Guts (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A story of drug trafficking in Spain's Galician region.

Directors: Andrés Luque, Samuel Martín Mateos
Stars: Hugo Silva, Carmelo Gómez, Carlos Sante
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Cundo returns home after ten years' absence. The reason is the death of his best friend, Suso. Cundo's plans consist of having a binge to Suso's health with his old friends, pretending that... See full summary »

Director: Tom Fernández
Stars: Javier Cámara, Gonzalo de Castro, César Vea
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: Jorge Sanz, Eduardo Antuña, Antonio Resines
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Fran
Javier Veiga ...
Morgan
Verónica Sánchez ...
Ana
...
Patricia
Víctor Clavijo ...
Lito
Camila Bossa ...
Rosa
Mela Casal ...
Madre de Fran
Celso Parada ...
Padre de Fran
Josefina Gómez ...
Abuela de Fran
Rosa Álvarez ...
Amiga [de] Montse
Elina Luaces ...
Madre de Morgan
Manuel Millán ...
Hombre 1
Mariana Carballal ...
Mujer 1
Ernesto Ferro ...
Hombre 2
Marta Pazos ...
Laura
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Si no sabes qué hacer con tu vida, lo mejor es no hacer nada. [If you don't know what to do with your life, the best thing is to do nothing]

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 August 2004 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

O ano da carracha  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Fran says that Can't Stop the Music was released in 1979. In fact, it was first released in 1980. See more »

Crazy Credits

Initial credits feature a scene in a supermarket with the actors' names next to their images, AND the crew as customers and workers, doing relevant things: Makeup designers trying makeup, hairdressers combing their hair, the sound technician shakes a can while hearing what happens (and then he steals the can)... Each with his or her name overimposed. See more »

Connections

References Xabarín Club TVG (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

SATAN MET A LADY
Autor: Ana Mosquera, Belén Lamas, Isabel Ruiz
Intérprete: Pussycats
Editor: Música de Miedo / Warner Chappell
Máster por cortesía de Munster Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Quite good
2 September 2004 | by (Vitoria, Spain) – See all my reviews

Although its premise didn't look too promising, "El año de la garrapata" is quite an entertaining and surprisingly well directed film. Lately teen comedies have been more full of bathroom jokes than of intelligent humor, and that's why my expectations were pretty low. However, I was pleasantly surprised.

Although the film presents an unbelievable and certainly not recommendable lifestyle (be a bloodsucker to your parents as long as you can) it does so in quite an amusing way. The cast is very good too, specially Félix Gomez, María Vázquez and Víctor Clavijo, the three of them extremely promising rising stars. Verónica Sánchez has been better both in cinema ("Al sur de Granada") and TV ("Los Serrano"), but here she looks rather absent-minded. Javier Veiga is a victim of miscasting, and he does as much as he can with his disagreeable character.

The only thing I can say is that I was amused all throughout the film. Maybe it's not high cinema, but it's a more than acceptable summer movie.

Overall rating: 7/10


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Year of the Tick (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?