It Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking

by Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 9 months ago | updated - 6 months ago | Public

Anyone who watches the news saw the guy in Southern California licking someones doorbell for 3 hours! I think that could be a world record! Well, if we can get serious now, which will be hard to do, choose which one of these movies with the keyword "Licking" in it, is your favorite movie? After voting, please discuss here.

Trivia: It Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking was an old Timex Watch Advertising Slogan.

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1. Isle of Dogs (2018)

PG-13 | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

82 Metascore

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Votes: 115,672 | Gross: $32.02M

2. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

58 Metascore

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 878,101 | Gross: $309.13M

3. Dogtooth (2009)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

73 Metascore

Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia, Hristos Passalis

Votes: 71,178 | Gross: $0.11M

4. Secretary (2002)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

63 Metascore

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 78,195 | Gross: $4.06M

5. Gypsy (2017)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Thriller

Therapist Jean Holloway becomes too immersed in the lives of her patients.

Stars: Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson, Karl Glusman

Votes: 12,237

6. 200 Cigarettes (1999)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

33 Metascore

A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz

Votes: 14,184 | Gross: $6.85M

7. Blades of Glory (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sport

64 Metascore

In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.

Directors: Josh Gordon, Will Speck | Stars: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett

Votes: 149,403 | Gross: $118.59M

8. Man on the Moon (1999)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

58 Metascore

The life and career of legendary comedian Andy Kaufman.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

Votes: 118,002 | Gross: $34.58M

9. Transporter 2 (2005)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Thriller

56 Metascore

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Alessandro Gassmann

Votes: 182,307 | Gross: $43.10M

10. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.

Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

Votes: 67,598 | Gross: $12.06M

11. Less Than Zero (1987)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

49 Metascore

A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.

Director: Marek Kanievska | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

Votes: 17,187 | Gross: $12.40M

12. The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

32 Metascore

A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.

Director: Martin Weisz | Stars: Daniella Alonso, Jacob Vargas, Michael Bailey Smith, Cécile Breccia

Votes: 58,036 | Gross: $20.80M

13. Wuthering Heights (2011)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, James Howson, Solomon Glave, Shannon Beer

Votes: 8,645 | Gross: $0.10M

14. Vamp (1986)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Two fraternity pledges travel to a sleazy bar in search of a stripper for their college friends, unaware it is occupied by vampires.

Director: Richard Wenk | Stars: Chris Makepeace, Sandy Baron, Robert Rusler, Dedee Pfeiffer

Votes: 4,497 | Gross: $4.94M

15. Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)

R | 88 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After surviving an invasion on her peaceful homeworld, a beautiful avenger must stop a powerful psychopath from gaining immortality and rescue her kidnapped sister.

Directors: Michael Coldewey, Michel Lemire | Stars: Michael Ironside, Julie Strain, Billy Idol, Pier Paquette

Votes: 7,336

16. What Just Happened (2008)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer who's having a rough time trying to get his new picture made.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, John Turturro, Stanley Tucci, Sean Penn

Votes: 25,680 | Gross: $1.09M

17. Slackers (2002)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

12 Metascore

When geeky Ethan discovers three fellow students scamming the examination system, he blackmails them to win over the college's most popular girl.

Director: Dewey Nicks | Stars: Devon Sawa, Robert B. Martin Jr., Jason Segel, Michael C. Maronna

Votes: 13,391 | Gross: $4.81M

18. The Aristocrats (2005)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Directors: Penn Jillette, Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

Votes: 15,698 | Gross: $6.38M

19. Never Talk to Strangers (1995)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Sarah Taylor, a criminal psychologist, embarks on a torrid affair with a seductive stranger. However, she begins doubting whether she can trust him when a mysterious stalker begins harassing her.

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Antonio Banderas, Dennis Miller, Len Cariou

Votes: 5,994 | Gross: $6.85M

20. Funny Money (2006)

R | 98 min | Comedy

57 Metascore

Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's five million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Greif | Stars: Chevy Chase, Penelope Ann Miller, Armand Assante, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 2,807 | Gross: $0.00M

21. 101 Reykjavík (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

68 Metascore

Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 9,064 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Savages (1972)

R | 106 min | Fantasy, Comedy

An allegory about humankind progresses from a savage state to a civilized form, that is only a cover for its innate barbarism.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Susan Blakely, Margaret Brewster, Thayer David, Neil Fitzgerald

Votes: 327

23. Show Business (1932)

20 min | Comedy, Short

The girls and their pet monkey create havoc on board a train carrying a traveling Broadway troupe.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Thelma Todd, Anita Garvin, Monte Collins

Votes: 108

24. Just Dogs (1932)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

Pluto's cage-mate helps him escape from the pound and find a bone to eat. But Pluto is not especially grateful.

Director: Burt Gillett | Star: Pinto Colvig

Votes: 331



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