Title formula: Take the present participle of a transitive verb, and give it an object, usually (but not always) the name of a character. Not to be confused with [[IKEAErotica verbing the noun]]. Or with NounVerber.

Also known as "Gerund [=ProperNoun=]", as coined by [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Kevin Murphy]].
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!!Examples:



[[AC:Films - Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo''
* ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''

[[AC:Films - Live-Action]]
* ''Film/BecomingJane''
* ''Film/BeingJohnMalkovich''
* ''Film/BoxingHelena''
* ''Film/ChasingAmy''
* ''Film/ChasingLiberty''
* ''Film/CrossingDelancey''
* ''Film/DeconstructingHarry''
* ''Film/DesperatelySeekingSusan''
* ''Film/DownloadingNancy''
* ''Film/DrivingMissDaisy'' may have been the catalyst for this trope, which reached peak popularity in 1990's Hollywood feature films.
* ''Film/DrowningMona''
* ''Film/EatingRaoul''
* ''Film/FeelingMinnesota''
* ''Film/FindingForrester''
* ''Film/FindingNeverland''
* ''Film/ForgettingSarahMarshall''
* ''Film/GettingGotti''
* ''Film/GuardingTess''
* ''Film/KeepingMum'' (a DoubleMeaningTitle)
* ''Film/KillingBono''
* ''Film/KillingZoe''
* ''Film/KissingJessicaStein''
* ''Film/LeavingLasVegas''
* ''Film/LovingAnnabelle''
* ''Film/LovingJezebel''
* ''Film/OwningMahowny''
* ''Film/PresentingLilyMars''
* ''Film/RaisingArizona''
* ''Film/RaisingCain''
* ''Film/RegardingHenry''
* ''Film/RomancingTheStone''
* ''Film/SavingGrace''
* ''Film/SavingMrBanks''
* ''Film/SavingPrivateRyan''
* ''Film/SavingSilverman''
* ''Film/ServingSara''
* ''Film/StealingHarvard''
* ''Film/TeachingMrsTingle''
* ''Film/WakingNedDevine''

[[AC:Literature]]
* ''Literature/HatingAlisonAshley''
* ''Literature/KillingMrGriffin''
* ''Literature/LookingForAlaska''
* ''Discworld/MakingMoney'' and ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'' (but not ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', ''Discworld/MovingPictures'' or ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'', thankfully)
* ''Literature/ReadingLolitaInTehran''
* ''Literature/SavingFrancesca''
* ''Literature/SavingZoe''
* ''[[Creator/JohnGrisham Skipping Christmas]]''
* ''Literature/StealingHarvard''

[[AC:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/{{House}}'': "Finding Judas"
* ''Series/JudgingAmy''
* ''Series/KnowingMeKnowingYouWithAlanPartridge''
* ''Series/RaisingHope''
* ''Series/SavingGrace''

[[AC:Music]]
* Music/AskingAlexandria
* [[Music/ElectricLightOrchestra "Calling America"]]
* [[Music/{{Kiss}} "Calling Dr. Love"]]
* [[Music/{{Disturbed}} "Droppin' Plates]]''
* Music/FloggingMolly

[[AC:Theatre]]
* ''Theatre/EducatingRita''

[[AC:TVTropesWiki]]
* ConsultingMisterPuppet

[[AC:VideoGames]]
* ''Fighting Street'' (an obscure TurboGrafx-CD port of ''VideoGames/StreetFighter'')

[[AC:Other]]
* ''Disregarding Joy'' -- the title suggested by TinaFey in a piece for ''Magazine/TheNewYorker'' as the kind of "respectable indie dramedysemble" she could get a "strategically chosen small part" in if she decided to take full advantage of her remaining years of employability as an actress.
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