Movies and TV

Various resources for Movies and TV data

Internet Movie Database

Large film/movie database claiming:

  • 425,000+ titles
  • 1,700,000 + filmographies of cast and crew members
  • Films from 1891 to Present
  • Foreign and independent movies, television movies and shows, new and future releases, and more

Information on database structure can be found here: . Individual files are gzipped an in a bespoke text format structure for which standard libraries exist e.g. IMDbPy.

Information on history and development (including 'enclosure') on wikipedia:

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Data and Resources

ftp index of all the IMBD dump files (which are themselves gzips of a bespoke plain text format):