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IMDb (Internet Movie Database) is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.wikipedia
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Col Needham

IMDb originated with a Usenet posting by British film fan and computer programmer Col Needham entitled "Those Eyes", about actresses with beautiful eyes.
Colin Needham (born 26 January 1967) is an English entrepreneur who is best known as the founder and CEO of IMDb.

Cardiff University

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The database resided on the servers of the computer science department of Cardiff University in Wales.
In the early 1990s, the university's computer systems served as the home for The Internet Movie Database.

Withoutabox

Also in 2008, IMDb acquired two other companies: Withoutabox and Box Office Mojo.
In January 2008, Withoutabox was acquired by IMDb, a subsidiary of Amazon.

Rob Hartill

Rob Hartill was the original web interface author.
Robert Hartill (Born 30 January 1969 in Pontypridd, Wales) is a computer programmer and web designer best known for his work on the Internet Movie Database website and the Apache web server and is notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web.

Perl

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The website was originally Perl-based, but IMDb no longer discloses what software it uses for reasons of security.
Perl has chiefly been used to write CGI scripts: large projects written in Perl include cPanel, Slash, Bugzilla, RT, TWiki, and Movable Type; high-traffic websites that use Perl extensively include Priceline.com, Craigslist, IMDb, LiveJournal, DuckDuckGo, Slashdot and Ticketmaster.

Box Office Mojo

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Also in 2008, IMDb acquired two other companies: Withoutabox and Box Office Mojo.
The site was founded in 1999, and was bought in 2008 by IMDb, which itself is owned by Amazon.

Hoang v. Amazon.com, Inc.

In 2011, in the case of Hoang v. Amazon.com, IMDb was sued by an anonymous actress for more than 1 million due to IMDb's revealing her age (40, at the time).
Hoang v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al. (initially filed as Doe v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al.) is a lawsuit brought by actress Junie Hoang in October 2011 against IMDb.com and its parent company Amazon.com for revealing her true date of birth, which she said opened her up to age discrimination.

Rating scale

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As one adjunct to data, the IMDb offers a rating scale that allows users to rate films on a scale of one to ten.
Examples of sites which employ ratings scales are IMDb, Epinions.com, Yahoo! Movies, Amazon.com, BoardGameGeek and TV.com which use a rating scale from 0 to 100 in order to obtain "personalised film recommendations".

Amazon (company)

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Originally a fan-operated website, the database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.
Amazon owns over 40 subsidiaries, including Zappos, Shopbop, Diapers.com, Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics), Audible, Goodreads, Teachstreet and IMDb.

Internet Adult Film Database

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Internet Adult Film Database
It is similar to the Internet Movie Database, in that it is open to the public and is searchable.

Internet Movie Firearms Database

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Internet Movie Firearms Database (IMFDb)
A wiki running the MediaWiki software, it is similar in function (although unaffiliated) to the Internet Movie Database for the entertainment industry.

Flickchart

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The impetus behind the site's creation came from an argument over the placement of Pulp Fiction and The Empire Strikes Back on the Internet Movie Database Top 250.

The Shawshank Redemption

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, The Shawshank Redemption is #1 on the list.
It has been the number 1 film on IMDb's user-generated Top 250 since 2008, when it surpassed The Godfather, having remained at or near the top since the late 1990s.

Internet Movie Cars Database

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Internet Movie Cars Database (IMCDb)
The website was created along the lines of Internet Movie Database in 2004.

Lortel Archives

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Internet Off-Broadway Database (IOBDb)
Internet Movie Database – IMDb

Animator.ru

Animator.ru
Much of the information in it is not documented by bigger English-language film databases such as IMDB.

Golden Globe Award

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Included in this group were 10 Academy Award winners and another 71 nominated for Oscars, Emmys, or Golden Globes.
Awards listing at the Internet Movie Database

Internet Broadway Database

IBDB
Internet Broadway Database (IBDb)
Internet Movie Database – IMDb

AllMovie

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IMDb

Letterboxd

Letterboxd
Because of the high annual fees for using IMDb's data, the developers decided to opt for TMDb instead, which is openly crowdsourced.

List of films considered the worst

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List of films considered the worst
Disaster Movie became the lowest ranked film on IMDb's Bottom 100 list days after its premiere and it received a rare F rating on CinemaScore.

Internet Theatre Database

Internet Theatre Database (ITDb)
Modelled on the considerably larger Internet Movie Database, the site indexes by six categories: (1) show/play name; (2) people (actor, writer, or director); (3) theatre facility; (4) song title; (5) character/role; and (6) production role.

Metacritic

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Metacritic
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

Rotten Tomatoes

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Rotten Tomatoes
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

Online database

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IMDb (Internet Movie Database) is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.