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The Movie DB API

The TMDb API is a resource for any developers that want to integrate movie, TV show and cast data along with posters or movie fan art. themoviedb.org is a free and community edited database.

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The Movie DB: Highlights

Summary
Movie, TV, cast, crew and image database
Category
Entertainment
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON, JSONP
API home
http://docs.themoviedb.apiary.io 

The Movie DB: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://api.themoviedb.org/3/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Account with service, API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
Yes  
Provider
www.themoviedb.org/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Yes  
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
Depends on usage rates and types of commercial license  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
Variable, up to 30 requests per second, 20 simultaneous connections 
Terms of Service
https://www.themoviedb.org/about/api-terms 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
Yes 
Read-only Without Login
Yes 

Support

Vendor API Kits
C, PHP, Ruby, Python, .NET, Java 
Community API Kits
.Net, ActionScript, Java/Clojure, Java, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
www.themoviedb.org/talk/category/5047958519c29526b... 
Developer Support
www.themoviedb.org/talk/category/5047958519c29526b... 
Console URL
 

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Mashups, Developers & Source Code

Developers using The Movie DB[ Add me ]

  • charlienumber7
  • webslash
  • chris_p
  • francisdb
  • jamiller619
  • sopier
  • stevestring

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Comments 

October 01, 2012
at 10:43
Comment by: francisdb

Best movie service on the web!

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