IMDb Search
IMDb Search

IMDb Search

Extract detailed movie data from IMDb for enhanced user engagement and SEO performance.
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February 21, 2024
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Header

x-api-key required

string

This parameter defines the Piloterr private key to use for authentification.

Parameters

query

string

Search query to find specific IMDb movie details.

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Unlock the Power of IMDb Data with Our IMDb Search API

Leverage the comprehensive IMDb Search API to transform your data-driven projects! Fetch detailed information about movies, including titles, release years, ratings, durations, genres, directors, writers, casts, plot summaries, and keywords. Designed for various industries, from technology companies to e-commerce businesses, our API provides reliable and structured data directly from one of the most authoritative film and TV databases globally.

Application Scenarios for the IMDb Search API

The IMDb Search API has boundless potential applications across various sectors:

  • Technology Companies: Integrate movie data into AI and machine learning models to enhance recommendation systems or create engaging chatbots.
  • Marketing and Sales Professionals: Develop rich, content-driven marketing campaigns featuring popular movie titles and star-studded casts.
  • Academic Researchers and Institutions: Analyze trends in film and TV content for research papers or sociological studies.
  • Financial Analysts and Firms: Assess box office performances and viewership trends for targeted investment decisions.
  • SEO and Digital Marketing Agencies: Enrich websites and blogs with detailed, relevant movie data to boost SEO performance.

Strategic Benefits of Using the IMDb Search API

Implementing our IMDb Search API will offer several strategic advantages, enabling you to maximize the value of your data integration efforts:

  1. Enhanced User Experience: Provide your users with detailed and structured data about their favorite movies and TV shows, improving engagement and retention.
  2. Efficient Data Extraction: Automatically extract and integrate critical movie details, saving time and reducing manual data entry errors.
  3. Boosted SEO Performance: Rich metadata can enrich your content, increasing search engine rankings and driving more organic traffic.
  4. Informed Decision-Making: Leverage comprehensive movie data to support analytical models and business strategies.
  5. Easy Integration: Our API is designed for seamless integration with your existing systems, making it accessible for both beginners and seasoned developers alike.

Our IMDb Search API is your gateway to an expansive array of movie data, from timeless classics to the latest releases. For instance, you can retrieve information such as:

  • Title: "The Shawshank Redemption"
  • Year: 1994
  • Rating: R
  • Duration: 142 min
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director: Frank Darabont
  • Writers: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
  • Cast:
  • Tim Robbins: Andy Dufresne
  • Morgan Freeman: Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
  • Plot: Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
  • Keywords: prison, escape, friendship, hope

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GET
POST
/api/v2/imdb/search
Example Request
curl --location --request GET 'https://piloterr.com/api/v2/imdb/search?query=example' --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --header 'x-api-key: <token>'
Response
{"title":"The Shawshank Redemption","year":1994,"rating":"R","duration":"142 min","genres":["Drama"],"director":"Frank Darabont","writers":["Stephen King (based on the short novel 'Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption' by)","Frank Darabont (screenplay)"],"cast":[{"name":"Tim Robbins","character":"Andy Dufresne"},{"name":"Morgan Freeman","character":"Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding"},{"name":"Bob Gunton","character":"Warden Norton"},{"name":"William Sadler","character":"Heywood"}],"plot":"Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.","ratingDetails":{"IMDb":9.3},"keywords":["prison","escape","friendship","hope"]}
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