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The IMDb API is a RESTful web service to obtain movie information, all content and images on the site are contributed and maintained by our users

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Usage


PHP Class: You should download IMDbapi class

Wordpress: Install this plugin

Find by ID

Use this method to get movie by IMDb ID

Medthod: get

Parameters Description Format
$id Required number
$type Optional
Response type. Default is JSON
string
<?php
include('IMDbapi.php');
$imdb = new IMDbapi('8l1u84gbh7DOispMogst8VuolCasnZ');
$data $imdb->get('tt0004614','json');
?>

Find by title

Use this method to get movie by movie title

Medthod: title

Parameters Description Format
$title Required string
$type Optional
Response type. Default is JSON
string
<?php
include('IMDbapi.php');
$imdb = new IMDbapi('8l1u84gbh7DOispMogst8VuolCasnZ');
$data $imdb->title('batman','json');
?>

Search movie

Use this method to search movie by keyword

Medthod: search

Parameters Description Format
$keyword Required string
$year Optional
Filter movies with year
number
$page Optional
Get movies of page. Default is 0 ( page 1 )
number
$type Optional
Response type. Default is JSON
string
<?php
include('IMDbapi.php');
$imdb = new IMDbapi('8l1u84gbh7DOispMogst8VuolCasnZ');
$data $imdb->search('batman',1980,0,'json');
?>

Example


By Title
By ID

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