Internet Movie Database

online database of information related to films, television series, and video games
(Redirected from IMDb)

IMDB (or Internet Movie Database) is an online database of information (facts) about actors, movies, TV shows, and video games. The IMDb database started in October 1990, moved to the World Wide Web in 1993,[1] and has been owned by since 1998.[2][3]

Type of site
Online database for movies, television, and video games
Available inEnglish
SubsidiariesBox Office Mojo
RegistrationOptional registration; registered members can write reviews, edit the site, vote on ratings
Launched17 October 1990; 33 years ago (1990-10-17)
Current statusActive


  1. "IMDB History". IMDb.
  2. Stacy Fisher (February 5, 2021). "What Is IMDb? The Internet Movie Database Explained". Lifewire. Retrieved October 18, 2021.
  3. "IMDb". Britannica. Retrieved October 18, 2021.

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