Movie Search Engines & Directories

13 movie search engines & directories.

  • All Movie Guide - Allows users to search for films using flexible criteria. Film listings include general information, cast and crew, synopses, reviews. Allows users to rate films on several dimensions.
  • Asian Movie Database - Allows searching by title, people, location, language, genre, or year. Listings include general information, reviews, cast and crew details, multimedia, and links.
  • AsOpen Movie Database - Open-content site collecting and distributing information about movies. Provides browse, search, and data dumps to the public.
  • - Listings include detailed synopses and content ratings, images, expanded genre descriptions, reviews, user ratings along with demographic information, as well as production notes.
  • Foreign Films Database - Foreign and independent films, with in-depth articles and biographies, user reviews, and message boards. Searchable by title or director, cross-listed by country, genre, or language. User contributions welcome.
  • - Offers news, trailers, reviews, showtimes and tickets, and synopsis summaries for films currently in theaters and new to DVD and video.
  • MovieThing - Contains film reviews, movie-themed E-cards, poster art, celebrity biographies and photographs, games, and discussion forums.
  • Movies - Synopsis, cast list, and weekly box office results for top ten movies and new releases.
  • Rasp New Movie Database - Information about released, new, and upcoming films, listed by title, year, or person (actors or directors). Entries include cast, crew, and poster art.
  • Scoops Cinema Portal - Film listings include synopses, multimedia, and user ratings. Also contains information about upcoming movies, film festivals, and celebrities.
  • Sitnema - Search movie details, actor and director filmographies. Also list movies by year or genre. [English and French]
  • The Internet Movie Database - Features plot summaries, reviews, cast lists, and theatre schedules.
  • World of Movies - Entries include film information, reviews, photographs, and credits.