IMDbPY is a Python package useful to retrieve and manage the data of the IMDb movie database about movies, people, characters and companies.

Download IMDbPY 5.0


A code example

from imdb import IMDb
ia = IMDb()

the_matrix = ia.get_movie('0133093')
print the_matrix['director']

for person in ia.search_person('Mel Gibson'):
        print person.personID, person['name']

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IMDbPY 5.0 released

After a very long time, IMDbPY 5.0 is here!

In this release: may fixes to stay aligned with the IMDb web site. As always, IMDbPY is looking for developers; if you want to contribute, contact us. Changelog for the 5.0 version.

New website

We're glad to have a new wonderful web site, kindly created by Alberto Malagoli of Studio DE&P. Thanks, Alberto!