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Old 10-06-19, 02:06 PM
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Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

Hi

I don't really like IMDB. I don't like their layout and I cannot log in to my account anymore. I tried to contact them and can't find a contact info. Just their stupid online help. No option to reset password like on other sites. Their capcha or whatever it is called are extremely hard to read, I have to refresh many times until I can read one. I do not like this site at all. Plus anytime I like a movie I go there and the ratings are always low.
I saw a great sci-fi movie yesterday on Netflix and it only has a 6 out of 10. The ratings are never high there.
Can anyone recommend a similar(s) website?

Thxs

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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

Allmovie.com is similar
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Thanks Trevor

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Old 10-07-19, 08:58 AM
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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

I like letterboxd.com alot, its just for movies but i tend to agree with the ratings more there then imdb
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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

I've never created an IMDB account. Is that even necessary?
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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

Originally Posted by story
I've never created an IMDB account. Is that even necessary?
It's not necessary, but I find it handy as it lets me keep track of movies I've watched (since I try to remember to rate them).
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Originally Posted by andicus
It's not necessary, but I find it handy as it lets me keep track of movies I've watched (since I try to remember to rate them).
Yeah, I try to rate everything I watch at IMDb. Itíll probably go down or delete the database someday, like they did their message boards, so I should maintain my list and ratings elsewhere. But I check IMDb for cast and trailers and other info anyway, so figure I might as well make the single click to rate stuff I watch.
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I used to regularly write reviews for IMDB, but they changed their format and made it harder, so I've slowed down, doing only a handful every year--and really short ones--whereas I used to submit several dozen every year. I contribute pictures from my extensive collection of stills and screen captures, but only when the films/TV shows in question are lacking in pictures.

I have the "old" IMDB on my desktop, so it's easier for me to use. But the one that shows up on my phone is extremely difficult to use and very frustrating.
Old 10-07-19, 09:48 PM
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I use trakt.tv

Not that great for digging up info on the movies, but pretty good for keeping up with what you've watched. Has a brief synopsis, usually links to a trailer, has a list of the cast, and has reviews/comments.
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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

IMDb got so heavy with motion and video on their site that I started using Wikipedia for cast info and such, though I still go back to IMDb for some stud like release dates and box office numbers.
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https://www.themoviedb.org/

I don't use it. But I know some software like PLEX uses it to pull movie/show info.
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Thanks to all

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So, it seems IMDb recently made the advanced search function available only to paying members. Bwahaha, fuck off.
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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

Originally Posted by Norm de Plume
So, it seems IMDb recently made the advanced search function available only to paying members. Bwahaha, fuck off.
Are you talking about this? Or is it something else?

https://www.imdb.com/search/title/
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Originally Posted by Norm de Plume
So, it seems IMDb recently made the advanced search function available only to paying members. Bwahaha, fuck off.
I still see the functionality. Are you, perhaps, not logged in?


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moviechat.org is now home to the infamous imdb message boards.
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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

Originally Posted by TheBigDave
Are you talking about this? Or is it something else?

https://www.imdb.com/search/title/
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I still see the functionality. Are you, perhaps, not logged in?

Strange. No, I'm logged in, andicus. It used to be at the bottom of the page. Now all I see is this (below), and when I asked about advanced search in the FAQ, I was directed to Pro.


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Re: Please recommend good movie site other than IMDB

Originally Posted by Norm de Plume
Strange. No, I'm logged in, andicus. It used to be at the bottom of the page. Now all I see is this (below), and when I asked about advanced search in the FAQ, I was directed to Pro.

Ah. I used the menu at the top, beside the search bar. It reads 'All,' but the drop-down list reveals "Advanced Search" as the last entry.
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Originally Posted by andicus
Ah. I used the menu at the top, beside the search bar. It reads 'All,' but the drop-down list reveals "Advanced Search" as the last entry.
Thanks for the tip. That must be new, no? I always just scrolled to the bottom, where "Advanced Search" was part of the menu of options. The black box at the bottom is new.
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Originally Posted by Norm de Plume
Thanks for the tip. That must be new, no? I always just scrolled to the bottom, where "Advanced Search" was part of the menu of options. The black box at the bottom is new.
Something tells me it was to the right of the search box, previously. Coincidentally, I think it was around where the "IMDBPro" button is, now.
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^You know, I think you may be right.

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