The Internet Movie Database is an online database of movies and television shows. It is available free to the public, and it includes exclusive character resources. The site also offers a search function for movies and TV shows that are currently in production or that are in production. Registered users can edit existing entries and add cast lists, credits, and other data points. However, alterations to titles and the addition of images are subject to an approval process that can take anywhere from 24 to 72 openculture.
IMDb also has a mobile app, available on Apple’s iOS platform and on Android. You can also download the IMDb app for the Amazon Kindle Fire. The website is also available in a number of languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Russian. It is available in more than 5 million titles. The website began as a fan-operated project but became a subsidiary of Amazon in 1998. There are over one billion movies listed on IMDb.
The IMDb has expanded its functionality in recent years. It launched a paid subscription service, IMDbPro, aimed at movie professionals. The service offers production details and box office numbers, as well as personal information pages for subscribers. In 2007, IMDb introduced the filmography of characters. The database was created from the main filmography and verified when it was added to the site. It has over 5 million titles listed, making it an excellent resource for film and TV citizennews.