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IMDb Scraper API

Try Oxylabs' IMDb Scraper to access publicly available data effortlessly. Gather vast amounts of public information about movies or TV series, including reviews, actors, directors, etc. Keep track of ever-changing public IMDb data. 

  • Pay only for successfully delivered results

  • Get public information in HTML format

  • Extract real-time data at scale

*This scraper is part of Web Scraper API

IMDb Scraper API

Extract public IMDb data from various page types

Simply provide us with your URLs to our service and get IMDb public data efficiently. We can return the HTML of any IMDb page according to your demands. 

Check the input code examples in our documentation and the output code sample of an IMDb page demonstrated on the right.

{
  "results":[
    {
      "content": "\n\n
      ...
      
\n\n",
"created_at": "2023-07-25 13:35:07",
"updated_at": "2023-07-25 13:35:10",
"page": 1,
"url": "https://www.imdb.com/",
"job_id": "7089598947584421889",
"status_code": 200
}
]
}

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Exceptional customer support

We dedicate most of our resources to helping our users achieve great results. Our customer support team will assist you and answer all your questions to meet your public data scraping needs.

24/7 support and handy features

Helpful tutorials

Read our technical documentation for easy integration and usage.

Forget proxy management

Benefit from our 102M+ proxy pool and leave us the management.

Bulk scraping

Gather information from up to 5,000 URLs per batch simultaneously.

Various delivery options

Get results via an API or to your Amazon S3 or Google Cloud Storage bucket.

Highly scalable

Easy to integrate, customize & supports a high volume of requests.

24/7 support

Contact us whenever needed; we’re always ready to help you.

Smart scraping with API features

Custom Parser

Custom Parser

Write customized parsing instructions and parse any target hassle-free while using our infrastructure.

  • No need to maintain your own parser

  • Define your own parsing logic with XPath and CSS selectors

  • Collect ready-to-use structured public data from IMDb

Web Crawler

Explore all pages on the IMDb website and fetch real-time data at scale with Web Crawler feature.

  • Gather only the data you need from target websites

  • Control the crawling scope and tailor the end result

  • Retrieve your results in a specified format

Scheduler

Automate repetitive scraping jobs with the needed frequency by scheduling them with the Scheduler feature.

  • Create multiple schedules for different jobs

  • Receive data automatically to your preferred cloud storage

  • Get notifications once each job is done

IMDb Scraper API pricing

Gather public data from IMDb effortlessly

Regular
Enterprise

Pay only for successful results

Gather highly-localized data

Receive scraping know-how

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Free Trial

0

1 week trial

Limited to 1 user

Micro

49

$2.80 / 1K results

$49 + VAT billed monthly

Starter

99

$2.60 / 1K results

$99 + VAT billed monthly

Advanced

249

$2.40 / 1K results

$249 + VAT billed monthly

Results
5,000

17,500

38,000

104,000

Rate limit
5 requests / s

10 requests / s

15 requests / s

30 requests / s

JavaScript rendering
Country-level targeting
24/7 support
Dedicated Account Manager

10% off

Yearly plans discount

For all our plans by paying yearly. Contact customer support to learn more.

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Frequently asked questions

Is scraping IMDb legal?

Gathering publicly available IMDb data might be considered legal if you follow all the rules and regulations. Still, before any web scraping activity, it's necessary to get professional legal advice. Ensuring you won't encounter any issues or breach any laws is crucial for efficient scraping. We prepared an extensive article on this topic so you can better understand the legality of web scraping. 

Does IMDb have an API?

Yes, IMDb provides three APIs, enabling you to extract data, including: 

  • movie titles

  • TV show titles

  • cast information

  • box office results. 

These APIs offer various packages tailored to your data extraction needs, and you can opt for one or multiple packages based on your requirements. You'll need to pay a monthly subscription fee to access these APIs.

How quickly does IMDb Scraper API deliver results?

Most of the time, IMDb Scraper API takes around 10 seconds to collect public data and deliver results. If needed, our support team can provide you with more information about results delivery.

For more information on how IMDb Scraper API works, you can check out a "How to Scrape IMDb" blog post.

Can recurring scraping jobs be automated using IMDb Scraper API?

Yes, our free Scheduler feature lets you easily automate your recurring scraping jobs by scheduling them according to your needs.