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Getting Started with the IMDb API

The IMDb API delivers content via AWS Data Exchange. This article has everything you need to request access and start querying the IMDb API.

Requesting an IMDb API trial

Free trials for the IMDb API are requested via IMDb's AWS Marketplace:

  1. Sign up for an AWS account
  2. Go to AWS Data Exchange and go to ‘Browse Catalog’. Search for IMDb and select ‘API’ under ‘Data available through’. This will show you the products below:
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    3. Select the product you wish to subscribe to. Here you can find more information about the product. Click ‘Continue to subscribe’.
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    4. From here you can complete a subscription request for the product. You should review the product offer and subscription terms. Then you can complete a subscription request using the available form and click ‘Send subscription request to provider’.
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    5. Your subscription request will be processed. You can find your request under ‘Subscriptions requests’. Once approved the status will be updated here, you will also receive an email notification.