Best App for Movie and TV Trivia
Feature presentation: Just like the IMDb website, the app lets you browse movies, TV series, and episodes to grab plot summaries, credits, trivia, quotes, photos, and reviews. Movie ratings are, for now at least, read-only; you can’t post your own reviews or ratings from the app, only from the website. (Tap the “View on IMDb.com” button to go to the mobile site for any person or production, where you can add your own ratings.)
In the spotlight: Get your celebrity fix or look up the career of your favorite gaffer or best boy. IMDb has entries for pretty much anyone who’s ever contributed to a film or TV show, either on camera or behind the scenes. Fans of the red carpet will dig the app’s STARmeter feature, which delivers instant Hollywood zeitgeist by listing the most-searched stars at IMDb.
There’s nothing better than IMDb for settling forehead-slapping “who is that” movie moments, and the website's iPhone app offers the same authoritative film and TV database in an elegant wrapper. Look up movie credits, watch trailers, read reviews, and browse actor photos and biographies. The app also adds showtimes for nearby theaters (US only), coming attractions, and TV listings for US channels. “MOVIEmeter” and “STARmeter” features lets you main-line pop-culture trends by browsing the most popular flicks and celebs.
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