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Python package to access the IMDb's database

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imdby

imdby is a Python package useful to retrieve and manage the data of the IMDb movie database about movies, people, characters and companies.

Source Link
PyPI: https://pypi.org/project/imdby/
Repository: https://santhoshse7en.github.io/imdby/
Documentation: https://santhoshse7en.github.io/imdby_doc/

Main features

  • imdby is a Python package useful to retrieve and manage the data of the IMDb movie database about movies, people, characters and companies. Sentiment Analysis for IMDb user reviews is included.
  • imdby package can be very easily used by programmers and developers to provide access to the IMDb's data to their programs.

  • Platform-independent and written in Python 3 it can retrieve data from both the IMDb's web server and a local copy of the whole database.

  • Some simple example scripts - useful for the end users - are included in this package;

imdby powers many other software and has been used in various research papers. Curious about that?

Dependencies

  • beautifulsoup4
  • selenium
  • chromedriver-binary
  • vaderSentiment
  • textblob
  • pandas

Installation

Whenever possible, please use the latest version from the repository::

pip install git+https://github.com/santhoshse7en/imdb

But if you want, you can also install the latest release from PyPI::

pip install imdby

A Glance

Download it by clicking the green download button here on Github. Here's an example that demonstrates how to use imdby:

# create an instance of the IMDb class
from imdby.imdb import imdb

# get a movie
details = imdb('tt4154796')

# print the names of the directors of the movie
print('Directors:')
for i in range(len(details.directors)):
    print(details.directors[i])

# print the genres of the movie
print('Genres:')
for i in range(len(details.genre)):
    print(details.genre[i])

Directory of IMDb class

dir

Contributing

Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

Please make sure to update tests as appropriate.

License

MIT

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