IMDb Mobile Timeline

2013

19 December 2013 IMDb’s mobile apps have now been downloaded more than 80 million times; over the last 12 months, IMDb’s mobile-optimized website and apps have received more than 244 million visits per month.
17 September 2013 Amazon Instant Video’s iOS app update includes reviews, cast and crew information, trivia and other IMDb data.

June 2013 IMDb launches movie ticketing on its iOS and Android apps.

15 April 2013 Time Magazine selects IMDb's app as 1 of 50 "must-have" iPad apps.

27 March 2013 IMDb and Amazon announce the launch of “X-Ray for TV.”

2012

20 December 2012 IMDb’s iOS and Android apps have now been downloaded more than 50 million times. IMDb launches a redesigned version of its popular “Movies & TV” app for iPad including discovery features, personalized recommendations and Watchlist enhancements.

01 November 2012 The New York Times reviews IMDb's iOS and Android apps, referring to them as being among "the best showtime apps."

06 October 2012 USA Today selects IMDb's app as one of 25 Essential Kindle Fire Apps.

01 November 2012 MacWorld selects IMDb's app as one of the 20 best apps ("Must-Haves for Everyone With an iPad or iPhone")

Oct 2012 PC Magazine names IMDb's app "1 of the 12 best Android Tablet apps."

06 Sept 2012 IMDb and Amazon announce the launch of "X-Ray for Movies," exclusively available on the all-new Kindle Fire family.

12 July 2012 IMDb's iOS and Android apps have now been downloaded more than 40 million times. Over the last 5 months, monthly visits to IMDb’s mobile optimized website and apps have exceeded 150 million per month. Additionally, IMDb announced the launch of highly anticipated discovery, personalization and social features for its iOS and Android apps, including mobile-optimized message boards, check-ins, similarities, film locations and soundtracks.

23 Jan 2012 IMDb's Android app has now been installed more than 15 million times.

01 Jan 2012 To date, there have been more than 35 million installs of IMDb mobile apps worldwide. IMDb’s mobile properties now have more than 40 million monthly visitors. The IMDb consumer website has more than 150 million unique visitors per month.

2011

15 Nov 2011 Kindle Fire launches with IMDb’s app preinstalled.

01 Sept 2011 IMDb's Android app has now been installed more than 10 million times.

27 Oct 2011 Launch of IMDb Buzz, an entertainment news app for iPhone and iPod Touch.

14 Oct 2011 EW.com features the IMDb Trivia app on its “Must List.”

07 Oct 2011 More than 35 million IMDb trivia questions have now been played.

03 Oct 2011 Funny or Die releases a parody video about the IMDb Trivia app.

27 Sept 2011 Launch of the IMDb Trivia Game for iPhone and iPod touch.

27 Sept 2011 IMDb announces the following mobile milestones: To date, there have been more than 26 million installs of IMDb mobile apps worldwide; IMDb’s leading Android app has been installed more than 10 million times since it launched in June 2010; Year-over-year (2010 to 2011), IMDb’s app starts are on track to increase by 200%.

20 July 2011 IMDb's Android app installed by more than 8 million users worldwide.

15 July 2011 Apple announces that IMDb’s iPad App has been inducted into the first-ever iTunes Hall of Fame for iPad.

12 July 2011 IMDb launches Android tablet for Honeycomb OS and upgraded Android phone app.

12 July 2011 To date, there have been more than 21 MM installs of IMDb mobile apps (iOS , Android and WP7) worldwide. IMDb’s mobile properties have more than 25 MM monthly visitors.

27 June 2011 IMDb's Android app installed by more than seven million users worldwide.

21 April 2011 The 2011 Webby Awards select IMDb’s Windows Phone 7 app as an official honoree in the first-ever mobile entertainment category.

24 March 2011 IMDb launches newest version of its iOS App, featuring Watchlist, enhanced Showtimes, the ability to purchase movie tickets and more

17 Feb 2011 IMDb launches international movie Showtimes, entertainment news and more on its Android app.

15 Feb 2011 The Wall Street Journal selects IMDb’s “Movies & TV” app as 1 of 10 apps “that will change your life.”

27 Jan 2011 The IMDb iOS apps (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) have been installed more than 10 million times worldwide.

27 Jan 2011 Time Magazine selects IMDb’s “Movies & TV” app as one of the 50 best iPhone Apps of 2011.

2010

18 Dec 2010 Mobile World Congress names IMDb’s “Movies & TV” app the #1 Entertainment app of the year.

14 Dec 2010 MacWorld names IMDb’s “Movies & TV” app the #1 reference app of the year.

04 Nov 2010 IMDb launches international Showtimes and availability of its “Movies & TV” app for iPhone and iPad in simplified and traditional Chinese.

11 Oct 2010 During his keynote to launch Windows Phone 7, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and Joe Belfiore showcase IMDb’s new application for Windows Phone 7.

10 Aug 2010 IMDb’s mobile website (m.imdb.com) launches.

30 July 2010 IMDb launches Android app and announces “IMDb Everywhere” initiative.

08 April 2010 During his keynote at the Apple iOS 4 launch event, Steve Jobs says of IMDb’s “Movies & TV” app: “This is a fantastic app from IMDb. If you love movies, you can learn so much about movies.”

03 April 2010 IMDb’s iPad app launches.

18 Feb 2010 IMDb’s “Movies & TV” app launches worldwide in all countries Apple supports. Seven languages are now supported: English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian and Japanese.

2009

07 Dec 2009 The IMDb “Movies & TV” app for iPhone/iPod goes live in the Apple App Store.