Lists by IMDb Editors
Halloween is definitely the ideal time to watch as many horror movies and shows as possible, but while contemplating all things slasher/zombie/vampire we realized that some of the creepiest things we've seen on TV and in movies weren't actually intended as horror. Here are a few non-horror movie moments that mentally scarred us and still send a permanent shiver down our spines.
In honor of all those who have donned a cap and gown this season, we take a look back at some memorable graduation moments in both movies and TV and offer up our twist on graduation wisdom from the movies and television. Some movies and shows have pomp, others strange circumstances, and even more focus on the ritual after-party that's almost as important as the graduation itself! And so, students, we ask that you take these pearls of wisdom with you as you navigate into the real world...
Arno from IMDb got together with Ray from Box Office Mojo and together they offer up this list of 20 titles that are worth keeping an eye out for in 2013. The one thing they can agree upon? A mutual fascination with Benedict Cumberbatch.
It's hard to believe it's been seven years since I have gone to the Sundance Film Festival. I'm super excited to return to Park City to cover for IMDb. My favorite part of the festival is discovering new filmmakers and talent. It may be hit or miss on some films, but it's always interesting. Here's a list of films that I will definitely check out.
The announcement of the nominees for the 85th Annual Academy Awards brought us 9 Best Picture nominees, some expected nods (Lincoln dominates the awards with 12), and a few surprises and snubs that helped mix up this year's Oscar race - check out our list of notable omissions and inclusions now!
Valar morghulis means "All Men Must Die," the tagline for season four of HBO's "Game of Thrones". Enjoy these new character posters now; it's a safe bet that some of the faces seen here won't be around for season five.
Irish actor Jack Gleeson is, by all reports, an incredibly thoughtful, kind and intelligent young man... albeit one best known for playing one of the most vile, cruel, spoiled child sociopaths to ever appear on television. What's next for him? IMDb's Editorial staff has a few ideas, inspired by the paths other actors have taken to make the transition from young star to adult actor.
Olivia Wilde, the first recipient of IMDb's STARmeter award, answers questions from a few lucky fans.
The top 25 highest-grossing movies at the domestic box office (U.S. and Canada) this year as of Dec. 1, 2013.
Titles still in theaters have an asterisk next to their gross.
Robin Sparkles returns in the February 4th episode of the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother". Co-creator Craig Thomas and star Cobie Smulders shared some inside details about the episode and the series, including answering the question of whether this is the final Sparkles appearance. UPDATE: The network has officially confirmed that there will be a ninth and final season.
Looking for an alternative to summer's onslaught of blockbusters? Check out our list of films that may be a little harder to find in theaters, but are well worth the search.
Read a list of major announcements from A&E, IFC and HBO during the cable programming portion of the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour. Follow our live coverage on Twitter: @IMDbTV.
A look at the life and work of the legendary Elizabeth Taylor.
Here's our list of the Top 10 Stars of 2013. These rankings were not based upon critical assessments or box-office performance but by the actual page views of the more than 160 million monthly unique users of IMDb. Also check out the Top 100 Stars of 2013, and the Top 10 Emerging Stars of 2013, the breakout actors and actresses who entered the Top 100 for the first time.
The top 10 most romantic films of 2012 as determined by IMDb users. This list was determined by total pageviews in 2012.
“Mad Men” heads into its final 14 episode season at 10pm Sunday, April 13, with big changes in store for Don Draper and Peggy Olson. What do you think is happening in these two photos?
Here's a list of the feature films screening at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, running April 17-28 in venues throughout Lower Manhattan.
Here are our picks for this summer's movies that you should not miss.
Although one of the biggest stories to emerge from fall 2012 was an overall decline in ratings, we were still able to come up with a number of reasons that we loved watching TV in 2012. In fact, we decided that we couldn't limit our choices to just 10 shows -- and we still left a few great selections out. It's important to note that this is not our idea of a definitive Best of the Best list, although many of the series listed here also occupy slots on many Best of 2012 TV lists. Rather, this is a list of shows that we not only loved watching in 2012, but loved encouraging other people to watch. With that, here are a few reasons why we loved TV this year, in no particular order.
Find even more lists and features in the 2012 Year in Review section.
Wondering which new series to watch? Take a look at our list of ten new shows worth checking out. Some are keepers. Others will remind you that every new TV season has an alarmingly high failure rate. In any case...enjoy.
It has been said that there are only about seven themes in fiction, repackaged time and again into different stories. But when it comes to transforming literary classics into films -- including Baz Luhrmann's take on The Great Gatsby, opening this week -- there seem to be a few tales that Hollywood likes to remake over and over again. Here's our list of a few tales that filmmakers love to revisit.
After we shared our list of movies and TV shows that we watch on Halloween, many of you replied with titles that you find essential to make your Halloween spookily perfect. We compiled a list of some of those suggestions below - see titles fellow IMDb readers recommend watching this All Hallow's Eve. Happy Halloween!
Find out more about the new TV series premiering on the broadcast networks this fall! Check back often as new schedules are announced.
Sure, trailers can mask a lot of flaws. But until we see the new pilots, here are some the shows that we're most excited about seeing.
If you haven't chosen a Halloween costume yet, here's a list of ideas inspired by the films, TV shows, and events of 2012.
As White House Down prepares to take over theaters, we’ve done some intense research, pored over dozens of muscular men, and come up with our list of the Top 10 Hottest Action Heroes. Yes, Sexiest Man Alive Channing Tatum made our list, as did the timeless Sean Connery – but who else made the cut? See if your favorite hunk in action made the list!
Find out when your favorite TV series will be back for its summer run!
NBC has announced season finale dates for a handful of its series. See if one of your favorites is on the list.
Everything ends, and after eight seasons, so will Showtime's "Dexter". Before the premium cable channel sends TV's most notorious blood spatter analyst and his Dark Passenger for their final ride this Sunday at 9pm, peruse our list of the show's ten most memorable moments up to this point.
A note of warning to those who are not completely caught up to the current season: Spoilers ahead.
These were the most popular stories with our social media communities on Facebook and Twitter during 2013, as determined by the number of user clickthroughs and engagement (likes, comments, and shares).
As we enter the season of brides, let's consider a few films and television episodes that took the idea of that very special day to very different places.
Wondering which new series to watch? Take a look at our list of ten new shows worth checking out. Some are keepers. Others will remind you that every new TV season has an alarmingly high failure rate. In any case...enjoy!
In this week's episode, Leonardo uses an extraordinary invention to steal a ship called The Sentinel from Duke Alfonso of Naples and continue his quest for the Book of Leaves. Pope Sixtus takes aggressive measures against Florence, forcing Lorenzo and Piero to travel to Naples and negotiate with King Ferrante. Carlo, Cosimo’s bastard son, promises to aid Clarice in Lorenzo's absence. Lucrezia travels to Rome with companion Quon Shan to unveil a surprising revelation to Mercuri. Check out exclusive photos from "Da Vinci's Demons" only on IMDb!
Here are the movies being released in June, as the summer movie season continues.
It’s easy to pick out the highest-grossing movies of the year. It’s more interesting, though, to highlight what the biggest success stories are. That list includes over-performing blockbusters like Iron Man 3 and Despicable Me 2, along with surprise hits like We're the Millers and Lee Daniels' The Butler. – Ray Subers, Box Office Mojo
IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for March 2014.
As "Game of Thrones" sets to start its third season on Sunday, March 31, we take a look at the current and past HBO series that have helped change the face of contemporary television. Revisit your favorite shows or discover a new one!
Tom Cruise gets a lot of flak for some of his eccentricities -- his obsession with Scientology is pretty out-there, and he'll never live down the Oprah couch-jumping incident -- but here at IMDb we still can't resist his charm. Ahead of the opening of his new sci-fi adventure Oblivion, we've compiled 10 reasons why we still think Tom is great.
In honor of this year's May the Fourth, the IMDb staff assembled this list of favorite Star Wars quotes.
Every other year, Disney holds a fan convention in Anaheim called D23. On Saturday, August 10th, Disney presented their upcoming live-action slate to convention-goers, and IMDb and Box Office Mojo editor Ray Subers was there to report on it.
What becomes a legend most? IMDb editors Melanie McFarland and Mark Englehart talk about the notable films and television shows that have created and chronicled the origin stories of some of our favorite classic and contemporary heroes and heroines.
After much viewing – and much laughing – we’ve put together our list of the Top 10 Funniest Actresses of the Past 10 Years, celebrating the women of movies and television who keep us smiling through it all. Check and see if your favorite made the list.
Before the series premiere of "Hannibal", IMDb TV Editor Melanie McFarland takes a look at what one of pop culture's favorite sociopaths will be serving up on NBC's midseason thriller... and makes a brief tour of past films that have featured the character.
Online sites with original series like Hulu, Netflix and Amazon are announcing premiere schedules for their fall 2013-2014 lineup. See the premiere dates below.
Clones, a meth kingpin, a ridiculously impossible weather-related disaster and the world's unhappiest wedding -- these are just a few reasons 2013 was a great year for TV.
It's important to note that this is not our idea of a definitive Best of the Best list, although many of the series listed here also occupy slots on many Best of 2013 TV lists. Rather, this is a list of series, episodes, and characters that we not only loved watching over the past year, but loved encouraging other people to watch. - Melanie McFarland, TV Editor
We're deeply saddened by the loss of special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion animation skills brought ancient gods and monsters to life for several generations of moviegoers. Here are photos from some of Harryhausen's best-known and beloved works.
IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for May 2014.
In the land of movies, it was a great night if you were named Ben Affleck or Jennifer Lawrence, or sang your heart out in the French gutters. For TV, it was a great night for women, "Girls", and laughter in general. But for anyone who wasn't on series that aired on HBO, Showtime or PBS, -- or who happened to direct Daniel Day-Lewis as a former president -- last night's Globes telecast didn't yield anything but a hangover. Here's our rundown of the highlights and shocking omissions within the 70th Annual Golden Globes' movie and television selections.
We're compiling an ongoing list of the films screening at Sundance 2014 that have closed distribution deals so far. Check back for updates over the course of the festival.
Ahead of the release of Despicable Me 2, we've compiled a list of the Top 10 animated sequels based on IMDb user ratings (minimum 25,000 votes).