Lists by IMDb Editors
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.
Our list following the fates of this fall's new shows - we'll add shows to the list as they are either picked up or cancelled.
IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for March 2014.
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.
Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest physicists of our time, recently predicted that the human race will not survive another 1,000 years "without escaping our fragile planet," suggesting that space exploration will be the salvation of our species. The new film After Earth and the upcoming release Elysium certainly support that theory, but many other movies and television series have played out scenarios involving the world ending in a variety of ways. Here are a few of our favorites.
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.
Find out more about the new TV series premiering on the broadcast networks this fall! Check back often as new schedules are announced.
Find out more about the new TV series premiering on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and The CW this fall!
It's that time of year again! Find out when your favorite holiday specials and movies are airing.
“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?
We're in the middle of May, which means it's time for networks to make some tough decisions (and, frankly, a few that aren't so tough) about what shows will survive to see the 2013-2014 season. Here is our list of the series that have made the cut so far. (If you don't see your broadcast show on this list, a decision is yet to be made about its renewal.) Check back for updates; the official full schedules for NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox and The CW will be set by May 16.
Here are our picks for this summer's movies that you should not miss.
NBC has announced season finale dates for a handful of its series. See if one of your favorites is on the list.
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.
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.
Find out when cable's new series will premiere and when your favorite returning shows will come back!
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 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.
With Joss Whedon's big screen adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing hitting theaters this week, here's a look at some of the film's major players, who are all familiar faces in the Whedonverse.
A look at the life and work of the legendary Elizabeth Taylor.
American history isn’t just in the textbooks – check out this selection of movies and TV shows celebrating the history of the United States of America, from the days of the Revolutionary War to the Watergate scandal, with plenty of stops in between.
See a preview of the six Amazon Studios children's series currently on view at Amazon Instant Video. Then, watch the full episodes and help decide which shows become series!
In honor of Father's Day, we take a closer look at dads from movies and television that, for better or for worse, we can't forget.
As the 2012-2013 television season comes to a close, here are ten closing episodes that we'll be watching.
IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for May 2014.
See the titles new on DVD, Blu-ray and Amazon Instant Video this week.
Undeniably the biggest success story of the 2013-2014 TV season's freshman class, NBC's "The Blacklist" started out ferociously fast-paced and strong, and consistently raised the stakes as the story moved along. Over the course of season one, it became one of the few shows that fans didn't want to fall behind on; conspiracies grew more tangled as the secrets surrounding Raymond Reddington's true agenda began to reveal themselves.
But that's not the only aspect of this show that inspired us to watch each new episode as soon as it premiered. Here are a few of the reasons we can't get enough of it.
The top 10 highest-rated movies of 2013. These rankings are based on IMDb user ratings for films released in 2013 with at least 25,000 votes. See the full list here.
It's that time of year again! Find out when your favorite holiday specials and movies are airing, and check back often as more season schedules are announced.
See the titles new on DVD, Blu-ray and Amazon Instant Video this week.
Find out more about the main characters in "Halt and Catch Fire", the upcoming period drama set during the '80s personal computing boom. The new series premieres 10pm Sunday, June 1 on AMC.
As we all try to predict who will be called to the podium at Sunday night's 85th annual Academy Awards®, IMDb (the #1 movie website in the world), has revealed who would take home an Oscar this year if winners were determined by the actual behavior of IMDb's more than 160 million monthly unique visitors.
For all of our awards coverage, visit IMDb's Road to the Oscars for nominees, photos, and more.
These are the stars who made their debut on the Top 100 Stars of the 2013 chart for the first time in 2013, thanks to their memorable performances. Also take a look at our Top 10 Stars of 2013. All Top Stars lists were determined by total page views in 2013.
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.
Night gathers, and now our watch begins. It shall not end until...sometime in June, probably. Before the fourth season of "Game of Thrones" premieres at 9pm Sunday, April 6, IMDb TV Editor Melanie McFarland and Box Office Mojo Editor Ray Subers compiled a list of their favorite episodes from the first three seasons... spoilers included. Share your favorite episodes in the comments below!
The top 10 most romantic films of 2012 as determined by IMDb users. This list was determined by total pageviews in 2012.
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.
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).
Ahead of the release of Disney/Pixar's Monsters University on June 21, we've ranked the Pixar pantheon from best-to-worst based on IMDb user ratings.
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!
Another Oscars telecast in the books...and if you were a fan of musicals, divas or Jennifer Lawrence, it was a night to celebrate. If you prefers your awards telecasts to be short and sweet, and your Oscars host to be a tad controversial...well, last night's telecast may have left you wanting. Whatever the case may be, take a look at our rundown of The Oscars show's highlights, surprises, and shockers.
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
In the autumn, IMDb editors' thoughts turn darkly to thoughts of terror - more specifically, the frights that only certain movies and TV shows can inspire. Behold, our list of essential titles that we include in our own Halloween viewing.
(P.S. Our sincerest apologies to Lord Tennyson, on our Halloween repurposing of his classic poem.)
Ahead of the release of Blue Sky Animation's Epic on Friday May 24th, IMDb's editors have picked out their favorite animated voices ever. After you check it out, let us know what you think in the comments!
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.
Most TV viewers have a list of must-see series that might not ever be up for Emmy awards, but hold a special place in their hearts nevertheless. Here are a few new series that we loved watching almost as much as we loved recommending from this past television season.
Find out when your favorite TV series will be back for its summer run!
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.