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.
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!
A list of films that Keith Simanton and Michelle Bryant have seen at Sundance 2014, with a few first impressions.
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.
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.
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.
Here are the movies being released in August, as the summer movie season winds down.
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.
We may have reached the traditional television season's halfway point, but lots of new series haven't premiered yet. Among these upcoming series debuts are a few destined to have a place on several "Best of 2014" lists at year's end. Others will become guilty pleasures, while some may go as quickly and quietly as they arrive.
The shows listed here fall into all of these categories, and while I can't guarantee all (or any) of them will earn huge ratings or critical acclaim, I am intrigued enough by what I've seen of them to put them on my Watchlist for at least a few episodes.
-- TV Editor Melanie McFarland
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.
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.)
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.
IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for March 2014.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Olivia Wilde, the first recipient of IMDb's STARmeter award, answers questions from a few lucky fans.
The top prize at the Cannes Film Festival is a very prestigious honor, though it doesn't necessarily translate to box office success in the U.S. Here's a list of the Top 10 highest-grossing Palme d'Or winners ever, with domestic box office gross included.
As traditional as the In Memoriam segment itself is the list of stars and industry luminaries that, for whatever reason, did not make the cut. Here are some of the stars that our users noticed were not mentioned in the The Oscars' annual memorial segment.
When we shared our list of frightful moments in TV and movies which weren't actually intended as horror, many of you responded with similar tales of terror spawned by seemingly innocent films and shows. We've compiled a list of some of your replies here.
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.
As the 2012-2013 television season comes to a close, here are ten closing episodes that we'll be watching.
“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?
The top 10 movies for 2013 that were most popular with IMDb users. These rankings are not based upon critical assessments or box-office performance but the actual pageviews by more than 160 million unique monthly users of IMDb.com.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Find out about other houses and characters to look for in the upcoming season of "Game of Thrones."
Check out our list of must-see feature films at the Tribeca Film Festival, running April 17-28 in venues throughout Lower Manhattan.
It's Oscar Week! Are you still working on seeing all the nominated films? We've compiled a list of many of the films included in this year's nominations available to watch right now on Amazon Instant Video, so that you can get comfy at home and get caught up before the winners are announced.
The 86th Annual Academy Awards are Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 on ABC, with the broadcast beginning at 7pm ET/4pm PT; here's our full list of the nominations.
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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.
View the latest posters of Oliver Queen, John Diggle, Slade Wilson and Roy Harper... without their shirts on. You're welcome.
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.
We're compiling an ongoing list of the films screening at Sundance 2013 that have closed distribution deals.
For more on what's happening in Park City, check out our Sundance photo gallery, the full list of feature films playing at Sundance, and Keith Simanton's picks for the best bets at Sundance.
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!
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).
Find out when your favorite broadcast series is ending for the season.
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.
The top 10 most romantic films of ALL TIME as determined by IMDb user votes.
It's that time of year again! Find out when your favorite holiday specials and movies are airing.
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.
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.
Find out when your favorite CBS show is bringing its season to a close.
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.
Here are the movies being released in July, as the summer movie season continues.