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Open Source alternative to IMDB

Wikidata has an increasingly complete coverage of many topics, including movies Here's a sample query to get title. Use the query builder (top right) to see what data is available. (my source)
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Are there IMDb datasets with IMDb ID numbers and actor birthdates?

1) I would like to point you to a dataset and an API that provides IMDB information. Here are some queries to get the information from your example, and to show you what kind of data to expect from ...
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Emmy Award winners

The dataset is not available, it could be useful in several projects and this Sunday evening was boring: three good reasons to scrape this site. Here is the file. It contains the nominees and the ...
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

From https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/User:Jobu0101: One of my goals is to represent the Academy Awards completely in Wikidata. Each person, film, song, production company needs an item. Each ...
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

If anyone else comes across this thread looking for a JSON of Oscar Best Picture winners, I've created a basic one for a mini project I'm working on which you can use as a starting point: const ...
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Emmy Award winners

I'm an Emmy voter, an Open Data nerd, and a web developer -- and I don't know of a source. Guess you're going to have to scrape the data, sorry.
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User-Movie Ratings

You might find the MovieLens Datasets helpful. Here's how they describe the structure of their ratings data file: All ratings are contained in the file ratings.csv. Each line of this file after the ...
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Dataset with personal information (eg. gender, age) and movie preferences

Have a look at the Netflix Challenge dataset. Netflix wanted to find a better recommendation algorithm, so it will certainly contain what you're looking for.
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Award Recipients' Birthdays

The R Code below worked. Might be a bit cumbersome but it did the trick: library(tidyverse) # reading files in con <- gzcon(url(paste("ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/pub/misc/movies/database/frozendata/", ...
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Is there a reliable source of weekly movie box office data?

You can try the omdb at http://omdbapi.com/ It doesn't download in bulk but you can easily write a script for your choice of titles.
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

I've mashed up a dataset based on Academy Awards winners and nominees on Github which you can use like this: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/AminFadaee/awards/master/academy_awards/...
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

data.world is hosting an Excel sheet that was scraped from the Oscar site: https://data.world/graphhopper/2018-oscar-nominees Data came from the official Oscars site, and was manipulated in Excel ...
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Where to get IMDb datasets

As was alluded to in one in a comments you should check out http://www.imdb.com/interfaces which would allow you to either download manually via ftp or through a terminal interface. I am pretty sure ...
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