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Open Source alternative to IMDB

Sadly, Freebase has been made "read only" March 31st 2015. Alternatives are: https://www.themoviedb.org/ Actively maintained by a large community and used by a broad range of apps under a ...
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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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Movie Script Database

Try these screenplay datasets: http://www.imsdb.com/ http://www.simplyscripts.com/ http://sfy.ru/ http://script-o-rama.com/table.shtml http://dailyscript.com/ But, perhaps, you may use subtitles to ...
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

Check out Wolfram Alpha API for things like: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=academy+awards+1998 This is the free (public) interactive form interface. You can get a download as raw data with a ...
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Movie Script Database

There is the Internet Movie Script Database (IMSDb) where you can view movie scripts online. You might be able to download enough pages to train your bot. Alternatively, there's also OpenSubtitles, ...
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How would I find on iMDb, all male actors with movies debuts between ages 20 and 30?

Have you taken a look at http://www.imdb.com/interfaces which includes a link to FTP mirrors where you can get data files that can presumably be joined in a RDBMS or other type of database system. ...
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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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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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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

I haven't seen any evidence of an API or official data set. AggData.com has a CSV of Oscar winners from 1927-2010. Actually, they have two (see also this, which are similar but not the same. Both ...
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Get the details of all Indian films from Wikipedia

You can get all Wikidata items which are: instance of (P31): film (Q11424) origin from (P495): India (Q668) with the following SPARQL query: SELECT ?movie ?movieLabel WHERE { ?movie wdt:P495 wd:...
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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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Is there an open movie and/or music database available for commercial use?

You can refer to Cinemalytics Bollywood Movie APIs. Its free and is community driven, plus you can use it for commercial purpose as well. They also have Songs & Singers information linked with the ...
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Indian Movie Database?

Yes, there is. Try Cinemalytics - The Bollywood Movie Database. They provide free RESTful APIs to access database. This can be used for commercial use as well.
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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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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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How do I find out if a given movie is available in Germany?

The IMDB data dump contains theater release dates (warning, 46MB file): ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/pub/misc/movies/database/release-dates.list.gz An example: Unfortunately this is only cinema releases, ...
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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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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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Data about Bittorrent usage

Step 1: Write a scraper to build a repository of .torrent files or magnet links. You can also use the magnet-hashes from TPB. Or convert a .torrent file to a magnet-link. Step 2: Pass those magnet-...
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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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