The Best Film & TV Datasets of 2022

Film & TV data is highly sought-after when training machine learning models. That said, it’s not always easy to find film & TV datasets to train your models. 

That’s why we’ve done the tricky bit for you. We’ve searched high and low here at Twine to find the best film & TV datasets.

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Here are our top picks for Film & TV Datasets:

IMDb Datasets

This collection of datasets contains data on films, theatre productions, and television programs. Each dataset is contained in a gzipped, tab-separated-values (TSV) formatted file in the UTF-8 character set. The first line in each file contains headers that describe what is in each column. A ‘\N’ is used to denote that a particular field is missing or null for that title/name.

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Founded in 2006, TheTVDB is one of the longest-running community-driven TV and Movie databases. With content metadata available for 133,000+ TV Series and 327,000+ movies,

TheTVDB is a complete and accurate, yet affordable entertainment metadata solution. Thousands of developers use this digital media metadata API to power their apps, utilities, and projects, generating over 1 billion API calls per day on average.

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The Movies Dataset

This dataset also has files containing 26 million ratings from 270,000 users for all 45,000 movies. Ratings are on a scale of 1-5 and have been obtained from the official GroupLens website. These files contain metadata for all 45,000 movies listed in the Full MovieLens Dataset.

The dataset consists of movies released on or before July 2017. Data points include cast, crew, plot keywords, budget, revenue, posters, release dates, languages, production companies, countries, TMDB vote counts, and vote averages.

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Wrapping up

To conclude, here are the top picks for the best film & TV datasets for your projects:

  1. IMDb Datasets
  2. TV DB
  3. The Movies Dataset

We hope that this list has helped you find a dataset for your project or, realize the myriad options available. 

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