IMDB data scraper is an application for automatic data extraction from IMDB. You can use it to scrape almost any data from IMDB, and save it to an XLSX file. Shortly – It’s the same as if you copied the information with mouse, only automatically.
IMDB is a database of movies and video content. It’s a big enough website. Here you can find article about almost any video. As of 2022, there are over 11 million movie cards on the website. Each movie is published on a separate page. This page has a text description of the film and film posters. In addition, the page has movie popularity rating, release date, number of reviews, and other data. Accordingly, using IMDB, you can easily find out maximum data about almost any movie.
Why scrape data from IMDB?
You may need to scrape data from IMDB for many reasons. Firstly, it is the creation of mini-sites on some topics. You can organize a movies fan group. For example, tell your site’s audience about the best comedies. Secondly, you can pull data from IMDB and share it in your Facebook group. Thirdly, you can use the extracted information for analysis and other scientific purposes.
So, at the bottom line. The main goal of IMDb data scraping is to attract an audience to your project. Secondly, to gather a database for active sales, or to analyze the data for some scientific purpose. In any case, data scraping helps you make good money in a short period of time.
Is scraping IMDb legal?
It is absolutely legal to scrape publicly available data such as product descriptions, prices, ratings, or reviews. So yes, scraping any publicly available data from IMDb is legal. But wait, it’s not that simple.
In fact – from a legal standpoint, scraping restrictions may arise in the extraction of personal data. Be careful when extracting information such as username, phone number, address, e-mail, and the like.
IMDB data scraper is an automatic program that emulates user behavior. in summary, It is just as legitimate as if you were manually copying information line by line.
What data can I pull from the IMDB pages?
Obviously, we have a simple answer. You can scrape almost any kind of data from IMDb. Literally, anything you want. Just click on the items on the page, and start the scraper. As an example, here’s a list of fields we extract from IMDB:
- Users rate
- Movie popularity
- Reviews list
- Teaser / Trailer image
- Publish date
- Actors / Director name
- Storyline data
Also, please note. This is only a sample list of fields. You can add or remove any fields for scraping. And yes, it’s very easy to do. All you have to do – is click on items on the page.
How do I start with Data Excavator?
Basically, to use IMDB scraper you need to download our main application – Data Excavator. This can be done in the download section (clickable).
Firstly, install the Data Excavator app. Note that the application runs in a Windows environment. You need the .NET Framework 4.7.2 and VC++ Redistributable 2019 packages installed for scraper to work correctly.
So, you have downloaded and installed the application. Now you need a demo key for a month of free work. You can get it inside the app, or go to the section to get the demo key (clickable). Fill in the Email field and your name. Then, we will send you the key to your email.
Finally, launch the application. Click the “New Project” in the main menu. Enter the link to any IMDb page. Then, select the items you want to extract. Just move the mouse over the page and click on the items. Sounds easy, doesn’t it?
So now you have an idea of how to use the IMDB data scraper. As you can see, it is not very hard. Despite the fact that scraping seems complicated – it is not always so. And our application demonstrates it perfectly. It’s as easy as clicking on a page and pressing a few buttons. We hope you enjoy the experience.
In fact, you can scrape any amount of data from the IMDb website. It will be fast, inexpensive, and most importantly, legal. Just use our app, and follow the instructions.
In case you have any difficulties. Just contact us! At the very least, we’ll have a great conversation. At the most, we will solve your problems. Moreover, we can get great emotions from working together! So, you can contact our support team through feedback (clickable).
And finally, a selection of quick links. Have fun scraping!