Datasets for Programmatic SEO

Are you looking to build, or improve, a programmatic SEO site in the movies niche?

If so, today is your lucky day! We've put together the best 10 movies datasets for programmatic SEO (most of them are free) that you can download and use for your own projects.

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10 Useful Movies Datasets for pSEO

Along with a brief description of all the datasets, we have also included the format(s) they are available in.

1. The Full MovieLens

Available format(s): CSV

The Full MovieLens Dataset is a large collection of movie ratings, tags, and metadata provided by 280,000 users for 58,000 movies, including a "tag genome" with 14 million relevance scores across 1,100 tags. Data points include cast, crew, plot keywords, budget, revenue, posters, release dates, languages, production companies, countries, TMDB vote counts and vote averages.

2. TMDB Popular 10000 Movies

Available format(s): CSV

TMDB Popular 10000 Movies Dataset is a collection of the 10,000 most popular movies on TMDb, including detailed information such as genre, language, ratings, and budget.

3. IMDb

Available format(s): TSV

The IMDb Dataset is a collection of movie and television data provided by the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) available for non-commercial use, including detailed information on titles, names, ratings, and more. The data is being refreshed daily.

4. Movie Industry

Available format(s): CSV

The movie industry dataset is a collection of information of 7512 movies, including attributes such as budget, production company, country of origin, director, genre, revenue, name, rating, release date, duration, IMDb user rating, number of user votes, main actor/actress, and writer.

5. The Open Movie Database

Available format(s): YAML, JSON

The Open Movie Database (OMDb) is a crowdsourced movie database with a RESTful web service that provides access to movie information, including posters with resolutions up to 2000x3000 which are continuously updated daily, with over 280,000 posters currently available. The data is maintained by users and open for use.

6. Animated Movies and TV Shows

Available format(s): CSV

The Animated Movies and TV Shows dataset is a collection of information on over 22,000 animated movies and tv shows, including fields such as name, rating, certificate, runtime, description, year of release, genre and number of votes.

7.MyDramaList Top Movies and Actors

Available format(s): CSV

MyDramaList Top Movies and Actors dataset is a collection of popular Asian movies and actors' information that contains slightly over 2000 records. The data includes variables like person, ranking, likes number, nationality, gender, date of birth, ratings for actors, movie URL, movie country, synopsis, duration, genres, the cast list for movies, etc.

8. How to become an Oscar-nominated movie director?

Available format(s): CSV

The How to become an Oscar-nominated movie director dataset is a collection of all the winners of the Best Director and Best Picture awards at the Oscars. This dataset can be used to study the changing trends in Hollywood over the past few decades, including the evolution of film as an art form, and the changing demographics of Hollywood by including information on the nationality, race, and gender of the winners.

9. Christmas Movies

Available format(s): CSV

The Christmas movie dataset is a collection of 784 movies found on IMDb that are tagged as "Christmas Movie". It includes various fields such as Title, Rating, Runtime, IMDb Rating, Meta Score, Genre, Release Year, Description, Director, Stars, Votes, and Gross(if available). Also, include an Image Source which is movie poster's URL.

10. Marvel Characters

Available format(s): CSV

The Marvel Characters dataset is a collection of information about Marvel movie characters, including the names of the movies they are featured in, along with their character names, look details, and the first time they appeared on screen, with a total of 16376 records.

And that's it! I hope you found this list of movies datasets useful and if you do use any of them, let me know on Twitter.

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