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    MovieLens Alternatives

    MovieLens is described as 'helps you find non-commercial, personalized movie recommendations. Rate movies to build a custom taste profile, then MovieLens recommends other movies for you to watch' and is a Movie Database in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MovieLens, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. Most alternatives are Movie Databases and Movie Review Sites. The best alternative is IMDb, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to MovieLens are Trakt.tv (Freemium), Letterboxd (Freemium), Simkl (Freemium) and TasteDive (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 3, 2022
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    MovieLens helps you find non-commercial, personalized movie recommendations. Rate movies to build a custom taste profile,...
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      The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information related to movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, video games, and most recently, fictional characters featured in visual entertainment media.
    1. trakt helps you keep a record of what TV shows and movies you are watching. Based on your favorites, trakt recommends additional shows and movies you'll enjoy!


    2. Letterboxd is a social site for sharing your taste in film, now in public beta. Use it as a diary to record your opinion about films as you watch them, or just to keep track of films you’ve seen some time in the past. Rate, review and tag films as you add them.
    3. Simkl is a TV, anime, and movie tracker that keeps a history of all the shows and movies you watch in one, central location. It’s a mobile app, a website, Google Chrome extension to keep track of everything you watch and integrates with many TV apps.
    4. TasteDive (formerly TasteKid) is a recommendation engine for music, movies, authors and books. Just type in your favorite bands, artists, movie titles, book titles or authors, separated by commas, and TasteDive will suggest other things that you may enjoy.


    5. Ratings, reviews, discussions, recommendations, lists for all media genres: music, movies, tv shows, books, video games, and podcasts. Like IMDb or Goodreads, but with more media types. Join ratehouse to consolidate your entertainment and art interests.
    6. The TCI is a measure of the similarity between two people's taste in films. The lower the TCI, the greater the tendency to agree on which movies ruled and which sucked.
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    7. Taste.io is a personalized movie recommendation app. Unlike the major rating sites, this suggestion engine is designed to return personalized matches with no commercial bias.
    8. itcher is a movie, book, music and game recommendations app that uses the power of its community to provide results based on your personal taste. With a database of more than 4 million titles, itcher gives you your first community powered recommendations in less than 50 seconds.
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      Filmotech is a movie catalog software for movies on DVD, Blu-ray, DivX, CD, VHS and more. Internet research (currently over 10 sites) allows you to easily and automatically fill in your database of movies.
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