Miss any of our Open RFC calls?Watch the recordings here! »

name-to-imdb

3.0.1 • Public • Published

name-to-imdb

Map names of movies/series to IMDB IDs

npm install name-to-imdb

Usage: nameToImdb(args, callback)

args - string of the name or object with name/year/type - { name: "The Devil Bat", year: 1940, type: "movie" }

args.providers - an array of providers to search in; possible options are metadata and imdbFind; default is ["metadata", "imdbFind"]

Examples

imdbFind provider

var nameToImdb = require("name-to-imdb");
nameToImdb("south park", function(err, res, inf) { 
  console.log(res); // "tt0121955"
  // inf contains info on where we matched that name - e.g. metadata, or on imdb
  // and the meta object with all the available data
  console.log(inf);
})
// console.log(inf.meta)
{
  id: 'tt0121955',
  name: 'South Park',
  year: 1997,
  type: 'TV series',
  yearRange: '1997-',
  image: {
    src: 'https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BOGE2YWUzMDItNTg2Ny00NTUzLTlmZGYtNWMyNzVjMjQ3MThkXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNTA4NzY1MzY@._V1_.jpg',
    width: 680,
    height: 1000
  },
  starring: 'Trey Parker, Matt Stone',
  similarity: 1
}

metadata provider

var nameToImdb = require("name-to-imdb");
nameToImdb({ name: "south park", type: 'series', providers: ['metadata'] }, function (err, res, inf) {
  console.log(res); // "tt0121955"
  // inf contains info on where we matched that name - e.g. metadata, or on imdb
  // and the meta object with all the available data
  console.log(inf); // inf: { match, meta }
})
// console.log(inf.meta)
{
  id: 'tt0121955',
  name: 'South Park',
  year: 1997,
  type: 'series',
  yearRange: undefined, // imdbFind only
  image: undefined,     // imdbFind only
  starring: undefined,  // imdbFind only
  similarity: undefined // imdbFind only
}

Note: while using "metadata" provider, you must specify the media type and the name must be in english

Install

npm i name-to-imdb

DownloadsWeekly Downloads

51

Version

3.0.1

License

MIT

Unpacked Size

16.7 kB

Total Files

9

Last publish

Collaborators

  • avatar