Add-on:The Movie Database

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The Movie Database

See this add-on on the kodi.tv showcase

Author: Team Kodi

Type: Movie information
Repo: Kodi.tv repo v19
Kodi.tv repo v18
Kodi.tv repo v17

License: GPL v2.0

Summary: TMDB Movie Scraper
Home icon grey.png   ▶ Add-ons ▶ The Movie Database

themoviedb.org is a free and open movie database. It's completely user driven by people like you. TMDb is currently used by millions of people every month and with their powerful API, it is also used by many popular media centers like Kodi to retrieve Movie Metadata, Posters and Fanart to enrich the user's experience.

1 Installing

To install this add-on you must do so from the Add-on manager from within Kodi by going to

  1. The home screen
  2. Add-ons
  3. Download
  4. Information providers (v16 and higher)
  5. Movie information
  6. The Movie Database
  7. Install


2 Scraper settings

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Keep original title
Use the original (untranslated) title when getting info for a foreign film.
Enable fanart
Download Fanart or not.
Enable trailer (YouTube)
Download movie trailers from YouTube.
Prefer trailer from HD-Trailers.net
Alternative trailer download.
Preferred language
Language to use for summaries and other metadata.
Preferred Certification Country
Country/Nation preference for movie ratings
Get rating from
Choose site to download movie ratings from.



3 See also