All film-related metadata used in Letterboxd, including actor, director and studio names, synopses, release dates, trailers and poster art is supplied by TMDb.
Letterboxd uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb.
To correct inaccuracies in film-related data, please use the TMDb interface (you’ll need to create your own account there too). Changes to film data on TMDb will be visible in Letterboxd within six hours (as dictated by TMDb’s caching policy).
To import brand-new additions to TMDb immediately into Letterboxd, enter a URL in the following format (with the new ID) into your browser:
Replace the ID (
27205 in the above example) with the ID of any TMDb “movie” entry (“TV” entries are not supported at this time). Letterboxd will force a data import for films not already in our database, and then redirect to the film’s page.
If you spot duplicate pages for a single film on Letterboxd, use the Report function on the film page (look for the flag icon near the running time) and we’ll merge them into a single entry, preserving the likes, reviews and other activity associated with each page.
Someone on Twitter created this bookmarklet to jump from an IMDb film page to the equivalent page on Letterboxd (if available). Open this Bookmarkify link, drag the bookmarklet to your Bookmarks bar, then fire it on any IMDb film page to open the same film on Letterboxd.
Tyler Rosini created a Chrome extension to redirect from both IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes pages directly to the same film’s page on Letterboxd.