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Sign in or register to get started. We’re your home for logging, rating and reviewing films, your watchlist of titles to see, your source for lists and inspiration, a cast and crew database and an activity stream of passionate film criticism, discussion and discovery.
How Letterboxd works
Tell us what you’ve seen
Get your Letterboxd underway by visiting our Popular section and marking a few films you’ve seen. Click the ‘eye’ on any poster to tell us you’ve watched a film (and the ‘heart’ too, if you liked it). We add these films to your tab and then we’re able to show you reviews with spoilers (we usually hide them) and other cool stuff. If you’re Pro we also compute stats based on all your watched films (see below).
Browse your watched films
Now that you’ve added some films, you can find them in the community, with Hide watched films activated to find more great films to watch.tab of your profile. As you add more content, your profile starts to reflect your taste. You can also browse the films of other members, or the
If you’ve previously saved film-related activity at IMDb or another service, we can help you import this, too.
Save films to watch later
One of our most-loved features, the Most Anticipated and mark a few films you want to see—use the ‘clock’ on a film or review page, or open the options menu on any poster (shown opposite). If you subsequently log or mark a film as watched, we’ll move it from your Watchlist to your (and add it to your , if you provide a date—more on that below)., lets you keep a list of films you want to see. Start in
Log a film
Log a film to tell us you watched it on a particular date, and to attach a review, rating and tags. We put all films you log with a date into your, a great reference for when it comes time to compile your year-end list.
You can rate films without logging them too, either on a film or review page, or from the ‘more options’ menu on a poster.Sign in to add films
Following and activity
The best way to find members to follow is by reading reviews of films you like, to identify the voices and opinions you dig. Our People page lists popular members.
As you follow more people, we create a personalized Pro to personalize the types of activity you see on each device.stream full of reviews and recommendations from these members (and you’re bound to find new people to follow from the Likes included here). Use the tab to see who’s interacting with you, and upgrade to
Make and share lists
Lists are a great way to share a collection of related films, or to rank the films of your favorite genre, star, director or franchise. It’s fun to welcome suggestions for your lists from other members.
Start a list on yourtab, then add films on the ‘Edit’ screen (or from the ‘more options’ menu on a poster). The first time you make a list public, it’s shared with your followers.Sign in to make lists
Upgrade for stats + more!
The more films you log on Letterboxd, the more ways we have to analyze your movie-watching habits. Upgrade to a Pro or Patron account and we’ll generate all-time stats based on every film you’ve added to your account, and annual stats for each year with at least 10 films logged.
Stats include overview by week/year, highest rated decades, most watched and highest rated actors and directors, progress against milestone lists, genre, language and country breakdowns, and lots more.
Here’s what you’ll find in our main sections…
If you’re signed in, you’ll see a selection of popular films, reviews and lists from Letterboxd members. As you follow more people, we personalize this page to show what’s popular in your network.
This section shows which films our members are watching and reviewing the most. It’s also your starting point for browsing the whole database, by decade/year, genre, popularity, rating, streaming service and more.
This section shows our most popular lists, and a selection of recently added content. From here you can create a list of your own, browse more popular lists, or browse by the tags applied to each by its creator.
Here you’ll find others whose content is being enjoyed most by our community. Click through to see if you like their style, or locate your real-life Twitter and Facebook friends that also use Letterboxd.
More tips and tricks
On a film or review page, use these controls to tell us you’ve seen (and liked) the film, and how you rated it. Add it to yourif you plan to see it later. You can also log the film or add it to a list from here.
Adding tags as you log films lets you easily recall them based on any criteria. Tags can be used to encode how, where or with whom you saw a film, or to categorize films by your own genre or content taxonomy.
To quickly move a film to another position when editing, show List Numbers, then click the number of the entry to move. Type a new position and hit Return. The film will instantly move to that position.
Upgrade to Pro!
Pro status unlocks several additional capabilities: an all-time Stats page and annual Year in Review pages for each year of activity. Filter your activity view, filter film lists by service availability, clone lists and more!
Import your films
Free to all members. Create your own CSV file, or import from another service. We support these IMDb exports: