The Internet Movie Database is located at the website IMDb.com. IMDb is a leading source of information about movies, television shows and celebrities. IMDb founder and CEO Col Needham has offices in London, New York and Los Angeles.
IMDb contains comprehensive information about more than 3 million movies and television shows, including detailed lists of cast and crew members, characters and plot summaries. Viewers can watch trailers, read and write reviews, and discuss movies on the website's message boards.
British computer programmer Needham launched IMDb in 1990. In 1998, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos bought IMDb as a private, subsidiary company, allowing Amazon.com to sell DVDs and videotapes on the website.