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JSON Movie Collection

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A comprehensive collection of movies and actors easy to use and parse in json file format segregated by release year.


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A movie has the following details

Movie attribute Details
Release date YYYY-MM-DD release date
Categories Action, adventure, comedy, animation, family, fantasy, sci-fi
Director Directors of the movie
Writers Screenplay and story writers
Actors Main casts of the movie
Year Movie released year
Runtime Runtime in mins
Storyline Brief description of the movie

Example movie file

  "name": "Jurassic Park",
  "year": 1993,
  "runtime": 127,
  "categories": [
  "release-date": "1993-06-11",
  "director": "Steven Spielberg",
  "writer": [
    "Michael Crichton",
    "David Koepp"
  "actors": [
    "Sam Neill",
    "Laura Dern",
    "Jeff Goldblum"
  "storyline": "Huge advancements in scientific technology have enabled a mogul ... critical security systems are shut down and it now becomes a race for survival with dinosaurs roaming freely over the island."


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