A CakePHP Plugin to interact with the TMDb API.
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A CakePhp Plugin that interacts with the API from themoviedb.org. The component will get/post data to/from the API and return an array to the controller. The helper will fetch the image from the API and save a local version for future use. Images cached from the API expire after 30 days and will be fetched again.

#Requirements# *PHP 4,5
*CakePhp 2+
*TMDb API key


$ cd /your_CakePHP_root/
$ git submodule add git@github.com:mcred/CakePHP-TMDB-API-Plugin.git app/Plugin/Tmdb


  1. Create an account at http://www.themoviedb.org/
  2. Obtain your API key
  3. Create a copy of tmdb.php to /app/Config/tmdb.php
  4. Insert your API Key and update any settings
  5. Edit your /app/Controller/AppController.php
class AppController extends Controller {
	public $components = array('Tmdb.Tmdb');
	public $helpers = array('Tmdb.Tmdb');

#Usage# The general convention the the plugin follows matches the usage for the API. For a full list of functions, either see the component or read the list at http://docs.themoviedb.apiary.io/
Get /3/movie/{id} becomes


Get /3/movie/{id}/images becomes


#Example# Get Movie Information for your Controller

$movies = $this->Tmdb->getMovie(550,array('append_to_response'=>'trailers'));

Display Movie Poster from your View

echo $this->Tmdb->GetMovieImage('/2lECpi35Hnbpa4y46JX0aY3AWTy.jpg','w342','Fight Club');

#Change History# CakePHP TMDB v.1 - 2013-10-25
*Initial Committ