Explore: Movies

Learn to search for a list of the DVDs in CCPL's collection.


Biography Reference Bank: Search by name (last name first) or Browse for Actors or Directors in Profession/Activity to find detailed information about a performer’s early years, career highlights, home and family, hobbies and other interests, recordings, images, achievements, and awards with links to related websites.


Anime News Network: Serving anime fans' information needs with daily news, columns, reviews and the most extensive anime & manga database on the internet.

AnimeNfo.Com: Anime and manga online database with a search engine, general information, genre, Japanese studios, US distribution, cast and characters.

Based on the Book: An extensive list of movies and the books, short stories, or plays that inspired them.

Common Sense Media: Find family-oriented reviews of movies, games, websites, TV, books and music. Each review addresses issues such as: role models, messages, violence, sex, language, consumerism, drug use and age appropriateness.

IMDB: Features plot summaries, reviews, cast lists, and theatre schedules.

Kids-In-Mind: Movie Ratings That Actually Work: Reviews based on the amount of sex, nudity, violence, gore, and profanity in mainstream films. You search by title or by person or for any combination of ratings.

Metacritic: This website summarizes entertainment criticism about film, video, music, games, books and television. Uses “metascores” to combine all individual critic scores into an overall grade for each item.

MRQE - Movie Review Query Engine: The Web's largest online directory of movie reviews.

Roger Ebert: Movie reviews, essays, interviews and the Movie Answer Man from film critic Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times.

Rotten Tomatoes: Movie trailers, reviews, and new movie news.

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