Movie Similar

Shows similar movies for a movie. The example below shows a movie similar to Toy Story 3

URL

http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770672122/similar.json?apikey=[your_api_key]

Parameters

ParameterRequiredDefaultDescription
limit false 5 Limit the number of similar movies to show

Example Call and Response

http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770672122/similar.json?apikey=[your_api_key]&limit=1

{
  "movies": [{
    "id": "770671912",
    "title": "Up",
    "year": 2009,
    "mpaa_rating": "PG",
    "runtime": 89,
    "critics_consensus": "Another masterful work of art from Pixar, Up is an exciting, hilarious, and heartfelt adventure impeccably crafted and told with wit and depth.",
    "release_dates": {
      "theater": "2009-05-29",
      "dvd": "2009-11-10"
    },
    "ratings": {
      "critics_rating": "Certified Fresh",
      "critics_score": 98,
      "audience_rating": "Upright",
      "audience_score": 86
    },
    "synopsis": "",
    "posters": {
      "thumbnail": "http://content7.flixster.com/movie/10/89/43/10894361_mob.jpg",
      "profile": "http://content7.flixster.com/movie/10/89/43/10894361_pro.jpg",
      "detailed": "http://content7.flixster.com/movie/10/89/43/10894361_det.jpg",
      "original": "http://content7.flixster.com/movie/10/89/43/10894361_ori.jpg"
    },
    "abridged_cast": [
      {
        "name": "Edward Asner",
        "characters": ["Carl Fredricksen"]
      },
      {
        "name": "Christopher Plummer",
        "characters": ["Charles Muntz"]
      },
      {
        "name": "John Ratzenberger",
        "characters": ["Construction Foreman Tom"]
      },
      {
        "name": "Jordan Nagai",
        "characters": ["Russell"]
      },
      {
        "name": "Delroy Lindo",
        "characters": ["Beta"]
      }
    ],
    "alternate_ids": {"imdb": "1049413"},
    "links": {
      "self": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770671912.json",
      "alternate": "http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/up/",
      "cast": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770671912/cast.json",
      "clips": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770671912/clips.json",
      "reviews": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770671912/reviews.json",
      "similar": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770671912/similar.json"
    }
  }],
  "links": {
    "rel": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770672122.json",
    "self": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770672122/similar?limit=1"
  },
  "link_template": "http://api.rottentomatoes.com/api/public/v1.0/movies/770672122/similar?limit={num_results}"
}

2 Comments

  1. manalipatil1 year ago

    I want to know whether similar movie is in the sense of sequel

  2. jeffAwesome10 months ago

    whats the limit on this can you bump it up to 15 or 20? I know 5 is the default but is there a overall limit?

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