IMDB Celebrates 20 Years is running a 20 anniversary campaign to mark twenty years of gathering information on movies, TV and celebrities. Started in October 1990, the site was initially a hobby project run by an international group of movie fans, before being purchased by The site has been upgraded with a new stylesheet, more video content, and a series of 20 video interviews with A-list artists. The 20 day celebrity countdown, online at, culminates on October 17, 2010, celebrating the films of the past 20 years.

IMDB 20 Years site

IMDb’s editorial team has created a year-by-year retrospective featuring the following for each year that IMDb has been in operation: Box Office Returns, The Year in Movies, Trivia, Trailers, Top 20 Lists, Photo Galleries, Editorial Lists, Notable and Influential Films, Award-Winners, The Year in IMDb History, and In Memoriam.

Users will be invited to create their own Top 20 film lists via IMDb’s just-launched list-making tool. Fans can also share lists and the original celebrity video interview of the day on a variety of social networks.

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