Getting Started

Take a minute to read through some of the basics below.

Welcome to version 4 of The Movie Database (TMDB) API. If you need help or support, please head over to our API support forum.

To register for an API key, click the API link from within your account settings page.

Please note that the API registration process is not optimized for mobile devices so you should access these pages on a desktop computer and browser.

Before being issued an API key you will have to agree to our terms of use. You can read that here.