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[[http://www.imdb.com The Internet Movie Database]], a website that records every movie ever released, along with television series and episodes, video games, actors, voice actors, major characters, and so on and so forth. Every movie has its own little forum for heated and aggressive exchanges to take place. And like any other site, you will sometimes find {{Troll}}s and {{Sockpuppet}}s (for absolute troll-magnets, look no further than the "Politics" and "Soapbox" subforums).

Users can give 1-10 grades to movies. After the death of HeathLedger, many users [[PraisingShowsYouDontWatch pre-emptively gave]] ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' a perfect 10 rating, while at the same time giving perennial high rankers such as ''Film/TheGodfather'' a rating of 1. Prior to the release of ''The Twilight Saga: New Moon'' the more avid of the ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' FanDumb gave mass ratings of 10 to the film [[PraisingShowsYouDontWatch before it even came to theaters]], luckily /b/ was there to even it out with a healthy dose of 1s without even seeing it. [=IMDb=]'s averaging algorithm is designed to compensate for this kind of behaviour to an extent. (This doesn't prevent [[https://fi.getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/oogieloves_has_fake_voters some gaming of the system]])

Oh, and to remind everyone, we are ''not'' trying to emulate [=IMDb=].

As of September 5, 2015, the [[http://www.imdb.com/chart/top ten highest rated films]] (scale of 1 - 10) are:
# 9.2 - ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994)
# 9.2 - ''Film/TheGodfather'' (1972)
# 9.0 - ''Film/TheGodfatherPartII'' (1974)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' (2008)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TwelveAngryMen'' (1957)
# 8.9 - ''Film/SchindlersList'' (1993)
# 8.9 - ''Film/PulpFiction'' (1994)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'' (1966)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Return of the King'' (2003)
# 8.8 - ''Film/FightClub'' (1999)

As of October 18, 2014, the 10 [[http://www.imdb.com/chart/bottom lowest rated films]] (the Bottom 100 list usually has a lot of movies featured on ''Series/{{Mystery Science Theater 3000}}'') are:

# 1.8 - ''Gunday'' (2014) [[note]]Gunday's low score is most likely due to Bangladeshis’ anger over the film’s [[http://www.thedailystar.net/entertainment/bangladesh-condemns-gunday-12093 inaccurate portrayal of the country's history]][[/note]]
# 1.8 - ''Film/{{Birdemic}}: Shock and Terror'' (2010)
# 1.9 - ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie'' (2008)
# 1.9 - ''Keloglan vs. the Black Prince'' (2006)
# 1.9 - ''[[Creator/SeltzerAndFriedberg Disaster Movie]]'' (2008)
# 1.9 - ''Yes Sir'' (2007)
# 1.9 - ''Film/GoingOverboard'' (1989)
# 1.9 - ''Turks In Space'' (2006)
# 1.9 - ''Superbabies: Film/BabyGeniuses 2'' (2004)
# 1.9 - '' Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'' (1966)

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