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[[http://www.imdb.com The Internet Movie Database]], a website founded in 1990 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). The {{GIFT}} became so prevalent in the boards that parent company Amazon [[http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/imdb-message-boards-shut-down-1201977581/ decided to shut them down in 2017]][[https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/02/rip-imdb-message-boards.html]], but they appear to have been successfully archived.[[http://archiveteam.org/index.php?title=The_Internet_Movie_Database]]

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 [[ImageBoards /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 February 11, 2017 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/TheGodfather: Part II'' (1974)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' (2008)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TwelveAngryMen'' (1957)
# 8.9 - ''Film/SchindlersList'' (1993)
# 8.9 - ''Film/PulpFiction'' (1994)
# 8.9 - ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Return of the King'' (2003)
# 8.8 - ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'' (1966)
# 8.8 - ''Film/FightClub'' (1999)

As of February 11, 2017, 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:

# 1.5 - ''Codename: K.O.Z.'' (2015)[[note]]Basically a Turkish propaganda film for the Erdogan government.[[/note]]
# 1.5 - ''Film/SavingChristmas'' (2015)
# 1.6 - ''Superbabies: Film/BabyGeniuses 2'' (2004)
# 1.6 - ''Daniel der Zauberer'' (2004)[[note]]Think of a German version of ''Film/FromJustinToKelly'', except even worse.[[/note]]
# 1.7 - '' Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'' (1966)
# 1.7 - ''Pledge This!'' (2006)[[note]]This and ''Film/TheHottieAndTheNottie trade places as to which is Creator/ParisHilton's worst-rated film.[[/note]]
# 1.8 - ''Turks In Space'' (2006)
# 1.8 - ''Film/{{Birdemic}}: Shock and Terror'' (2010)
# 1.8 - ''Dream.net'' (2009) [[note]]A Hungarian teen drama that has much in common with Paris Hilton movies.[[/note]]
# 1.8 - ''WesternAnimation/TitanicTheLegendGoesOn'' (2000)


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