Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
One stop for everything about the organization that presents the annual Academy Awards.
All Movie Guide
“Only able to remember a few details about a film? This site offers a cross-referenced index which allows you to search more than 200,000 feature films and documentaries using an unlimited combination of features or criteria, making it easy to find the film you are looking for even if you can only remember a few things about it. The searchable database includes reviews, information on cast and crew, and the film's availability on video and DVD. It also provides essays about film and a glossary of film terms.”
American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Movies
"This is the American Film Institute's list of America's 100 Greatest Movies, selected by AFI's blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community. Click on movie titles to find out more" about each film.”
List of the 100 "most influential people in the history of the movies".
"There are those of us who like to see films, discuss them and even take it one step further by studying them....And then there are those individuals who wish to take on the task of producing them. With this in mind REA Film has established a team of U.S. and International film experts who wish to share their expertise by answering your questions ranging from the history of film to the workings of the motion picture industry. " Also features a best film site of the week.
The Internet Movie Database
“Aka Cardiff's Movie Database Browser, this searchable database contains information on individual films, actors, directors, composers, and genres. Also has a special section on Academy Award winners and nominees.”
Motion Picture Association of America
“Find information about the MPAA, the history and explanation of the movie ratings system used in the United States and related issues here. The site includes a searchable database to find the rating of a specific movie.”