Welcome to Captain Watch API

Captain Watch API gathers for free and in a single database, all the information you need on :

  • Movies (general info, release dates, genres, actors, directors, countries, trailers, etc.)
  • TV Shows (general info, dates, genres, actors, creators, countries, etc.)
  • External site identifiers (IMDb, TMDb, Allociné, Senscritique, CNC…)
  • User average ratings (IMDB, TMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic)
  • VOD services (iTunes, MyTF1vod, Canal VOD, etc …)
  • Streaming Services catalogs (OCS, Canal Play, etc …)
  • Crews (actors, directors, composers)
  • in short, everything you can find in the Movie or Show details pages on Captain Watch 😉

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The Captain Watch API offers access to a complete JSON database. Here are the different categories of data available:


1. Movies API: the Captain Watch Movie database

List of data available in the Movie Captain Watch API:

  • Movie Title
  • Release Date: first release date
  • Genre
  • Overview
  • Time
  • Directors names
  • Collection informations
  • Crew: name and job, actors
  • External identifiers
  • Movie ratings
  • Movie teasers and trailers
  • Availability: VOD, SVOD, BluRay, DVD, iTunes, etc.

Movie details example

In the first version of the Captain Watch Movie API, we do not offer photos, posters, images.


2. TV Shows API: the Captain Watch Show database

List of data available in the Show Captain Watch API:

  • TV Show name
  • First air date, next air date
  • Number of seasons, number of episodes, episodes runtimes
  • Genre
  • Overview
  • Seasons and episodes details
  • Crew: name and job, actors
  • Status: current status (Planned, In Production, Returning Series, Pilot, Canceled, Ended)
  • External identifiers
  • Show ratings
  • Availability: VOD, SVOD, BluRay, DVD, iTunes, etc.

TV Show details example

In the first version of the Captain Watch API, we do not offer photos, posters and trailers.


3. External identifiers

Captain Watch API allows you to find identifiers of external reference sites:

  • IMDb
  • TMDb
  • TheTVDB
  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime
  • CanalPlay
  • Allociné
  • Senscritique
  • CNC

4. Crew API: the Captain Watch database about crew and actors for movies and shows (actors, directors, composers)

List of data available in the Captain Watch API about Movie or Show crew:

Actor

  • Actor name
  • Actor’s filmography: movies and shows in which he played
  • Actor’s biography: birth date + place of birth

Directors

  • Director name
  • Director’s filmography: movies and shows
  • Director’s biography: birth date + place of birth

Original soundtrack composer

  • Composer name
  • OST Composer’s filmography: movies and shows
  • OST Composer’s biography: birth date + place of birth

5. User ratings API: Captain Watch database give you ratings for main Movie et Show external website

The Captain Watch API give you ratings of the following sites:

  • IMDb
  • TMDb
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Metacritic

6. VOD and Streaming service API: Captain Watch database information about VOD, SVOD, Download availability for Movies and TV Shows

List of catalogs available in the Captain Watch (VOD and SVOD services):

Apple iTunes, MyTF1vod, Canal Play, Canal Play VOD, Filmo TV, Orange VOD, LA FIBRE videofutur, Orange VOD, SFR VOD, MyTF1vod, Canal VOD, Fnac Play, Filmo TV, Pluzz VAD, UniversCiné, imineo, LaCinetek, Canal Play, Arte, OCS, Nolim, Canal VOD, myCANAL


 

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