Top 5 Film Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

Internet Movie Database
Reviews, plot summaries, cast information; television too: over 200,000 movie and TV titles are covered. [Full Description]

American Film Institute Catalog [UCSD Only]
Comprehensive information on all American films, 1893 to 1970 with plot summaries, production history, and cast information. [Full Description]

Film Literature Index
Annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly to the popular.

American Memory (motion pictures)

Internet Archive (moving image)

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