IMDb Updated with In-App Movie Ticket Purchases, Amazon Mobile Integration for DVD Purchases

Discussion in 'iOS Blog Discussion' started by MacRumors, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. MacRumors macrumors bot

    MacRumors

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2001
    #1
    [​IMG]


    Movie database app IMBb has been updated to version 3.3, adding support for movie ticket purchases directly within the app for customers located in the United States. The upgrade also includes integration with the Amazon Mobile app, allowing users to buy a movie or TV show on DVD or Blu-ray that they have viewed in the IMDb app with the tap of a button.

    Additional celebrity bios have been added, along with a number of bug fixes. The iPhone version of the app will now offer one tap access to full cast and filmography details from movie and celebrity pages, and Watchlist functionality has also been improved.

    [​IMG]
    IMDb is a universal app that can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: IMDb Updated with In-App Movie Ticket Purchases, Amazon Mobile Integration for DVD Purchases
     
  2. It Is James macrumors member

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2013
    Location:
    Washington
    #2
    One of IMDB's better updates I think. The tickets go right into passbook, I'd assume?

    I guess that'means I can probably get rid of Fandango!
     
  3. KieranDotW macrumors 6502a

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2012
    Location:
    Canada
    #3
    I'm just estatic it no longer crashes automatically for iOS 7 users (or at least it doesn't for me).
     
  4. Icaras macrumors 601

    Icaras

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2008
    Location:
    California, United States
    #4
    There's no mention of Passbook integration.
     
  5. 5t3f4n macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2011
  6. tasset macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    May 22, 2007
    #6
    Is there the same transaction fee of $1+ per ticket for the "convenience" when buying movie tickets?
     
  7. iHateMacs macrumors 6502a

    iHateMacs

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2008
    Location:
    Coventry, UK
    #7
    For me too. YAY!
     
  8. kkillam macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2011
    #8
    Yes! I was so excited about this. I use this app all the time and using it in Safari just wasn't good enough.
     
  9. Mad Mac Maniac macrumors 68040

    Mad Mac Maniac

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Location:
    A little bit of here and a little bit of there.
  10. SockRolid macrumors 68000

    SockRolid

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Location:
    Almost Rock Solid
    #10
    Was wondering if and when the IMDb app would allow purchasing tix.
    Looks like they simply make calls to some kind of Fandango API.
     
  11. egoistaxx9 macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2013
    #11
    finally! the long-awaited feature has arrived, thanks imdb.
     
  12. beaniemyman macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    May 19, 2013
    #12
    wow, my favorite app just got better, good improvement.
     
  13. blitzer09x87 macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    May 19, 2013
    #13
    great! was waiting for this feature, imdb is really a great site i love it.:)
     
  14. Compile 'em all macrumors 601

    Compile 'em all

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2005
    #14
    What do service do they use for ticket purchases?
     

Share This Page