Python IMDbPY – Retrieving role played by actor from the movie details
In this article we will see how we can retrieve the role played by the actor in a given movie from the movie information, movie id is the unique id given to each movie by IMDb. We can use search_movie method to search the movies by their name but it gives many movies as they have same names therefore retrieving a movie by its id is a better option. It is not compulsory that all actor information will be there and what role they have played it varies from movie to movie.
In order to search a movie by its id we use
get_movie method. and for getting actors list we use
movie['cast'] where movie is the movie object
Syntax to get role played by actor : role = cast[n].notes
Here cast is the list returned by movie[‘cast]
Below is the implementation.
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