As with music, the film world is so colossal, you might feel like you're missing great stuff. You'll never know every single movie, that's true, but with the help of apps, you can get some great recommendations based on your personal tastes.
It's strange how movie discovery isn't as popular as music discovery. But that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of great apps out there.
With this list, we've dug out some fabulous movie tools that will help you decide the best movie to watch based on your mood, taste, what your friends last enjoyed, or whatever's trending at the moment. Forget about not knowing what to watch, and spending hours deciding on something that you'll later hate.
Wioflix is a simple application that you'll need if you use Netflix often. This app recommends you movies based on their availability on the streaming platform. Filter by genre or year, or simply get a random recommendation and check reviews in the associated web pages. Quick and straight-forward.
Gyde is one of the most complete apps in this list. With an amazing design, it lets you follow random recommendations, see what your friends like, and simply swipe left or right to save a film or mark it as seen. The app's main feature is being able to browse by mood and genre and filter your results.
Legit – Movie/Film & TV Watchlist, Ratings, Reviews, & Recommendations from Friends
Legit is another recommendation tool that uses your friends' opinions and people's votes to let you know which films you should watch next. The movies are organized by genre and the app presents various lists with the most popular flicks of the month.
MovieLaLa - Movie Trailers, Showtimes with Fandango Tickets, IMDB Reviews & Ratings
If you want to know all about upcoming movie releases, MovieLaLa is the app you need. Select your favorite genres and actors and obtain a personalized timeline featuring news about movies that might be relevant to you. Plus, you can also meet with users and go to the movies together.
Stream Now TV is the alternative for indies and hipsters: a curated catalog with movies and TV shows that are not well-known, coming from independent directors. Select the type of movie you want to see and read the info before hitting the Play button.
JustWatch is an interesting service that lets you gather together all your streaming services and watch anything that's available. Discover the most popular films, what's trending and what's coming next and create a watchlist for the ones you're most interested in.
The classic, we couldn't not mention it. This is a really professional-looking application where you'll find anything you want to know regarding movies. There are thousands of reviews and trailers, so you can navigate from movie to movie and decide which one is best to watch next. You can find out more about your favorite actors and directors and choose your movie based on what your friends have lately enjoyed. Well-designed and highly usable, Flixter even lets you purchase movie tickets.
TodoMovies is an essential movie discovery tool that provides much information about films, actors and the film word in general. Keep track of the films you want to watch and the ones you've already seen and find out your next perfect film by browsing through your favorite genres.
First Day Fan is the perfect app for movieholics: you can easily share your movie experiences, follow reviewers, and read opinions about the movies you plan to see. Of course, you can also browse by genre and year and find out which are the most relevant films that you need to see next.
If you're tired of random recommendations and you only trust your criteria, Movie Twist bases its recommendations on movies you already love. The app presents similar films that share tags with the movies you pick, allowing you to navigate them and find more.
Spideo - Personalized entertainment guide for recommendations of movies (VOD) and TV shows discovery
Spideo is another movie tool that uses tags to recommend you films. However, here you can easily select any combination of tags so as to receive a list of personalized suggestions. What do you want to watch today? Are you in the mood for laughs + suspense or tears + violence?