The Movie Database Support

We are working on an app using your API, and we were hoping to get a backdrop field added. Currently, it returns the poster -- but our app will greatly benefit from a backdrop url as well... I don't want to hammer the api if I don't have to :/

Thanks! Garett

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Hi Gootch ,

Thanks for the suggestion but I don't think this would have wide spread enough use to add in every response. We don't mind you having to make the extra requests. It's what the API is designed for ;)

Thanks for the response... I understand -- we are just worried that the overhead of making those extra calls will both chew up our api resource limit, and also slow down the performance of our app.. I see your point though.

We were just hoping you might consider it, as it would add a bit of consistency to your API (now playing, and movie searches both provide a backdrop url)... It would also help us provide a very unique experience to our users through your app -- if you want to see what we are working on, let me know and I'd be glad to show you what we're doing with your awesome API :)

I understand where you're coming from. We do indeed use the same list item everywhere now (this was something that only changed a few months ago) and the cast list is probably about the only place left that wasn't updated.

I've created a new ticket about this and will consider it in the future. Thanks.

Sorry for resurrecting such an old thread but just thought in case anyone came across it, I'd mention that this was completed 6 or so months ago.

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