The Movie Database Support


Would you please increase my X-RateLimit-Limit? Because my tv show system calls 5x api and then for each series 2x (because I want it in two languages) and 40x is therefore limiting for big shows that have over 20 series like topgear, simsons etc.Would it be possible to increase it to at least 80 for me please?


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Hi there,

We do not currently have the ability to raise the limits for anyone. Are you taking advantage of append to response where it's applicable?

Thank you, I reduce a little bit of a requests with this but i can't use it with multiple languages?

Hi @MThomaSM,

40 rate limit is for a 10s period. So, if you need more than 40 queries, you can just add a timer to limit queries rate (a 250ms timer between each query will be enough to stay under the rate limit).

A static timer works, but it may also be more efficient to just co-ordinate around the timers being returned. I threw up some mock Ruby code last year in this post that you're free to use as a general approach.

I need it in php but thank you, i understand.


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