The Movie Database Support

I was wondering if it's possible to get a random movie from a category ?

I'm doing a mobile app where you can like or dislike a movie that appears randomly after the user chooses a category,

For example :

  • User chooses "Action"
  • User presses "Start"
  • A poster of a random action movie appears,

For action, for example (with category number 28) : I was thinking to use:

https://api.themoviedb.org/3/discover/movie?api_key=<key>&language=fr-FR&include_adult=false&with_genres=28&page=<randomNumber>

and generate a random number to put after "page=" and then picking a film among the ones returned ?...

Thanks,

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You can't get a random movie directly from TMDB API, so your approach is correct :thumbsup:. I would only add "&sort_by=popularity.desc" to sort the results by popularity to get more relevant results and then choose randomly from let's say first 1000 records.

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