MovieLens is a web-based recommender system and virtual community that suggests movies to its users based on their film tastes through collaborative filtering of members’ movie ratings and movie reviews. It has around 11 million ratings for approximately 8500 films. MovieLens is a website that provides non-commercial, individualized movie suggestions.

Rate movies to create a personalized taste profile, and then MovieLens recommends other films for you to see. Rating data sets from the MovieLens website have been compiled and made accessible by Group Lens Research. Depending on the size of the data collection, the data was collected throughout a variety of time periods.


  • Personalized recommendations
  • User rating
  • Movie Database
  • Ratings
  • Social Network

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