IMDb Takes Android App Global With International Movie Showtimes And More

Amazon’s IMDb recently updated its iPad and iPhone apps with international showtimes, entertainment news and more. Today, IMDb is bringing these updates to its recently launched Android app.

The app, which is free, now includes a completely redesigned homescreen that integrates the latest trailers of movies, and features updated entertainment news from hundreds of media outlets. You’ll also be able to install an IMDb news widget on Android devices.

And the Android app shows users international movie showtimes for 13 countries including USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, New Zealand Argentina and Chile. IMDb says that it will also launch a similar update to its Windows 7 app.

Mobile is a central part of IMDb’s “everywhere” strategy, which also includes the ability to log-in to apps with Facebook Connect and share updates on both Facebook and Twitter from within apps. The strategy seems to be working Over the past two years, IMDb has seen 10 million mobile installs across all platforms.