Complete Index to World Film

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Complete Index to World Film since 1895(citwf)
Web address
Commercial No
Type of site
Online movie database
Available in English
Owner Alan Goble
Created by Alan Goble
Launched 2004
Alexa rank
1,124,221 (April 2014)[1]
Current status Active

The Complete Index to World Film (citwf or is an online database of information related to movies. Citwf, compiled online by Alan Goble and Valan Publishing since 2004, had a Guinness Record as the world's largest published film-related database, with over 743,110 title entries.[2]

In 1990, The Complete Index to World Film Since 1895 was published by Bowker Saur in two volumes. (ISBN 1857392523)[3] and a CD version was published in 1995.[4]


The Complete Index to World Film since 1895 contains information on over 508,779 films produced in over 175 countries of the world between 1888 and 2016 and is accessible by all. A subscription version is available to libraries and institutions and this version contains no advertising and the additional benefit of over 574,500 references to books and journals.

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