Griffith – film collection manager

Griffith is a movie collection manager application. Adding items to the movie collection is as quick and easy as typing the film title and selecting a supported source.

Griffith will then try to fetch all the related information from the Web.

Griffith uses the pyGTK+ library, a GTK+ binding for Python.

Features include:

  • Fetches film information from the Internet based on your locale via a plug-in:
    • Brazilian Portuguese: E-Pipoca.
    • Czech: CSFD.
    • English: IMDb, DVD Empire, AnimeDB, Moviefone, Mediadis.
    • French: Allocine, Cinemovies.
    • German:,, OFDb.
    • Italian: Cinematografo.
    • Polish: Wirtualna Polska, FDb, Tanuki-Anime, Onet, Filmweb, Stopklatka.
    • Portuguese: 7arte, PTGate, Clube MyDVD.
  • Integrates well with a database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite3 used by default) to keep tabs on your library.
  • Can backup/restore your database.
  • Exports to CSV, PDF, XML and HTML files.
  • Imports from CSV files.
  • Generates PDF from cover art.
  • Keeps track of your films that are out on loan.
  • Enables you to sort/filter your library.
  • Has built-in multi-language support.

Developer: Vasco Nunes, Piotr Ozarowski and other contributors
License: GNU GPL v2


Griffith is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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