RottenTomatoes Utility Library (custom API)

Utility library for Rotten Tomatoes. Provides an API for grabbing info from rottentomatoes.com

This script should not be not be installed directly. It is a library for other scripts to include with the meta directive // @require https://greasyfork.org/scripts/389810-rottentomatoes-utility-library-custom-api/code/RottenTomatoes%20Utility%20Library%20(custom%20API).js?version=735543

Author
driver8
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Version
0.1.3
Created
Updated
License
N/A
Applies to
All sites

Author's Description

Provides three functions:


getRtIdFromTitle(title[, tv[, year]])
Searches for a movie (or TV show) with the given title (and optionally year) and returns the RottenTomatoes ID (e.g. "/m/serenity") for the best match.
title: title of the movie or show to search for
tv: is it a TV show? (default: false)
year: year it was published (optional)



getRtInfoFromId(id):
Given a RottenTomatoes ID (e.g. "/m/serenity"), looks up that movie or TV show (returns info for the first season) and returns an object with the following properties:
id: RottenTomatoes ID (e.g. "/m/serenity")
score: Tomatometer rating (e.g. 78%)
rating: Average numerical rating from critics, out of 10
votes: Number of critics counted
consensus: Blurb describing critics' consensus
state: "rotten", "fresh, "certified_fresh", or not defined
topScore: Tomatometer rating from only "top" critics (e.g. 78%)
topRating: Average numerical rating from only "top" critics, out of 10
topVotes: Number of "top" critics counted
year: Release year according to RottenTomatoes
fetched: Date object of when data was fetched (now)



getRtInfoFromTitle(title[, tv[, year]])
Searches for a movie with the given title (and optionally year, or TV show) using getRtIdFromTitle and returns the data from getRtInfoFromId for the best match.
title: title of the movie or show to search for
tv: is it a TV show? (default: false)
year: year it was published (optional)


Examples:

Get movie info

getRtInfoFromTitle('serenity', false, 2005);
Returns:
{
  "id": "/m/serenity",
  "score": 83,
  "rating": 7.17,
  "votes": 185,
  "consensus": "Snappy dialogue and goofy characters make this Wild Wild West soap opera in space fun and adventurous.",
  "state": "certified_fresh",
  "topScore": 85,
  "topRating": 7.03,
  "topVotes": 40,
  "year": 2005,
  "fetched": "2019-09-06T02:39:37.017Z"
}

Get TV show info

getRtInfoFromTitle('my hero academia', true, 2016);
Returns:
{
  "id": "/tv/my_hero_academia",
  "score": 100,
  "rating": 8.67,
  "votes": 9,
  "consensus": null,
  "state": "fresh",
  "topScore": null,
  "topRating": null,
  "topVotes": null,
  "year": 2016,
  "fetched": "2019-09-06T02:35:29.336Z"
}

Get movie ID

getRtIdFromTitle('serenity');
Returns:
'/m/serenity'