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Google Movies

Google Inc. said Wednesday movie showtimes are now available on its leading Web search engine and can be accessed via personal computers or mobile phones and other wireless devices that use short-message service.
The new feature also provides information such as theater locations and reviews, and enables users to search for movies by title, plot or genre.
Competitor Yahoo Inc., which is making a big move into entertainment, offers such data as movie showtimes, theater locations, reviews and ticketing purchasing through its Yahoo Movies section.
Users of Web-enabled mobile phones also can use Yahoo Movies to search by movie name or to find out what's playing at nearby theaters.
Google, Yahoo and most recently Microsoft Corp.'s MSN Internet unit are battling to offer the most comprehensive Web search products since those services fuel fast-growing advertising revenues.
? Reuters 2005

Instructions from Google:

To find reviews and showtimes for movies playing near you, type "movies", "showtimes" or the name of a current film into the Google search box. If you've already saved your location by using Google Local, the top search result will display showtimes for nearby theaters for the movie you've chosen.


To find theatres and showtimes near you for a currently playing movie, simply search for the movie?s name.

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Can't remember a movie title, or just looking for something new to see? You can use the "movie:" operator to search for films related to a specific actor, director or plot detail.

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Want to read about the movies you find? Your search results for any film will include an average rating out of 5 stars and several snippets from online reviews, along with links to the reviews themselves. Click the "reviews" link near any title for a complete list of online reviews of this film.

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