If you're a Netflix or Blockbuster Subscriber and your browsing a movie information site such as Internet Movie Database (IMDB) wouldn't it be nice if there were a "add to netflix" button on the IMDB page? Well with "The Movie Dude" Firefox Greasemonkey script you can cross-link from tons of different movie-related websites and add to Netflix, search for the movie at Amazon or Walmart or even find trailers or clips on YouTube. This script is one powerful movie tool indeed.
Below is a screen-shot of Yahoo Movies with the "added links" for Netflix, Blockbuster, Amazon and the others. This is really useful if you're browsing the IMDB page and based on their reviews and/or information you want to rent or purchase the DVD.
Once you've installed the Movie Dude GreaseMonkey Script, visit any of the pages below to cross-link to various movie related sites that normally wouldn't link to each other. You could use this to add movies to your Netflix or Blockbuster Rental Queue, Find the DVD to purchase at Walmart or Amazon, Find a review on the movie, purchase tickets for the movie at Fandango or even find answers to movie trivia. Here's a list of the sites that are cross-linked with the GM Script:
- The Internet Movie Database
- BlockBuster.com (and UK)
- Yahoo! Movies
- Rotten Tomatoes
- Roger Ebert
- All Movie Guide
- Wikipedia (English)
Here's a screen-shot of Yahoo Movies with the "added links" for Netflix, Blockbuster, Amazon and the others. How appropriate that Yahoo Movies has an advert for Netflix at the top of their page.