IMDb Hopes to Stream All 1.3M Movies (Someday)

By Jess Kilby,  Newser User
Posted Mar 17, 2009 1:49 AM CDT
The Internet Movie Database already streams some 14,000 TV shows and several thousand films, a project that started in September.   (IMDb/Newser)
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(Newser) – The founder of IMDb said he hopes to someday offer users one-click streaming of the 1.3 million movies and TV shows the site indexes, CNET reports. Significant hurdles remain—particularly obtaining rights from so many different owners—but full streaming is a “major goal” of the company beginning this year, said Col Needham, He outlined his goals yesterday at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin.