Get Detailed Movie Information: Movie Guide App For Windows 8

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Movie Guide is a free Windows 8 app that provides you with information about movies and actors from a database of more than 69,000 movies.

If you are unsure what to watch on a weekend or in your free time, then worry no more; Movie Guide is here for your help. It shows you movie trailer, a synopsis, ratings, and similar movies. With Movie Guide app for Windows 8, you can see a list of top rated movies, and popular upcoming movies.

Now that you have downloaded Windows 8, and know how to use Windows 8, start installing some nice apps like this one to complete your Windows 8 experience.

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Movie Guide even provides you the ability to watch trailers of a movie from within the application. The best thing about this free movie app for Windows 8 is that it helps you find similar movies, so you can find movies that suit your taste and enjoy them or waste more time procrastinating.

In a nutshell, Movie Guide is a Windows 8 app with cool interface that lets you research about movies and actors in great details.

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This Windows 8 movie app shows the content in the typical Windows Tiles interface. Click or touch the Movie’s art to get more details about the movie whose details you would like to see. Also if you have some movie on your mind and would like to know more about it then you can search in the application with the integrated search option. To do so, just bring up the Windows charms bar and tap the search bar. This application offers lots of information but its a little limited on features.

Movie Guide for Windows 8 also provides you with the details about actors as shown in the screenshot below. The information also includes details about the all the movies that the actor / actress starred in and details like  birthday, birthplace, biography etc.

movie guide actor details

Features of Movie Guide App for Windows 8:

  • The movies are presented in categories like Now playing, Popular, Upcoming, and top rated
  • Search for movies from within the application and get detailed information about it.
  • Get detailed information about your favorite actors, including a list of movies that they starred in.
  • Simple, straightforward, and minimalistic interface .
  • The application provides you with a list of similar movies depending on the movie that you open up.
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How To install Movie Guide for Windows 8:

  • Just open the Windows 8 store.
  • Press the key combination of ‘Win+Q’ to open the search box.
  • Now start typing the name of the app ‘Movie Guide’ and then hit Enter to search for the application in the App Store.
  • Now download the application from the App Store.


Movie Guide for Windows 8 is a good app. It has a really large database of movies. The app includes a huge list of new and old movies (around 67,000 when I tested it). The application is good on the information part but lacks many features and it feels like a totally basic application.

One of the most basic feature that Movie Guide lacks is the ability to write users reviews; there is no such option available in this application. The application also some time not bring up all the information, sometime it cannot bring up the whole details about movie. I know the Application is new and is in the phase of being developed but I hope the developer adds more features to this nice movie app for Windows 8.


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Works With: Windows 8
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