Human emotions can be categorized to eight basic emotions. The
MovieProfiler.com takes advantage of these basic emotions, and
categorizes movies based on their emotional attributes.
The search engine allows to search for movies based on an emotional or segment
profiles set by the user.
For the end user, the MovieProfiler is just like any other Internet
search engine, but the criterions for the searches are different. The
user feeds the emotional values, describing what expectations one has
for a movie: terror, anger, sorrow, joy, disgust, acceptance,
anticipation, and surprise ( Link to basic emotions info:
As a result, the user will see a list movies that match the emotional
profile one has specified.
The searches can also be performed by a segment profile, which is a more
practical approach. In the segment profile search one specifies
characteristics of a movie: romance, "chick flick", "guy movie", "buddy
film", tempo, targeted age group or whether the movie is suitable
entertainment in hangover.
User interaction is a big part of MovieProfiler.com. Registered users
can add movies to the database, review & comment movies or discuss at
the message board. As an additional feature, users can maintain their
own personal Watch List for keeping track of movies. All of the services
are provided free of charge for registered users.
The MovieProfiler.com is launched for the public on the 1st of March.