A few days ago, I discovered that IMDb has a really incredible advanced search function. It allows visitors to break films down by rating, genre, dates, keyword, voter scores, the film’s country of origin, and just about anything else you can imagine. If you want to find out how many Japanese movies were released from January 1, 1952 to August 19, 1955, featuring the keyword “shot with a bow and arrow”, it’s right at your fingertips (there’s only one of those, by the way). Using their advanced search function, I’ve fleshed out an infographic about the films that make up the database.
Click on image to enlarge. All numbers current as of April 15, 2012.