MyBoxOffice is a personal movie database designed to keep track of your personal DVD and VHS collection. Movie data can automatically get pulled from the internet to provide title, genre, and the movie cover image when you provide the UPC code. Movie data can also be entered manually.

Movies are displayed by title, genre, and loan status. You can search for movies in your collection and enter a "loan status" to keep track of who you lend a movie to or borrowed it from.

- Enter the UPC and tap load to retrieve movie data from the internet
- Scan barcodes directly into the app using the built-in and ready-to-use iOS or Zbar scanners! Can also use Pic2Shop as a separate app!
- Enter the title and tap load (next to the title field) to look up the UPC and load remaining data from the internet
- Save all your movies in a convenient collection
- See your movie cover art on your iPod/iPhone
- Track movie loans
- Rate your movies
- Search the database by multiple space-separated keywords
- Tilt your device to landscape view and view your movie covers in "shelf view" mode.
- Backup and restore your library to DropBox
- Email backup files (CSV or binary) to a location of your choice.
- Import your own data (CSV format) or backup files.
- Not sure what to watch? While in cover view, shake the device and a random movie will be chosen for you.
- Watched/Unwatched status is displayed in the main lists.
- While editing an entry, tap on the cover image to search the internet for additional cover image options.
- Set the cover image using the device camera (if available)
- Set default values and list font size in iOS Settings app.

**** I am an avid movie collector and movie buff, as well as a professional computer engineer with a day job. I develop and support my apps because I love the iPhone and iPad platform and I want my apps to be all that they can be. Think I can do something better? Would a slightly different or new capability increase your rating or motivate you to give me a positive review? Please email me. I'm always open to suggestions! ****

What's New

Version 2.15.2

Updated to latest Dropbox version.

Ratings and Reviews

Disappointed in support

MB Shopaholic

I have used this app for years and LOVED it, but since the new iOS 11 rollout it is not working well. I have sent numerous emails to the developer and he has not had the courtesy to respond. When adding a new movie images do not import, some movies are not found, and the genre doesn’t import. This makes the app ver UN-user-friendly.😢


Bob arch

App has not been promising lately. Reading the app developer webpage, it appears that Maureen arrested in kids games.

EXCELLENT movie cataloging app!


This app does everything you would expect in a movie cataloging app. Entry is easy, you can scan the barcode to have all of the information pre-filled or enter it yourself manually. It searches 7 different sources to make sure the correct information is displayed. If the information for some reason isn't correct, it can easily be changed manually. Even the cover art is displayed and your movies are listed in an iOS music like format. I buy a lot of movies, so having an app like this to keep track of them all is essential to avoid buying duplicates. My only gripe is that the barcode scanning starts to slow down once you scan in movies back to back, but hopefully that will be fixed in future updates. If you want an app to keep track of your movie collection, this is the real deal.


Varietas Software, LLC
22.8 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 Varietas Software


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