If you love watching a huge number of movies and TV shows, you know how hard it can be to keep track of everything you've seen. You might stumble across an interesting looking movie on Netflix, get ten minutes in, and find it seems familiar—is it something you watched years ago?
To help track what movies and shows you've seen, you can use dedicated tracking apps. Whether you just want a simple record of your watch history, or you want to delve further with reviews and communities, these Android apps have you covered.
Letterboxd is the de facto movie tracking app. It has an excellent, clean interface, which makes the app a cinch to navigate. You can browse popular films from the week, view user lists, or search directly for something. When looking at a movie page, tap the plus icon and select Watch to mark it as seen.
You can also tap Review or log, which lets you rate the movie out of five, write a review, and add it to your film-watching diary so you know the date you watched it.
Letterboxd has a huge community, so be sure to browse other people's reviews and connect with your friends to compare what you've seen. It also has an iOS app, which makes Letterboxd one of the best iPhone apps to track movies seen.
Download: Letterboxd (Free, subscription available)
2. TV Time
TV Time isn't just for TV. It's also great for tracking movies. One of the best features of this app is that it uses your watch history to offer recommendations on what you might want to check out next.
To mark something as seen, navigate to that show or movie's page and tap the checkmark icon. You can then provide other information if you wish, like where you watched it, your rating, how it made you feel, and even your favorite character.
Download: TV Time (Free)
Any movie buff worth their salt knows about IMDb. One of the IMDb features you may have overlooked is its mobile app, which lets you track the movies you've seen. For a quick method, navigate to the movie's page and tap Watchlist. This stores that film in the default list.
For greater control, move to your profile and tap Create a list. Once done, open the list, tap the plus icon, and search for movies to add to the list.
Download: IMDb (Free)
If you want to search all streaming services at once, then JustWatch is the app for you. But importantly, it also lets you track what you've seen.
Simply navigate to the movie's page and tap Seen. You can then give a thumb up or down to quickly rate it, if desired. To browse this list, navigate to the Watchlist tab, select Movies, then choose Seen.
Download: JustWatch (Free, subscription available)
Moviebase is another fantastic app for tracking the movies you've seen on Android. From the home page, scroll between different sections like Trending and Now playing. Once you find the movie you want to track, view its details and tap the plus icon. If you have the premium version, it lets you enter the time you watched it, otherwise tap Right now.
To view your list, go to the Profile tab. Beneath Lists, select History. Use the Sort by button in the top-right if you want to change the order in which the movies display.
Download: Moviebase (Free, subscription available)
If you want a great app that lets you track what you've seen without many other thrills, SeriesGuide is for you. It does its job perfectly. Just tap the Set watched button on a movie page and it gets stored on your Watched list.
You can gather some interesting information from SeriesGuide. Switch to the Statistics tab to see how much of your life you've spent watching movies and shows!
Download: SeriesGuide (Free, subscription available)
CineTrak has some simple yet fantastic features which make it a great Android app to track your movies seen. When on a movie page, tap the plus icon. You select Add to Watched, then choose when you watched it, and the movie records on your list.
Alternatively, select Check-In. This marks you as watching the movie, and sets a timer based on its running time, which you can share with your friends. Another great feature is that you can mark something as watched more than once, and the count is recorded against the movie on your list.
Download: CineTrak (Free, premium version available)
If you're after an Android app to only track the TV shows you've seen, give Hobi a spin. Once on a TV show's information page, select the season. Here you can check each episode as you watch it, with a progress bar at the top to indicate your overall season progress.
To get some interesting insights into your viewing habits, switch to the Statistics tab, which reveals total time spent watching, favorite genre, number of episodes viewed, and more.
Download: Hobi (Free, premium version available)
Reelgood is a wonderful app to check which movies are available to stream and is a great way to track the movies and TV shows you've seen. Navigate to the media's page, tap Seen It, and job done.
To see your viewing history, go to the Watch Next tab and scroll down. It separates your history into Seen On Your Services (streaming services you said you subscribe to) and Seen Not On Your Services.
Download: Reelgood (Free)
Finally, Showly is another good tracking app for both movies and shows. When viewing the details of a movie or show, tap Add to my movies to track it on the default list, which is accessible on the Collection tab.
Alternatively, select Manage lists > Create list to add a custom list of your own, if you want to keep the default list as a tracker for other purposes.
Download: Showly (Free, subscription available)
What Will You Watch Next?
With these movie and TV show tracking apps for Android, you'll never forget what you've seen. Plus, you can use it as boasting credentials to your friends to show them how much you've watched!
Remember, these apps are purely for tracking, but there are other apps that let you watch movies legally for free.