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Sort your movies on filesystem by dates, ratings, etc using symlinks.

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1. verb tr. to create a symlink to a movie (flick)
2. n. CLI tool to organize your movies into a browsable directory tree offering fast access by dates, imdb ratings, etc


  • smart extraction of movie name from its folder/file, use OMDB api to get infos
  • sane limited set of configuration options, yet highly flexible directories resulting structure
  • possible to split links into alphabetical buckets (A-C, D-F, etc) for large libraries


flinck is written for Python 2.7 and Python 3.

Install with pip via

pip install flinck

If you're on Windows and don't have pip yet, follow this guide to install it.



Organize your movie collection using symbolic links.

Options: -l, --link_dir PATH Links root directory -b, --by [country|decade|director|genre|rating|runtime|title|year] Organize medias by... -v, --verbose --version Show the version and exit. -h, --help Show this message and exit.

Example: flinck -l ./ --by genre --by rating ~/Movies

More infos on the documentation website

Example of configuration

corresponding to the screenshot above : :
link_root_dir: '/Volumes/Disque dur/Movies'

genre: dirs: true buckets: true

rating: link_format: %rating-%year-%title dirs: false buckets: true

decade: dirs: true


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