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What is X-Ray for Movies & TV Shows?

X-Ray for Movies & TV Shows lets you access actor bios, background information, and more from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) directly onscreen.

X-Ray for Movies and TV Shows is available for selected Amazon Video titles on the following devices:

  • Prime Video website
  • Android & iOS mobile devices

If a movie or TV show has X-Ray available, you'll see an X-Ray options in the player window.

While a video is playing, X-Ray "Quick View" details display in-time with the video playback anytime you interact with the player window. Selecting View All pauses the video and allows you to view all available X-Ray details for that video.

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  • To show X-Ray - Move your mouse over the player window to show all playback options, including the X-ray panel on the left side. You can select anything in the X-Ray panel to expand it, or select View All to pause video playback and open a fullscreen view of X-Ray.

    Note: To hide or unhide the X-Ray panel while streaming from the website, select the X-Ray icon in the top left. Hiding/un-hiding X-Ray persists through to the next time you watch an X-Ray compatible video.

  • To return to Playback - The X-Ray panel and playback controls close automatically when you're not using your mouse to interact with the playback window. If you've opened the fullscreen X-Ray view, you can click the Close button ("X" icon) to resume playback.

Note: X-Ray features are only available with an HTML5 web player. To learn more, go to System Requirements for Computers.

Mobile Devices (Fire tablets, Android & iOS)

  • To show X-Ray - Tap anywhere on your screen during video playback to show X-Ray details. Tap View All to pause playback and open a fullscreen view of X-Ray.
  • To hide X-Ray - Tap anywhere outside the X-Ray details window on your screen to hide X-Ray. If you've opened the fullscreen X-Ray view, you can tap the Close button ("X" icon) to resume playback.

X-Ray Features

Here are some of the features available with X-Ray:

Scenes & In Scene
Get a list of scenes for the movie or TV show you're watching, as well as information about what's currently playing in a scene, including cast and character details, trivia, and more.

Note: In-Scene is available only on the iOS app.

Cast
Get actor information, including bios and filmographies.
Characters
Get background information about key characters.
Music
View details about the music playing during a scene.
Trivia
Read interesting information and facts about the content you are watching, including: connections, goofs, and filming locations.
Behind-the-Scenes
This feature is only available on select Amazon Studio titles. See photos and videos from behind-the-scenes of some of your favorite Amazon Studios titles.