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SQL exercises on movie Database: Find all the movies with title, year, date of release, duration, and name of the director which released before 1st January 1989, and sort the result in descending order on release date

SQL movie Database: Join Exercise-9 with Solution

9. Write a query in SQL to list all the movies with title, year, date of release, movie duration, and first and last name of the director which released before 1st January 1989, and sort the result set according to release date from highest date to lowest.

Sample table: movie


Sample table: director


Sample table: movie_direction


Sample Solution:

SELECT movie.mov_title, mov_year, mov_dt_rel,
       mov_time,dir_fname, dir_lname 
FROM movie
JOIN  movie_direction 
   ON movie.mov_id = movie_direction.mov_id
JOIN director 
   ON movie_direction.dir_id=director.dir_id
WHERE mov_dt_rel <'01/01/1989'
ORDER BY mov_dt_rel desc;

Sample Output:

                     mov_title                      | mov_year | mov_dt_rel | mov_time |      dir_fname       |      dir_lname
----------------------------------------------------+----------+------------+----------+----------------------+----------------------
 Aliens                                             |     1986 | 1986-08-29 |      137 | James                | Cameron
 Amadeus                                            |     1984 | 1985-01-07 |      160 | Milos                | Forman
 Deliverance                                        |     1972 | 1982-10-05 |      109 | John                 | Boorman
 Blade Runner                                       |     1982 | 1982-09-09 |      117 | Ridley               | Scott
 The Deer Hunter                                    |     1978 | 1979-03-08 |      183 | Michael              | Cimino
 Annie Hall                                         |     1977 | 1977-04-20 |       93 | Woody                | Allen
 Chinatown                                          |     1974 | 1974-08-09 |      130 | Roman                | Polanski
 Lawrence of Arabia                                 |     1962 | 1962-12-11 |      216 | David                | Lean
 The Innocents                                      |     1961 | 1962-02-19 |      100 | Jack                 | Clayton
 Vertigo                                            |     1958 | 1958-08-24 |      128 | Alfred               | Hitchcock
(10 rows)

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