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Wed, Apr 17, 2019 6:37 PM

IMDb datasets don't contain latest IDs

In the datasets (https://datasets.imdbws.com/) all 8 digit IMDb-IDs are missing. I don't know where I can report that problem. I try to post it here.




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2 years ago

Hi, Slyth3r:
I don't know where I can report that problem.
You don't need to... Please see this thread.

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2 years ago

Oh, thanks a lot for your fast reply. I didn't notice that. Then everything is fine and sorry for opening this thread.
But I've another question related to the new 8-digit IDs. Will there be a change to make all old 7 digit IDs to 8 digit IDs? I'm a little bit confused with leading zeros. Theoretically, all old 7 digit IDs need a leading zero now.

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Hello,

Against most of the standard uses, IMDb seems to have chosen to have a title code with a variable length: it was initiated with 'tt' followed by 7 digits (e.g. tt0001234). Now that these 7 digits are exhausted (tt9876543), IMDb has switched to tt10123456).

What is needed for the database management is that the code is unique, even if its length is not constant. Hence IMDb does not need to add a leading zero to the 7-digits references.

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? ?

10,198,000 - many blank pages ?


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10198000/reference
Million More Wishes  (2018)


https://www.imdb.com/pressroom/stats/
As of December 2018
5,626,984 Titles


https://www.imdb.com/search/title?release_date=1874-01-01,&sort=release_date,asc
Released at least 1874-01-01
5,381,498 Titles


No pages of Odd Numbers for Tites ?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524000/
The Witching Hour (TV Series) The Devil's Hour (2018)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524001/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524002/
Ghar Ek Sapnaa (TV Series) Episode #1.602 (2009)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524003/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524004/
Ghar Ek Sapnaa (TV Series) Episode #1.601 (2009)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524005/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524006/
Ghar Ek Sapnaa (TV Series) Episode #1.603 (2009)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524007/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524008/
Last Week (TV Series) Last Week I Got Drunk and Punched Stuff (2016)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524009/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9524010/
Ghar Ek Sapnaa (TV Series) Episode #1.604 (2009)

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197000/
Lily Rader Plays With Her Big Toys  (2018)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197001/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197002/
Horrid Henry's Hit Song  (2014)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197003/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197004/
Cuomo Prime Time (TV Series) Episode #3.60  (2019)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197005/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197006/
Time of Your Life (TV Series) Episode #1.81  (1989)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197007/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197008/
Time of Your Life (TV Series) Episode #1.82  (1989)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197009/
The requested URL was not found on our server

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10197010/
Granada Reports (TV Series) 13 April 2019: Evening Bulletin  (2019)
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