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Mon, Nov 6, 2017 6:26 PM

Updates to the Ratings pages and functionality

Today we have made several updates to our Ratings pages and functionality. We have improved the design of the ratings details page to give it a cleaner, more modern look.


We have also made several changes, listed below. These changes only impact the Your Ratings page on the IMDb desktop Website. You may find much of this information by creating and running custom searches on the AdvancedTitle Search page. For example, to see comedy titles you have rated, sorted by your rating, see this advancedsearch. Or, to see titles you have rated that are in the IMDb Top250 list, see this advancedsearch.





What did we change?

1.     We removed the Compact list view. This was accessible from the far right icon (see A in the screen capture below). The grid view and detailed list view are still available.

2.     We updated the “Sort by” dropdown box. It now provides the two most popular choices: Most Recent (previously called Recently Rated) and Top Rated (previously Your Rating). Sort by: Your rating, Title A-Z, Release date (US),Number of votes, IMDb rating, and Popularity were removed. See B in the screen capture below.

3.     We removed the Refine ratings filters options from the Your Ratings page on the desktop site. See C in the screen capture below.

4.     We removed the Find More Titles tab. See D in the screen capture below.









5.     We removed the Recommended for You section on the User/Ratings page.

6.     We changed the format of data in the Ratings Export. You can export your ratings to Excel by clicking the new overflow menu (the 3 vertical dots) above your list in the updated experience, and choosing Export.

There are many ways to find new titles to watch. IMDb users can use Advanced Search, look through the recommendations for new titles to watch under People who liked this also liked... on any title page, or see Top Rated Movies.

Thank you for your continued support.


Karen


 

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186 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Filtering you own ratings functionality missing.

I just noticed that the ability of filtering your own ratings is gone. I've been using imdb for 12 years. This is really disappointing.

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Hi Saak Hovhannisyan,

You can not currently filter your rating on your Ratings page. Fortunately, you can use the Advanced Title Search to filter your ratings.

For more information, please see this post in this thread:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/updates-to-the-ratings-pages-and-functionality?topic-reply-l...

Admittedly, this is not as convenient as being able to filter on your ratings page. However, this provides similar functionality.

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100 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled why I am not able to view date on which I watched a show which was available earl....

Earlier I could see the date on which I watched a show , along with the number of ratings. But now it is not visible 

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100 Points

3 years ago

Please, put "Refine ratings filters" again!!!!!!! It was very useful to me!! I know that i can do the same with "Advanced Title Search", but the other was way more easy!

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3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Adding to MyMovies lists.

My last post was merged into a thread that was not relevant to my main problem which is not being able to add ro my MyMovies lists. I am pasting the original but please do not merge. I need an answer. "I was one of a large number of users who complained about the changes to the Ratings List so that it is now no longer possible to copy items to my various MyMovies lists as I used to. I have just posted some more ratings and despite the complaints the Ratings List is still the same but I thought it must be possible to add the items to my lists without copying from the Ratings List. However, I can find no way of doing so. The edit function does not enable me to add and FAQs says something about a pencil icon which I do not have. IMDb is becoming less and less useful and I may not continue to use it much longer."

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3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled IMDb ratings.

This is off-topic but please bring back filters for ratings

Note: This conversation was created from a reply on: IMDb Top 250 Data Contributors for 2017.

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Hi Kirk,

I also miss having the filters on my ratings page.

You can not currently filter your rating on your Ratings page. Fortunately, you can use the Advanced Title Search to filter your ratings.

For instance:
Most Popular Action Titles You Have Seen
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?count=250&genres=action&my_ratings=restrict&view=simple

To filter your ratings:
1. Select Advanced Search from the drop down menu next to the search box on most IMDb pages.

2. On the Advanced Search click Advanced Title Search.

3. On the Advanced Title Search page:
3a. Under Genres select a genre, such as Action.
3b. Under Your Ratings select Restrict to Titles I've Seen.
3c. Under Display Options select your display options. For this example I chose Compact 250 per page sorted by Popularity Ascending.
3d. Click the yellow Search button.

= = =

Admittedly, this is not as convenient as being able to filter on your ratings page. However, this provide similar functionality.

= = =

In Advanced Title Search under Your Ratings you can select:
  • Include All Titles
  • Exclude Titles I've Seen
  • Restrict to Titles I've Seen
"Seen" means titles that you have either rated or marked as seen.

In addition, you can also filter by:
  • Title Type
  • Release Date
  • User Rating (ratings by IMDb users)
  • Number of Votes
  • Genres
  • Title Groups (IMDb defined groups such as IMDb "Top 250")
  • Title Data
  • Companies
  • Instant Watch Options
  • US Certificates
  • Color Info
  • Countries
  • Keywords
  • Languages
  • Filming Locations
  • Popularity
  • Plot
  • Cast/Crew
  • Runtime
  • In Theaters
  • Adult Titles (Exclude or  Include)
  • Lists (whether or not the title is in one of your lists)
Finally you can control how the information is displayed.
  • Detailed or Compact
  • 50, 100 or 250 titles per page
You can also select how the titles are sorted:


= = =

Also, on your profile page (http://www.imdb.com/user/ur64640683/), you should still be able to see Ratings Analysis. If you click See more▼ , you will see these distributions:
  • Rating Distribution
  • By Year
  • Top-Rated Genres
  • Top-Rated Years
If you double click one of the bars for By Year, you will see something like this:

Most Popular Titles You Have Seen, Released 1999-01-01 to 1999-12-31
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?my_ratings=restrict&explore=title_type,genres&year=1999,199...


If you double click one of one of the bars for Top-Rated Genres, you will see something like this:
Most Popular Drama Titles You Have Seen
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?my_ratings=restrict&explore=title_type&genres=drama


If you double click one of one of the bars for Top-Rated Years, you will see something like this:


Note: This only works double click on the bars in Ratings Analysis for your own profile page. This does not work for Ratings Analysis for another user's profile page.

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512 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Refine.

Why is there no "refine" in the ratings list?
I loved the filters in the other version and now there's nothing left.

Taking advantage, are there plans to include countries and languages in the refine?

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9 Messages

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512 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Refine.

Why is there no "refine" in the ratings list?
I loved the filters in the other version and now there's nothing left.

Taking advantage, are there plans to include countries and languages in the refine?

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512 Points

3 years ago

AdvancedTitle Search not the same thing, is to complicate the life of the user!
And worse, we can not do profile filtering for other users. Horrible that decision.
I loved the site just for the ease in filtering my ratings and now comes this, bad taste joke.

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186 Points

3 years ago

Why would they need to "fix" something that is not broken?

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It would seem that the company considered the platform itself to be broken. To use an analogy, it is like having a fully-functional house that is also slowly slipping of the edge of the steep cliff of a mountain. So, what do they do? They a build a half-functional house on a supposedly-better foundation. Haha. I'm sorry it is this way, though.

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162 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled List view of my ratings?.

What happened to the "list view" of my ratings I have the grid view which is completely useless and also the detail view which is slightly less useless, but still shitty. Why did they remove list view, and will it ever come back?

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Hi Jacob Stepaschko,

This is a link to a compact view of your ratings. Seen indicates that you've either rated a title or marked the title seen.

Titles You Have Seen (Sort by Your Rating, desc)
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?my_ratings=restrict&view=simple&count=250&sort=your_rat...

For more information please see my post.
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/updates-to-the-ratings-pages-and-functionality?topic-reply-l...

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Thanks for this. It's not perfect, but at least much better than before :)

So two questions.

1. Will the list view ever come back?
2. What is the point of grid view? Couldn't they remove that function instead to save space or whatever?

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Hi Jacob Stepaschko,

Removing the grid view would not save space.

The grid view is useful for reviewing a collection of images for title, name or image based polls.

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162 Points

OK. Thanks for the answer again. I still hope the list view will come back one day :)

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I still hope the list view will come back one day :)
So do I.

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This does still show the last films given 10/10, and we should be able to sort it by best imdb-rating. It's not very interesting to show us the last films we rated 10/10 on top.
Look forward to this possibility gets back. :)

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You can sort it by IMDb rating (among other orders), Ole Jon Tveito. The hyperlink to do so is right on the search results page, above all the results. To quote it:
Sort by: Popularity | Alphabetical | IMDb Rating | Number of Votes | US Box Office | Runtime | Year | Release Date | Your Rating | Date of Your Rating
Click on the third link mentioned on that line to sort the title listing by IMDb rating.

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@Jeorj & Ole Jon Tveito

I believe Ole Jon Tveito is referring to his own prior complaint that Ratings in Compact View used to be Refinable by your own ratings range, and then Sortable by IMDb User ratings average. I am not aware of any such functionality at the moment. 

ATS (Advanced Title Search) only allows you to select your Ratings by a range of IMDb User ratings, and then Sort by Your own ratings, which is not the same thing at all.

Nor does ATS (or any other functionality that I know of) provide for a 2 layer sort, as you might do in a spreadsheet: Sort primarily by Your Rating, and secondarily by User rating.

Ole Jon Tveito, if you want to look at just your 10's by IMDb User rating (or other sort criteria), I'd suggest you make a custom list of those titles, and then you can Refine and Sort them with any of those features of a custom list. I believe you said there were about 170 of them. Here's the most efficient way I can think to do this (with very detailed instructions in case you never made a list before):
  • Create the target list
  • Sort your Ratings to bring the 10's to the top
  • On each title rated 10, click on the + icon off to the right of the title & ratings. (If you already have titles in your Watchlist, remember the first title you add, so you'll be sure to stop at the right point in the move step below.)
  • Go to your Watchlist, and tap on Edit
  • Within Edit, select the titles to Move To the target list, and tap Move To, and select that target (likely at the top of the selections, unless you did other list edits since creating it.) Repeat this until all the appropriate titles have been moved.
  • When you're done, mouseover your ID on the upper right corner of the page, select Your Lists, and select the list you just populated.
  • Refine and Sort to your heart's content. And you can even use ATS on lists to refine further.
Going forward, as you rate another title as 10, add it to this list. If you use standard view of the title page, you can just mouseover the large + icon to the left of the title, and select the list to add it to. If you use Reference View, then you'll need to go to the list, Edit it, and Add Title. 

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Wow. The wrecking of the site has been extensive.