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Subgenre keywords

The keyword guide has new guidelines on subgenres. There is a long list of possible keywords. Some entries such as crime-documentary and music-documentary seem unnecessary given that genres like Crime, Music and Documentary can be combined in any search. These keywords seem to violate your e

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Suggested additions to subgenre keywords

shoot-em-up-action Examples: The Great Train Robbery (1903), Winchester '73 (1950), A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), The Dirty Dozen (1967), The Wild Bunch (1969), Dirty Harry (1971), Westworld (1973), Death Wish (1974), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), El Mariachi (1992), Hard Bo

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Introducing: Subgenre & Plot Timeframe Keywords

  We’d like to announce an update to our Keywords help article, which now defines specific formats for Subgenres and Plot Timeframes. This is part of an effort to make our keywords more standardized and structured, in order to aid title discovery. In short, Subgenre keywords specify which

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Error with adding subgenre keyword "kids-family"

One of the official subgenre keywords recently added is "kids-family", for family movies specifically aimed at kids. However, when trying to add this keyword to a title, a strange error occurs. The keyword is automatically rejected as "not valid" due to being "too subjective". To check and see if I

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Subgenres should not be types of Keywords

A year ago I posted this thread. In it, I argued that IMDB should transition to an upvote/downvote system of applying keywords for titles. It was mostly disliked and rejected by commentors there for fear that factual keywords would be voted off of profiles (a possibility, albeit under that system an

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Sport

The sport genre features the world of sports, capturing the excitement, competition, and personal journeys of athletes, coaches, and teams. The stories cover a wide range of sports and activities, each with its own unique characteristics and themes.Here is a list of subgenres of sport films, which s

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Romance

The romance genre features the theme of romantic relationships and emotional connections between characters. These stories focus on the development of love, desire, and intimacy between protagonists, often exploring the challenges, conflicts, and triumphs that arise in their relationships.Here is a

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Horror

The horror genre features stories that aim to elicit fear, suspense, and a sense of dread in its audience. Horror stories often explore themes related to the unknown, the supernatural, and the macabre, and they frequently evoke strong emotional reactions such as anxiety, terror, and unease.Here is a

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Comedy

The comedy genre refers to a category of entertainment that aims to amuse and entertain audiences by using humor, wit, and comedic situations. Comedies are created with the primary intention of eliciting laughter and providing lighthearted enjoyment. They encompass a wide range of styles, tones, and

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Subgenre problem: Confidently speaking for the logical people in the world...

How can Neo-Noir NOT be a subgenre when Film-Noir IS a genre? How can Neo-Screwball-Comedy NOT be a subgenre when Screwball-Comedy IS a genre? How can Mockumentary NOT be a subgenre when Documentary IS a genre? Erotica, NOT a subgenre? Hardcore, NOT a subgenre? Softcore, NOT a subgenr

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Drama

The drama genre is a broad category that features stories portraying human experiences, emotions, conflicts, and relationships in a realistic and emotionally impactful way. Dramas delve into the complexities of human life, often exploring themes of love, loss, morality, societal issues, personal gro

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Action

The action genre features fast-paced, thrilling, and intense sequences of physical feats, combat, and excitement. The characters of these stories are involved in daring and often dangerous situations, requiring them to rely on their physical prowess, skills, and quick thinking to overcome challenges

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Adventure

The adventure genre features exciting journeys, quests, or expeditions undertaken by characters who often face challenges, obstacles, and risks in pursuit of a goal. Adventures can take place in a wide range of settings, from exotic and fantastical locations to historical or even everyday environmen

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Mystery

The mystery genre features the investigation and solving of a puzzle, typically a crime or an enigmatic event. Mysteries are known for their suspenseful narratives, intricate plots, and the challenge they present to readers or viewers to piece together clues and solve the central mystery alongside t

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Sci-Fi

The sci-fi genre, short for science fiction, features imaginative and futuristic concepts that are often rooted in scientific principles, technology, and possibilities. These stories delve into "what if" questions and can serve as a platform to address contemporary social, political, and ethical iss

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Poll Suggestion: Favorite Subgenre Crime

The crime genre features criminal activities, investigations, law enforcement, crimes, and the pursuit of justice. Crime stories often revolve around the planning, execution, and consequences of criminal acts, as well as the efforts to solve and prevent such acts. They explore various aspects of cri

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The "1980s" style keywords should be merged into their counterpart "timeframe-1980s" style keywords

Seven months ago, the "timeframe-" keywords (like "timeframe-1980s") were officially announced. Like them or not, the "timeframe-" keywords are here to stay. Meanwhile, the "1980s" style keywords remain side by side with the "timeframe-1980s" style keywords, and the "1980s" style keywords continu

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Why neo-noir is not a subgenre keyword?

By all logical means neo-noir is a subgenre, however respective keyword is indexed as "plot-detail".

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Keywords now displayed on the IMDb iOS and Android apps

      We are excited to announce that keywords are now displayed in the latest versions of the IMDb iOS and Android apps. There is now a dedicated “Keywords” section on title main pages in the IMDb apps, which shows a subset of keywords that have been voted as most relevan

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Slurs as keywords

Was wondering what the rule is on slurs as keywords? I've found b*tch and cr*pple as keywords which I think ought to be changed to something less offensive.

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