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Request to delete several "language-spoken" keywords

The language(s) that is/are spoken in a title should be listed in the Language section of a title. They should not be listed in the keywords section. Therefore, I'd like to ask the staff to delete and block (ideally with an explanation) the following keywords: https://www.imdb.com/search/keyword/?k

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@bradley_kent​ I wouldn't worry about any keywords on the list of "accepted" subgenre keywords for now -- the sloppy subgenre keywords is a separate issue that staff have said they are working on. Interesting to know that these keywords apparently ca

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Should these genre keywords be banned?

One of the few rules about keywords is that genre keywords are not allowed. (Sub-genres are allowed.) The keywords listed below are de facto genre keywords that probably should be banned. But it would also make sense to first "audit" these keywords as best as possible. For example, for some of t

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Keyword "Police-Officer" and Gender-Versions: multiple keywords with same meaning, hundreds of combinations

Dear Community,according to my post months ago: Link, i inbetween startet to change these keywords to a standard for better search results, because i had only positive feedback on my linked post. policewoman, female cop and patrolwoman now are nearly all female-police-officer - but they surely will

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IMDb staff: please delete and block these Family genre keywords (part 2)

IMDb staff: These keywords, which are all de facto genre keywords for the Family genre, are inconsistent with IMDb's guidelines (which prohibit genre keywords). All of these keywords have been fully "audited" and are ready to be deleted and blocked. kids-tv-show (84 titles)

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Keywords - Category?

Hi. I rarely add any keywords other than the "special" ones. With music videos, you need to add the "music-video" keyword. Now there are some "Category" options which are a bit confusing to me. Which one I have to choose with "music-video"? Maybe this info could be added to the "music video" guid

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Add easier support for merging keywords

There needs to be an easy way to merge keywords when there are entries which are basically duplicates. Plenty of mere synonyms such as "marriage-problems", "marital discord" and "marital strife" would be more effective if there was a single entry. Only more specific entries like "marital argument" n

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More keywords to merge and redirect

I'm not sure what the preferred spelling is going to be. I don't really care if it tsar (my preference) or czar but these keywords should be combined: tsar-nicholas-ii-character tsar-nicholas-ii-of-russia-character czar-nicholas-ii czar-nicholas-ii-of-russia czar-nicholas-ii-character czar-nichol

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Delete Option to delete Keywords and quotes

Can imdb PLEASE delete the option to delete keywords (so the only options are Keep and Correct) by deleting keyword, users are NOT helping imdb but hurting severely it, it makes a title not find-able. and it hurts all the hard work users put into to add the keyword especially when they are

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@Skavau​ Well in that case, it will depend on the specific keyword involved. The current guidelines include a bunch of "accepted values" for subgenre keywords. Most of them are objective, like "nature-documentary," "basketball-sport," "werewolf-ho

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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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Why? Keywords for TV Series Problem Continues

The Guideline is very clear:Keywords submitted to the TV series page should be relevant to and describe the entire series. Keywords that are specific to a particular episode should be added to that episode only.Yet, keywords are still accepted at the episode level that belong ONLY at the series leve

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"television" versus "tv" keywords - How should they be merged?

I've noticed a lot of bifurcation in various keywords that include "tv" and "television." How should those keywords be merged? My proposal would be as follows: (1) Use "tv" in keywords that refer to the actual content that appears on television, including shows, programs, series, commercials, news

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How is Romantic Comedy not a subgenre of Comedy?

This seems like a fairly large oversight!

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IMDb Staff: Please delete and block these keywords

Dear IMDb Staff: Here are a few more random keywords that should be deleted and blocked from the system. Subjective Keywords to Delete and Block The following two keywords may not appear at first glance to be subjective, but take a look at how they have been used. The first keyword has m

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Good question. Well, maybe the keywords "hardcore" and "softcore" should be replaced respectively with the keywords "hardcore-erotica" and "softcore-erotica" in addition to making pattern "-erotica" a subgenre of the "adult" genre.

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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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Keywords lists are a mess, and there are technical errors as well

As a long time IMDb user, I have used and contributed to the keywords with not much problems, except two: a) KEYWORDS POLICIES and how they are not implemented Keywords available from the alphabetical menus are huge, and show all - and I mean ALL - types of infringement of IMDb rules listed he

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@Peter_pbn​ p.s. Interesting that the list of "acceptable" subgenre keywords does not include "murder-mystery." Aren't "whodunit" and "murder-mystery" the same thing?

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Should these keywords be merged?

Perhaps some of the following IMDb keywords should be merged. I could use some help from the community with your thoughts. Should any of these keywords be merged? If so, which ones, and in which direction should they be merged? Should any of these keywords not be merged? non-linear (

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Keywords - Are verbs that end in "ing" or in "s" preferred?

A question for the community: When adding keywords describing an action that occurs in the film, are verbs ending in "ing" or in "s" preferred? For example, consider the keywords "woman-vomiting" and "woman-vomits." These two keywords describe the exact same thing. Yet they are two separate keywo

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11 keywords accepted then deleted (Edit: NEED INPUT FROM CONTRIBUTORS)

Eleven of the 25 keywords I submitted for this title disappeared after being accepted. 220118-094909-741000 EDIT: I need input from contributors. Please see my reply to Michelle below.

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Improper genre keywords - "auditing" help needed from the community (new thread)

Since the previous thread has gotten a bit cluttered, I am starting a new thread. The purpose of this thread is to track improper genre keywords for "auditing" by the community before the keywords are permanently deleted and blocked by IMDb staff. (These keywords are improper under the guideline

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@gromit82​ Another good example. The "fictional-war" keyword should remain in existence, but it shouldn't be considered a subgenre of the War genre. Agreed. I feel the same way about the "alternate-history" keyword. I feel like whomever

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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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