Data Issues & Policy Discussions

Data Issues & Policy Discussions

This category is managed by our IMDb Content team. IMDb Content is the team that collects and manages the content that makes IMDb authoritative & accurate. We depend upon our users to supply the majority of our content, and will use this space to both answer questions and collect ideas for how to make IMDb more authoritative, accurate, and easy to add to.

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Updating Writer Episode Credits

Hi. Hidden Assets 2021 / I am trying to change the number of episodes (six episode show) written by a writer from six episodes to three episodes. There is a second writer who has written three episodes. I can see the two writers one with six episodes and one with three episodes on the front end. Se

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Fruitcake Fruad

This is a made for TV documentary. It's listed on IMDb as a TV series. How do I change that?

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Can we get Lorenzo De Boni's name corrected?

Currently, Lorenzo De Boni's name shows in IMDb as Boni, Lorenzo De. This is almost certainly incorrect and should be listed as De Boni, Lorenzo.

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Writing credits locked as "information provided by AWG", but does not match AWG's official credit information

I recently tried updating the writing credits for "Behemoth the Sea Monster" (1959), adding a story credit Robert Abel and Allen Adler. However, the system informed me that the writing credits are locked, as the writer information has been provided by AWG. However, the IMDb credits don't match AWG's

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Credits not added

There seems to be an issue with 2 films I'm involved with where both productions have added me but has not been added by imdb. the first one is Typist artist pirate king https://pro.imdb.com/title/tt16060476/?ref_=recent_view_5 where I play the kitchen porter and the second one is Dig me no

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Rifftrax movies: Edited from or featuring?

Currently, a movie connection for RIFFTRAX: ICE CREAM MAN (2018) says that it features ICE CREAM MAN (1995). I believe the connection should be "edited from." Like all Rifftrax movies, this one takes the original film and dubs three comedians over it, as they make jokes about it. I tried to make

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Missing and incorrectly labelled Pacific Island languages

Hello, I'm trying to add details for a short film I did for the United Nations in 2011. It featured people from around the world speaking in different languages. When I tried to enter all the languages for the IMDb page, I had some difficulties and concerns about the Pacific Island languages in the

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What is going on with the Cast list manager(s), anyway?

Since January, I have been doing many audits of on-screen credits (three or four a week), which is very time-consuming and often tedious. Every addition, detention and correction (ALL from on-screen credits) have been accepted EXCEPT for the Cast section.  What is going on?   I am begi

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IMDb Top 300 Data Contributors for 2021 (and Happy New Year 2022 from IMDb)

Included below is our end-of-year message to IMDb's top 300 data contributors for 2021. Thanks again to everyone who contributed to IMDb -- every data contribution helps. If anyone outside of the top 300 would like to know their 2021 (only) live item total and their position in the complete list, pl

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Duplicate Keywords - List #11 (Proposal for Permanent Merging and Auto-Conversion)

This list (#11) is merely a compilation of still-pending items from my lists #6, #9, and #10, all of which have been pending for months. The mergers should be made in the direction of the arrows. Duplicate Keywords Proposed for Permanent Merging and Auto-Conversion earringed-male (103 title

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