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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Launch Announcement: Music Video Title Type

Hi,Following our launch of Podcasts last month. We are happy to announce that as of today, we have fully launched a new title type for Music Videos. From today, there is a new option available within our New Title Form -> https://contribute.imdb.com/updates?update=title for Music Video. We have

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delete a title

Hello I need some help deleting few titles I added in the past, don't Know how to delete the whole projects that are no more in production. thank you for your help

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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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Date for episode not registering the same year as the release date?

This is far from a major issue, but I did notice that this 1996 episode of Des O'Connor Tonight, despite having a 1996 release date, registers as "1984" and displays within the 1984 episodes when the whole listing is looked at: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10892966/reference When I started workin

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Downloadable datasets miss some data

I'm trying to use the datasets downloadable at https://www.imdb.com/interfaces/ . The problem is that some person codes contained in title.principals.tsv.gz have no match in name.basics.tsv.gz, which is supposed to associate codes with a name. For example, code nm6592173 does not appear in name.basi

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Editing/correct plot in documentary film

Hi. In recent years, I have added a lot of information to documentaries. I had a problem yesterday - someone added a movie and I can't change the description. This description is incorrect given the title of the film. I tried to adjust, but I was denied. Why? Where I can to discuss this problem

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Hide birth year

Hi, Someone I don't know posted my birth year under my profile's page without my permission. This is creating some issues I would like to avoid, yet I can't find the way to erase it. Can someone help me or at least connect me with the appropriate person that can remove my birth year immediately?

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Problem with release date

Carolyn Hennesy - IMDb Her page credits her with 6 episodes Of Business Doing Pleasure status says "Completed 2017" My understanding "Completed" means that this TV series completed filming, but has not yet been released but we are a few weeks away from entering 2022. If you click the link to the pro

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Dial 999

Hi, Re submission #211124-081020-017000 This time it's the cast list of Dial 999; Robbery with Violence which needs ammending, character names completed & cast order re-arranged. As with before, only seven of the cast, including the main star are credited, the rest are not.  I have

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Polizeiruf 110 Title Hi-jack

The German TV show Polizeiruf 110 has now been around for 50 years. Up until recently it has always appeared by that title on IMDB.  This past Saturday, 16 Oct 21, I was looking through the credits for a different German show that I had just watched and was looking up the credits for one of th

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