The Movie Database Support

Seems like the search only handles exact matching or substring matching.

Ex: "Venture Brothers" returns no results. "Venture Bros" will return results.

We are using the API and this means our users need to search multiple times and make sure they get it perfect if they want to get results...

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Hi jeregrine,

We use Solr for search so everything has to be accounted for. Our synonym mappings do not currently account for brothers -> bros. I’ve created a ticket for this here. If there’s any others you think should be added let us know.

Thanks Travis! It was just an example, awesome you are so responsive though.

Elasticsearch and Solr are powered by the same back end (Lucene).

TMDb's search is something we're very proud of. Over the years it has easily become one of our most powerful (and beloved features) and is not something that is likely to get replaced.

If you have a specific issue you would like addressed let us and we'll improve it.

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