The Movie Database Support

Hello, I think I found a bug in the movies and generes requests. I need to info in Catalan, so I'm using the language code 'ca-ES' (I also tried with the ISO code) and there are some variables in the API response that are missing.

  • When requesting info about a movie, the "runtime" is empty or null.
  • When requesting the list of genres, all genre names are null.

I hope someone can fix this issue. If the genre names issue is because there is no translation I can help. :)

Thanks!

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Hello, Can somebody take a look at this, please? :)

I would like to use TheMovieDB API in a mobile app to enrich a movie list but as it has to be in Catalan, this issue is a big drawback for using it. :(

Thank you so much!

The genres probably still need to get translated. You can search for the topic or maybe Travis will see it. Please provide a list with the translations for both the movie and tv genres. We are not multilangual and do not trust Google translate haha!

For the runtime, the data probably isn’t entered for the Catalan translation to begin with.. you should try to make it fallback to english or original language or something.

Genre translations can be submitted here: https://www.themoviedb.org/talk/508aa4f619c2951bd00002a8

Re: runtimes, @alltimemarr is correct, there's currently no fallback to English (or a translation that has the value.) This is a planned feature for the future.

Thanks for the replies!

I've posted the genre translations in the link. :)

@travisbell said:

Re: runtimes, @alltimemarr is correct, there's currently no fallback to English (or a translation that has the value.) This is a planned feature for the future.

But is it maybe possible with some coding on the client side? if X = null then Y, else just do whatever was planned? idk.. not familiar with anything API related.

@alltimemarr said:

@travisbell said:

Re: runtimes, @alltimemarr is correct, there's currently no fallback to English (or a translation that has the value.) This is a planned feature for the future.

But is it maybe possible with some coding on the client side? if X = null then Y, else just do whatever was planned? idk.. not familiar with anything API related.

Don't worry. I'm going to cache the genre translations in Catalan and then do every other request in English. :)