The Movie Database Support

Hello!

I believe there has been a change to the way searching works somewhere in the past few months, specifically with regard to how translated movie titles are included in search results.

When searching for Cold War for example, the 2018 Polish movie is shown as the the 18th result under movies even though it is by far the most popular movie result and an exact translated match.

It seems like the translated (or alternative) titles are being heavily discounted. I would argue that they are being discounted way too much. On Imdb the 2018 Polish movie is the first result when searching Cold War.

A similar issue occurs with the 2019 Korean movie Parasite.

A few months ago this wasn't the case. I was wondering if there was some changes made to the way search works, if this issue has been noticed, and if there are plans to recalibrate search to resolve this issue.

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Yes, this is planned on being improved. My open ticket for this is here.

Totaly agree there is a regression in search tools. For exemple i search "Nevada 2019" and it return nothing. But film exist in database and english name is "The mustang"

@blairfancy said:

Totaly agree there is a regression in search tools. For exemple i search "Nevada 2019" and it return nothing. But film exist in database and english name is "The mustang"

Remember to add y: before the year. Example search here.

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