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Each movie can have up to five genres defined for it. For example,
Shrek has 5 genres defined: Adventure, Romance, Animation, Fantasy
and Family. Some movies only have one. There are 19 genres pre defined
by imdb and you can define your own additional genre on the Tools -> Options -> Miscellaneous
If you want to search for a specific genre, just select the genre from the drop down menu.
If you want to search for movies in an additional genre, select the genre from the drop down menu.
Each movie that
has had the IMDb information imported will have a rating certification
given by the Motion Picture Association of America. If a rating
was not provided when imported in, an "undefined" rating will be given
to that movie. To search for specific MPAA ratings or from a range of
ratings select an option from the drop down menu.
If your parental control password is set and you select 'R', 'NC-17' or 'All' (since 'R' and 'NC-17' would
be included), you will be prompted for your password.
Imdb.com keeps an overall average of their users' ratings for each movie on a
scale of 1-10, 10 being the best. If you want to search for movies depending on the imdb.com users ratings, then
select a range from the drop down menu.
You can sort the search results by several different criteria in either
ascending or descending order. Ascending order is from a-z and from 0-9. Descending order is from z-a and 9-0.
You can sort on the sorted search results by several different criteria in either
ascending or descending order. Ascending order is from a-z and from 0-9. Descending order is from z-a and 9-0. For example, you can sort
by MPAA rating in the main sort and by Title Asc in the second sort field so all your G rated movies will be
alphabetized and all your PG rated movies will be alphabetized and so on.
The GO button will start the search on your movie database and display
the search results in the format selected in your View list.
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