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Hey everyone I have a question about the adult films.
If you go to here:

Most Voted Adult Feature Films
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?at=0&genres=adult&sort=num_votes&title_type=feature

You'll see it's not correct/updated.
This film:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0135280
Has 40 votes and isn't on the list

And if you click on
Highest Rated Adult Feature Films
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?at=0&genres=adult&sort=user_rating&title_type=feature
That same film isn't on there too, even though it has a 7,4.

Does anyone know why? And if this is going to be updated soon?

Thanks.
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In order to see Adult results from a basic search, one needs to set a switch to allow them to be returned. However, there is no way to set Advanced Title Search to return these films, and only Advanced Search can return titles without the title field being specified. Therefore, your search should not return any titles.

The Submission Guide: Genres indicates for Adult :
Reserved for hardcore pornography only. Must be used with the plot keywords 'hardcore' and 'sex'. Objective.
Some of the titles are missing one or the both of those keywords, and some have other genres which may have confused the selection algorithm.

There are 79,219 Adult titles in the database, but obviously many will be Video rather than feature films. A search for all Titles with the Adult genre only returns 101.  http://www.imdb.com/search/title?genres=adult If you check the  Advanced Title Search page you will see that Adult is not one of the Genre choices.

I personally detest this kowtowing to the narrow-minded minority, but I do understand the business decision. They obviously put the Enable adult search on the Search page rather than as a Preference so that people do not need to register to see Adult titles. I think they need to add a choice in Site Preferences that will allow adult data to be returned in all cases. The current system does not allow a reasonable study of the Adult Film industry.

IMDb has stated they have not plans at present to rectify this.
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Thanks DavidAH_Ca.
Why don't they just add the Adult genre to the Advanced Title Search.. that's too bad.
Anyway ok, thanks again.
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Hey I'd like to upload a cover for this title:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0135280/
How do I do that?
Thx.
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At the moment I cannot find a way to do this on the default page. However there is an Add a Photo option on the Pro page. If you have access to a Pro Account, you could try adding it there.

I think it is possible that they have limited the ability to upload images to Adult films to Pro because of worries that photos from this type of film are likely to run afoul of their nudity/sex restrictions. I checked and have found that other Adult films don't have an Add an Image option even if they already have photos, like for example Deep Throat (1972).

Added in Edit:

Since I wrote this, I discovered a reply by Col Needham to another thread on this subject. he pointed out that the  Help page IMDb Title Images - Frequently Asked Questions states unequivocally :

Can I upload images for any title?

We do not allow images to be uploaded to adult titles.

I don't know why the option still appears on the Pro page.
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Thanks for your reply, I tried adding it via IMDbPro.
Not sure if being prude on the internet in 2016 is still significant but ok.
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http://www.imdb.com/search/keyword?sort=moviemeter,asc&mode=detail&page=1&genres=Adult&a...

What's going on with the adult titles on IMDb? Only 31 show up?

Edit: well, the link doesn't even work anymore..
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The search you are trying to run is probably something like http://www.imdb.com/search/title?genres=adult&sort=moviemeter,asc (where only 31 Adult titles show up).

As DavidAH_Ca indicated in his first response in this thread more than a year ago, almost all the Adult titles in IMDb have been blocked from being listed in advanced search results. 

I thought this might be an intentional decision on IMDb's part, but I haven't been able to confirm that. In fact, the responses of IMDb staffers Tom at https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/the_porn_filter_cant_be_enabled_on_advanced_search and Claire at https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/is-there-any-reason-why-key-words-search-doesnt-work-on-imdb... suggest that maybe it was not an intentional decision, or at least leave the question open.
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Ok, Thanks
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Thanks
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I can't upload images to porn films, even with my IMDb Pro account.

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