advanced search doesn't sort by US release date

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When using the Advanced Search page, and using the Sort drop-down at the bottom, when I select US Release Date, Ascending, I get this URL
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?genres=music&lists=ls020853190&sort=release_date_us,asc
but the results come back as Most Popular instead. Granted, I can sort by release date once I get the results, but since I usually use Ascending, that means I have to sort the results twice.

Descending is equally ineffective. I suspect that the page is misspelling "release_date_us" in the URL construction. When I sort with the link on the results page, the parameter is just "release_date"

And yes, I tried this with all addons disabled. It's true in Chrome and Firefox, on a Chromebook and under Windows 10. I just tried all other Ascending sort options, and they worked fine. Just not the one I use the most.

Please fix?
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bderoes, Champion

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Posted 1 year ago

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Jordan, Employee

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Does this link that drops 'US' but which does respect the release_date ascending order work for your needs?
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?genres=music&lists=ls020853190&sort=release_date,asc
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Sure. That's why I pointed that out in my post. It would be nice if the search page generated that.
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Hi bderoes,

Thanks for reporting this; I've forwarded this information to our technical team for further investigation. We will notify you via this thread when more information is received. 

Thank you in advance for your patience. We look forward to assisting you further.
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This is fixed now.  Thanks again for the problem report. 

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