How can I make an additional IMDB listing for a movie that is already listed as a TV Show and has a similar plotline (essentially a remake)?

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I have a studio film that is being distributed by Redbox which I am trying to create a page for. By all of the criteria I have read, this movie should be a lock to have it's own page.

I want to mention the one thing that could be causing this problem is the fact that there is another page with the same name, but it is an episode of a TV show. It's a unique project, as the TV show was turned into a movie. So currently the TV show (which has a similar plot) is on IMDB and the episode name is the same name as the movie. Could this be keeping the page from being accepted?

If that's the main problem, is there a way to get the original page changed over from a TV episode to a movie? Or is there a possible solution to get this page added?

Thanks
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If it's mostly the same film just released anew, they may not want to list it twice. If it's a new production, you have to show them why this is the case.

Did you make a title submission and get a reply about it?
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It really depends on what the movie is and I don't think we have enough information to call it.

* Is this the TV episode that has been reworked into a slightly longer film (perhaps with some new scenes shot for it), but with essentially the same cast and crew?

* Or did you take the general plot and the remake it with new cast and crew like... I'm looking for an example but let's say The Box (leaving aside the fact that it is more of a re-adaptation from Matheson short story):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Box_...

If the first, then it'd count as an alternate version but if it is the latter then you'd want a new entry and link it from connections. As it stands it does sound like the first one, which would stop it from getting accepted, but it is possible we are missing something.