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can i put a query to find the name of a softcore film for which I remember only the plot,if yes then how, if no there where can i get answer
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Let's assume you are looking for a film with Bambi in the plot summary.

You will first need to "Enable adult titles/names in your searches." Enter Bambi in the search box and enter return. Toward the bottom right, click on "Enable adult titles/names in your searches."

Click "plot summary" on the right side of the page. This will produce:
Most Popular Titles With Plot Matching "bambi"
http://www.imdb.com/search/text?realm...
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I'm afraid that only remembering plot can be tricky - I know as I'm often trying to track down a film based on what I can remember about the story and often don't get anywhere until I stumble across it some other way.

There are ways to improve your chances. As well as the ideas Dan sets out you could:

* Google an outline of the film's plot - you never know it might work

* Can you remember key elements? Was there a priest or a zombie or a woman who gets punched in the belly? If so then try looking up the relevant keywords:

http://www.imdb.com/keyword/priest
http://www.imdb.com/keyword/zombie
http://www.imdb.com/keyword/punch-wom...

* You can use advanced search to narrow things down too - so if the film is fairly recent you can narrow the age range, if it was in English you throw that in too
http://www.imdb.com/search/title
So you might work up a search like:
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?keyw...
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If the queries suggested above don't work, you might ask at the I Need to Know message board :

http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000001/t...

The regulars there are often very good at tracking down films from plot points.
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David,

Welcome to IMDb's Get Satisfaction site.

Sometimes we forget to suggest the obvious solution such as the I Need to Know message board. The regulars on that board helped me identify a few films I've seen in my youth, that I only vaguely remembered.

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