Problem with my Advanced Search System

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I want to have a list of movies with a specific actor, I put his name on the "Cast/Crew" section, but for some reason, I never get the full list of his movies.

I think the problem comes from the "List" section at the bottom, right above "Display Options", I don't know why, I have two boxes containing the titles of some of the lists I made with indications "Your Watchlist" and "Your Checkin List", and I'm supposed to either include or exclude these titles. I guess if I select the title "Movie With Coolest Disguise", I'll get as a result the one movie that is included in this list and features the actor I'm working on..

But I don't care about my lists, so I select no title, but then I don't get any result from my search and if I select all the lists even below the "exclude" and then click on search, I have a page with "No result Found" and in bold letters, a huge block of all the titles of the list I made, written one after another, I don't get it.

I can't even remove the titles from these lists. Anybody knows what the problem is?

Thanks!
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ElMo

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Peter, Champion

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I think you can just ignore the list section. But I'm not sure why you are not getting results. Which name are you searching for?
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Well, I wanted to make a Dustin Hoffman poll, as simple as that, I could use his filmography but I wanted to have the titles sorted by order of IMDb rating.
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Hi there!

As Peter suggested, you can ignore the Lists section of the Advanced Title Search (do not select any lists under Include or Exclude) in order to complete the search you described.

See, for example: http://www.imdb.com/search/title?role=nm0000163&sort=user_rating,desc

In order to conduct this search, I simply input Dustin Hoffman (nm0000163) under Cast/Crew, and selected "User Rating Descending" under Display Options; this resulted with all titles Dustin Hoffman has worked on, sorted by User Rating from highest to lowest. Of course, you can add further filters to narrow your search to only certain Title Types (Feature Film, TV Series, etc.), Release Dates, Genres, etc.

The only time you should interact with the Lists filters on the Advanced Title Search is if you want to specifically include or exclude titles in your lists; otherwise, please disregard the section and do not choose a list under either section.

Please let us know if we can offer any further assistance.
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Well, I tried again this morning and it seems to work, thanks a lot!

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