Why does Avengers infinity war have an 8.9 as a score. But in their top 250 movies it has an 8.7 so which is it an 8.9 or 8.7

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Infinity war has an 8.9 on IMDb's top 250 it has an 8.7
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Because the Top 250 calculation is different than the standard calculation. This is explained at the link at the bottom of the Top 250 page:
https://www.imdb.com/chart/top?ref_=nv_mv_250_6
Learn more about how list ranking is determined.
Why doesn't a title with the average user vote of 9.4 appear in your top 250 Movies or TV list?
As indicated at the Top Rated Movies page, only votes from regular IMDb voters are considered when creating the top 250 out of the full voting database. This explains any difference between the vote averages reported in the top 250 lists and those on the individual title pages. This also explains why movies or shows you might think from their averages ought to appear on the list yet do not actually appear there.
To maintain the effectiveness of the top 250 lists, we deliberately do not disclose the criteria used for a person to be counted as a regular voter.
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for a person to be counted as a regular voter may be some user like...

bkoganbing
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur2483625/ratings 14,000 titles

darkshyne
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur5447903/ratings 16,089 titles

Horst_In_Translation
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur3914439/ratings 20,878 titles

MartinHafer
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur2467618/ratings 21,259 titles

Bronco46
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur0105327/ratings 26,965 titles

cutegirlbutts
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur37715747/ratings 27,224 titles

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for a person NOT to be counted as a regular voter may be some user like...


Same person with many accounts Flooding the Polls and Ratings
Latest list:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/same-person-with-many-accounts-flooding-the-polls-and-rating...


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