Movie Collector’s Wish List allows you to keep track of movies you desire, but don’t yet own. You can add movies directly to your wish list and quickly move them to your collection. You can quickly switch between your wish list and movies you already own using Movie Collector’s Collection Status tabs at the bottom of the main screen. Sync your collection with CLZ Cloud to have your entire collection (including your wish list) viewable in your free CLZ Cloud or in your CLZ Movies iOS / Android app.

Collection Status Filters

You can control the Collection Status of movies within your database using the Collection Status radio buttons, found at the bottom of the Add/Edit Movie screen.

There are two main distinctions.

1. Collection
2. Wish List

Once you have some movies added to both your Collection and your Wish List,

On Windows:
You can use the Quick Filter panel to quickly switch between showing either your Collection, your Wish List or just everything. The Quick Filter panel is located top left, and opened with the blue button with the square and the arrow in it.

On macOS:
Use the tabs at the bottom left of the main screen to quickly switch between showing either your Collection, your Wish List or just everything.

Alternatively, you can click menu Search > In Collection Status to view movies with a particular collection status.

Adding to your Wish List

The easiest way to add movies to your Wish List is via the Add Movies Automatically screen. In the bottom right corner of the Add Automatically screen, you have two radio buttons. Use these to define whether a movie will be added to your collection or to your wish list.

When you add a movie to your collection and put it on your wish list, an icon will appear next to the movie in your Main List as well as in the Details Panel.

Main List:

Detail Template:

These are known as Collection Status Indicators. You can enable/disable the indicators from appearing in the main list using Movie Collector’s options.

  • Click Tools > Options > Customization”.
  • Look for the option “Show ‘Collection Status’ Indicator in List”.
  • The indicators are enabled by default, to disable them, uncheck the box.

Controlling your Wish List

After you buy a movie on your Wish List, you’ll need to move it to your collection. You can do so in a couple of ways:

  • Right click on the movie in your Main List and click ‘Move to Collection’


  • Open the Edit Movie screen and click the In Collection button under the Collection Status heading.

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