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After months of working on comic related updates only (for our CovrPrice partnership), the CLZ team is finally freed up to work on our other products again, phew!

So today, we can release a nice update for your Movie Collector software, in which we improve on the IMDb integration. Not a huge “major” update, but since 2023 is getting closer, we are calling it “version 23.0” anyway 🙂

Anyway, about IMDb: Most of you are probably diligently updating your IMDb Ratings and Votes on a regular basis. After all, if you are in any way interested in IMDb ratings, it is important to always keep those up-to-date.

However, after running the “Update IMDb Ratings/Votes” and getting the “254 movies updated” message, have you ever wondered

“WHICH movies have been updated and WHAT the change was?”.

Well, not anymore, because with today’s v23 update we are introducing a nice report that answers just that. Also, this updates makes it easier to update IMDb Ratings for your entire collection in one go.

New “Updated IMDb Ratings & Votes” report screen

After you run Update IMDb Ratings (via the menu), you will now get a nice report screen, showing you exactly which movies have been updated and what the old/new Rating was, or the change in Nr of Votes was.

The screen automatically sorts by biggest change in IMDb Rating, but you can click the “Votes” column if you want to see the biggest amount of added votes for movies!

  • Click the “Rating” column: will show the list of updated movies sorted by the change in Ratings.
  • Click the “Votes” column: will show the list of updated movies sorted by the change in Nr of Votes.

Easily update IMDb Ratings & Votes for all movies in one go

The menu item in the “CLZ Core” menu, to update IMDb Ratings and Votes, has been modified to automatically update the IMDb Ratings and Votes for ALL movies in your collection.
(previously it only did the currently selected movie or movies).

Recent changes

v23.3: Cloud-sync your customized cast and crew lists July 25th, 2023 v23.2: Now supports our new CLZ Scanner barcode scanner app March 30th, 2023 v23.1: Movie trailers now appear as clickable thumbnails November 25th, 2022 v23.0: Report screen after Update IMDb Ratings + Easier way to update ’em all November 8th, 2022 v22: Configurable Pre-fill, more configurable Update from Core fields + WebP support March 8th, 2022 v21.6 Improved Submit to Core system October 8th, 2021 v21.5: Sync web-links and box set covers September 28th, 2021 v21.4: Bar chart in folder panel background September 14th, 2021 v21.3: New “Transfer Field Data” tool August 3rd, 2021 v21.2: New Link Movies with Core screen April 28th, 2021 v21.1.2 Various improvements and fixes March 4th, 2021 v21.1 Automatic Audience Ratings from IMDb February 15th, 2021 v21.0: New: Pre-fill fields while adding movies January 11th, 2021 v20.6 Easier access to the Manage Pick Lists screen August 25th, 2020 v20.5: Changing your folder field is now much easier July 30th, 2020 v20.4: Faster image downloads, faster Update from Core June 24th, 2020 v20.3: Faster Shelves View + 2 new Shelf Styles June 8th, 2020 v20.2 Faster CLZ Cloud syncing! March 25th, 2020 v20.1 Improved Add Movie Files / Better Tag editing / Faster syncing February 4th, 2020 v20: Folder panel improvements + new Statistics screen January 13th, 2020 19.4: New HDR field and many more sync fields (inc. Back Cover)! September 24th, 2019 v19.3: Add Movies by IMDb Nr / Official IMDb Cast & Crew lists April 26th, 2019 v19.2.1: New: Duplicate Finder tool April 11th, 2019 v19.1.3: New options and icons for digital movie formats March 21st, 2019 v19.1.2: Three cool tweaks requested by our users March 6th, 2019