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Create lists of Cast, Crew and Studios

I often find that I want to list things other than films. It would be great if I could create a list of, for example, the Best Directors. Or list my Favourite Japanese Actresses. Or make a list of popular Animation Studios.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would like to make a lists of People. For instance, Favorite Directors from France, Favorite Actors Born in the 1920's, Favorite Directors in the Dogme style, etc.

      • OBSVR commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Under review for over a year, posted almost four years ago... it's like the only thing the site is missing!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        For example, I wanted to make a casting wishlist for a movie that I hope will eventually be made. We could also make lists ranking our favorite directors etc.

      • Tyler L. Young commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I came here to make this recommendation. It would be brilliant; with no offense intended, I'm surprised it isn't already a feature. So many other similar film sites have this.

      • Jack Verhaeg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Love the list feature, but i would also love to see the option for more versatility with them - for instance, it would be great to create a list of 'Best Actress Nominees,' or Actors that have starred in a film by a particular director - even a list of directors with similar styles, or a letterboxd user's favourite director!

      • Cockroach King commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        As a film student, I desperately want this. IMDB is just such an ugly website and I'd much rather have it on Letterboxd.

      • AdminMatthew Buchanan (Admin, Letterboxd) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        @Andy Kemp We rely on TMDb.org for all our credits, including cinematographers. If they’ve been added by the users of that site (or you!) then you can switch to the Crew tab on one of their films and click to see everything else they’ve worked on. We know this data isn't complete, but every little bit helps!

      • Andy Kemp commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Essential! This was the thing that struck me most obviously as missing from the site. Directors/actors/cinematographers/studios etc. And by implication, film listings could do with more extensive credits. It should be easy to look up a cameraman/woman and find everything they've worked on, for instance.

      • David Jericho commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Would absolutely love to have this feature. Lack of it is the main reason I keep having to crawl back to IMDB's horrible interface.

      • dmutantx commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It'd be great to be able to create a list consisting of actors, directors writers etc. such as a 'My 10 favorite directors' list or a '100 underrated actors to check out' list and so on.

        The list progress could either track all the films in which the particular people have appeared or worked on; or only a select few films of those people chosen by the list creator and which can show up in the notes section of each entry in the list.

      • Charlie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        As well as listing films it'd be good to be able to list actors and actresses like you can on IMDB.

      • Ryan Hil commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        For example top 10 star wars characters or moments so letterboxd has more variety of lists to do and plus people could discuss this within the pages

      • Tom commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Admins, can you PLEASE implement this features. It's the one thing that IMDB offers that you don't, and once you have it you'll stand head and shoulders ahead of them. CMON!!!

      • OBSVR commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        So this suggestion was made over a year ago, I doubt it's in the pipeline, but it really, really would be great. Just being able to make lists grouping filmmakers with similar sensibilities, or actors with connections of some kind.

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