We try to be as complete, comprehensive and accurate as possible, and information in the database is
continuously updated - occasional mistakes may occur.
If you've spotted an error or missing information
in a filmography or title page, the fastest and most efficient way to fix it is to submit a correction
directly through our site.
This article provides guidance for how to submit corrections to existing credits.
Our aim is to be the most complete and reliable source of movie, TV, and entertainment information on the
web - in order to achieve this, we can only accept submissions which are accurate.
you can find more information about our Credit guidelines in either the Cast/Acting Guidelines or under the appropriate Crew member support article.
If you're certain a credit listed on the site needs updating, please follow the steps below to submit
your request to the IMDb data team.
Head over to the title or name page
where the credit is listed, depending on what you're looking to correct you may need to choose a
particular starting location.
For example, if you submit a correction via a name page you'll be able to
- Title/production associated with the person
- Order number
But when submitting a correction via a title page you'll be able to update
- Name/person associated with the title
Once you're at the right page, scroll to the bottom and click .
On the Contribution list, find the role the credit is currently associated
under and using the drop-down - select 'Correct / Delete' followed by at the bottom of the page.
Next to the name you want to update, use the drop-down and select
'Correct' followed by .
From here, you can make the change to correct the information.
Changing character name and adding order number:
Changing the person associated with the credit:
(This particular change
only be submitted from the title page.)
Once you've made your updates, scroll to the bottom of the page and
If there are problems with the correction, they'll appear in red or yellow
on the page along with a short sentence explaining the problem that needs fixing.
Make the corrections and re-click
Sometimes it may be helpful to include supporting evidence with your request, this will help our data
editing team verify the request for you.
You can do so by ticking the box to Provide an explanation in the contribution form.
More information on how to do this is available in our additional
credit evidence article.
Tracking your submission
After submitting your request, it should take between 12 - 48
You can track your request from your contribution
current status and estimated completion time.
Frequently Asked Questions