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What do film dates with Roman numerals after the year mean on IMDB?

To distinguish between works with the same title and release date. In your case, to distinguish between Night Club, by Sergio Corbucci, and Night Club, by Michael Keusch. The same thing happens with ...
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What are the meanings of the terms "Passed" and "Approved" with regards to a movie title?

The text under an IMDb title lists some of the movie’s characteristics: Certificate (rating), runtime, genre, and release date. Certificate is IMDb-speak for a movie’s rating. In addition, if you ...
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What are the meanings of the terms "Passed" and "Approved" with regards to a movie title?

well well well, here we have the lesser-spotted-looks-off-topic-but-actually-contains-a-charming-factoid.... Before certification boards such as the MPAA and BBFC (which contained various levels of ...
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Why does the MPAA allow IMDB to reveal whole synopses of recent movies?

The MPAA has no control over what people write about a film. They can prevent piracy (copyright infringement) of films and they rate all of the films... but that's it. They can't tell companies like ...
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