Help with starting new title The Favorite

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Starting a new title for a movie as The Favorite possible to do with there already something stated under The Favorite but the actual title of the movie is Intimate Power? I feel like I should still be able to since the actual movie is not called The Favorite. Help...
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Mr Luke Bernard

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Luke: First of all, are you talking about The Favorite (1989) a/k/a Intimate Power as being a different film from a film you are trying to submit?

If you are trying to submit a new film to the database which is also titled The Favorite, there should be no conflict whatsoever with the 1989 film. Presumably the film you are talking about will be a 2015 or 2016 release, in which case it will be differentiated by IMDb by the year in parentheses after the title.

Even when there are two films in the database with the same title in the same year, it is possible to distinguish them because IMDb uses roman numerals to differentiate them. For example, there are two 2004 films in the database titled Crash -- Crash (2004/I), the later Oscar winner for Best Picture, and Crash (2004/II), an Australian short.

If you explain the exact situation in more detail, it will be possible to advise you as to any problem you may be encountering.
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No, you answered my problem and set me at ease with having the title The Favorite. Thank you.
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Not only should you be able to do this, you most certainly can. There can be many films with the same Title and even same titles in the same release year.

You were not totally clear on what you are trying to do: add a new Title (i.e. film, TV Show, etc.), add an alternate title to a current page, or change the primary title for a film.

I think you are trying to add a new film (TV Show). If this is the case, just fill out the New Title form.  A couple of refreshes in, you will be presented with a list of similar titles. At this point just check the box beside This is not an existing title at the bottom of the list.