What is IMDB’s metascore. That is, how is it derived and what does it mean?

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Marnie Cesarini

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Hi Marnie,

Please know that the Metascore displayed in IMDb title pages is derived from Metacritic. For more details on how Metascores are calculated, please see:

http://www.metacritic.com/about-metascores

Please let us know if we can offer any further help.
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Claire, Employee :
Please know that the Metascore displayed in IMDb title pages is derived from Metacritic.
For more details on how Metascores are calculated, please see:
http://www.metacritic.com/about-metascores
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Add that to this ??

https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/track-movies-tv/faq-for-imdb-ratings/G67Y87TFYYP6TWAV
FAQ for IMDb Ratings
A movie has received awards and great reviews,
and surely deserves a much higher rating. Can you update the rating?
... (although we do offer links to critics reviews and display a movie’s Metascore) ...



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Hi ACT_1,

This information is already included on our FAQ for IMDb Ratings Help page, with links to Metacritic's site for further details:
When available, IMDb title pages also include a Metacritic Score for a title, as well as user reviews and links to professional critic reviews from newspapers, magazines and other publications.
Our voting system is meant to offer a representation of what IMDb’s users think of a movie or show based on their votes. We do not collect or consider published reviews or critics' ratings or any other external factor (although we do offer links to critics reviews and display a movie’s Metascore): for the purpose of generating the IMDb rating, only votes cast by IMDb users are counted.
Thanks!
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ACT_1

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Sorry...
I did a Windows Find for "Metascore" and did not see it was clickable


You can delete my messages here
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Marnie Cesarini

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This is perfect. Thank you!

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