How do you find out the name of a movie from a plot description?


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Find a movie from plot description only using sites such as Instant Movie Name and IMDb. Both sites allow users to search for movies by plot details if they have forgotten a film’s title.

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Instant Movie Name allows users to enter various plot-related keywords into the site’s main search bar in order to find movies that contain those plot elements. The site then searches online for film descriptions containing those words. Users who are unable to find a movie title using the search engine can also post details on the site’s forum.

IMDb offers a keyword search that functions similarly to help users find movies based on plot details. By entering keywords such as “twist ending,” “military” or “Tokyo” into the keyword search, users can find different films tagged with these terms.

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