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Wordpress search does not return correct results

I am working on a website that has 50000+ movies.  As hard as I try I cannot figure out how to get the wordpress search box to spit out the correct results.  If I type in say for instance the movie, tin cup, it returns the same movies in the same order over and over.  I have tried many plugins but nothing seems to do the job.  I want the search term to return the exact title.  Thanks.
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threezs365
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
What is it returning?  Do you have tags that could be contributing to the issue?
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gwkgCommented:
WordPress search isn't it's strong point.

Make it suck less: http://yoast.com/wordpress-search/
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gwkgCommented:
The problem with your 'tin cup' example might be that the default word length indexed in mysql is 4 and both those words only have 3 characters.

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gwkgCommented:
If thats the problem, see the first bullet point for the solution

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/fulltext-fine-tuning.html

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threezs365Author Commented:
Thank you!  Great answers.
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