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Is there a way (with meta data somehow) to arrange the movies so they show in the order of their sequal (example: X-Men, X2, Last Stand), instead of arranging them alphabetically by title?

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Unfortunately, I don't have enough videos to test this.

Using The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring for example:

Open the movie's Get Info:
Go to the Video tab and set, for example:

Show: The Lord of the Rings
Episode Number: 1

Go to the Sorting tab and set:

Name: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Sort Name: Lord of the Rings

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This would have been my answer if I got here first, my only addition would be to avoid use of "the" in sort names, as iTunes will generally remove them and you may as well keep consistent. – stuffe Feb 8 '12 at 14:13
    
@stuffe, thanks for the confirmation! I've edited in your suggestions. – Hand-E-Food Feb 8 '12 at 21:45
    
You could also ignore episode/show and simply set the sort name to "Lord of the Rings 1". – timothymh Dec 15 '15 at 3:34

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