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How To Use Netflix Secret Codes

You may have heard of cheats that unlock unknown treasures in computer games. But if you are someone who has invested too much in watching excessively, then you can try lots of Netflix secret codes to find hidden categories on popular streaming services.

Note: Netflix secret codes only works on Web Browser

What is Netflix cheat codes?

Netflix has created thousands of web pages listing titles based on their genre and sub-genre. You may want to start with something simple like horror, comedy, or drama. But the streaming giant takes it to another level.

For example, you can go straight to Netflix, where you can find military films based on real life. Alternatively, you can find all the movies that starred Tom Cruise.

It can be of great help to people like me. I regularly browse the giant Netflix catalog, trying to find something interesting. But after almost an hour, I accepted my defeat and was forced to watch some random videos or web series on YouTube. How efficient, huh?

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How to use Netflix secret codes?

Netflix has assigned ID numbers for each genre and sub-genre, so you can directly access the page by typing in the number along with the following URL.

https://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/IDNumber

The ID number for the “military movies based on real life” category is 1216900. So, the URL looks like this:

https://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1216900
Netflix secret code example
Netflix secret code example

It is estimated that there are about 3,000 category pages on Netflix.

Here’s The List of Netflix Secret Codes

Now, I can’t suggest the best Netflix cheat codes for you as it depends on the person. Some people may want to watch action movies while others stick to period dramas.

Netflix Secret Codes for General Categories

In any case, here I have compiled a list of Netflix secret codes for general categories that I think will help most users.

  • Action & Adventure: 1365
  • Action Comedies: 43040
  • Asian Action Movies: 77232
  • Classic Action & Adventure: 46576
  • Anime: 7424
  • Anime Comedies: 9302
  • Anime Action: 2653
  • Anime Horror: 10695
  • Anime Series: 6721
  • Anime Dramas: 452
  • Children & Family: 783
  • Disney: 67673
  • TV Cartoons: 11177
  • Kids’ TV: 27346
  • Classic: 31574
  • Classic action & adventure: 46576
  • Classic westerns: 47465
  • Classic romantic movies: 31273
  • Classic dramas: 29809
  • Classic comedies: 31694
  • Comedy: 6548
  • Slapstick comedies: 10256
  • Horror comedies: 89585
  • Dark comedies: 869
  • Stand-up Comedy: 11559
  • Steamy romantic movies: 35800
  • Teen Comedies: 3519
  • Romantic Comedies: 5475
  • Documentaries: 6839
  • Biographical documentaries: 3652
  • Historical documentaries: 5349
  • Sports documentaries: 180
  • Dramas: 5763
  • Horror: 8711
  • Music: 1701
  • Romantic: 8883
  • Sci-fi & Fantasy: 1492
  • Sports: 4370
  • Art House Movies: 29764
  • Thrillers: 8933
  • TV Shows: 83
  • Science & nature: 52780
  • Indian movies: 10463
  • Experimental movies: 11079
  • Miniseries: 4814
  • Korean TV shows: 67879
  • Food & travel: 72436
  • LGBT Dramas: 500
  • Film Noir: 7687
  • World music concerts: 2856
  • Rock & pop concerts: 3278

Some Netflix Secret Codes for Christmas Movies

Because Christmas is coming soon, here I have compiled a list of Secret Codes for Christmas Movies:

  • Christmas, Children & Family Films: 1474017
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Ages 5 to 7: 1477201
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Ages 8 to 10: 1477204
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Ages 11 to 12: 1477206
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, British: 1527064
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Canadian: 1721544
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, European: 1527063
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Feel-good: 1475066
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, From the 1990s: 1476024
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Goofy: 1475071
  • Christmas, Family-friendly Films: 1394522
  • Christmas Films, Romantic: 1394527

You can find a complete list of almost all secret codes here.