Netflix Secret Codes: How to Access the Hidden TV Shows and Movies on the Streaming Service

You might think you’ve exhausted everything there is to see on Netflix.

However, chances are there’s probably a vast amount of movies and TV shows you’ve never come across while browsing the streaming service’s extensive library.

Unless you spend hours scrolling through, the highlighted titles are based on the previous things you’ve seen or added to your list.

But if you fancy watching something from a genre that’s not available in Netflix’s limited selection, you won’t find what you’re looking for that easy.

It turns out that there are actually thousands of codes that will make browsing Netflix a whole lot easier.

These codes correlate to some pretty specific genres ranging from “Romantic Foreign Movies” to “B Horror Movies,” and they’ve been placed in one place for you to browse through.

To visit each genre’s website, all you have to do is enter the four-digit code after the following address in your web browser:

It’s worth noting that this only works on the website and will not be available on phones, NOW TV boxes or the Amazon Firestick.

The friendly folks over at ogres-crypt put together the comprehensive list of genres, but you can also find a wide selection below (and a full list of everything that’s going to be removed in May 2022 here).

Action & Adventure (1365)

Anime (7424)

Children & Family Movies (783)

Classic Movies (31574)

Comedies (6548)

Cult Movies (7627)

Documentaries (6839)

Dramas (5763)

Faith & Spirituality (26835)

Foreign Movies (7462)

Gay & Lesbian Movies (5977)

Horror Movies (8711)

Independent Films (7077)

Music (1701)

Romantic Movies (8883)

Science Fiction and Fantasy (1492)

Sports Movies (4370)

Thrillers (8933)

TV Shows (83)

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JOE HERNANDEZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JOE HERNANDEZ joined USTimeToday in 2022 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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