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Unlock hidden movies and shows on Netflix with these secret codes

Netflix was founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph on August 29, 1997.
Netflix was founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph on August 29, 1997. Photo: Getty
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Netflix is a fantastic way to stream all your favourite movies and TV shows, but finding the exact categories and genres you want can be a bit hit-and-miss.

Have no fear! These ‘secret codes’ allow you to find a range of very specific categories.

They will allows you to discover more entertainment that isn’t just in your recommended section.

The recommended movies and TV shows you see on Netflix are based on your viewing history. Basically, Netflix collects your data and uses algorithms to compile a list based on reoccurring tags on your profile.

Due to this personalisation, you may miss some of the best stuff the platform has to offer.

To manually find these secret categories, all you have to do is enter the following URL: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/INSERTNUMBER

Simply replace INSERTNUMBER with any of the codes below (or just click them to go straight to the page) .

For the secret codes to work, you must be logged into your Netflix account.
For the secret codes to work, you must be logged into your Netflix account. Photo: Cntraveler

There is a full extended list of sub-genres however here are some of the best category codes: