The Netflix Secret Codes Cheat Sheet

As a Netflix user, one of the main dilemmas you probably face is deciding what to watch. Yes, there are apps and websites to help you find interesting content on Netflix. But what if you have niche interests or want to watch content from an ultra-specific genre? How do you narrow down your choices then?
Netflix itself can come to your rescue here with its collection of secret categories. You’ll find diverse options like horror comedies, campy movies, sports dramas, military documentaries, and showbiz musicals in this collection.
What’s more, you can discover the best hidden Netflix categories and their codes with our cheat sheet below. (They work with the Netflix catalog for the US and you’ll need to log in to your Netflix account to use them.)
To filter content by a certain category listed in the cheat sheet, use the URL below. Be sure to replace CODE in the URL with the relevant category code before you hit Enter.
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The Netflix Secret Codes Cheat Sheet


Action and Adventure (1365)

Asian Action Movies77232

Classic Action and Adventure46576

Action Comedies43040

Action Thrillers43048


Comic Book and Superhero Movies10118


Spy Action and Adventure10702

Crime Action and Adventure9584

Foreign Action and Adventure11828

Martial Arts Movies8985

Military Action and Adventure2125

Anime (7424)

Adult Animation11881

Anime Action2653

Anime Comedies9302

Anime Dramas452

Anime Features3063

Anime Sci-Fi2729

Anime Horror10695

Anime Fantasy11146

Anime Series6721

Children and Family Movies (783)

Movies for ages 0 to 26796

Movies for ages 2 to 46218

Movies for ages 5 to 75455

Movies for ages 8 to 10561

Movies for ages 11 to 126962

Education for Kids10659


Movies based on children’s books10056

Family Features51056

TV Cartoons11177

Kids’ TV27346

Kids Music52843

Animal Tales5507

Classic Movies (31574)

Classic Comedies31694

Classic Dramas29809

Classic Sci-Fi and Fantasy47147

Classic Thrillers46588

Film Noir7687

Classic War Movies48744


Classic Foreign Movies32473

Silent Movies53310

Classic Westerns47465

Comedies (6548)

Dark Comedies869

Foreign Comedies4426

Late Night Comedies1402


Political Comedies2700

Screwball Comedies9702

Sports Comedies5286

Stand-Up Comedy11559

Teen Comedies3519


Romantic Comedies5475

Slapstick Comedies10256

Cult Movies (7627)

B-Horror Movies8195

Campy Movies1252

Cult Horror Movies10944

Cult Sci-Fi and Fantasy4734

Cult Comedies9434

Documentaries (6839)

Biographical Documentaries3652

Crime Documentaries9875

Foreign Documentaries5161

Historical Documentaries5349

Military Documentaries4006

Sports Documentaries180

Music and Concert Documentaries90361

Travel and Adventure Documentaries1159

Political Documentaries7018

Religious Documentaries10005

Science and Nature Documentaries2595

Social and Cultural Documentaries3675

Dramas (5763)

Biographical Dramas3179

Classic Dramas29809

Courtroom Dramas528582748

Crime Dramas6889

Dramas based on books4961

Dramas based on real life3653


Foreign Dramas2150

Sports Dramas7243

Gay and Lesbian Dramas500

Independent Dramas384

Teen Dramas9299

Military Dramas11

Period Pieces12123

Political Dramas6616

Romantic Dramas1255

Showbiz Dramas5012

Social Issue Dramas3947

Faith and Spirituality (26835)

Faith and Spirituality Movies52804

Spiritual Documentaries2760

Kids Faith and Spirituality751423

Foreign Movies (7462)

Art House Movies29764

Classic Foreign Movies32473

Foreign Comedies4426

Foreign Documentaries5161

Foreign Dramas2150

Foreign Gay and Lesbian Movies8243

Foreign Horror Movies8654

Foreign Sci-Fi and Fantasy6485

Foreign Thrillers10306

Romantic Foreign Movies7153

African Movies3761

Australian Movies5230

Belgian Movies262

Korean Movies5685

Latin American Movies1613

Middle Eastern Movies5875

New Zealand Movies63782

Russian Movies11567

Scandinavian Movies9292

Southeast Asian Movies9196

Spanish Movies58741

Greek Movies61115

German Movies58886

French Movies58807

Eastern European Movies5254

Dutch Movies10606

Irish Movies58750

Japanese Movies10398

Italian Movies8221

Indian Movies10463

Chinese Movies3960

British Movies10757

Gay and Lesbian Movies (5977)

Gay and Lesbian Comedies7120

Gay and Lesbian Dramas500

Romantic Gay and Lesbian Movies3329

Foreign Gay and Lesbian Movies8243

Gay and Lesbian Documentaries4720

Gay and Lesbian TV Shows65263

Horror Movies (8711)

B-Horror Movies8195

Creature Features6895

Cult Horror Movies10944

Deep Sea Horror Movies45028

Foreign Horror Movies8654

Horror Comedy89585

Monster Movies947

Slasher and Serial Killer Movies8646

Supernatural Horror Movies42023

Teen Screams52147

Vampire Horror Movies75804

Werewolf Horror Movies75930

Zombie Horror Movies75405

Satanic Stories6998

Independent Movies (7077)

Independent Movies7077

Experimental Movies11079

Independent Action and Adventure11804

Independent Thrillers3269

Romantic Independent Movies9916

Independent Comedies4195

Independent Dramas384

Music (1701)

Kids Music52843

Country and Western/Folk1105

Jazz and Easy Listening10271

Latin Music10741

Urban and Dance Concerts9472

World Music Concerts2856

Rock and Pop Concerts3278

Musicals (13335)

Classic Musicals32392

Disney Musicals59433

Showbiz Musicals13573

Romantic Movies (8883)

Romantic Favorites502675

Quirky Romance36103

Romantic Independent Movies9916

Romantic Foreign Movies7153

Romantic Dramas1255

Steamy Romantic Movies35800

Classic Romantic Movies31273

Romantic Comedies5475

Sci-Fi and Fantasy (1492)

Action Sci-Fi and Fantasy1568

Alien Sci-Fi3327

Classic Sci-Fi and Fantasy47147

Cult Sci-Fi and Fantasy4734

Fantasy Movies9744

Sci-Fi Adventure6926

Sci-Fi Dramas3916

Sci-Fi Horror Movies1694

Sci-Fi Thrillers11014

Foreign Sci-Fi and Fantasy6485

Sports Movies (4370)

Sports Comedies5286

Sports Documentaries180

Sports Dramas7243

Baseball Movies12339

Football Movies12803

Boxing Movies12443

Soccer Movies12549

Martial Arts, Boxing, and Wrestling6695

Basketball Movies12762

Sports and Fitness9327

Thrillers (8933)

Action Thrillers43048

Classic Thrillers46588

Crime Thrillers10499

Foreign Thrillers10306

Independent Thrillers3269

Gangster Movies31851

Psychological Thrillers5505

Political Thrillers10504


Sci-Fi Thrillers11014

Spy Thrillers9147

Steamy Thrillers972

Supernatural Thrillers11140

TV Shows (83)

British TV Shows52117

Classic TV Shows46553

Crime TV Shows26146

Cult TV Shows74652

Food and Travel TV72436

Kids’ TV27346

Korean TV Shows67879


Military TV Shows25804

Science and Nature TV52780

TV Action and Adventure10673

TV Comedies10375

TV Documentaries10105

TV Dramas11714

TV Horror83059

TV Mysteries4366

TV Sci-Fi and Fantasy1372

Reality TV9833

Teen TV Shows60951

Change the Netflix Playback Speed
Netflix is one of the best ways to ditch cable television. For a lot less money than cable and zero ads, you receive access to an amazing amount of entertainment, including movies, TV shows, and documentaries.
Even if you have to pair Netflix with another streaming service or two to cut the cord entirely, the long-term benefits of the whole setup are plenty. (Of course, you need a reliable internet connection for this to work.)
Speaking of benefits, here’s an upcoming one you can look forward to: changing the Netflix playback speed!
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