Improve Your Netflix Searches With These Secret Codes

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Netflix has plenty of awesome content no matter where you live, but it can be hard to separate the gems from the junk. Of course, Netflix includes plenty of categories to help you find something to watch, but if you like to get even more specific there are some hidden codes to utilize. contains a list of 100+ categories that give you more specificity than the built-in ones, and they’re simple to use. When using Netflix on a computer, start with the following URL as a template and replace the ### with the appropriate codes from below:

For example, if you want to browse New Zealand Movies, you would type 63782 in that URL, or just click the number on the site for a handy shortcut. To really split hairs, you can browse the full list of 1,000+ codes to browse for exactly what you want to watch. Just a few examples:

  • Coming-of-age Animal Tales (108)
  • Irreverent British Independent Comedies (2123)
  • Independent Dramas based on a book from the 1980s (3945)

  • Feel-good Education & Guidance starring Muppets (4699)
  • Emotional Movies for ages 11 to 12 (2568)
  • Understated French-Language Movies from the 1980s (3977)

You shouldn’t ever need to complain about not having something to watch on Netflix after having access to these codes, but if you do, we’ve written a guide on how to find fresh Netflix content.

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What cool movies have you found using these codes? What’s the funniest category you’ve come across? Leave a comment and let us know!

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