Netflix secret codes allows you to unlock hidden sub-genres

If you’re logged into Netflix, you might see a suprise by enter www.netflix.com/browse/genre/XXXX into your browser’s URL address bar to bring up one of the thousands of genres in Netflix’s library, where “XXXX” represents a series of digits.

Netflix codes

Overview

ogres-crypt.com lists all sub-genres on Netflix which are usually hidden. There is also a slightly better version available via netflixcodes.me. The biggest database provides finder.com with over 27k sections right now.

Usually a complicated Netflix algorithm that uses reams of data about users viewing habits to recommend exactly what a particular user is into, number in the tens of thousands – this can be cheated by manually inputing the code via the URL address bar directly.

How does it work?

“XXXX” is a series of digits – for example the number 1089 represents “Mind-bending Movies” while 354 is “Movies Starring Matthew McConaughey” – currently a genre of exactly one movie.

Not every numbers will result in a sub-genre and it should be said that often changing their algorithms, they might move around every now and then. please also keep in mind that there also be regional differences meaning that some codes don’t work in your region.

Have fun. uhoh

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