These ‘Secret’ Netflix Codes Will ‘Unlock’ Hidden Categories


#1 Netflix Algorithm

Netflix takes pride in it’s algorithm, which helps predict what it’s users want to watch next. They have been a very successful company due to this feature. But sometimes, you’re looking for something a little different.


#2 Really Specific, Secret Subcategories

Netflix has revealed they have hundreds of really specific, secret, subcategories, such as “Crime Thriller based on a book from the 1980s” or “Critically-acclaimed British Movies from the 1970s”, to name a few.


#3 Cataloged On Website

A group of people were kind enough to catalog the secret codes on the website,, for the general public to explore. When asked about the subcategories, Netflix spokesperson, Marlee Tart told Mashable, “We categorize our content into thousands of sub-genres to help match the right content to the right member based on their viewing history.” You must be logged into a Netflix account to access browsing the secret codes. It’s definitely worth the effort!