If you’ve found yourself scrolling through Netflix, watching trailer after trailer and adding stuff to ‘My List’ but never actually settling on something to watch until it’s way too late to start it, we’ve got some good news. 

It turns out that there’s a way to help you narrow down the selection, and help you find your next watch a lot quicker. Because the streaming service has a number of secret genres — and they’re actually pretty easy to find. 

All you have to do to access the hidden categories is take this URL http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/ and find a genre that you fancy watching below. These aren’t all of them — you can find the secret codes to find all the festive films and TV shows here — but there is a lot to pick from, so it’s pretty much a certainty that you’ll find something you like. 

The Secret Netflix Genre Codes

Here are the secret Netflix codes to unlock all of the hidden genres.

Action & Adventure1365
Action Comedies43040
Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy1568
Action Thrillers43048
Adult Animation11881
African Movies3761
Alien Sci-Fi3327
Animal Tales5507
Anime Action2653
Anime Comedies9302
Anime Dramas452
Anime Fantasy11146
Anime Features3063
Anime Horror10695
Anime Sci-Fi2729
Anime Series6721
Art House Movies29764
Asian Action Movies77232
Australian Movies5230
B-Horror Movies8195
Baseball Movies12339
Basketball Movies12762
Belgian Movies262
Biographical Docs3652
Biographical Dramas3179
Boxing Movies12443
British Movies10757
British TV Shows52117
Campy Movies1252
Children & Family Movies783
Chinese Movies3960
Classic Action & Adventure46576
Classic Comedies31694
Classic Dramas29809
Classic Foreign Movies32473
Classic Movies31574
Classic Musicals32392
Classic Romantic Movies31273
Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy47147
Classic Thrillers46588
Classic TV Shows46553
Classic War Movies48744
Classic Westerns47465
Comic Book and Superhero10118
Country & Western/Folk1105
Courtroom Dramas2748
Creature Features6895
Crime Action & Adventure9584
Crime Documentaries9875
Crime Dramas6889
Crime Thrillers10499
Crime TV Shows26146
Cult Comedies9434
Cult Horror Movies10944
Cult Movies7627
Cult Sci-Fi & Fantasy4734
Cult TV Shows74652
Dark Comedies869
Deep Sea Horror Movies45028
Disney Musicals59433
Dramas based on Books4961
Dramas based on real life3653
Dutch Movies10606
Eastern European Movies5254
Education for Kids10659
Experimental Movies11079
Faith & Spirituality26835
Faith & Spirituality Movies52804
Family Features51056
Fantasy Movies9744
Film Noir7687
Food & Travel TV72436
Football Movies12803
Foreign Action & Adventure11828
Foreign Comedies4426
Foreign Documentaries5161
Foreign Dramas2150
Foreign Gay & Lesbian Movies8243
Foreign Horror Movies8654
Foreign Movies7462
Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy6485
Foreign Thrillers10306
French Movies58807
Gangster Movies31851
Gay & Lesbian Dramas500
German Movies58886
Greek Movies61115
Historical Documentaries5349
Horror Comedy89585
Horror Movies8711
Independent Action & Adventure11804
Independent Comedies4195
Independent Dramas384
Independent Movies7077
Independent Thrillers3269
Indian Movies10463
Irish Movies58750
Italian Movies8221
Japanese Movies10398
Jazz & Easy Listening10271
Kids Faith & Spirituality751423
Kids Music52843
Kids’ TV27346
Korean Movies5685
Korean TV Shows67879
Late Night Comedies1402
Latin American Movies1613
Latin Music10741
Martial Arts Movies8985
Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling6695
Middle Eastern Movies5875
Military Action & Adventure2125
Military Documentaries4006
Military Dramas11
Military TV Shows25804
Monster Movies947
Movies based on children’s books10056
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
Music & Concert Documentaries90361
New Zealand Movies63782
Period Pieces12123
Political Comedies2700
Political Documentaries7018
Political Dramas6616
Political Thrillers10504
Psychological Thrillers5505
Quirky Romance36103
Reality TV9833
Religious Documentaries10005
Rock & Pop Concerts3278
Romantic Comedies5475
Romantic Dramas1255
Romantic Favorites502675
Romantic Foreign Movies7153
Romantic Independent Movies9916
Romantic Movies8883
Satanic Stories6998
Scandinavian Movies9292
Sci-Fi & Fantasy1492
Sci-Fi Adventure6926
Sci-Fi Dramas3916
Sci-Fi Horror Movies1694
Sci-Fi Thrillers11014
Science & Nature Documentaries2595
Science & Nature TV52780
Screwball Comedies9702
Showbiz Dramas5012
Showbiz Musicals13573
Silent Movies53310
Slapstick Comedies10256
Slasher and Serial Killer Movies8646
Soccer Movies12549
Social & Cultural Documentaries3675
Social Issue Dramas3947
Southeast Asian Movies9196
Spanish Movies58741
Spiritual Documentaries2760
Sports & Fitness9327
Sports Comedies5286
Sports Documentaries180
Sports Dramas7243
Sports Movies4370
Spy Action & Adventure10702
Spy Thrillers9147
Stage Musicals55774
Stand-up Comedy11559
Steamy Romantic Movies35800
Steamy Thrillers972
Supernatural Horror Movies42023
Supernatural Thrillers11140
Teen Comedies3519
Teen Dramas9299
Teen Screams52147
Teen TV Shows60951
Travel & Adventure Documentaries1159
TV Action & Adventure10673
TV Cartoons11177
TV Comedies10375
TV Documentaries10105
TV Dramas11714
TV Horror83059
TV Mysteries4366
TV Sci-Fi & Fantasy1372
TV Shows83
Urban & Dance Concerts9472
Vampire Horror Movies75804
Werewolf Horror Movies75930
World Music Concerts2856
Zombie Horror Movies75405
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Keeley’s a Canadian entertainment journalist based out of Dublin. If she’s not writing, she’ll be found curled up with a cup of coffee and the latest offerings on Netflix — or maybe a good book.