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All of Netflix’s ‘secret codes’ have been revealed to unlock hidden categories

All of Netflix’s ‘secret codes’ have been revealed to unlock hidden categories

The 'secret codes' are the ultimate TV hack

Netflix subscribers will know there's an awful lot to watch on the popular streamer.

From blockbuster shows such as Stranger Things to the lesser known independent titles, it can be tricky to know what to watch.

As a result of the many titles on offer, it can be pretty difficult to find exactly what you want to watch on Netflix.

Well, there's a pretty handy archive of secret codes you can use to find exactly what you want to watch.

So, how do you go about using these codes?

Want to watch Stranger Things? Well, there's a very simple way of doing so. (Netflix)
Want to watch Stranger Things? Well, there's a very simple way of doing so. (Netflix)

Well, you simply open your web browser, type in '' and then add your ID code of choice to the end of the URL.

The categories in question are also extremely specific niche including the likes of Deep Sea Horror Movies (45028), Spicy Romance (81572628) and Steamy Romantic Movies (35800).

To help discover these 'secret codes', Netflix has put together a handy starter pack with a list of a lot of codes.

Action & Adventure (1365)

Asian Action Movies (77232)

Action Comedies (43040)

Comic Book and Superhero Movies (10118)

Military Action & Adventure (2125)

TV Shows (83)

British TV Shows (52117)

Classic TV Shows (46553)

Crime TV Shows (26146)

Cult TV Shows (74652)

If you want to watch movies that are 90-minutes in duration, then you'll want to enter the code 81466194.

Meanwhile, if you're fancying delving into the likes of Sex Education, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Grace and Frankie, then you want to type in 81231348 to the end of the URL.

Comedies (6548)

Dark Comedies (869)

Foreign Comedies (4426)

Late Night Comedies (1402)

Mockumentaries (26)

Horror Movies (8711)

B-Horror Movies (8195)

Creature Features (6895)

Cult Horror Movies (10944)

Horror Comedy (89585)

If you're into K-dramas, there's even a 'secret code' for you too, simply add 2953105 to the end of your search.

Fancying a drama to stick on to begin the new week, well you can add 5763 to the end of the URL.

And if you want to get into the nooks and crannies, Netflix subscribers can watch Classical Dramas (29809), tearjerkers (6384) and political dramas by adding 6616.

Not too familiar with this very handy TV hack? Well, thankfully, Tudum is on hand to explain all.

The website states: " Your Netflix queue is always stacked with movies and shows to hit play on, but what you might not know is that there’s a hidden way to make that viewing experience even better."

And to be honest, I think the majority of people are going to need it given the amount of content on Netflix.

Believe it or not, the list of shows on Netflix tops 36,000 - yep, really that much.

But with these now not-so-secret codes out in the wild, it should be a lot easier to find exactly what you want.

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Topics: Netflix, Entertainment, Film and TV