If you’ve been doing social distancing right, you’ve probably exhausted your list of things to do indoors, like baking and cleaning.
Fortunately, there’s no shortage of streaming entertainment to watch, what with Netflix, Amazon Prime and even free Broadway shows. But if you’re having a hard time finding something good on Netflix, we’ve got a secret to help you out. Netflix has hidden codes to make your viewing experience even more personalized. No more mindless scrolling!
How to Crack the Netflix Code
Based on browsing categories like “British Crime Drama” or “Strong Female Lead,” you know Netflix is the master of organization. You can see hundreds more of these genres by typing netflix.com/browse/genre/XXXXX into a web browser, with the Xs being a unique Netflix code. Whether you want movies about soccer or films from Belgium, you’re in luck!
Our List of Netflix Codes
If you want family-friendly movies for ages 0 to 2, use 6796. For book lovers, you can search for content based on children’s books (10056).
Just because it’s safer to stay inside at the moment, doesn’t mean you can’t dream a little bit. Just type in 72436 for food and travel TV—that’s where the Great British Baking Show and The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes live. Or if armchair travel is more you, try 1159 for popular travel and adventure documentaries.
The list isn’t limited to travel docs and kids flicks, though. You can also indulge in a marathon of the following categories:
- Action Thrillers: 43048
- Classic Comedies: 31694
- Crime Dramas: 6889
- Disney: 67673
- Documentaries: 6839
- Foreign Films: 7462
- French Movies: 58807
- Horror: 8711
- Movies for ages 0 to 2: 6796
- Movies for ages 2 to 4: 6218
- Movies for ages 5 to 7: 5455
- Movies for ages 8 to 10: 561
- Movies for ages 11 to 12: 6962
- Mystery: 9994
- Romance: 31273
- Sci-Fi and Fantasy: 1492
- Supernatural Thrillers: 11140
- World Music Concerts: 2856
Don’t forget to whip up our best TV marathon snacks, too. Happy binging!