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Did You Know That There Are Secret Codes On Netflix?

Unlock the ~hidden genres~ they don't show you.

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Before you start streaming tonight, here's something you should know.

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There are a bunch of genres listed under Browse...

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And within *those* genres are a handful of subgenres.

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But there are actually TONS of categorizations that Netflix doesn't show you in these menus — and some of them are listed in this unofficial document.

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There are thousands more in this GitHub doc.

Gritty Chinese action and adventure from the 1970s, anyone?
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Gritty Chinese action and adventure from the 1970s, anyone?

There is also another (shorter, but easier to read) list on whatsonnetflix.com.

You'll notice that next to each genre name, is a code (aka "Netflix ID").

To find the ~hidden genre pages~ on Netflix, type "http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/" then add your desired code.

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Happy binge-watching!