Between Netflix Originals and new seasons of kids’ shows and movies that seem to debut daily, it can be hard to wade through it all to find what you really want to watch—especially when the platform currently doesn’t allow you to browse by categories.

If you need a little help finding the good stuff, this Netflix sub-genre hack that uses secret Netflix codes is about to make your life a whole lot easier. Read on for more!

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So, how do you use these Netflix secret codes? This magical list of every secret Netflix code can spare you the pain of searching for what feels like forever when your kiddo just wants to watch something—anything—right now.

To get started, simply copy and paste this URL into your browser bar: www.netflix.com/browse/genre/CODE. Just replace “CODE” with one of the numerical codes from the list below to view all the titles in the category you want.

Here are some all of the helpful Netflix sub-genre codes just for kids and family content:

  • Animal Tales (5507)
  • Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy for ages 8 to 10 (2247)
  • Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy for ages 11 to 12 (3392)
  • Ages 8-10 (561)
  • Biographical Children & Family Movies (2478)
  • British Children & Family Movies (2473)
  • British Education for Kids (1606)
  • British Movies for ages 2 to 4 (745)
  • Children & Family Movies (783)
  • Children & Family Movies based on real life (4927)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Arthur Rankin Jr. (31)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Dan Riba (2704)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Dean Gordon (4379)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Don Bluth (3202)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Jules Bass (1495)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Michael Hack (991)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Richard Rich (2210)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Roger McIntosh (2821)
  • Children & Family Movies directed by Vic Finch (4342)
  • Children & Family Movies from the 1930s (1831)
  • Children & Family Movies from the 1940s (1860)
  • Children & Family Movies from the 1950s (1883)
  • Children & Family Movies from the 1960s (1909)
  • Children & Family Movies from the 1970s (1929)
  • Children & Family Movies from the 1980s (1951)
  • Children & Family Movies on Blu-ray (3728)
  • Children & Family Movies starring Ashley Olsen (1329)
  • Children & Family Movies starring Don Knotts (3768)
  • Children & Family Movies starring Muppets (46)
  • Children & Family Movies starring Muppets (46)
  • Children & Family Movies starring Neil Morrissey (2909)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films (1474017)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Ages 5 to 7 (1477201)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Ages 8 to 10 (1477204)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Ages 11 to 12 (1477206)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, British (1527064)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Canadian (1721544)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, European (1527063)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Feel-good (1475066)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, From the 1990s (1476024)
  • Christmas, Children & Family Films, Goofy (1475071)
  • Christmas, Family-friendly Films (1394522)
  • Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (2514)
  • Comic Book and Superhero Movies (10118)
  • Comic Book and Superhero Movies for ages 5 to 7 (3562)
  • Comic Book and Superhero Movies for ages 11 to 12 (2072)
  • Comic Book and Superhero Movies from the 1940s (1825)
  • Comic Book and Superhero Movies from the 1960s (1876)
  • Comic Book and Superhero Movies from the 1980s (1925)
  • Coming-of-age Movies for ages 5 to 7 (989)
  • Coming-of-age Movies for ages 11 to 12 (535)
  • Dinosaurs (67687)
  • Disney (67673)
  • Disney Musicals (59433)
  • Dramas based on children’s books (1129)
  • Dramas for ages 8 to 10 (1267)
  • Education for Kids (10659)
  • Emotional Dramas for ages 11 to 12 (3498)
  • Family Features (51056)
  • Feel-good Children & Family Movies (4505)
  • Feel-good Children & Family Movies from the 1960s (4308)
  • Feel-good Children & Family Movies from the 1970s (4333)
  • Feel-good Children & Family Movies from the 1980s (4355)
  • Feel-good Children & Family Movies starring Muppets (2663)
  • Feel-good Dramas for ages 11 to 12 (2155)
  • Feel-good Dramas for ages 8 to 10 (4999)
  • Feel-good Education & Guidance starring Muppets (4699)
  • Feel-good Movies starring Muppets (3670)
  • Feel-good Sports Movies for ages 8 to 10 (855)
  • Feel-good Teen Coming-of-age Comedies (1301)
  • Feel-good Teen Dramas (4793)
  • Feel-good Teen Movies (2548)
  • Foreign Children & Family (3277)
  • Goofy Animal Tales (904)
  • Goofy Children & Family Movies (355)
  • Goofy Children & Family Movies on Blu-ray (958)
  • Goofy Comedies for ages 11 to 12 (2177)
  • Goofy Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (1552)
  • Goofy Comic Book and Superhero Movies (2127)
  • Goofy Sports Children & Family Movies (4173)
  • Homework Help (2380)
  • Imaginative Children & Family Movies (312)
  • Imaginative Children & Family Movies from the 1980s (36)
  • Imaginative Movies based on children’s books (2253)
  • Imaginative Movies for ages 2 to 4 (3164)
  • Imaginative Movies for ages 5 to 7 (2368)
  • Imaginative Movies for ages 8 to 10 (4420)
  • Independent Children & Family Movies (1525)
  • Inspiring Movies for ages 11 to 12 (4043)
  • Inspiring Movies for ages 5 to 7 (4561)
  • Inspiring Teen Movies (1349)
  • Kids Faith & Spirituality (751423)
  • Kids’ fitness (1530)
    Kids’ Music (52843)
  • Kids’ TV (27346)
  • Movies based on children’s books (10056)
  • 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)
  • Princesses (67624)
  • Quirky Children & Family Movies (4656)
  • Quirky Children & Family Movies from the 1980s (2005)
  • Quirky Movies based on children’s books (967)
  • Quirky Movies for ages 8 to 10 (4910)
  • Sentimental Animal Tales (3338)
  • Sentimental Children & Family Movies (4942)
  • Sentimental Children & Family Movies from the 1980s (3645)
  • Sentimental Dramas for ages 11 to 12 (4859)
  • Sentimental Movies based on children’s books (3869)
  • Slapstick Comedies for ages 11 to 12 (2093)
  • Slapstick Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (2499)
  • Sports Children & Family Movies (453)
  • Tearjerkers for ages 11 to 12 (128)
  • Teen Action & Adventure (3754)
  • Teen Comedies (3519)
  • Teen Coming-of-age Dramas (4295)
  • Teen Coming-of-age Movies (2916)
  • Teen Dramas (9299)
  • Teen Independent Comedies (4441)
  • Teen Movies (2340)
  • Teen Sports Comedies (945)
  • Teen Sports Movies (3410)
  • TV Cartoons (11177)
  • TV Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (4887)
  • TV Shows for ages 11 to 12 (4293)
  • War Movies for ages 8 to 10 (4194)

Check out the complete, utterly massive list of sub-genres and Netflix secret codes here.

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—Shahrzad Warkentin, Karly Wood & Keiko Zoll

 

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