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 of the helpful Netflix sub-genre codes just for kids and family content:

Kid & Family Movies

  • Children & Family Movies (783)
  • Children & Family Movies based on real life (4927)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Goofy Children & Family Movies (355)
  • Biographical Children & Family Movies (2478)
  • Sentimental Children & Family Movies (4942)
  • Sentimental Children & Family Movies from the 1980s (3645)
  • Sports Children & Family Movies (453)

Muppet Movies

  • Children & Family Movies starring Muppets (46)
  • Feel-good Education & Guidance starring Muppets (4699)
  • Feel-good Movies starring Muppets (3670)

Movies Based on Literature

  • 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)
  • Goofy Comic Book and Superhero Movies (2127)
  • Imaginative Movies based on children’s books (2253)
  • Movies based on children’s books (10056)
  • Quirky Movies based on children’s books (967)
  • Dramas based on children’s books (1129)
  • Sentimental Movies based on children’s books (3869)

Movies by Age

  • 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)
  • Feel-good Dramas for ages 11 to 12 (2155)
  • Feel-good Dramas for ages 8 to 10 (4999)
  • Feel-good Sports Movies for ages 8 to 10 (855)
  • Coming-of-age Movies for ages 5 to 7 (989)
  • Coming-of-age Movies for ages 11 to 12 (535)
  • Goofy Comedies for ages 11 to 12 (2177)
  • Goofy Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (1552)
  • Imaginative Movies for ages 2 to 4 (3164)
  • Imaginative Movies for ages 5 to 7 (2368)
  • Imaginative Movies for ages 8 to 10 (4420)
  • Inspiring Movies for ages 11 to 12 (4043)
  • Inspiring Movies for ages 5 to 7 (4561)
  • Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy for ages 8 to 10 (2247)
  • Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy for ages 11 to 12 (3392)
  • Ages 8-10 (561)
  • Sentimental Dramas for ages 11 to 12 (4859)
  • Slapstick Comedies for ages 11 to 12 (2093)
  • Slapstick Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (2499)
  • War Movies for ages 8 to 10 (4194)

Movies by Genre

  • Dinosaurs (67687)
  • Disney (67673)
  • Disney Musicals (59433)
  • Dramas for ages 8 to 10 (1267)
  • Princesses (67624)
  • Goofy Animal Tales (904)
  • Animal Tales (5507)
  • Sentimental Animal Tales (3338)

International Entertainment

  • Foreign Children & Family (3277)
  • British Children & Family Movies (2473)
  • British Education for Kids (1606)
  • British Movies for ages 2 to 4 (745)

Teen Viewing

  • Feel-good Teen Movies (2548)
  • 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)
  • Inspiring Teen Movies (1349)

TV & Kids’ Fitness

  • Kids’ fitness (1530)
  • Kids’ Music (52843)
  • Homework Help (2380)
  • Education for Kids (10659)
  • Kids’ TV (27346)
  • TV Cartoons (11177)
  • TV Comedies for ages 5 to 7 (4887)
  • TV Shows for ages 11 to 12 (4293)

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

—Shahrzad Warkentin, Karly Wood & Keiko Zoll

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