You know the situation: you get home from work after a long day and all you want to do is curl up on the sofa and watch a good film. You turn on Netflix and scroll through the same old categories and before you know it, it is too late to even start watching something.
Surely Netflix has more to offer than the same old films you keep getting recommended? Actually, yes it does! There are countless genres hidden deep inside Netflix, almost 27,000 according to this website. Each of these categories has its own code so you can find it.
As we know how precious your time is, we’ve picked out a few of the most important categories so you don’t have to scroll through all 27,000! All you have to do is type in www.netflix.com/browse/genre/ in your browser and add the number you want after the last slash. Et voilà! The film category of your choice will appear in all its glory for a perfect evening.
5455 - Films for kids aged between 5 and 7
You never know when you are going to have to babysit
2700 - Political comedy
Because real politicians aren’t funny enough …
3683 - Action film starring Jean-Claude van Damme
The Muscles from Brussels - Oh yeah!
11881 - Adult animation
It’s not what you think …
3916 - Sci-Fi dramas
For when you want to go to bed with deep thoughts about what reality actually is
3327 - Sci-Fi with aliens
Because sometimes you want to be certain you’re going to get aliens
12549 - Football films
For when actual football just isn’t theatrical enough
12443 - Boxing films
Underdog stories galore!
6695 - Martial Arts, wrestling and Boxing
When you want an underdog story with crazy flying kicks!
31851 - Mafia films
Not for children
8646 - Slasher and Serial killer films
If blood and gore is your thing
7700 - Westerns
Horse chases, spittoons and gun fights!