Here are the secret Netflix codes that unlock tons of hidden movies and shows

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As all Netflix users know, the streaming service has very specialised subgenres of movies and TV shows.

But the problem is, the subgenres aren't always easy to access.

Netflix will only recommend specific movies and genres if you've previously watched something similar.

It's all based on the algorithm Netflix uses, which collects data about what their users are viewing.

If Netflix hasn't suggested a certain subgenre, it's pretty hard to find it on your own.

However, thanks to the Telegraph, it turns out there's an easy web address trick that allows you to find any available subgenre.

All you have to do is log into your Netflix account and enter www.netflix.com/browse/genre/XXXX into your browser's toolbar (instead of typing XXXX, you'll type in a series of numbers that correspond to Netflix's subgenres).

Note: Regional differences might prevent certain codes from working.

Here's a list of subgenres and its codes:

Action & Adventure (1365)

Anime (7424)

Children & Family Movies (783)

Classic Movies (31574)

Comedies (6548)

Cult Movies (7627)

Documentaries (6839)

Dramas (5763)

Faith & Spirituality (26835)

Foreign Movies (7462)

Gay & Lesbian Movies (5977)

Horror Movies (8711)

Independent Movies (7077)

Music (1701)

Romantic Movies (8883)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy (1492)

Sports Movies (4370)

Thrillers (8933)

TV Shows (83)

And here's an even more comprehensive list!