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How to Unlock Weirdly Specific Netflix Categories like ‘Tearjerkers’ or ‘Serial Killer Movies’

It’s a rainy Sunday, and you’ve just finished bingeing The Crown season two. With T minus three hours until bedtime, a movie sounds perfect, but the amount of content is almost overwhelming. Enter Netflix’s new super-specific category codes hack. 

Aside from obvious genres like comedy, romance, etc., the ’Flix also features categories such as “tearjerkers” and “movies for ages 2 to 4” and everything in between.

To unlock the holy grail of bingeing, visit either What's on Netflix or Netflix Secret Categories and browse for the category you’re craving. Each one has a number. Once you find the genre you want to explore further, type “” into the web browser on your phone or computer and add the category number after the last slash (the end result will look something like this: The webpage that pops up will show you all the movies and TV shows that fit your desired genre. It’s that easy!

If only we could apply the same time-saving hack to online holiday shopping. 

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