Netflix Has Hidden Movie Categories And You Can Use A Secret Code To Access Them

You’ve logged thousands of hours into Netflix and chill…well…not really so much the chill part, but you’ve definitely binge-watched your fair share of shows. That’s cool. But what happens once you’re done watching stuff that’s actually good? It’s not secret that Netflix is brimming with shit titles; most of them cheap imitations of popular films. Finding something you want to watch can get kind of intimidating, and the pre-set movie categories seem a bit limiting. 

But what if you could browse other, more specific categories? 

Well by inputting these secret codes, your quest for finding something to watch on Netflix will become a little easier. Heck, you might even up your Netflix and Chill game in the process

Netflix has a ridiculous amount of titles, but it’s nearly impossible to just browse them all. So get access to new categories with this nifty trick.

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When you go into the Netflix website you’ll get a URL with a number at the end.

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That number is the key to finding new lists. If you play around with it, you can find more specific movie titles with lists that match your tastes that are more specific than the “subgenres” option. 

Some examples of custom lists arePeriod Pieces, andvisually awesome kids movies, for ages 5-7? The possibilities are endless withthis list.

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It provides a list of codes for tons of categories that aren’t offered by default. Depending on how crazy you want to get with it, you can also mess around with number combinations to find even more esoteric lists. Happy hacking. 

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) 

Musicals (13335) 

Romantic Movies (8883) 

Sci-Fi & Fantasy (1492) 

Sports Movies (4370) 

Thrillers (8933) 

TV Shows (83) 

And if you want to get REALLY granular, you can browse a very, very specific list here, courtesy of Ogres-Crypt.

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People Are Raging Over This Magazine's Cover Photo Of The Upcoming Ghostbuster Movie

Total Film, a popular UK based film monthly magazine, is in hot water with fans of a movie that is no stranger to controversy.

In case you haven’t had access to the internet for the past year, the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot reimagines the original paranormal investigation and extermination troop as women, which turned out to be the equivalent of lighting a fire and running. (Or getting the UK out of the EU and then resigning from your post. Same thing, really.)

While some people have expressed creative concerns with the upcoming film:

Others simply can’t wrap their heads around the movie having female leads:

It’s no surprise then, that the Twittersphere ignited with anger once people got a glimpse of Total Film’s latest cover, which has Chris Hemsworth, a who plays a supporting character in the movie as their secretary, is front and center on the cover of the magazine.

Total Film’s editor-in-chief, Jane Crowther, responded to the accusations in an interview with Metro:

“This film has attracted ugly criticism from the get-go and I was always determined to put a female-led blockbuster on Total Film’s cover. We supported the film from the beginning and interviewed everyone for this feature –  director, Paul Feig, the leads (Wiig, McCarthy, Jones and McKinnon) and Hemsworth. And our feature frankly discusses the sexism and backlash against the film with all those we talked to. Not sexist at all – but if it gets people talking about, and more aware of, sexism – and gets bums on seats for a female-led summer blockbuster all to the good.”

It’s safe to say that the magazine didn’t intent to play into the misogynistic attitude that has been following the film since its announcement, but you can see how initial observations would have people think otherwise.

In May, a campaign launched by trolls with wifi access was successful in making the trailer for the new Ghostbusters film the least liked in YouTube history.  

With less than two weeks until the film’s nationwide debut and reviews still to come, you can expect the misogynistic mudslingers to catch their second wind soon enough.

Ghostbusters will be in theaters nationwide on July 15th, 2016.

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