Every single secret Netflix genre is just one click away with this list, plus full search capabilities.
Have you ever wondered how Netflix recommends titles to you? Turns out the streaming service has sorted its movie and TV show catalogues into thousands of separate genres to help mix and match to your movie taste-buds.The more titles you watch, the more specific the recommendations become.
Netflix doesn’t publish a list of all those genres, so we’ve done the hard work and created the world’s largest list of Netflix genres with over 27,002 genres. You can see the full list below, and you can filter it according to genre, description and decade. Click on the link for any genre to open it in Netflix, right in your browser. (For instance, “Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces About Fame” is genre 77456.)
Looking for a Netflix alternative
Netflix is undoubtedly great, but there are some other alternatives out there which might be better suited to you and your family. Amazon Prime is good for people already hooked into Amazon’s ecosystem, providing delivery and shopping services in addition to a good selection of films and TV shows.
Sky spin-off service NOW TV is also a great alternative, and offers customisable film and entertainment packages tailored towards your tastes. It’s definitely worth checking out our comparison table to find the right streaming service for you.
With so many genres, Netflix doesn’t just have one genre for zombie movies: it has 104. Here are 10 of the strangest keywords where Netflix has multiple genres, including a total of how many it has for that word:
Depending on which country you’re in, some of these genres may not have titles available in your region — but it’s still fun exploring. What are you waiting for? Time to queue your next Netflix binge!