Secret Netflix codes unlock entire Christmas movie library

A series of codes make it easier to browse Netflix's Christmas categories even though they are not yet being promoted on the platform

Clémence Michallon
New York
Thursday 08 November 2018 16:01
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There may be 47 days left until Christmas, but some are already itching to get into the festive spirit.

One way to do that is by watching Christmas films, which has been made easier than ever thanks to a Netflix workaround.

The codes make it possible to browse the company's full Christmas-related categories, even though they are not yet being promoted on the platform's homepage just yet.

While users can still search for a specific film (for example, if they already know they want to watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas for the 50th time), the codes are a great source of inspiration for those looking to flip through several options.

As reported by The Sun, those who watch Netflix on a laptop should start with this URL:

Then, "INSERTNUMBER" can be replaced by the appropriate code, depending on which category people want to take a look at.

For the "Romantic Christmas Films" category, type 1394527 into the address bar, hit the return key, and get ready to choose between A Christmas Prince, the acclaimed romantic comedy released by Netflix last year, and a re-run of Love Actually.

Similarly, you can access the "Christmas Children & Family Films" category with the code 1474017, and the "Family-friendly Christmas Films" section by typing 1394522.

Those watching with a young audience might want to try code 1477206, which will unlock the "Christmas Children & Family Films for ages 11 to 12" category; 1477204 for "Christmas Children & Family Films for ages 8 to 10"; or 1477201 for "Christmas Children & Family Films for ages 5 to 7".

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For a morale boost, try 1475066 – the magic number for "Feel-good Christmas Children & Family Films" or 1475071, which corresponds to "Goofy Christmas Children & Family Films".

Those feeling a pinch of nostalgia might want to go for 1476024 for a selection of "Christmas Children & Family Films from the 1990s".

The codes also enable viewers to browse films based on their location. "British Christmas Children & Family Films" can be accessed with the code 1527064, while their European counterparts are under the code 1527063.

The "Canadian Christmas Children & Family Films" category opens with the code 1721544.

Netflix users who prefer to use the streamer on their TV set can also enjoy the convenience of the Christmas-related categories.

All they have to do is enter the exact name of the genre they're looking for in their search bar.

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