What to watch on Netflix: How to browse best TV shows and movies on Netflix

Here are some tips and tricks to find the best TV shows and movies to watch on Netflix

Over the course of the past few years, Netflix has become home to several stories from varying genres – be it romantic Korean dramas, Indian thrillers, German sci-fi, US action flicks, or Spanish heists. Netflix has been steadily improving its features and algorithm to help you get connected to movies and shows that you might love. Here are some tips and tricks that you can use, from New & Hot, ‘Surprise Me’, ‘Top 10 row’ and much more, to find the right stories for just what you want on the streaming giant.

Personalised Recommendations

Netflix will recommend shows and films that you might just enjoy the most, based on what you might have earlier viewed. The platform will also recommend stories that you could have fun experimenting with. The numerous collections and rows on Netflix will help you discover films and series that you would enjoy. So, you might just catch some illuminating documentaries, an easy-going romantic drama, or perhaps something as riveting as a crime thriller, or maybe just go vintage with some classic Bollywood from the 90s.

Check out ‘More Like This’

So, for instance, if you fancied Madhuri Dixit’s The Fame Game and want to watch similar shows, just use the ‘More Like This’ option under the title page and you’ll get to explore a new plethora of series and films that you might like.

Get Netflix to ‘Surprise Me’

Sometimes deciding what to watch can a rather arduous job. But don’t worry, Netflix’s ‘Surprise Me’ will show you how to get into something that you just might like. When you press the ‘Surprise Me’ button, you’ll find a series or film that you might love, which is similar to what you’ve watched before. With another click, you can find ‘Play Something Else’. You’ll find the ‘Surprise Me’ icon in the lower right-hand corner of your Android smartphone or even underneath your profile name on the first page of your account on your TV.

Find ‘New & Hot’ titles that are ‘Coming Soon’ on Netflix

You’ll always be up-to-date with your latest shows and with what everyone else is watching. Whether you are using your laptop, or TV, Netflix makes it easier for you to find stories. You can simply visit the ‘New & Hot’, ‘Everyone’s Watching’, ‘Coming Soon’ or the ‘New & Popular’ option tabs from the menu.

Pro-tip

Need a reminder? Click on the ‘Remind me’ bell icon if you want to be kept in the loop about an upcoming series, or film from the ‘Coming Soon’ menu. As soon as the title premiers on Netflix, it will be added to your ‘My List’ and you’ll be notified.

Find out what people around the world are watching with the Top 10

Do you want to be kept in the loop about what people around the world are watching? Visit the Top 10 website to choose from films and television shows that are trending globally. The global Top 10 lists are across four categories, Films (English), TV (English), Films (Non-English) and TV (Non-English).

Find out what people in India are watching with the Top 10 row for Films and TV series

Want to be aware of what everyone in India is watching? That’s what the Top 10 row on Netflix is for, which will help you discover television shows in the country. Apart from that, Netflix has also launched the Kids Top 10 row to help kids, pre-teens, and parents to see what’s popular when deciding what to watch.

The Kid’s Mystery Box

This will give kids much joy, and you can find the feature when you check out the ‘Mystery Box’ which is on the top of your homepage in the kid’s Favourites Row.

Browsing On Netflix

If you find that too many options are overwhelming, then narrow down the viewing suggestions by selecting TV Shows or Movies from the menu on the top-right side of the screen. You can narrow it down further, by selecting genres and categories.