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Access the Best of Netflix with Hotspot Shield

Access the Best of Netflix with Hotspot Shield

Thinking of getting a Netflix subscription? Now that Netflix, one of the world’s most popular media streaming websites, has announced that it will be available in 190 countries, people from all over the world are signing up for subscriptions. But here’s a (not so) well-kept secret: Netflix users around the world don’t have access to the same amount of content. That is, a user in the US will not have access to the same content on Netflix as a user in Turkey or Australia. Due to restrictions, there are several shows and movies on Netflix that are available in only select countries, and not in others. But don’t worry, because with Hotspot Shield you can access the best of Netflix, no matter which country you are in!

What is Netflix?

For anyone who is new to Netflix, it is a media streaming website that gives you access to an online library of movies, shows and documentaries which you can stream all you want, in exchange for a fixed monthly fee. The fee varies from country to country, but is around US $8-12 per month, depending on the package you choose.

Which Netflix content are you missing out on?

Depending on which country you are in, there are several shows and movies which are not available to you, even if they are available in other countries through Netflix. For example, you can watch the movie ‘Inception’ on Netflix if you are in Japan, but not in the US. Popular TV show ‘The Office’ is available in the US and Canada, but not anywhere else.

How to Access the Best of Netflix:

However, this won’t be a problem if you’re a Hotspot Shield user. All you have to do then is to turn on Hotspot Shield Elite, choose the virtual location in which the desired content is available (refer to the table below), and enjoy your favorite movies and shows on Netflix!

Here’s how you can  access the best of Netflix with Hotspot Shield:

1) Download the free Hotspot Shield app on your device. It is available on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8 and now even as a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox. Click below to download Hotspot Shield on your device:


2) Sign in to your Hotspot Shield Elite account through the app, or sign up for an Elite account.

3) Refer to the table below (100 of the most popular TV shows and movies on Netflix,) and choose the content you want to access. Go to the Hotspot Shield app and choose the virtual location listed on the table below for your desired content.

4)Sign in to your existing Netflix account or sign up for one if you’re a new customer. It will display the content you have unlocked with the virtual location you chose. Now search the desired content on Netflix, and let the binge-watching begin!

100 of the most popular TV shows and movies on Netflix

Title Content Type Virtual Location*
12 Angry Men movie GB
2 Fast 2 Furious movie CA
Aladdin movie NL, GB
American Dad show US, CA
American Horror Story show US
An Inconvenient Truth documentary IE, MX, GB
Anchorman 2 movie GB
Angels and Demons movie SE, AU, CA, DK, GB, JP
Bad Grandpa movie CA, IE, GB
Batman Begins (2005) movie AU, CA, DK, FR, JP, MX
Big Bang Theory show DE, FR, ES, JP
Big Hero 6 movie NL
Brave movie AU, DE
Brooklyn Nine Nine show CA, AU, TR, IN, GB, DE, DK, MX
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) movie DK, SE
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) movie DK, SE
Captain Phillips movie CA, NL
Chicago movie MX
Cinderella (2015) movie CA, AU
Cinderella (animated) movie FR, GB, NL, IE
Coraline movie AU, JP, ES, FR
Cosmos documentary US, CA
Despicable Me movie FR, MX
Django Unchained movie US, CA
Downtown Abbey show AU, CA, DK, ES, FR, IE, JP, SE, MX, NL
Family Guy show US, CA, DE
Fast and Furious movie CA
Fast and Furious 6 movie CA, MX
Fast Five movie CA
Fight Club movie AU, JP, FR
Finding Nemo movie MX
Friday Night Lights show US, CA, AU
Friends show US, CA, JP, DK, FR, MX, SE
Frozen movie DE, NL, SE
Gandhi movie MX, DE
Gravity movie CA, TR, DE, ES
Guardians of the Galaxy movie AU
Hannibal show CA, DE, ES, FR, MX ,SE, NL
Homeland show GB, CA, AU, NL, FR, DK, MX
Horrible Bosses movie AU
Horrible Bosses 2 movie DK, SE
Inception movie AU, TR, JP, MX, FR
Inglorious Basterds movie AU, MX, US
Insterstellar movie AU, CA, DE, SE
Ironman (2008) movie DK, DE, JP, MX, SE
Ironman 2 (2010) movie DK, DE, MX, SE
Les Miserables movie CA, MX
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Rings movie CA, AU, TR, JP, MX
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King movie TR, MX, ES
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie TR, MX, ES
March of the Penguins documentary MX
Million Dollar Baby movie AU, JP, US
Modern Family show DK, FR, DE, MX, NL, SE
Monsters Inc. movie AU, MX, NL
Once Upon a Time show US, CA, GB, MX, NL, IE
Parks and Rec show US
Pitch Black movie DE
Rain Man movie AU, FR, DE, NL, US
Ratatouiile movie GB, IE, MX
Rocky movie AU, CA, FR, DE, MX, US
Schindler’s List movie MX
Sherlock (series) show US, CA, JP, DE, MX, NL, ES
Sherlock Holmes (2009) movie DE, JP, MX, ES, NL
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) movie DE, JP, ES
Shrek movie AU, CA, DK, DE, JP, MX, NL, SE, ES
Silver Linings Playbook movie JP, US
Slumdog Millionaire movie AU, DE, JP, NL
Taken (2008) movie NL, ES
Taken 2 (2012) movie NL
The Avengers (2012) movie MX
The Aviator movie DK, DE, IE, JP, SE, GB, US
The Dark Knight movie AU, CA, FR, JP, NL
The Dark Knight Rises movie CA, AU, JP, FR
The DaVinci Code movie US, NL, SE
The Dictator movie GB, ES, JP, MX, IE, FR
The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift movie CA
The Fast and the Furious movie CA
The Godfather movie CA, AU, JP, DE
The Godfather: Part II movie CA, AU, JP, DE
The Help movie DK, DE, IE, MX, SE, NL, GB
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) movie DE, IE, GB
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) movie DE, DK, IE, MX, SE, GB
The Hunger Games (2012) movie CA, JP, MX, NL
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) movie CA, JP
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1 (2014) movie CA, MX
The Incredibles movie FR, MX
The Kings Speech movie IR, JP, GB
The Office show US, CA
The Shawshank Redemption movie GB, DE
The Untouchables movie CA, JP, DK, NL, SE
The Usual Suspects movie CA, DK, FR, DE, NL, SE
The Walking Dead show US, CA, MX, FR, DE
Thor movie SE, MX,GB, DK, DE
Thor (2013) movie SE, GB, DK, DE
Titanic movie CA
Toy Story movie FR, IE, MX, GB
Toy Story 3 movie FR, IE, MX, GB
Transformers: Age of Extinction movie CA
Up movie AU, DE, IE, MX, GB
WALL-E movie AU, FR, MX

*There may be other virtual locations (VL) that are not listed here, that also offer this content. With time, Netflix may remove content available on a VL.

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