Netflix Instant By Country Showdown #11: Robert Downey Jr.

Netflix Comparison by Country - US, UK, Netherlands, Mexico, Brazil, Canada
It’s been a long and bizarre journey to superstardom for Robert Downey Jr. Young folks who are only familiar with him as Iron Man would probably be shocked to find out that Downey Jr.’s early career included a brief stint on Saturday Night Live, as well as a supporting role in a Rodney Dangerfield comedy. And this was all right around the time he became one of the most compelling young actors of his generation, earning his first Academy Award nomination for 1992’s Chaplin.

Briefly jumping his personal troubles that plagued him in the ’90s and beyond, Downey Jr. has spent this century cementing himself as a beloved know-it-all, able to switch from his smartest (or most smart-alecky) guy in the room persona to a vulnerable and powerful screen presence with remarkable aplomb.

He’s been busy for the last handful of years assaying the role of Tony Stark in just about every Marvel movie that comes along, but he’s managed to squeeze in some good character work, whether in Shane Black’s peerless action deconstruction Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, or David Fincher’s meticulous masterwork, Zodiac.

Downey Jr. has already put together an impressive body of work, and we’re sure there’s plenty more great work to come. So we figured it was time he joined the ranks of Denzel Washington, Jennifer Lawrence, and Tom Hanks, and was subjected to one of our Netflix By Country Showdowns!

Top Netflix Instant Country for Robert Downey Jr. Movies

How to stream your favorite Robert Downey Jr. movies like Sherlock Holmes on Netflix

Sherlock Holmes – Available on Netflix

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Argentina – Due DateTropic ThunderChefSherlock HolmesThe Incredible HulkThe AvengersIron ManIron Man 2.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Australia – Due DateGothikaNatural Born KillersChaplinA Guide to Recognizing Your SaintsSherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsZodiacChefAvengers: Age of Ultron. 9

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Belgium – RestorationDue DateThe Shaggy DogSherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsZodiacAvengers: Age of UltronSherlock HolmesThe Avengers. 

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Brazil – Due DateTropic ThunderChefSherlock HolmesThe AvengersIron ManIron Man 2.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Canada – Air AmericaAvengers: Age of UltronSherlock HolmesIron Man.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Colombia – Due DateTropic ThunderChefSherlock HolmesThe Incredible HulkThe AvengersIron ManIron Man 2.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Denmark – Only YouThe JudgeZodiac.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Finland – Only YouThe JudgeZodiac.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix France – Due DateTropic ThunderThe Shaggy DogSherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsZodiacThe Avengers. 

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Germany – RestorationTropic ThunderSherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsSherlock HolmesIron ManIron Man 2.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Ireland – Natural Born Killers, Back to SchoolJohnny Be GoodThe Singing DetectiveThe Shaggy DogChefCharlie BartlettThe Avengers. 

How to stream your favorite Robert Downey Jr. movies on Netflix

Zodiac – Netflix By Country Showdown: Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Japan – Tropic Thunder, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Sherlock Holmes, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man,

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Mexico – Due DateTropic ThunderChefSherlock HolmesThe Incredible HulkThe AvengersIron ManIron Man 2.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Netherlands – RestorationDue DateThe Shaggy DogAvengers: Age of UltronSherlock Holmes.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Spain – Due DateWonder BoysSherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsZodiacSherlock HolmesIron Man. 

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Sweden – Only YouThe JudgeZodiac. 

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix Switzerland – RestorationDue DateTropic ThunderThe Shaggy DogSherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsZodiacThe Avengers, Iron ManIron Man 2.

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix UK – Natural Born Killers, Back to SchoolJohnny Be GoodThe Singing DetectiveThe Shaggy DogChefCharlie BartlettThe Avengers. 

Robert Downey Jr Movies on Netflix US – RestorationChef. 

And the Winner Is…

Coming in with a grand total of 9 Robert Downey Jr. movies, we have an unlikely tie between Switzerland and Australia. Both countries rarely place even near the top in these showdowns during these showdowns, so congratulations to them!

In fact, other countries like Belgium, Ireland, and the UK, which don’t often get near first place, came in second with 8 Robert Downey Jr. movies (tying usual suspects like Argentina, Colombia, Mexico), so this was an all-around surprising list. Downey Jr.’s country of origin (the grand ol’ U.S. of A.) came in dead last with a meager two. Sorry, Americans, hope you enjoy the mostly forgotten period drama, Restoration, and Downey Jr.’s glorified cameo in Chef.

Lastly, to single out one of the new Netflix countries on our list, we have Spain, which may only have 6 Downey Jr. movies, but they’re the only country to feature FlashRouters favorites, Wonder Boys and Zodiac. We thought that deserved special mention.

Stream Robert Downey Jr Movies from Anywhere

As we mentioned in our Charlize Theron Netflix showdown, we’re a little relunctant to advise our users to use VPNs for location jumping while Netflix has been cracking down on this practice. As we’ve said, the outcry against this VPN crackdown has been persistent and a petition to discontinue the ban has already collected over 36,000 signatures. Netflix will probably change their tune once the ban inspires a wave of illegal torrenting.

So once again, our point is this: use VPNs to location jump at your own risk, but it is the most effective way to experience the full breadth of what Netflix has to offer internationally.

For those who are unfamiliar with VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, allow us to explain what they do: a VPN service is designed to protect all of your online data by tunneling it through encrypted servers that are set up all over the world. You log in, pick your server, and your information is officially encrypted, keeping your emails, credit card numbers, etc. secure and away from the eyes of hackers, snooping governments, and all other malevolent web actors.

They’re also particularly helpful for Netflix location jumping, because once you pick your server at log in, your assigned an IP address in the country of the encrypted server. This effectively tricks your internet-capable devices into thinking they’re in an entirely different country. Want to stream Robert Downey Jr. movies out of Spain? Log into your VPN and pick a Spain-based server. That’s all you need to do.

Most Popular VPNs for User Privacy

If you subscribe to any of the 50+ VPNs on our official supported provider list, you should be able to find servers in any of the countries listed above. But if you’re VPN-shopping and want to know where to get started, here are some of our customer favorites:

Best Routers for Netflix Instant Streaming

So the VPN service provider will go a long way to ensuring that you have unmitigated access to Robert Downey Jr. movies on Netflix around the world, but for a perfect streaming experience, you’ll need a FlashRouter.

Our DD-WRT and Tomato -flashed routers are designed to fully revitalize tired and functionally limited wireless networks. If you want a boost in power, speed, versatility, and functionality, then a FlashRouter is just the cure for your ailing wireless network. Extend your wireless range or access advanced security options, or even control the allocation of your bandwidth, which allows you to prioritize bandwidth-heavy activities (like Netflix).

A FlashRouter is also a gateway to a smoother VPN experience. Are you already subscribed to a VPN service on our supported VPN provider list? Allow us to send your router with your VPN subscription already installed, which will save you from dealing with the irritating VPN installation process.

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How to Stream the Triple Crown Online

Learn how to watch the 2016 Triple Crown From Anywhere

How to Stream the Triple Crown 2016

Well, horse-racing fans, you’ve had around a year to get over the retirement of last year’s Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

Who knows if this year will see the emergence of another equine superstar? So far the unbeaten Nyquist is the odds-on favorite to win at least one race if not the whole crown. But there are strong competitors in Mor Spirit and Whitmore that are determined to, if not beat Nyquist, then at least make his path to victory a little more of a challenge.

How to Stream the Triple Crown Horse Racing Online

NBC is the home for Triple Crown online coverage from the Kentucky Derby to the Preakness to the Belmont.

What is certain is that if you intend to stream all the horseracing excitement of the Triple Crown outside the US, you’re going to need the help of a Virtual Private Network or VPN. A VPN is a security service that can be used by those struggling with geographic restrictions outside of the US. It is often used by US citizens when traveling abroad for this purpose.

Premium Wireless Routers for Streaming Sports Online

Of course, live-streaming the Triple Crown online, or anything really, through a VPN does put a bit of a strain on a wireless network, which is why our DD-WRT and Tomato-flashed routers are just what you need to strengthen your service.

Top Streaming Router of 2016: Asus RT-AC88U AC3100 DD-WRT Upgraded

The Asus RT-AC88U AC3100 DD-WRT FlashRouter

There are a variety of powerful devices for your router dollar. Whether you’re trying to cover a small apartment – check out the popular economy Linksys E2500 Tomato – or a larger home or office with multiple users requiring something a bit more powerful like Asus RT-AC88U DD-WRT or Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 DD-WRT, FlashRouters has the product to meet your networking needs.

And if none of these suit you, check out our recent best-sellers list to see what our users are most interested in. Or better yet, try out our brand new router finder, which allows you to tell us what you’re looking for, at which point we can make our best recommendation.

Horse Racing Triple Crown Streaming Online Schedule

The Kentucky Derby – May 7, 2016  6:34 PM @Churchill Downs (Louisville, KY)

The Preakness – May 21, 2016  6:15 PM @Pimlico (Baltimore, MD)

The Belmont Stakes – June 9, 2016  6:30 PM @Belmont (Elmont, NY)

*This page will be updated with race winners and as new streaming information is available.

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Where Are the Star Wars Movies Streaming?

Celebrate May the 4th with our best router deals

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Where Can I Stream It?

May the 4th (Be With You) Deals at FlashRouters

Thanks to the awesomeness that is Star Wars, you will undoubtedly be seeing a lot of “May the 4th Be With You” posts. We promise this one will be short and sweet – like everyone’s new favorite droid BB-8.

If you follow us, you already know that April 21st was our 5 year anniversary. As a way to show thanks, we have been upgrading the standard 90-day warranty to a 1-year warranty – up to a $50 value – on all new router orders.

Because we love Star Wars more than a wookiee loves winning, our team decided to amp up the deal. For a limited time, ON TOP of our anniversary deal, enter R2D2 at check out & you’ll get an extra $15 off any FlashRouter over $199!

Hurry though. Like Porkins in the Battle of Yavin, this deal won’t last long.

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How to Stream Star Wars Movies on May the 4th

Look, George Lucas is sort of notorious for the level of control that he exerts over the Star Wars materials. So it shouldn’t surprise you that most of the movies are not the cheapest or easiest to stream. Most will run you around $20 for a quick Amazon purchase.

That said, if you’re subscribed to a VPN service provider (ideally, one on our official supported provider list), and if you’re willing to risk the consequences of Netflix’s recent crackdown on location jumping, you can at least watch the original right away. That’s not nothing, right? And besides, rumor has it, if you’re a little patient, you may just get your Star Wars on Netflix yet.

Star Wars: A New Hope – Available for streaming on Netflix Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, and Mexico.

The Empire Strikes Back – available on Amazon Prime Instant for purchase ($19.99 HD)

Return of the Jedi – available on Amazon Prime Instant for purchase ($19.99 HD)

Phantom Menace – available on Amazon Prime Instant for purchase ($19.99 HD)

Attack of the Clones – available on Amazon Prime Instant for purchase ($19.99 HD)

Revenge of the Sith – available on Amazon Prime Instant for purchase ($19.99 HD)

The Force Awakens – available on Amazon Prime Instant for purchase ($19.99 HD, $14.99 SD)

The Clone Wars – Netflix Australia, Canada, New Zealand, US, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Austria, Germany, France,  Belgium

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Bestselling VPN Routers and VPN Service Providers – May 2016

It’s a busy time of the year for streaming. The NHL Playoffs are underway; the MLB season is in full swing; the Summer Olympic Games are upcoming; and now cinephiles have a whole new streaming service from Criterion and Turner Classic Movies to anticipate.

In short, if you’re finding that your streaming services are experiencing a lot more buffering than you’re willing to take, perhaps it’s time to upgrade your wireless network. And an open source FlashRouter in conjunction with a powerful and secure VPN service provider is just the right way to achieve that.

Benefits of an Open Source Firmware Upgrade

We take pride in our DD-WRT and Tomato-flashed routers, because we know that what we do gives users the opportunity to experience the sort of fast, versatile, and functional wireless network that they couldn’t otherwise.

As the video above explains, a FlashRouter is the best way to revitalize your wireless network. Our feature-heavy devices not only allow you to enjoy a more secure online experience, but a more open one.

What exactly makes our devices “feature-heavy”, you ask? Let’s start here:

That is but a small sample of the virtues of owning a FlashRouter, and we hope that once you look at our best-sellers, you’ll get to know the rest of them.

Most Popular Wireless Open Source VPN Routers

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Netgear R7000 AC1900 Nighthawk DD-WRT

Well, it seems the R7000 Nighthawk’s reign will go unchecked for another month, with the superlative device holding on to that number one slot, despite the threatening advances of the Linksys WRT1200AC and the even more advanced Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 DD-WRT FlashRouter. Maybe next month will see those two cracking the list. Until then, all hail the R7000 DD-WRT!

  1. Netgear R7000 AC1900 Nighthawk DD-WRT – One of our highest powered Netgear routers, and preferred as a top router for online console gaming. Also available in a Tomato version with a Selective VPN option.
  2. Netgear AC1450 DD-WRT – Wireless-AC speeds and performance at a low, low price.
  3. Linksys E2500 Shibby TomatoUSB – The go-to economy Wireless-N Dual Band device for bargain seekers.
  4. Asus RT-AC5300 DD-WRT – Offers the best specs all around of a DD-WRT WiFi Router, 1.4 GHz processor & 8 external antennas and peerless tri-band speeds. A true powerhouse.
  5. Asus RT-AC88U AC3100 DD-WRT – The only DD-WRT VPN router device with 8 wired ports.

None of these routers appeal to you? Check out our handy new Router Finder!

Most Requested VPN Service Providers

IPVanish Logo 2016 - Top VPN for DD-WRT RoutersIt’s going to take some seriously surprising shake-ups to get some of these VPNs out of the top five. That said, IPVanish pulled a pretty startling jump, launching itself to the top of the list up from the number 4 slot. Congratulations to them!

Elsewhere, the great PureVPN sadly stumbled out of the top five, making room for recent addition to the FlashRouters official supported VPN provider list, NordVPN, to make a first-time appearance! Welcome to the elite club, NordVPN!

  1. IPVanish – Offers some of the fastest L1 server speeds worldwide & popular in the Middle East.
  2. ExpressVPN – Popular premium VPN provider with top performance in Asia and Australia.
  3. HideMyAss – Most overall US & UK server options.
  4. PrivateInternetAccess – Top budget VPN service.
  5. NordVPN – An increasingly popular service, thanks to their double data encryption feature (A.K.A. Double VPN).

The FlashRouters Advantage

Benefits of FlashRouters

We’d understand if you saw our intimidatingly long lists of FlashRouter features and thought it was more than you can handle. We assure you that you don’t need to be some sort of tech expert to experience the great benefits of our devices, but we understand the feeling, and we want you to get the most out of your new router. That’s why we offer:

  • An extensively tested version of DD-WRT or Tomato firmware will be flashed on your router.
  • 3 Months of advanced tech support & an open source firmware router warranty.
  • Dual Router VPN Network Setup – All FlashRouters will be configured by default to work by itself or in tandem with your current service provider modem/router out-of-the-box so that you can establish a VPN dedicated router/access point.
  • Free VPN Service Integration: We offer plug n play setup for more than 50 VPN services and plus our exclusive setup/troubleshooting guides.
  • Fast, affordable worldwide shipping via USPS & FedEx.

Still not convinced? Have any questions about the ways in which we can improve your online experience? Send us a message. Our staff of expert technicians is ready and eager to answer any and all of your questions.

Best New Netflix & Amazon USA Movies & TV May 2016

Enjoy Streaming Videos on Netflix

Enjoy Streaming Videos on Netflix

Best Streaming Movies & TV Added in May 2016

Ever since Netflix stopped letting people know what’s been subtracted from their Instant streaming lineup, it’s been a little difficult to keep track of what’s coming and going in their library.

So the purpose of this post – which will be continually updated on this site as new movies and television shows are added to the Netflix Instant streaming lineup – is to keep you, the dedicated Netflix Instant streamer, apprised of what new additions should be watched immediately, or should go on your queue but not be considered a top viewing priority.

Better Router = Better Netflix Streaming

Streaming HD video is a bandwidth intensive activity that puts major stress on a wireless home network. Our wireless routers are popular with heavy Netflix streaming users because they are designed to handle high-volume jobs with ease.

With a FlashRouter, you can extend your wireless range, tweak wireless sensitivity, control your bandwidth allocation, and add layers of advanced security. How do we achieve all this? By flashing our routers with DD-WRT & Tomato firmware, open-source replacement firmwares that boost a router’s functionality and feature-set.

Routers from all price ranges, all ready to revolutionize your network, such as the sleek and thoroughly affordable like the Netgear AC1450 DD-WRT or the site-wide best selling Netgear R7000 TomatoUSB 

Looking to get the best router money can buy, check out the lists for Best DD-WRT Router & Top Tomato Firmware Router.

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