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The Best Superhero Series On Netflix To Watch Now

Updated May 7, 2021 19.0k votes 3.6k voters 167.2k views34 items

List RulesVote up the best superhero shows shows currently streaming on Netflix.

Here are the best superhero shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with Marvel superheroes, characters with superpowers, or DC comic book adaptations, this list of superhero shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best superhero shows to watch on Netflix? 

Vote up the best superhero shows on Netflix, then check out what superhero shows that premiered in 2020.

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    The Umbrella Academy

    Elliot Page, Tom Hopper

    PremieredFebruary 15, 2019

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after their...  more

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    The Flash

    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    PremieredOctober 7, 2014

    The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant Gustin)...  more

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    Arrow

    Stephen Amell, David Ramsey

    PremieredOctober 10, 2012

    Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being stranded on...  more

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    Daredevil

    Charlie Cox, Elodie Yung

    PremieredApril 10, 2015

    Daredevil (Netflix, 2015) is an American action crime legal drama superhero series created by Drew Goddard, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name created by Stan Lee and Bill Everett....  more

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    Legends of Tomorrow

    Brandon Routh, Dominic Purcell

    PremieredJanuary 21, 2016

    DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television series spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, existing in the same fictional universe. Intending to stop him,...  more

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    Raising Dion

    Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young

    PremieredOctober 4, 2019

    Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by Carol Barbee, based on the short film and comic book by Dennis Liu. A single mom must hide her young son's...  more

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    Ragnarok

    David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli

    PremieredJanuary 31, 2020

    Ragnarok (Netflix, 2020) is a television drama series created by Adam Price. A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarok — unless...  more

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    The Punisher

    Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes

    PremieredNovember 17, 2017

    Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New York...  more

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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh

    PremieredOctober 26, 2015

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. The adventures of...  more

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    Gotham

    Benjamin McKenzie, Donal Logue

    PremieredSeptember 22, 2014

    Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman franchise. The story behind Detective James Gordon's (Ben...  more

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    Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na

    PremieredSeptember 24, 2013

    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 2013) is an American action drama superhero series created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel Comics organization...  more

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    The Defenders

    Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter

    PremieredAugust 18, 2017

    The Defender (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television miniseries created by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones...  more

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    Black Lightning

    Cress Williams, China Anne McClain

    PremieredJanuary 16, 2018

    Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character of the same name. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who retired from his superhero persona Black...  more

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    Luke Cage

    Mike Colter, Simone Missick

    PremieredSeptember 30, 2016

    Luke Cage (Netflix, 2016) is an American web television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker, based on the Marvel Comics character. When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable...  more

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    Jessica Jones

    Krysten Ritter, Eka Darville

    PremieredNovember 20, 2015

    Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Marvel Comics character. Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica...  more

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    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Dante Basco, Jessie Flower

    PremieredFebruary 21, 2005

    Avatar: The Last Airbender (Nickelodeon, 2005) is an American television series created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, with Aaron Ehasz as head writer. Set in an Asiatic-like world...  more

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    Jupiter's Legacy

    Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb

    PremieredMay 7, 2021

    Jupiter's Legacy (Netflix, 2021) is an American superhero television series, based on the eponymous comic series by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely. When the world's first generation of superheroes...  more

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    Iron Fist

    Finn Jones, David Wenham

    PremieredMarch 17, 2017

    Marvel's Iron Fist (Netflix, 2017) is web television series developed Scott Buck, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Finn Jones stars as Danny Rand / Iron Fist, a martial arts...  more

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    One-Punch Man

    Kaito Ishikawa, Aoi Yuki

    PremieredOctober 4, 2015

    One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese action anime series based on the webcomic by ONE from Madhouse animation studio. Saitama, a superhero who can defeat any opponent with a single punch,...  more

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    Wu Assassins

    Iko Uwais, Byron Mann

    PremieredAugust 8, 2019

    Wu Assassins (Netflix, 2019) is an American action television series. A young chef (Iko Uwais) discovers he is chosen to round up the powers of an ancient, supernatural, triad as the Wu Assassin....  more

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    The Legend of Korra

    Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne

    PremieredApril 14, 2012

    The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon, 2012) is an American animated television series created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino, and a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender. Set 70 years...  more

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    iZombie

    Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin

    PremieredMarch 17, 2015

    iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical resident...  more

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    Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

    Cristina "Vee" Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook

    PremieredOctober 19, 2015

    Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (French: Miraculous, les aventures de Ladybug et Chat Noir) is a French CGI action/adventure animated series produced by Zagtoon and Method Animation. The...  more
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    The Protector

    Hazar Ergüclü, Okan Yalabik

    PremieredDecember 14, 2018

    The Protector (Netflix, 2018) is a Turkish drama fantasy series. Given mystical powers by a talismanic keepsake, a young man embarks on a quest to fight shadowy forces and solve a mystery from his...  more

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    The New Legends of Monkey

    Chai Hansen, Luciane Buchanan

    Premiered2018

    The New Legends of Monkey (Netflix, 2018) is a television series based on the 16th century Chinese novel Journey to the West. A young monk, escorted by a group of gods, embarks on a journey across an...  more

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