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The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix

Updated August 17, 2020 20.2k votes 3.0k voters 136.8k views53 items

List RulesOnly 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, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. Then check out what superhero shows that premiered in 2020.

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    The Umbrella Academy
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    The Umbrella Academy

    Ellen Page, Tom Hopper

    Premiered2019

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Flash
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    The Flash

    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    Premiered2014

    The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 3
    Daredevil
    877
    379

    Daredevil

    Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll

    Premiered2015

    Daredevil (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    Arrow
    938
    409

    Arrow

    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy

    Premiered2012

    Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Legends of Tomorrow
    493
    234

    Legends of Tomorrow

    Victor Garber, Brandon Routh

    Premiered2016

    DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Raising Dion
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    Raising Dion

    Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young

    Premiered2019

    Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 7
    The Punisher
    624
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    The Punisher

    Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes

    Premiered2017

    Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 8
    Ragnarok
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    65

    Ragnarok

    David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli

    PremieredJanuary 31, 2020

    Ragnarok (Netflix, 2020) is a television drama series created by Adam Price. A small Norwegian... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 9
    Supergirl
    678
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 10
    Gotham
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    Gotham

    Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue

    Premiered2014

    Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 11
    Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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    Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen

    Premiered2013

    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Black Lightning
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    Black Lightning

    Cress Williams, China Anne McClain

    Premiered2018

    Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Defenders
    429
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    The Defenders

    Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter

    Premiered2017

    The Defender (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television miniseries created by Douglas... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 14
    Luke Cage
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    Luke Cage

    Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali

    Premiered2016

    Luke Cage (Netflix, 2016) is an American web television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    Jessica Jones
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    Jessica Jones

    Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter

    Premiered2015

    Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 16
    One-Punch Man
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    One-Punch Man

    Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa
    One-Punch Man (Madhouse, 2015) is a Japanese action anime series based on the webcomic by ONE.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Iron Fist
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    Iron Fist

    Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick

    Premiered2017

    Marvel's Iron Fist (Netflix, 2017) is web television series developed Scott Buck, based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Avatar: The Last Airbender
    22
    15

    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker

    Premiered2005

    Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American television series that aired for three seasons on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 19
    Wu Assassins
    58
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    Wu Assassins

    Iko Uwais, Katheryn Winnick

    Premiered2019

    Wu Assassins (Netflix, 2019) is an American action television series. A young chef (Iko Uwais)... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 20
    The Legend of Korra
    12
    20

    The Legend of Korra

    Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne

    Premiered2012

    The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon, 2012) is an American animated television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 21
    Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy
    4
    12

    Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy

    Philip Bache, Edward Bosco

    Premiered2020

    Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy (Netflix, 2020) is an American animated robot... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 22
    Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
    Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (French: Miraculous, les aventures de Ladybug et Chat... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    The Protector
    62
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    The Protector

    Çagatay Ulusoy, Ayça Aysin Turan

    Premiered2018

    The Protector (Netflix, 2018) is a Turkish drama fantasy series. Given mystical powers by a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
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    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

    Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara

    Premiered2018

    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The New Legends of Monkey
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    The New Legends of Monkey

    Chai Hansen, Luciane Buchanan
    The New Legends of Monkey (Netflix, 2018) is a television series based on the 16th century... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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