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The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix 

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Updated May 12, 2020 13.9k votes 2.4k voters 105.3k views 49 items

List Rules Only 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? 

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

Premiered: 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 ...more

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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman

Premiered: 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 ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell

Premiered: 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 ...more

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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson

Premiered: 2015

Daredevil (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew Goddard, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Blind lawyer Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) ...more

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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Premiered: 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 ...more

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

Premiered: 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 ...more

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz
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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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill

Premiered: 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 ...more

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

Premiered: 2013

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more

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Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick
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 ...more

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The Defenders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter
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 ...more

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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor

Premiered: 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, ...more

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Black Lightning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Black Lightning Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams

Premiered: 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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Raising Dion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young, Sammi Haney

Premiered: 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 ...more

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Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli, Herman Tømmeraas

Premiered: January 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 — ...more

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Iron Fist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Iron Fist Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, David Wenham
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 ...more

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One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa
One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

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Wu Assassins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Iko Uwais, Katheryn Winnick, Byron Mann
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
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DC Super Hero Girls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Tara Strong, Grey Griffin, Nicole Sullivan
DC Super Hero Girls (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an animated action-adventure television series developed by Lauren Faust, based on the toy line of the same name by Mattel and Lego. The series ...more
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The Protector is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Çagatay Ulusoy, Ayça Aysin Turan, Hazar Ergüçlü

Premiered: 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 ...more
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The New Legends of Monke... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Chai Hansen, Luciane Buchanan, Josh Thomson
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 ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka

Premiered: 2018

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.
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Miraculous: Tales of Lad... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
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. ...more
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Mighty Morphin Power Ran... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, David J. Fielding

Premiered: 1993

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is an American live action children's television series that premiered on August 28, 1993, on the Fox Kids weekday afternoon block. The show is about a group of ...more

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