100 Best Superhero Series of All Time – A Streaming Guide

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From animated classics like Justice League and X-Men to modern hits like The Umbrella Academy and Peacemaker, superheroes have been saving the day on the small screen for decades. To help you find the greatest superhero series to add to your watchlist, here's a steaming guide to the 100 of the best superhero series of all time. You can also use this guide to find out where you can watch them on popular streaming platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Max and Disney+.

There have been several Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) superhero series that have graced our screens over the years, including popular series such as Agent Carter and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As the universe grew in popularity throughout the 2010s, so did the number of TV shows to enjoy. This was accelerated by the launch of Disney+, which saw WandaVision become the first Marvel TV show to directly impacted the course of upcoming MCU movies. Other Disney+ MCU shows include The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki and Ms. Marvel.

DC Comics also has a rich television history, with many adaptations of the company's most popular heroes in live action TV shows and animated cartoons. In addition to the many Batman and Superman produced over the years, the CW's Arrowverse kickstarted in 2012 with Arrow and continued until 2023. The interconnected titles featured in the Arrowverse included The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning and Batwoman. With other titles like Superman & Lois, Doom Patrol, Peacemaker, Watchmen and Constantine, fans have a flurry of choice from either universe to binge-watch.

From 2015-2019, Netflix was home to more adult-oriented superhero series such as Marvel’s Daredevil, one of the most beloved superhero series of all time. Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders and The Punisher rounded out Netflix's collection of Marvel superhero series.

When looking for the best superhero series of all time, fans can also consider non-Marvel/DC shows such as Prime Video’s The Boys – an extremely successful TV series that combined superheroes, action, comedy and R-rated content. There are also many animated TV shows adored by fans of every age, such as Batman: The Animated Series, Spider-Man, Harley Quinn, Invincible and Young Justice.

Where can I watch the best superhero series?

Check out our complete list of the best 100 superhero series of all time below. Discover where to watch them on streaming services available in the United States.

Netflix
Amazon Prime Video
Disney Plus
Apple TV Plus
Apple TV
Hulu
Crunchyroll
fuboTV
Max
Max Amazon Channel
Epix Amazon Channel
Crunchyroll Amazon Channel
Peacock
Kocowa
Amazon Video
Google Play Movies
YouTube
Paramount Plus
Paramount+ with Showtime
Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Starz Apple TV Channel
AMC Plus Apple TV Channel
Britbox Apple TV Channel
Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Discovery+ Amazon Channel
AMC+ Amazon Channel
The Roku Channel
Showtime Roku Premium Channel
Paramount+ Roku Premium Channel
Starz Roku Premium Channel
AMC+ Roku Premium Channel
Showtime Amazon Channel
AMC+
MGM Plus Roku Premium Channel
YouTube Premium
YouTube Free
The CW
Hoopla
CW Seed
Vudu
VUDU Free
Starz
Criterion Channel
PBS
FXNow
Tubi TV
Kanopy
Comedy Central
Microsoft Store
Redbox
Sun Nxt
Crackle
AMC
AMC Theatres
Fandor
Curiosity Stream
NBC
MGM Plus
Freeform
History
A&E
Lifetime
Shudder
Screambox
Acorn TV
Sundance Now
Popcornflix
GuideDoc
BritBox
MUBI
Netflix Kids
Boomerang
Urban Movie Channel
History Vault
Yupp TV
Eros Now
MyOutdoorTV
WWE Network
Smithsonian Channel
Laugh Out Loud
Pure Flix
PBS Kids Amazon Channel
Lifetime Movie Club
Boomerang Amazon Channel
Cinemax Amazon Channel
Hallmark Movies Now Amazon Channel
PBS Masterpiece Amazon Channel
Viewster Amazon Channel
MZ Choice Amazon Channel
Spamflix
Pluto TV
HiDive
VIX
Night Flight Plus
MTV
Retrocrush
Classix
Dekkoo
Shout! Factory TV
Chai Flicks
OVID
Mhz Choice
Shudder Amazon Channel
Vice TV
MUBI Amazon Channel
BritBox Amazon Channel
AcornTV Amazon Channel
Fandor Amazon Channel
Screambox Amazon Channel
Sundance Now Amazon Channel
Adult Swim
USA Network
Fox
FlixFling
Bet+ Amazon Channel
Rakuten Viki
AMC on Demand
TCM
TNT
Bravo TV
Food Network
BBC America
IndieFlix
TLC
AHCTV
DIY Network
HGTV
Investigation Discovery
Science Channel
Destination America
Discovery Life
Animal Planet
Discovery
Motor Trend
Cooking Channel
Travel Channel
Paramount Network
Here TV
TV Land
VH1
Logo TV
DreamWorksTV Amazon Channel
Flix Premiere
TBS
AsianCrush
Revry
DOCSVILLE
Spectrum On Demand
OXYGEN
Hi-YAH
tru TV
DisneyNOW
WeTV
ARROW
Plex
Plex Live TV
Plex Player
WOW Presents Plus
Magellan TV
BroadwayHD
The Oprah Winfrey Network
Filmzie
Dogwoof On Demand
MovieSaints
True Story
Martha Stewart TV
DocAlliance Films
KoreaOnDemand
Hoichoi
iQIYI
Metrograph
Public Domain Movies
Freevee
Eventive
Cultpix
FilmBox+
aha
ShortsTV Amazon Channel
Bet+
Takflix
Klassiki
Starz Amazon Channel
Netflix basic with Ads
Cohen Media Amazon Channel
Popflick
ViX Premium Amazon Channel
Runtime
Fandango
Telemundo
Discovery +
Reveel
Ovation TV
Angel Studios
Cineverse
AD tv
Midnight Pulp
FYI Network
Xumo Play
National Geographic
Atom Tickets
Shahid VIP
DistroTV
myfilmfriend
Cinemark
Outside Watch
Cinepolis USA
Full Moon Amazon Channel
Citytv
Univer Video
GlewedTV
Toon Goggles
Noggin Apple TV Channel
A&E Crime Central Apple TV Channel
Acorn TV Apple TV
ALLBLK Apple TV channel
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
Topic Apple TV Channel
Tastemade Apple TV Channel
Sundance Now Apple TV Channel
Shudder Apple TV Channel
Showtime Apple TV Channel
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
OUTtv Apple TV Channel
MotorTrend Apple TV channel
Lifetime Movie Club Apple TV Channel
Hallmark Movies Now Apple TV Channel
Eros Now Select Apple TV Channel
CuriosityStream Apple TV Channel
Cinemax Apple TV Channel
BBC Select Apple Tv channel
BET+  Apple TV channel
Carnegie Hall+ Apple TV Channel
IFC Films Unlimited Apple TV Channel
HISTORY Vault Apple TV Channel
HISTORY Vault Amazon Channel
Carnegie Hall+ Amazon Channel
Lifetime Movie Club Amazon Channel
Film Movement Plus
Amazon Prime Video with Ads
Troma NOW
Regal Cinemas
Harkins Theatres
B&B Theatres
Marcus Theatres
BYUtv
Kino Film Collection
Tubi TV Live
Pluto TV Live
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  1. Marvel's Daredevil

    Marvel's Daredevil

    2015

    IMDB 8.6 (477k)

    #1

    Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

  2. The Boys

    The Boys

    2019

    IMDB 8.7 (669k)

    #2

    A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

  3. Gen V

    Gen V

    2023

    IMDB 7.7 (94k)

    #3

    At America's only college for superheroes, gifted students put their moral boundaries to the test, competing for the university's top ranking, and a chance to join The Seven, Vought International's elite superhero team. When the school's dark secrets come to light, they must decide what kind of heroes they want to become.

  4. WandaVision

    WandaVision

    2021

    IMDB 7.9 (372k)

    #4

    Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

  5. Harley Quinn

    Harley Quinn

    2019

    IMDB 8.4 (37k)

    #5

    The series focuses on a single Harley Quinn, who sets off to make it on her own in Gotham City.

  6. Gotham

    Gotham

    2014

    IMDB 7.8 (241k)

    #6

    Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

  7. The Flash

    The Flash

    2014

    IMDB 7.5 (369k)

    #7

    After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only "meta-human" who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion -- and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won't be long before the world learns what Barry Allen has become...The Flash.

  8. Marvel's The Punisher

    Marvel's The Punisher

    2017

    IMDB 8.4 (266k)

    #8

    A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.

  9. Arrow

    Arrow

    2012

    IMDB 7.5 (447k)

    #9

    Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

  10. Loki

    Loki

    2021

    IMDB 8.2 (415k)

    #10

    The mercurial villain Loki resumes his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.”

  11. Marvel's Jessica Jones

    Marvel's Jessica Jones

    2015

    IMDB 7.9 (227k)

    #11

    After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

  12. Watchmen

    Watchmen

    2019

    IMDB 8.2 (135k)

    #12

    Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

  13. DC's Legends of Tomorrow

    #13

    When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

  14. The Umbrella Academy

    The Umbrella Academy

    2019

    IMDB 7.9 (277k)

    #14

    A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world.

  15. Doom Patrol

    Doom Patrol

    2019

    IMDB 7.7 (60k)

    #15

    The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence — and to protect Earth from what they find.

  16. X-Men

    X-Men

    1992

    IMDB 8.4 (49k)

    #16

    The X-Men are an elite team of mutants, genetically gifted human beings with superpowers, sworn to fight for mutant rights against hostile Government agencies, whilst at the same time protecting mankind from mutant supremacist Magneto who seeks to destroy the human race in return for the atrocities committed against mutant kind.

  17. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    #17

    Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the extraordinary.

  18. Justice League

    Justice League

    2001

    IMDB 8.6 (52k)

    #18

    The long-awaited rebirth of the greatest superhero team of all time: Batman, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Hawkgirl, Green Lantern and Martian Manhunter.

  19. The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

    #19

    TV series centering on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters Falcon and The Winter Soldier.

  20. Smallville

    Smallville

    2001

    IMDB 7.5 (139k)

    #20

    The origins of the world’s greatest hero–from Krypton refugee Kal-el’s arrival on Earth through his tumultuous teen years to Clark Kent’s final steps toward embracing his destiny as the Man of Steel.