Live Action, Comic book Superheroes on TVby alden-ash | created - 15 Feb 2012 | updated - 26 Jan 2017 | Public
A work in progress of live-action TV movies and series. They often don't have the best budgets, and it shows.
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4. Wonder Woman (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Fantasy
A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring.
10. Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
100 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure
A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon.
12. Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process.
14. The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hopefully on the verge of curing his Hulk condition, Banner meets his colleague, Don Blake, who is mystically linked to a Viking warrior, Thor.
15. The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Banner is held as a witness to a violent crime linked to the Kingpin, the fugitive is helped by lawyer Matt Murdock who is also the superhero, Daredevil.
16. The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The finale of the television series about Dr. David Banner, a scientist who transforms into a mighty, larger-than-life creature called the Hulk when he gets angry. Desperately attempting to... See full summary »
18. Power Pack (1991 TV Movie)
27 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Power's kids have been given superhuman abilities, but that doesn't necessarily mean that adjusting to a new home will be any easier. Alex still needs to find his science book for class... See full summary »
20. Generation X (1996 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them feared by the population at large--begin training at a school for heroes. Their studies ... See full summary »
21. Justice League of America (1997 TV Movie)
86 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An evil Weather Man intent on destroying New Metro City with a series of malevolent meteorological mishaps? Can the super-powered (and semi-employed) Justice League of America save the day?... See full summary »
Never Aired Pilot
22. Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought to TV. He is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former ... See full summary »
23. Mutant X (2001–2004)
Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A fugitive geneticist and four of his "creations" search for others of their kind while attempting to stay a step ahead of a morally ambiguous government agent.
This was supposed to be X-Men, but rights issues forced them to change it.
25. Smallville (2001–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.
26. Birds of Prey (2002–2003)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the future, long after the Batman has driven himself into exile, his legacy lives on in the form of the Birds of Prey--Black Canary, Oracle, and the Huntress.
27. Man-Thing (2005)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Agents of an oil tycoon vanish while exploring a swamp marked for drilling. The local sheriff investigates and faces a Seminole legend come to life: Man-Thing, a shambling swamp-monster whose touch burns those who feel fear.
Votes: 5,291 | Gross: $0.14M
28. Painkiller Jane (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Jane, a young soldier, is exposed to a biochemical weapon that endows her with self-healing powers. She uses her abilities to fight crime while eluding the military.
30. Painkiller Jane (2007– )
44 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Jane Vasco is a DEA agent recruited by a covert government agency that hunts genetically enhanced individuals. She discovers that she can heal rapidly from any injury and begins to investigate the source of her powers.
31. Aquaman (2006 TV Short)
42 min | Short, Action, Adventure
A young twenty-something diver living in the Florida Keys discovers he has the power to breathe underwater.
Never Aired Pilot
32. Wonder Woman (2011 TV Movie)
45 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
It's the modern day, and being Wonder Woman is complicated. Diana is leading a triple life - running a large corporation out of costume and fighting crime in costume in one identity.
Never Aired Pilot
34. Powers (2015–2016)
TV-MA | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, a homicide detective, who had his own powers taken from him, investigates crimes involving superhumans along with his partner.
35. Witchblade (2000 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.
36. Witchblade (2001–2002)
60 min | Fantasy, Action
Based on the comic with the same title, this series follows the adventures of police detective Sara Pezzini, the bearer of the Witchblade. The Witchblade is a powerful gauntlet-like weapon ... See full summary »
37. Batgirl (1967 TV Short)
8 min | Short
At the Gotham City library, Barbara Gordon helps Bruce Wayne find a book on butterflies so he can prove a point to a friend, a millionaire explorer. As Bruce and his youthful ward, Dick ... See full summary »
An unaired short/pilot. Instead of going with a second show, they just rolled the character into the Batman TV series.
38. Arrow (2012– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
39. NightMan (1997–1999)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified... See full summary »
41. The Flash (2014– )
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
43. NightMan (1997 TV Movie)
93 min | Sci-Fi
Johnny Domino is a musician. While performing for some VIP's he is struck by a lightning bolt. He then thinks he hears things but no one it talking, and the things that he hears are ... See full summary »
44. Constantine (2014–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A man struggling with his faith who is haunted by the sins of his past is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
46. Legends of Tomorrow (2016– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Focuses on time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter, who has to recruit a rag-tag team of heroes and villains to help prevent an apocalypse that could impact not only Earth, but all of time.
48. Jessica Jones (2015– )
TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.
49. Luke Cage (2016– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
50. Agent Carter (2015–2016)
TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.
51. Marvel's Most Wanted (2016 TV Movie)
40 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi