7.9/10
100,328
1,036 user 59 critic

The Umbrella Academy 

Trailer
2:01 | Trailer
A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world.
Reviews
Popularity
132 ( 34)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2020   2019  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Ellen Page ...  Vanya Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Tom Hopper ...  Luther Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
David Castañeda ...  Diego Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Emmy Raver-Lampman ...  Allison Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Robert Sheehan ...  Klaus Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Aidan Gallagher ...  Number Five 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Justin H. Min ...  Ben Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Mary J. Blige ...  Cha-Cha 10 episodes, 2019
Cameron Britton ...  Hazel 10 episodes, 2019
Adam Godley ...  Pogo 10 episodes, 2019
Colm Feore ...  Sir Reginald Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Ritu Arya ...  Lila Pitts 10 episodes, 2020
Sheila McCarthy ...  Agnes 10 episodes, 2019
Jordan Claire Robbins ...  Grace 10 episodes, 2019
John Magaro ...  Leonard Peabody 9 episodes, 2019

"The Umbrella Academy" vs. Marvel Cinematic Universe

The stars of Netflix's new superhero series "The Umbrella Academy" talk about going head-to-head with the greatest heroes in the MCU ... and the DC Extended Universe, too.

Watch our interview

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.

Stars: Kiernan Shipka, Ross Lynch, Lucy Davis
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.

Stars: Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, Steve Oram
Russian Doll (TV Series 2019)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A cynical young woman in New York City keeps dying and returning to the party that's being thrown in her honor on that same evening. She tries to find a way out of this strange time loop.

Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett, Greta Lee
Titans I (TV Series 2018)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A team of young superheroes combat evil and other perils.

Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Teagan Croft, Anna Diop
The Witcher (TV Series 2019)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Stars: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra
You (TV Series 2018)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.

Stars: Penn Badgley, Ambyr Childers, Victoria Pedretti
I Am Not Okay with This (TV Series 2020)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.

Stars: Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff, Sofia Bryant
Sex Education (TV Series 2019)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A teenage boy with a sex therapist mother teams up with a high school classmate to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

Stars: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa
The Boys (TV Series 2019)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers.

Stars: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr
Locke & Key (TV Series 2020)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death.

Stars: Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones
Jessica Jones (2015–2019)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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.

Stars: Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville
Stranger Things (TV Series 2016)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder
Edit

Storyline

On the same day in October 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world. But not everything went according to plan. In their teenage years, the family fractured and the team disbanded. Now, the six surviving thirty-something members reunite upon the news of Hargreeves' passing. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father's death. But the estranged family once again begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse. Written by jesusblack-30225

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Super. Dysfunctional. Family. See more »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is Ellen Page's third comic-book feature, after the X-Men films. See more »

User Reviews

 
Amusing, but predictable
16 February 2019 | by ericanaessSee all my reviews

Sometimes this show feels as though Wes Anderson made a superhero show, and that's the good part. The problem with the plot is that it's really obvious to figure out, so when they reveal the "twists" you're like, I knew that already. It's also quite disjointed.

Five and Klaus are probably the best, along with Hazel, in terms of characters and actors.

People seem to be exaggerating on both sides: it's not the worst thing ever, nor is it the best. It's amusing and has potential, but didn't quite get there.


417 of 655 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 1,036 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Umbrella Academy See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed