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A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdoch fights the crime of New york as Daredevil

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Drew Goddard
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Charlie Cox ...  Matt Murdock / ... 39 episodes, 2015-2018
Deborah Ann Woll ...  Karen Page 39 episodes, 2015-2018
Elden Henson ...  Foggy Nelson 39 episodes, 2015-2018
Vincent D'Onofrio ...  Wilson Fisk 21 episodes, 2015-2018
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Storyline

As a child Matt Murdock was blinded by a chemical spill in a freak accident. Instead of limiting him it gave him superhuman senses that enabled him to see the world in a unique and powerful way. Now he uses these powers to deliver justice, not only as a lawyer in his own law firm, but also as vigilante at night, stalking the streets of Hell's Kitchen as Daredevil, the man without fear. Written by DDK

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marvel's Daredevil See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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| (Entire season 1) | (Entire season 2)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Jon Bernthal said he'd have fans walk up to him on the streets of New York City to say "Do not mess this up." in reference to his role as Frank Castle/The Punisher. Bernthal would often walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to the set alone, intent on getting into the character's isolated mindset. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, when adult Matt is shown reading, he moves both index fingertips across the page at the same time. A blind person places the left index fingertip at the edge of the line and keeps it stationary, to hold the place. Otherwise, the right index fingertip (which is the one that moves across the line of Braille) might not return to the start of the next line properly (it might get "lost" and skip a line or start one that had already been read). Child Matt does this more correctly than Adult Matt does. See more »

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Daredevil: Why didn't you take off my mask?
Frank Castle: Because I don't give a shit who you are.
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The opening credits is a montage of silhouettes emerging from a red background, in the manner of blood dripping over everything and revealing hidden objects. See more »


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One of the best live action comic book adaptations of all time.
8 May 2016 | by Andrew GoldSee all my reviews

Daredevil is the kind of show that, even when taken out of context, is still a great piece of work. Even if Marvel wasn't associated with this at all, Daredevil would still be one of the best crime/vigilante dramas out there. It's just great storytelling elevated by its superhero backdrop, with classic characters like Wilson Fisk and The Punisher butting heads with Matt Murdock through insanely choreographed fight sequences (the best in Marvel history) in the dark, gritty streets of Hell's Kitchen. Daredevil shows the grimier side of Marvel for sure, not quite as disturbing as Jessica Jones, but there's a fair share of graphic imagery. It's never gratuitous, though. The violence is real and raw, and you believe the wounds Daredevil gets in his numerous altercations, painfully so. Every little detail is accounted for, from the functionality of Foggy and Matt's lawyer firm to the martial arts techniques used in the many mind-blowingly impressive fight scenes. It all works so well; the writing is sharp, sometimes slow and brooding but it always pays off, and it's character-driven without delving into soap opera territory like many comic book shows do (though the Elektra storyline comes close).

Wilson Fisk is one of the best villains to come out of Marvel live action universe, played to perfection by Vincent D'Onofrio. The acting all around is top-notch. Charlie Cox gives a convincing performance of the blind lawyer vigilante, and Jon Bernthal as the Punisher is superb. You begin to care about every character though, even the antagonists. Frank Castle is a written as a fully fleshed out person - he does what he does for a reason that's very personal to him, and you understand why and you care. Even Foggy and Karen, who I didn't care much for in season 1, grew on me by season 2 and I really came to like some of their arcs.

The first four episodes of season 2 might be the best stretch of comic book episodes put to screen, ever. It's unbelievable. Seeing that alone should sell you on the show (but you should most certainly start with season 1). Daredevil is just something you have to experience if you're a comic book fan, or an action fan, or a fan of quality television. It's that good.


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