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The Defenders 

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Set a few months after the events of the second season of Daredevil, and a month after the events of Iron Fist, the vigilantes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up in New York City to fight a common enemy: The Hand.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Charlie Cox ...  Matt Murdock / ... 8 episodes, 2017
Krysten Ritter ...  Jessica Jones 8 episodes, 2017
Mike Colter ...  Luke Cage 8 episodes, 2017
Finn Jones ...  Danny Rand 8 episodes, 2017
Elodie Yung ...  Elektra Natchios 8 episodes, 2017
Jessica Henwick ...  Colleen Wing 6 episodes, 2017
Scott Glenn ...  Stick 6 episodes, 2017
Sigourney Weaver ...  Alexandra Reid 6 episodes, 2017
Rosario Dawson ...  Claire Temple 6 episodes, 2017
Wai Ching Ho ...  Madame Gao 6 episodes, 2017
Elden Henson ...  Foggy Nelson 5 episodes, 2017
Simone Missick ...  Misty Knight 5 episodes, 2017
Yutaka Takeuchi ...  Murakami 5 episodes, 2017
Eka Darville ...  Malcolm Ducasse 4 episodes, 2017
Ramon Rodriguez ...  Bakuto 4 episodes, 2017
Rachael Taylor ...  Trish Walker 4 episodes, 2017
Deborah Ann Woll ...  Karen Page 4 episodes, 2017
Babs Olusanmokun ...  Sowande 4 episodes, 2017
Michelle Federer Michelle Federer ...  Michelle Raymond 3 episodes, 2017
Chloe Levine ...  Lexi Raymond 3 episodes, 2017
J. Mallory McCree ...  Cole 3 episodes, 2017
Ron Simons ...  Strieber 3 episodes, 2017
Debbi Morgan ...  Delores / ... 2 episodes, 2017
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"Marvel's The Defenders" follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal - to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The names of The Defenders' stars appear based on the release date of their respective character's solo series. The order is as follows. Daredevil played by Charlie Cox, Jessica Jones played by Krysten Ritter, Luke Cage played by Mike Colter, and Iron Fist played by Finn Jones. See more »

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Quotes

Jessica Jones: You look like an asshole.
Matt Murdock: It's your scarf.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a sequence of cityscapes of New York, with colored silhouettes of the Defenders (Daredevil in red, Jessica Jones in blue/purple, Luke Cage in yellow/orange and Iron Fist in green), following themes from previous shows. See more »

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Referenced in The Chronic Rift: In Review - March 2018 (2018) See more »

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Not half bad
23 August 2017 | by jhnykazaSee all my reviews

It's unfortunate that most people who go through the trouble of writing IMDb reviews are pretentious, pompous, and hopelessly opinionated. As an effort to offset their negativity and wannabe film buff nonsense, I thought I'd chip in. I took some film classes in college, so I'm not totally ignorant when it comes to filmmaking, but I'm by no means an expert. I'll skip my criticisms altogether and just say that it's not a perfect show. Having said that, I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was engaging, suspenseful and fun. The music, setting, acting, cinematography, etc was all pretty solid. It's a superhero show, folks...no one should expect something that rises to the level of 'high art.' There have been only 2 exceptions to that rule that I can think of: the dark knight and legion. Go into this expecting to redefine your view of the universe, and you'll undoubtedly be disappointed. Go into it expecting to be ENTERTAINED and not much else and you should be happy. Also, if you're the type that enjoys poking holes in plots and spotting every error possible, you might have issues....but really, people....it's NOT BASED ON A TRUE STORY. Fiction and especially comic books have the luxury of telling stories unencumbered by facts. They're more like modern day Aesop's fables (which have many plot points that don't make sense btw).

Enjoy it for what it is: Good entertainment.


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