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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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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 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

Josie's Bar and its bartender/owner Josie herself, come straight from Daredevil's comics, and they are also quite prominent in the Daredevil (2015) series. See more »

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Jessica Jones: Nice ears.
Daredevil: They're horns.
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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 Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (2017) See more »

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The Defenders - Review
23 August 2017 | by WhiteFire404See all my reviews

It's finally here, the culmination of all the four MARVEL/Netflix shows, this was my most anticipated thing of this year, mostly because I love the comics of every character and I love for the most part their shows, but like I said, regardless of my hype and expectations, I always try to be cautious with that as well, I don't want them to get in the way of my enjoyment of the show. Out of the get go this is a really good show, 8 episodes was definitely the right amount for this season, also the acting for the most part is great, Cox, Ritter and Colter as Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage were all great, as usual, Finn Jones also has improved a bit here over his performance in Iron Fist, my guess is because he had better material to work with, the cinematography is great and consistent to the rest of the series, one thing in particular I loved was the way they used colors, whenever a certain character is on-screen, the colors in the background are either red for Daredevil, purple for Jessica Jones, yellow for Luke Cage and green for Iron Fist and when they were together the colors would mix up and I loved it. The score by John Paesano is good (Though not as good as his score for Daredevil), the action scenes were for the most part good, but there were 2 particularly great action scenes, one in episode 3 and one in episode 8. Also, without getting in spoilers, the last 20 minutes of the season finale really excited me and I can't wait to see what they do with the things they set up. I would say that some minor details could have been improved here and there but overall, The Defenders gave me what I wanted and I feel for the most part very satisfied with the result, I can't wait to see the future of the other shows and to see what will happen when The Defenders season 2 arrives.


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