Defendor is a 2009 Canadian-American vigilante comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Stebbings in his directorial debut. It stars Woody Harrelson as Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona named Defendor, with Elias Koteas, Michael Kelly, Sandra Oh and Kat Dennings in supporting roles.


Dr. Park, a psychiatrist, is interviewing Arthur Poppington, a vigilante known as "Defendor", about his assault of a dry cleaning business owner. The story flashes back to Arthur's encounter with Dooney, a corrupt detective that Arthur believes is in the employ of his nemesis, "Captain Industry", who Arthur blames for his mother leaving him as a child and later dying from a drug overdose.