Stream It: Everything New on HBO Max This October (Plus Everything That’s Leaving)

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It’s a big bad streaming world out there, with infinite options for TV lovers and cinephiles alike. But when it comes to top-notch entertainment with endless possibilities, HBO Max has established itself as a platform with a cornucopia of choices, boasting more than 10,000 hours of very viewable content.

Not only does the service offer a slew of new and classic entertainment options, but over the past year, it’s become a destination for big-budget box office releases —including the entire slate of Warner Bros. movies in 2021. Where else can you catch buzzy flicks like The Suicide Squad, Mortal Kombat and Zack Snyder’s Justice League from the comfort of your own couch?

Add in tons of binge-able TV selections like The Other Two, Hacks and The West Wing, and subscribing to HBO Max guarantees endless options for viewers with all kinds of tastes. Knowing that, no one would blame you for seeking out a few suggestions. Want ideas on what to watch? Read on for the full list of new shows and movies dropping on HBO Max this month, plus get an update on everything that’s leaving.

  

Signing Up For HBO Max

You can sign up for HBO Max on the HBO Website. There, you can unlock most of the streaming service’s content via a limited-ads subscription for $9.99 per month. Or, for $14.99 a month, you can access all of the titles ad-free. It’s worth noting that only those users with the ad-free subscription can access theatrical debuts on the same day that they hit theatres. (It’s also worth noting there’s currently a sweet 50% off deal happening right now.)

There are also a few ways to sample HBO Max for free. While the service itself doesn’t offer a free trial, you can sign up for a free seven-day Hulu trial that includes both Hulu and HBO Max. Or, if you’re an AT&T customer, you can also subscribe to the service for free under one of the eligible plans.

When HBO Max launched in May 2020, Fire TV was notably missing from the list of compatible viewing devices it offered. However the service has improved since then, and as of November 2020, Amazon brands are now included in the current list of compatible devices.

  

New October Movie and TV Premiers on HBO Max

HBO Max is heading into the scariest month of the year with the big-budget release of Dune, not to mention the anticipated drop of The Sopranos sequel, The Many Saints of Newark. That’s not all the new TV we have to look forward to though, thanks to new seasons of Succession, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure.

Meanwhile, if you missed In the Heights or The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It when they dropped on the streaming service for a limited amount of time earlier this year, the flicks are both back in full glory for all subscribers this month.

Finally, for those looking for classic October frights, the streaming service is offering up picks like Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride and IT: Chapter 2.

Here are all of the major releases hitting the streaming service this month.

  

New October Movie and TV Premiers on HBO Max

Oct 1

The Many Saints of Newark

  

Oct 17

Dune

 

Succession, Season 3

  

Oct. 21

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

  

Oct. 24

Insecure, Season 5

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Curb Your Enthusiasm, Season 11

  

Oct. 28

In The Heights

  

Other Movies to Catch on HBO Max in October

Looking for more titles to add to your watchlist? We’ve curated some of our favorite overall picks that you can catch on the streaming service this month.

National Lampoon’s Vacation (Oct. 1)

Get reacquainted with the Griswold family all over again in this original 1983 flick from director Harold Ramis and writer John Hughes. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo star as the well-intentioned parents trying to take their kids on a cross-country road trip to Walley World, and naturally, there are plenty of shenanigans along the way.

Bad Boys (Oct. 1)

Who knew that when this 1995 film from director Michael Bay dropped that it would spark an entire franchise? Whether you’re in the mood for something nostalgic or just want lots of laugh-out-loud moments wrapped in intense action, tune into the Will Smith, Martin Lawrence offering when it hits the streamer this month.

The Invisible Man (Oct. 1)

If you’re in the mood for something suspenseful and spooky but not overly scary as you prepare for Halloween, this Elisabeth Moss monster movie is definitely something to consider. When it hit screens in 2020, many critics lauded it as the film that saved the Universal franchise thanks to its unique twist, but why not grab some popcorn and judge for yourself? Just be sure to check the closets first.

Wall Street (Oct 1)

If you loved watching Leo in The Wolf of Wall Street but never checked out this 1987 offering, now is finally your chance. The Oliver Stone-directed film stars a much younger Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas in the story of an impatient, up-and-coming stockbroker who is willing to do anything to rise to the top.

Love Life, Season 2 (Oct. 28)

If you were into the first season of this romance-seeking series, make note because the first three episodes of Season 2 drop at the end of the month. This time around the action follows a guy named Marcus Watkins (The Good Place‘s William Jackson Harper) as he learns to pick up the pieces following a failed marriage.

  

Other New Titles Added to HBO Max in October

October 1

  • Admission, 2013
  • A Royal Affair, 2012
  • After the Thin Man, 1936
  • All The President’s Men, 1976
  • American Gigolo, 1980
  • American Graffiti, 1973
  • Argo, 2012 (Alternate Version)
  • Bad Boys II, 2003
  • Bad Boys, 1995
  • Bad Words, 2013
  • Ballet 422, 2014
  • Being Flynn, 2012
  • Best Man Down, 2013
  • Beverly Hills Cop, 1984
  • Beverly Hills Cop II, 1987
  • Beverly Hills Cop III, 1994
  • Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 1989
  • Bill And Ted’s Bogus Journey, 1991
  • Billy Elliot, 2000
  • Black Christmas, 2019
  • Black Hawk Down, 2001
  • Blades Of Glory, 2007
  • Blazing Saddles, 1974
  • Blood Father, 2016
  • Bloodsport, 1988
  • Blue Crush, 2002
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason, 2004
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary, 2001
  • Broken City, 2013
  • Caddyshack II, 1988
  • Cake, 2005
  • Cats, 2019
  • Child 44, 2015
  • City of God, 2002
  • Clash of Titans, 1981
  • Client 9: The Rise And Fall Of Eliot Spitzer, 2010
  • Culpa, 2021
  • Danny Collins, 2015
  • David Lynch: The Art Life, 2016
  • Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985
  • Dinner For Schmucks, 2010
  • Doubt, 2008
  • Down A Dark Hall, 2018
  • Downhill, 2020
  • Drop Zone, 1994
  • Dying Young, 1991
  • El Cantante, 2007
  • El Profugo, 2020
  • Emma, 2020
  • Endless Love, 2014
  • Entre Nos: The Winners 2, 2021
  • Entre Nos: What She Said, 2021
  • Family Matters
  • Fifty Shades Of Black, 2016
  • For A Good Time, Call…, 2012 (Alternate Version)
  • Full House
  • Gangs Of New York, 2002
  • Gangster Squad, 2013
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips, 1969
  • Hacksaw Ridge, 2016
  • Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, 2008
  • He Said She Said, 1991
  • Hearts In Atlantis, 2001
  • Hitch, 2005
  • Hitman, 2007 (Alternate Version)
  • Hooper, 1978
  • Hostage, 2005
  • House of Wax, 2005
  • House, 2008
  • Imagine That, 2009
  • Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words, 2015
  • J. Edgar, 2011
  • Johnny English Strikes Again, 2018
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth, 2008
  • Just Mercy, 2019
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1, 2003
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2, 2004
  • Kin, 2018
  • Leap Year, 2010
  • LEGO DC Shazam: Magic and Monsters!, 2020
  • Less Than Zero, 1987
  • Like Water for Chocolate, 1992
  • Little Man, 2006
  • Lincoln, 2012
  • Lottery Ticket, 2010
  • M*A*S*H, 1970
  • Mama, 2013
  • Marathon Man, 1976
  • Misery, 1990
  • Monster’s Ball, 2001 (Alternate Version)
  • Moonrise Kingdom, 2012
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 1989
  • National Lampoon’s Vacation, 1983
  • Natural Born Killers, 1994
  • Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always, 2020
  • Night Catches Us, 2010
  • Orphan, 2009
  • Parental Guidance, 2012
  • Pariah, 2011
  • Police Academy, 1984
  • Poltergeist II: The Other Side, 1986
  • Poltergeist III, 1988
  • Private Parts, 1997
  • Proof Of Life, 2000
  • Racing Stripes, 2005
  • Reservation Road, 2007
  • Say Anything…, 1989
  • Sergeant York, 1941
  • Shaft, 1971
  • Shall We Dance?, 2004
  • She’s All That, 1999
  • Sherlock Holmes And The Great Escape, 2019
  • Sherlock Holmes, 2009
  • Shrek The Third, 2007
  • Six Degrees Of Separation, 1993
  • Sliver, 1993 (Alternate Version)
  • Snitch, 2013
  • Speedway, 1968
  • Step by Step
  • Stigmata, 1999
  • Strange But True, 2019
  • Superstar, 1999
  • Super 8, 2011
  • Talk To Me, 2007
  • Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans, 2019
  • The Banger Sisters, 2002
  • The Blind Side, 2009
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities, 1990
  • The Book Of Eli, 2010
  • The Campaign, 2012 (Alternate Version)
  • The Cider House Rules, 1999
  • The Cincinnati Kid, 1965
  • The East, 2013
  • The Eichmann Show, 2015
  • The Internship, 2013
  • The Invisible Man, 2020
  • The Harvey Girls, 1946
  • The High Note, 2020
  • The Hours, 2002
  • The Legend Of Hercules, 2014
  • The Many Saints of Newark, Warner Bros. Film Premiere, 2021
  • The Outsiders, 1983
  • The Perfect Storm, 2000
  • The Poseidon Adventure, 1972
  • The Quarry, 2020
  • The Rite, 2011
  • The Running Man, 1987
  • The Way Way Back, 2013
  • The 15:17 To Paris, 2018
  • Things We Lost In The Fire, 2007
  • Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, 2005
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, 2011
  • Trance, 2013
  • Tully, 2018
  • Twelve Monkeys, 1995
  • Underwater, 2020
  • Up In The Air, 2009
  • Wall Street, 1987
  • Warm Bodies, 2013
  • Wendy, 2020
  • XXX, 2002

October 3

  • Simmer, 2020

October 4

  • Laetitia, Limited Drama Series Finale
  • Niña Furia
  • Sublet, 2020

October 5

  • American Masters: Mike Nichols, 2016
  • American Masters: Nichols and May: Take Two, 1996
  • El Verano Que Vivimos, 2020
  • Level Playing Field, Documentary Series Finale

October 6

  • Muy Gay Too Mexicano (Short), 2020
  • The Republic of Sarah, Season 1
  • Rosa (short), 2020

October 7

  • 15 Minutes of Shame, Max Original Series Premiere
  • Craftopia, Max Original Season 2A Premiere
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Amber Ruffin / Bebe Rexha

October 8

  • Voyagers, 2021

October 9

  • Birdgirl, Season 16
  • To Your Eternity, Season 1

October 10

  • It: Chapter 2, 2019
  • Nuclear Family, Documentary Series Finale
  • Scenes From A Marriage, Limited Series Finale

October 11

  • We’re Here, Season 2 Premiere

October 14

  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter One: Dead Sea, Max Original Series Premiere
  • Little Ellen, Max Original Season 1B Premiere
  • Love Spells (aka Amarres), Max Original Series Premiere
  • Teen Titans Go!, Seasons 1-6
  • The Missing, (aka Os Ausentes), Max Original Series Premiere
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Jenna Bush Hager / Sophie Fatu
  • Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman, Max Original Special Premiere.
  • Welcome to Utmark (aka Utmark), Max Original Series Premiere
  • What Happened, Brittany Murphy?, Max Original Series Premiere

October 15

  • In the Line of Fire, 1993
  • Point Break, 1991
  • Tu Me Manques, 2019

October 17

  • Succession, Season 3 Premiere

October 18

  • El Huésped Americano (aka The American Guest), Limited Drama Series Finale
  • Women is Losers, 2021

October 19

  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

October 20

  • Entre Hombres (aka Amongst Men), Limited Series Finale

October 21

  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter Two: Primordius
  • Reign of Superwomen, Max Original Documentary Premiere
  • The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, 2021
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Ames McNamara / Leslie Odom Jr.
  • Tuff Money (aka Bani Negri), Max Original Series Premiere

October 26

  • Maricon Perdido, Max Original Series Premiere
  • The Mopes, Max Original Series Premiere
  • The Truth of Dolores Vazquez (aka The Caso Wanninkhof), Max Original Series Premiere

October 28

  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter Three: Tidal Shift
  • In The Heights, 2021
  • Love Life, Max Original Season 2 Premiere
  • A Thousand Fangs (aka Mil Colmillos), Max Original Series Premiere
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Dani & Dannah Lane / AJR

October 29

  • Victor and Valentino, Season 2

October 31

  • The Bachelorette, Season 16
  

Everything Leaving HBO Max in October

Leaving October 10

  • Malignant, 2021

Leaving October 11

  • Meatballs, 1979

Leaving October 17

  • Cry Macho, 2021

Leaving October 18

  • The ABCs of Back to School: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Families, 2020
  • Sabrina: Magic of the Red Rose, 2015

Leaving October 20

  • HBO First Look: The Eyes of Tammy Faye, 2021

Leaving October 25

  • The Artist, 2011

Leaving October 27

  • The Hangover Part III, 2013

Leaving October 28

  • Tracey Ullman’s Show, 2016

Leaving October 31

  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 2012
  • A Little Princess, 1995
  • All Is Lost, 2013
  • All-Star Superman, 2011
  • Alpha And Omega: Journey To Bear Kingdom, 2017
  • Alpha And Omega: The Big Fureeze, 2016
  • Antwone Fisher, 2002
  • A Star Is Born, 1976
  • A Time To Kill, 1996
  • Backdraft, 1991
  • Bad Education, 2004
  • Bandits, 2001
  • Barefoot, 2014
  • Batteries Not Included, 1987
  • Battleship, 2012
  • Black Dynamite, 2009
  • Blood And Wine, 1997
  • Broken Embraces, 2009
  • Cats & Dogs, 2001
  • Cesar Chavez, 2014
  • Chasing Amy, 1997
  • Christmas In Compton, 2012
  • Clerks, 1994
  • Conspiracy Theory, 1997
  • Cool Hand Luke, 1967
  • Critters 4, 1992
  • Darkest Hour, 2017
  • Dirt, 2017
  • Dirty Harry, 1971
  • Dreamcatcher, 2003
  • El Pacto (aka The Pact), 2018
  • Empire Of The Sun, 1987
  • Eulogy, 2004
  • Final Destination, 2000
  • Final Destination 2, 2003
  • Final Destination 3, 2006
  • Final Destination 5, 2011
  • Firewall, 2006
  • Flight Of The Intruder, 1991
  • Flying Leathernecks, 1951
  • Frantic, 1988
  • Freaks, 1932
  • Ghoulies, 1985
  • Ghoulies II, 1987
  • Gone Baby Gone, 2007
  • Good Morning, Vietnam, 1987
  • Gothika, 2003
  • Gun Crazy, 1950
  • High Fidelity, 2000
  • House Of Wax, 2005
  • How To Be A Latin Lover, 2017
  • How To Be Single, 2016
  • How To Make An American Quilt, 1995
  • I’m So Excited!, 2013
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift, 2012
  • Immigration Tango, 2011
  • Irresistible, 2020
  • It, 2017
  • Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, 2001
  • Just Before I Go, 2015
  • King Kong, 1976
  • Lars And The Real Girl, 2007
  • Lego Dc Batman: Family Matters, 2019
  • Lego Dc Shazam: Magic And Monsters!, 2020
  • Long Gone By, 2019
  • Magnum Force, 1973
  • Man Up, 2015
  • Mccabe And Mrs. Miller, 1971
  • Message Erased, 2019
  • Monkey Shines, 1988
  • Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D, 2012
  • Norbit, 2007
  • One More Time, 2016
  • Pajaros De Verano (aka Birds Of Passage)2019
  • Pale Rider, 1985
  • Pepi, Luci, Bom Y Otras Chicas Del Monton, 1980
  • Professor Marston & The Wonder Women, 2017
  • Red Dawn, 1984
  • Risky Business, 1983
  • Santa Buddies, 2009
  • Save The Last Dance, 2001
  • Save The Last Dance 2, 2006
  • School Dance, 2014
  • Serpico, 1974
  • Snow Buddies, 2008
  • Something To Talk About, 1995
  • Space Buddies, 2009
  • Spawn, 1997
  • Stand Up Guys, 2013
  • Sudden Impact, 1983
  • Summer Rental, 1985
  • The Bucket List, 2007
  • The Color Purple, 1985
  • The Conjuring 2, 2016
  • The Dead Pool, 1988
  • The Debt, 2011
  • The Family Man, 2000
  • The Final Destination, 2009
  • The Five-Year Engagement, 2012 (Alternate Version)
  • The Fugitive, 1993
  • The Great Caruso, 1951
  • The Human Voice, 2020
  • The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, 2009
  • The Kingdom, 2007
  • The Last Mimzy, 2007
  • The Lego Batman Movie, 2017
  • The Sand Pebbles, 1966
  • The Shack, 2017
  • The Shadow, 1994
  • The Skin I Live In, 2011
  • The Switch, 2010
  • The Tuxedo, 2002
  • The Voices, 2015
  • The Quiet Ones, 2014
  • The Witches, 1990
  • Thirteen Ghosts, 2001
  • Troy, 2004
  • Trust Me, 2014
  • Volver, 2006
  • Wait Until Dark, 1967
  • Westworld (Movie), 1973
  • When Harry Met Sally, 1989
  • Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, 1988
  • XXX: State Of The Union, 2005
  
  

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