With so many movies to choose from on HBO Max, it can be tough to decide what to watch. Check out our list of the must-see movies on HBO Max, from classics to new releases.
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HBO Max is a new streaming service from Warner Bros. that offers a vast selection of movies, TV shows, and originals. With so much content available, it can be tough to know where to start. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of must-see movies that are available on HBO Max. From classics like “The Breakfast Club” to modern hits like “Aquaman,” there’s something for everyone on this list. So grab some popcorn and settle in for a marathon session of great cinema.
“The Snyder Cut” of Justice League
The Snyder Cut of Justice League is the most talked-about movie on HBO Max right now. The movie was directed by Zack Snyder, who is known for his dark and gritty take on superhero movies. The Snyder Cut is darker and more violent than the version of Justice League that was released in theaters. It is also longer, clocking in at four hours.
The Snyder Cut has been divisive among fans of the DC Extended Universe. Some fans think it is a masterpiece, while others think it is too long and too dark. Regardless of where you stand on the Snyder Cut, it is definitely worth watching.
Wonder Woman 1984
Warner Bros. has announced that Wonder Woman 1984 will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on December 25th. This is a big change from the originally planned theatrical release, but with the current state of the pandemic, it makes sense.
This news will surely please fans of the DC Comics heroine, as they will now be able to watch the movie from the comfort of their own homes. It also means that those who don’t have HBO Max will be able to see the movie as well.
The release date isn’t the only change that Warner Bros. has made; they have also announced that all of their 2021 movies will be released on HBO Max at the same time that they hit theaters. This includes The Suicide Squad, The Matrix 4, and Dune.
So if you’re a fan of DC Comics or just looking for something new to watch, be sure to check out Wonder Woman 1984 when it releases on December 25th.
The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad is an American superhero film based on the DC Comics supervillain team of the same name. The film is a sequel to Suicide Squad (2016), and was directed and written by James Gunn. The film stars an ensemble cast including Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Michael Rooker, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Flula Borg, Joaquín Cosío, Mayling NG, Steve Agee, Juan Diego Botto, Storm Reid, Alice Braga, Pete Davidson, Nathan Fillion, Taika Waititi, Idris Elba, Peter Capaldi, John Cena and Sylvester Stallone.
Set two years after the events of Suicide Squad, the film sees the return of Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Boomerang (Jai Courtney), Captain Boomerang (Michael Rooker), Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), Deadshot (Will Smith) and Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) as they are recruited by government official James Gordon (Idris Elba) to rescue a group of hostages from a remote island prison in the South Pacific. The film also introduces new characters to the team: Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Peacemaker (John Cena), Ratcatcher 2 (Daniela Melchior), King Shark (Steven Agee) and Blackguard (Pete Davidson).
The Suicide Squad was released theatrically in the United States on August 6th 2021 in 2D, 3D and IMAX formats. The film received mixed reviews from critics but was a box office success grossing $1.7 billion worldwide against its $200 million budget.
Godzilla vs. Kong
Godzilla vs. Kong is a movie for fans of the original Godzilla and Kong movies. The movie is a sequel to the 2014 film, Godzilla. The movie was released in theaters on March 31, 2021, and is currently streaming on HBO Max.
The movie stars Alexander Skarsgård as Kong, Millie Bobby Brown as Madison Russell, Rebecca Hall as Penny Russell, and Brian Tyree Henry as Joshua Bunton. The movie was directed by Adam Wingard and was written by Terry Rossio.
Godzilla vs. Kong is a action-packed, effects-driven blockbuster that will entertain fans of the original movies.
Mortal Kombat is a movie that tells the story of a group of martial artists who are chosen to fight in a tournament against an evil ruler. The movie features some of the best martial arts scenes ever put to film, and is considered one of the all-time greats in the genre.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is an upcoming American supernatural horror film based on the case of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, which occurred in 1980 and inspired the Conjuring Universe franchise. The film is directed by Michael Chaves from a script by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, and stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ruairi O’Connor, and Sarah Catherine Hook.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is scheduled to be released in the United States on June 4, 2021, by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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Space Jam: A New Legacy
The original “Space Jam” movie came out in 1996 and was a game changer in the world of live action/animated hybrid films. The movie starred Michael Jordan as himself and Bugs Bunny as they teamed up to defeat a group of alien bullies who challenged them to a game of basketball. Now, 25 years later, “Space Jam: A New Legacy” is coming to HBO Max and looks like it will be just as good, if not better, than the original.
LeBron James stars in the lead role this time around, with Bugs Bunny again by his side. The two team up to take on a new group of aliens who are looking to steal LeBron’s talents. The movie also features an all-star cast of characters from the Looney Tunes universe, including Daffy Duck, Road Runner, Lola Bunny, and more.
With an exciting mix of live action and animation, “Space Jam: A New Legacy” is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Be sure to check it out when it comes to HBO Max on July 16!
Dune is a 1984 American epic sci-fi film directed by David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, and Francesca Annis. Based on the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, the film tells the story of Paul Atreides (MacLachlan), a young man who must travel to the desert planet Arrakis to take control of its valuable natural resource, known as “spice.”
Although it was not a box office success upon its initial release, Dune has since become a cult classic, and is considered one of Lynch’s best films. It was also nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.