The Best Movies on Max to Stream Now

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Whether you want drama or comedy, Max has the perfect flick for you

<p>Courtesy of A24</p> Sandra Hüller in <i>The Zone of Interest</i>, 2023.

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Sandra Hüller in The Zone of Interest, 2023.

HBO is best known for its prestigious television shows like Succession, The White Lotus and The Last of Us. But its streamer Max — the result of the merge between HBO Max and Discovery+ on May 23, 2023 — is also home to a massive library of movies, from colorful classics to modern box office hits.

With all of the options out there, it can be a little overwhelming to choose the perfect selection for your next movie night — so we've rounded up the best movies that Max has to offer at this moment.

Whether you're looking for Oscar-nominated movies like The Zone of Interest and Barbie, rib-tickling comedies like Spy or Dicks: The Musical or iconic franchises like Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, the streaming platform has something for every film lover.

Here are the best movies available to stream on Max right now.

The Zone of Interest

<p>Courtesy of A24</p> Sandra Hüller in <i>The Zone of Interest</i>, 2023.

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Sandra Hüller in The Zone of Interest, 2023.

Jonathan Glazer's unsettling historical drama masterfully employs sound — which earned it an Oscar in 2024 — and what remains unseen to depict the horrors of the Holocaust. The Zone of Interest delves into the lives of Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss (Christian Friedel), his wife Hedwig (Sandra Hüller) and their children as they enjoy domestic paradise directly next to the concentration camp.

Watch The Zone of Interest on Max on April 5

Dream Scenario

<p>Courtesy of A24</p> Nicolas Cage in <i>Dream Scenario</i>, 2023.

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Nicolas Cage in Dream Scenario, 2023.

Have you ever found yourself meeting Nicolas Cage in your dreams? Well, in this 2023 fantasy comedy, he's popping up in everyone's. Dream Scenario features Cage as biology professor Paul Matthews, who unexpectedly becomes a viral sensation when his likeness starts showing up in people's subconscious.

Watch Dream Scenario on Max

The Social Network

<p>Columbia/Kobal/Shutterstock </p> Justin Timberlake and Jesse Eisenberg in <i>The Social Network</i>, 2010


Justin Timberlake and Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network, 2010

In David Fincher's 2010 biopic, we learn the story of how Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) transformed his idea of a social media network into a worldwide phenomenon known as Facebook — and how this lead to both legal and interpersonal complications. Winning three Oscars, The Social Network boasts a stellar ensemble, including Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer and more.

Watch The Social Network on Max


<p>A24</p> Riley Keough and Taylour Paige in <i>Zola</i>, 2020


Riley Keough and Taylour Paige in Zola, 2020

Based on Aziah "Zola" King's viral Twitter thread in 2015 and the tell-all Rolling Stone article that soon followed, Zola chronicles the journey of the part-time stripper (Taylour Paige) persuaded by her new companion Stefani (Riley Keough) to embark on a road trip to Tampa, Fla., in pursuit of extra cash. However, as they travel with Stefani's enigmatic roommate (Colman Domingo) and clueless boyfriend (Nicholas Braun) ... things quickly hit the fan.

Watch Zola on Max

The Harry Potter franchise

<p>WARNER BROS. PICTURES/Album /Alamy</p> Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in <i>Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows — Part 2</i>, 2011.


Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows — Part 2, 2011.

Raise your wands, everyone, because it's time to tap those bricks outside of the Leaky Cauldron and head back to the magical world. In this iconic series, you'll follow the journey of Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) through adolescence as he discovers he's a wizard, makes friends with Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) and works to defeat the evil Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). And, once you're done, you can even stream the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts reunion special and catch up with your favorite witches and wizards.

Watch the Harry Potter franchise on Max

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

<p>Moviestore/Shutterstock</p> Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Johnny Simmons, Ellen Wong, Alison Pill and Mark Webber in <i>Scott Pilgrim vs. the World</i>, 2010.


Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Johnny Simmons, Ellen Wong, Alison Pill and Mark Webber in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 2010.

Based on the Scott Pilgrim graphic novels, this 2010 action comedy knows how to pack a punch. After falling for Manic Pixie Dream Girl Ramona (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), musician Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) has to defeat all her seven evil exes through arcade-style fight sequences. The critically acclaimed film also features an ensemble cast including Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza and more.

Watch Scott Pilgrim vs. the World on Max


<p>Warner Bros./Everett Collection</p> Timothée Chalamet in <i>Wonka</i>, 2023

Warner Bros./Everett Collection

Timothée Chalamet in Wonka, 2023

Craving a sweet escape? In his first-ever musical role — though we already knew he had some movesTimothée Chalamet slips into the comically large top hat of the titular chocolatier first introduced in Roald Dahl's 1964 novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. With the help of unexpected allies, a mix of ambition and a sprinkle of genius (and giraffe milk?), the young Wonka wields his "pure imagination" to carve his place in the confectionary world.

Watch Wonka on Max

The Color Purple

<p>Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures</p> Phylicia Peral Mpasi and Halle Bailey in <i>The Color Purple</i>, 2023

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Phylicia Peral Mpasi and Halle Bailey in The Color Purple, 2023

Almost two decades after her stint on American Idol — and reprising a role she played on Broadway — Fantasia Barrino makes her feature film debut as Celie Harris: a compassionate Black woman navigating through a lifetime of harrowing challenges in the early-1900s U.S. South. Based on the stage musical (itself inspired by Alice Walker's seminal 1982 novel), The Color Purple boasts stellar performances from an ensemble cast including Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Halle Bailey and Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, among others.

Watch The Color Purple on Max


<p>Philippe Le Sourd/A24</p> Jacob Elordi and Cailee Spaeny in <i>Priscilla</i>, 2023

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Jacob Elordi and Cailee Spaeny in Priscilla, 2023

In contrast to Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed 2022 Elvis biopic — which focused on the rise and fall of the legend's career — the following year offered another side of his story through a different perspective. Drawing from Priscilla Presley's 1985 memoir Elvis and Me, Sofia Coppola delves into the lesser-known, more uncomfortable facets of Priscilla's (Cailee Spaney) sensationalized relationship with the King of Rock and Roll (Jacob Elordi). Despite its lack of recognition at the Oscars, the film dazzles with its evocative cinematography, detailed costumes and a soundtrack devoid of Presley's hits.

Watch Priscilla on Max

The Bling Ring

Everett Collection Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Katie Chang and Claire Julien in <i>The Bling Ring</i>, 2013
Everett Collection Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Katie Chang and Claire Julien in The Bling Ring, 2013

DJ, cue up "212" by Azealia Banks. Inspired by the notorious Bling Ring — featured in Nancy Jo Sales's sensational 2010 Vanity Fair articleSofia Coppola's 2013 heist drama peers into the misdeeds of gaudy, fame-obsessed privileged teens who used the internet to stalk celebrities and rob their homes. With cameos from Paris Hilton (a real-life Bling Ring victim) and Kirsten Dunst, The Bling Ring stars Emma Watson, Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga, Claire Julien, Georgia Rock and Leslie Mann.

Watch The Bling Ring on Max

Dicks: The Musical

<p>Justin Lubin/A24</p> <i>Dicks: The Musical</i>, 2023

Justin Lubin/A24

Dicks: The Musical, 2023

Based on their off-Broadway musical, Josh Sharp and Aaron Jackson star in this oddball musical comedy as two "identical" twins separated at birth who work up a Parent Trap-style plan to reunite their estranged parents (Megan Mullally, Nathan Lane), with a few cheeky musical numbers along the way. From sewer boy mutants to Megan Thee Stallion's girl-boss anthem and Bowen Yang's Gay God, there's no denying that Dicks: The Musical — whether adored or loathed — struts proudly in its own one-of-a-kind lane.

Watch Dicks: The Musical on Max


<p>Moviestore/Shutterstock</p> Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in <i>Trainwreck</i>, 2015


Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in Trainwreck, 2015

Making her film debut, Amy Schumer (who also wrote the screenplay) takes the lead in this 2015 romantic dramedy as Amy Townsend, a carefree, hedonistic magazine writer who has embraced the notion that monogamy is unrealistic. Yet, when tasked with profiling esteemed orthopedic surgeon Aaron Conners (Bill Hader), Amy discovers herself on the brink of her first meaningful relationship while also dealing with her own family drama.

Watch Trainwreck on Max

Now You See Me

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Dave Franco, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg in Now You See Me, 2013

In Louis Leterrier's 2013 heist film, hypnotic magician Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg) runs a collective of skilled illusionists — a.k.a. the Four Horsemen — who dazzle audiences by draining ill-gotten profits from the corrupt and redistributing it among unsuspecting crowds. However, as a federal agent (Mark Ruffalo) and an Interpol detective (Mélanie Laurent) set out to thwart their next act, the Four Horsemen seek help from the renowned magic exposer Thaddeus (Morgan Freeman).

Watch Now You See Me on Max


Moviestore/Shutterstock Joaquin Phoenix in <i>Her</i>, 2013
Moviestore/Shutterstock Joaquin Phoenix in Her, 2013

With AI infiltrating more and more aspects of daily life, this 2013 sci-fi romantic drama — which won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay — seemed to be quite on the mark with its predictions of how it could serve as a substitute for human connection. Meet Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix): a fragile divorcée who purchases an operation device featuring a virtual assistant named Samantha (voiced by Scarlett Johansson). As Theodore's relationship with the AI system snowballs into a romantic fantasy, Samantha matures into a human-like entity with a mind of her own.

Watch Her on Max

Walk the Line

<p>Courtesy Everett Collection</p> Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon in <i>Walk the Line</i>, 2005

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Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line, 2005

Speaking of Joaquin Phoenix, catch his Academy Award-nominated transformation into the legendary country singer-songwriter Johnny Cash in James Mangold's 2005 biopic. Unraveling the threads of Cash's life, Walk the Line delves into pivotal moments like his formative years with his abusive father (Robert Patrick), relationships with his first wife (Ginnifer Goodwin) and singer June Carter (Reese Witherspoon), struggles with substance abuse and his rise to fame.

Watch Walk the Line on Max

Timebomb Y2K

<p>Brian Langley/HBO</p> <i>Time Bomb Y2K</i>

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Time Bomb Y2K

Kids today will never quite grasp the thrill of surviving the Y2K scare. This 2024 documentary delves into the chaotic days leading up to the new millennium when society collectively panicked about a potential computer reset. Unveiling this turn-of-the-century drama through archival footage and firsthand accounts, Time Bomb Y2K also cleverly highlights our reliance on technology and the mayhem it can cause.

Watch Time Bomb Y2K on Max


<p>Warner Bros. Pictures</p> Margot Robbie in <i>Barbie</i>, 2023

Warner Bros. Pictures

Margot Robbie in Barbie, 2023

Hi Barbie! After earning $1.4 billion at the box office, Greta Gerwig's 2023 summer blockbuster is traveling by boat, snowmobile, spaceship and more to visit the land of Max. In this fantasy adventure, Margot Robbie steps into the high heels of Stereotypical Barbie, who travels to the Real World to find her owner and prevent their existential musings from rubbing off on her. Oh, and Ken (Ryan Gosling) is there, too — getting a crash course on the patriarchy. Join the fun in Barbie Land, where Barbies and Kens (and Michael Cera's Allan) are played by stars like Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, Dua Lipa and more.

Watch Barbie on Max

Legally Blonde

Tracy Bennett/Mgm/Kobal/Shutterstock <i>Legally Blonde</i>, 2001
Tracy Bennett/Mgm/Kobal/Shutterstock Legally Blonde, 2001

Whoever said orange is the new pink was seriously disturbed! In this 2001 rom-com, Delta Nu sorority sister Elle (Reese Witherspoon) enrolls in Harvard Law School to win back her ex (Matthew Davis). But among a sea of skeptics eyeing her flamboyant ensembles and sidekick chihuahua Bruiser, she remains determined to show everyone how valuable Elle Woods can be — even if it's in heels.

Watch Legally Blonde on Max

The Breakfast Club

Universal Pictures/Courtesy Everett <i>The Breakfast Club</i>, 1985
Universal Pictures/Courtesy Everett The Breakfast Club, 1985

Don't you forget about watching this classic. Starring Brat Pack members Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Emilio Estevez and Anthony Michael Hall, John Hughes' 1985 high school dramedy follows five students from different cliques who all have to spend their Saturday in detention.

Watch The Breakfast Club on Max

Pulp Fiction

Linda R Chen/Miramax/Buena Vista/Kobal/Shutterstock Uma Thurman in <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, 1994
Linda R Chen/Miramax/Buena Vista/Kobal/Shutterstock Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction, 1994

Quentin Tarantino's 1994 crime drama intertwines the four stories of two mob hitmen, a gangster and his wife, a pair of thieves and a boxer through the director's highly stylized humor, philosophy and violence. The award-winning cult classic features a stellar ensemble cast, including John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel and Christopher Walken, among others.

Watch Pulp Fiction on Max

The Color Purple

<p>Warner Bros./Kobal/REX/Shutterstock</p> Oprah Winfrey in <i>The Color Purple</i>, 1985

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Oprah Winfrey in The Color Purple, 1985

Based on Alice Walker's timeless epistolary novel, Steven Spielberg's 1985 drama traces four decades in the life of Celie — portrayed by Desreta Jackson in her youth and Whoopi Goldberg in a Golden Globe-winning performance as the older version — who endures profound abuse from her father (Leonard Jackson) and husband (Danny Glover) while navigating 1900s Georgia. The film also features Oprah Winfrey in her film debut, along with Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Willard Pugh and Adolph Caesar. (Watch this masterpiece before or after the film adaptation of the stage musical, now on Max.)

Watch The Color Purple on Max

The Harry Potter franchise

<p>Warner Bros. Entertainment </p> Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2</i>, 2011

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Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, 2011

Raise your wands, everyone, because it's time to tap those bricks outside of the Leaky Cauldron and head back to the magical world. In this iconic series, you'll follow the journey of Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) through adolescence as he discovers he's a wizard, makes friends with Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) and works to defeat the evil Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). And, once you're done, you can even stream the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts reunion special and catch up with your favorite witches and wizards.

Watch the Harry Potter franchise on Max

Mad Max: Fury Road

<p>2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment/IMDb</p> Charlize Theron in <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, 2015

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Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road, 2015

In a postapocalyptic desert wasteland, Mad Max: Fury Road revolves around the alliance between drifter Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) and warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) — leader of the Vuvalini, an all-female clan of prisoners known as the Many Mothers — as they rebel against the tyrannical leader Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne) and his army in a deadly, relentless road battle. Directed by George Miller, this 2015 dystopian action flick also stars Nicholas Hoult, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough and Zoë Kravitz, among others.

Watch Mad Max: Fury Road on Max

Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V and Rocky Balboa

<p>Moviestore/Shutterstock </p> <i>Rocky III</i>, 1982


Rocky III, 1982

"You’re gonna eat lightning, and you’re gonna crap thunder!" Max is giving a knockout punch with all six films of the iconic franchise following the boxing journey of Philadelphia's Rocky Balboa. Not only did Sylvester Stallone take the lead role, he wrote each film and directed four of the sequels. Start with 1976's Rocky, which won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Watch the Rocky franchise on Max

The King's Speech

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Colin Firth in The King's Speech, 2010

Ascending to the throne while encumbered by his stutter, King George VI (Colin Firth) develops a friendship with an unorthodox speech therapist (Geoffrey Rush) dedicated to helping the monarch orate steadily. Directed by Tom Hopper, this 2010 historical drama also stars Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Derek Jacobi and Robert Portal, among others.

Watch The King's Speech on Max

Uptown Girls

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Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning in Uptown Girls, 2003

In this charming dramedy from the early-2000s, Molly Gunn (Brittany Murphy) goes from a pampered, immature heiress to an unexpected babysitter for 8-year-old Lorraine "Ray" (Dakota Fanning), who's wise beyond her years and overly concerned about her health. As their unique friendship blossoms, Molly matures into an adult while Ray rediscovers the joys of being a child.

Watch Uptown Girls on Max

The Devil Wears Prada

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Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway in The Devil Wears Prada, 2006

The Devil Wears Prada on Max? Groundbreaking! The quintessential 2000s gem stars Anne Hathaway as aspiring writer Andy Sachs, whose fashion sense is on the back burner when she scores the coveted co-assistant gig to the formidable Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), the editorial empress of Runway magazine. From uncomfortable heels to seemingly ludicrous tasks, Andy's career survival hinges on a fashion-forward hustle that'll have anyone rethinking their shades of blue.

Watch The Devil Wears Prada on Max


<p>Larry D. Horricks/20th Century Fox/Kobal/Shutterstock</p> Miranda Hart and Melissa McCarthy in <i>Spy</i>, 2015

Larry D. Horricks/20th Century Fox/Kobal/Shutterstock

Miranda Hart and Melissa McCarthy in Spy, 2015

Buckle up for some side-splitting espionage in Paul Feig's Spy (2015), in which Melissa McCarthy stars as Susan Cooper, a CIA analyst–turned–secret agent who trades her desk job for high-stakes undercover work against the formidable arms dealer Rayna Boyanov (Rose Byrne), all while aiming to prevent a global catastrophe. McCarthy's comedic prowess and ingenious ad-libbed insults add a delightful spin to the spy genre, making it a must-watch for anyone seeking an uproarious adventure.

Watch Spy on Max

The Stroll

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Courtesy of HBO

Premiering at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, HBO's poignant documentary draws attention to the history of Manhattan's Meatpacking District from the perspective of transgender sex workers. Director Kristen P. Lovell reunites these women to tell their stories and share the personal challenges they faced while surviving a time filled with rampant transphobia, severe policing, mass gentrification and violence.

Watch The Stroll on Max




This soul-stirring, Academy Award-winning film — including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay — follows Chiron through childhood (Alex Hibbert), adolescence (Ashton Sanders) and adulthood (Trevante Rhodes), as he grapples with the intersections of his queer Black identity. Exploring themes like introspection, toxic masculinity and community, Barry Jenkins' Moonlight features a stellar cast including Rhodes, Sanders, Hibbert, André Holland, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali (who won Best Supporting Actor for the role), Janelle Monáe and Jaden Piner.

Watch Moonlight on Max

Evil Dead Rise

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Warner Bros./Moviestore/Shutterstock

Directed and written by Lee Cronin, the fifth installment of Sam Raimi's horror franchise follows single mother Ellie (Alyssa Sutherland) and her estranged sister, Beth (Lily Sullivan), as they are forced into a grueling battle with Deadites — a species of bloodthirsty demons — terrorizing Ellie's L.A. apartment complex. Determined to survive and protect their family, these siblings have to confront the unimaginable.

Watch Evil Dead Rise on Max

Avatar: The Way of Water

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Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures/Courtesy Everett

With audiences itching to revisit the sensational world of Pandora, it's no surprise why James Cameron's 2022 sci-fi epic was such a massive box-office knockout. Running over three hours and featuring aquatic CGI effects, thrilling action sequences and soul-stirring performances, Avatar: The Way of Water follows Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) and their family as they leave behind their human-invaded home and seek refuge with the oceanic clan of Metkayina, learning to harmonize with the sea and its ever-flowing gifts.

Watch Avatar: The Way of Water on Max

Magic Mike's Last Dance

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WARNER BROS./Moviestore/Shutterstock

For a third time, Channing Tatum's Mike Lane — a retired erotic dancer in his 40s — leaves little to the imagination in the Magic Mike trilogy's final installment. When invited to London by socialite Maxandra Mendoza (Salma Hayek), Mike is given the opportunity to choreograph a feminist dance production for her theater and hit the stage for one more striptease.

Watch Magic Mike's Last Dance on Max


<p>Courtesy of HBO</p>

Courtesy of HBO

Based on a true story, HBO's 2023 indie drama sees Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney enter an unexpected role as former United States Air Force member and NSA translator Reality Winner, who is notoriously known for leaking top-secret government documents to the public. Adapted from the real transcripts of the whistleblower's FBI interrogation, Tina Satter's directorial debut not only features gripping performances from Sweeney, but also from Marchánt Davis and Josh Hamilton as detectives.

Watch Reality on Max

I, Tonya



Shot in mockumentary style, this 2017 biographical black comedy tells the real-life story of renowned figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) and how her ex-husband was involved with the attack on her rival, Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlin Carver), who was struck at the knee several weeks prior to the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. In addition to its riveting narrative, gritty performances from Robbie, Allison Janney (who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar) and Sebastian Stan help reframe the sports scandal that ended Harding's skating career.

Watch I, Tonya on Max

Moonage Daydream

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Neon/Courtesy Everett

Premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022, Brett Morgan's documentary delves into the life of legendary musician David Bowie by using never-before-seen footage from his personal archives. The film chronicles the Picasso of Pop's creative journey, highlighting his artistic interests that lead to the glamorous aesthetic he's still known for today.

Watch Moonage Daydream on Max


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Curzon Artificial Eye/Kobal/Shutterstock

Making history as the first non-English language movie to win the Oscar for Best Picture, Parasite is deserving of all its acclaim. Bong Joon Ho's South Korean social thriller centers on the Kims, who live in poverty and lie about their qualifications to work in (and ultimately infiltrate) the Park family's opulent home.

Watch Parasite on Max

Blue Valentine

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Hunting Lane Films/Kobal/Shutterstock

Premiering at Sundance Film Festival, Derek Cianfrance's 2010 romantic drama utilizes nonlinear storytelling to portray the events from the early honeymoon phase to the collapse of a married couple. Both earning Golden Globe nominations for best actor and best actress in a motion picture — drama, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams deliver authentic yet heart-wrenching performances that offer a palpable sense of pain and depth to this love story.

Watch Blue Valentine on Max


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Warner Bros/Moviestore/Shutterstock

Based on Frank Herbert's 1965 epic science fiction novel, Denis Villeneuve's 2021 adaptation is sprawling. With a star-studded cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa and more, Dune follows Paul (Chalamet), the heir of House Atreides, as he's thrust into a war over a life-extending drug, "the spice." But Paul has trouble focusing on politics when he begins to have powerful visions of his own.

Watch Dune on Max

The Menu

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Searchlight Pictures/Moviestore/Shutterstock

You'll be hungry for more after watching this 2022 satirical horror about a couple (Nicholas Hoult and Anya Taylor-Joy) who travel to an exclusive island restaurant run by a world-renowned chef (Ralph Fiennes). But they're shocked at what they find on the menu — and you'll be, too. Full of laugh-out-loud humor and fresh horrors, The Menu should be on every foodie's watch list.

Watch The Menu on Max

In the Heights

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Warner Bros/Moviestore/Shutterstock

Get ready to sing along to this 2021 adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical. Bodega owner Usnavi de la Vega (Anthony Ramos) narrates the story of a group of dreamers born and raised in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood. Be sure to watch it for catchy numbers, complex choreography and more than one swoon-worthy romance.

Watch In the Heights on Max


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Reid Chavis/Palmstar Media/Kobal/Shutterstock

This 2018 psychological horror — which Rolling Stone called a "modern horror classic" — isn't for the faint of heart. Among its all-star cast are Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff and Milly Shapiro as the Graham family, who become haunted by a mysterious presence after the death of the kids' secretive grandmother. Along the way, the Grahams discover just how much darkness hides in their ancestry.

Watch Hereditary on Max


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Caitlin Cronenberg/Element/No Trace Camping/Kobal/Shutterstock

Based on her book of the same name, Emma Donoghue's 2015 emotional drama Room features a then-8-year-old Jacob Tremblay in his breakout performance as Jack, a child born and raised in a meager shed that he and his mother call "Room." Beyond the heart-wrenching story, the Academy Award-winning performance from Brie Larson as Jack's mother makes Room a must-watch.

Watch Room on Max

Ex Machina


Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson star in this twisty, high-stakes science fiction film about a computer programmer invited to a remote destination by his ambitious boss to determine the capabilities of Ava, a beautiful and mysterious robot. But the two men soon learn that Ava is much more intelligent and self-aware than they thought.

Watch Ex Machina on Max

Don't Worry Darling

Warner Bros. Pictures Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in <em>Don't Worry Darling</em>
Warner Bros. Pictures Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in Don't Worry Darling

Now you can stream the film that caused so much off-screen drama. Olivia Wilde's second directorial feature follows Alice (Florence Pugh) as she uncovers the secrets behind her idyllic life with her husband Jack (Harry Styles) in the fictional company town of Victory, Calif. With a supporting cast that features Chris Pine, Gemma Chan, Nick Kroll and more, 2022's Don't Worry Darling is a twisty thriller that'll keep you guessing.

Watch Don't Worry Darling on Max

The Matrix series

Warner Bros/Village Roadshow Pictures/Kobal/Shutterstock Keanu Reeves in <em>The Matrix Reloaded</em>, 2003
Warner Bros/Village Roadshow Pictures/Kobal/Shutterstock Keanu Reeves in The Matrix Reloaded, 2003

The science fiction series that changed the genre forever is now available to stream on Max. Follow hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves), computer programmer Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) and the mysterious Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) as they discover that their world isn't quite what it seems.

Watch The Matrix series on Max

The Batman

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Warner Bros/Moviestore/Shutterstock

Robert Pattinson makes his DC debut as the titular caped crusader in Matt Reeves' 2022 superhero film The Batman. In the first film of what will be a franchise, Pattinson's Batman follows the trail of a deranged serial killer called the Riddler (Paul Dano) and uncovers corruption in Gotham, meeting the antiheroine Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz) along the way.

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The Lord of the Rings trilogy

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Settle in for a movie marathon with The Lord of the Rings trilogy (and it will be a marathon — in total, the three films span over 11 hours). J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tales of Middle-earth follow hobbit Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) and the Fellowship of the Ring as they embark on a quest to destroy the One Ring. Featuring performances from Orlando Bloom, Sir Ian McKellen and Cate Blanchett, the Lord of the Rings trilogy is a necessary binge for any fantasy lover.

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Joaquin Phoenix's harrowing take on the classic DC villain not only nabbed him an Academy Award for Best Actor, but also began a franchise that'll include Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn in the 2024 musical sequel. Joker tracks Arthur Fleck, a feeble clown and struggling stand-up comedian, as he descends into madness and slowly becomes the famed criminal mastermind.

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The Fantastic Beasts trilogy

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Warner Bros/Moviestore/Shutterstock

If you're a fan of Harry Potter, then you'll love the spinoff prequel series Fantastic Beasts. The franchise — which debuted in 2016 with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — focuses on future Herbology author Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in 1920s New York City as he protects the magical world from being discovered by Muggles. But along the way, Newt gets mixed up in the feud between Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) and Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp, Mads Mikkelsen).

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King Richard

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This 2021 biographical sports drama examines the man behind two tennis legends. Will Smith plays Richard Williams, father and coach of Serena and Venus Williams, as he turns his daughters into professional tennis players. The role won Smith an Academy Award for Best Actor.

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2001: A Space Odyssey

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Stanley Kubrick's trippy 2001: A Space Odyssey explores the meaning of humanity itself. Known for its pioneering special effects and scientifically accurate depictions of space flight, the 1968 epic science fiction film zeroes in on a group of astronauts (Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and William Sylvester) and the sentient supercomputer named HAL (voiced by Douglas Rain) as they investigate an alien monolith on Jupiter.

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Singin' in the Rain


In one of the greatest musical films of all time, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor star as three silent film stars working on their first "talkie" to keep up with the industry's transition to sound. With iconic numbers like "Make 'Em Laugh," "Broadway Melody" and, of course, "Singin' in the Rain," the film is sure to put a smile on your face.

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If you were left wanting to know more after the semi-autobiographical Fabelmans, legendary director Steven Spielberg becomes the subject in this 2017 documentary about his life and career. Alongside interviews with his family members and other legends like Martin Scorsese and George Lucas, Spielberg himself guides viewers through personal anecdotes and behind-the-scenes tidbits from classics like Catch Me If You Can and Schindler's List.

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