Wondering what you should watch on Max?
Former HBO Max subscribers aren’t missing out on anything with Warner Bros. Discovery’s revamped streaming service. Max streams all of HBO Max, from Warner Bros. movies like Dune to HBO originals like Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off.
Here are the titles you should check out, plus new releases for this month. And here’s more on Max, which unites the HBO Max and Discovery Plus libraries.
New releases for August
HBO Max became Max in May in the US.
- A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984): Horror movie directed by Wes Craven. It’s hitting Max along with more films in the franchise, like Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994).
- The Bourne Ultimatum (2007): Action movie starring Matt Damon. It comes after films The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy and finds Jason Bourne in a non-stop race around the globe.
- Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009): Animated family movie. A young inventor’s contraption makes food rain from the sky.
- Miss Congeniality (2000): Action-comedy movie starring Sandra Bullock. An FBI agent goes undercover as a beauty contestant to capture a terrorist.
- Avatar (2009): Sci-fi-action movie directed by James Cameron. Former Marine Jake Sully is recruited for a mission on Pandora and must be reborn as a remotely controlled biological body.
- Catch these films before they leave Max on Aug. 31: Dunkirk (2017), Godzilla (2014), Lethal Weapon 1-4 (1987-1998), Ready Player One (2018) and Sinister (2012).
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The best movies to watch
The films below consist of notable new releases and blockbusters, HBO and Max Originals and Warner Bros. films made exclusively for HBO Max. All score around 65 or higher on Metacritic.