The Best Movies to Stream Now on HBO Max



Shazam is a lighthearted superhero film about a foster kid who gains powers, with great performances and a focus on family.



Wild, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Reese Witherspoon, follows a woman's journey of self-discovery after a personal tragedy, inspiring women to travel and explore.


The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs, a film that won the Big Four Oscars, follows FBI agent Clarice Starling's hunt for a serial killer with the help of imprisoned Dr. Hannibal Lecter, punctuated by scenes of psychological tension and gore.


All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is a powerful documentary exposing activist and photographer Nan Goldin's fight against the Sackler family's role in the opioid epidemic, captured by director Laura Poitras.


Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat, a well-regarded video game adaptation directed by Simon McQuoid, follows martial artist Cole Young and his allies as they battle supernatural enemies in a dangerous tournament, featuring solid action and performances.


Black Adam

Black Adam, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and championed by Dwayne Johnson, follows a powerful anti-hero rising from his tomb to unleash vengeance in the modern era, with a diverse and talented cast and a cinematic style blending Michael Bay and Zack Snyder's aesthetics.


The Suicide Squad

James Gunn's The Suicide Squad is a wildly entertaining, R-rated reboot that surpasses its predecessor, filled with non-stop action, humor, and heart, and one of the best films of 2021.


Wonder Woman

Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman is a fantastic origin story that successfully balances heroism, feminism, and character growth as Diana navigates World War I to bring peace to mankind.


The Batman

Matt Reeves' dark take on Batman, played by Robert Pattinson, offers a fresh and captivating story as Bruce Wayne tries to become Gotham's hero while facing off against The Penguin and The Riddler.


The Last Duel

The Last Duel, directed by Ridley Scott, tells a Rashomon-like tale of conflicting perspectives in three chapters, with Jodie Comer delivering an award-worthy performance in the true reality of a rape accusation.