Best Movies To Watch On HBO Max in May 2024

Get Binge-Ready: Movies to Watch on HBO and Max This May

May promises a vibrant mix of returning favorites and fresh discoveries on HBO and Max. From laugh-out-loud comedies to captivating dramas and intriguing documentaries, here’s what to add to your watchlist:

Returning Champs:

  • Hacks (Season 3, May 2nd): The award-winning dark comedy returns with Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) and Ava (Hannah Einbinder) navigating the complexities of their partnership.
  • Pretty Little Liars: Summer School (May 9th): This next chapter in the PLL universe throws a whole new mystery at a fresh batch of liars. Expect a summer school setting with a dark twist.

Max Originals Take Center Stage:

  • Turtles All the Way Down (May 2nd): Based on John Green’s acclaimed novel, this coming-of-age story delves into themes of friendship, mental health, and the complexities of teenage life.
  • Six Is Not A Crowd (May 2nd): This Spanish-language series injects humor into a messy love triangle, perfect for those seeking a lighthearted watch.
  • MoviePass, MovieCrash (HBO Original, May 29th): This documentary explores the rise and fall of MoviePass, a subscription service that revolutionized (and ultimately disrupted) the movie theater industry.

Beyond the Series:

  • Mad Max Double Feature (May 1st): Revisit the iconic post-apocalyptic world of Mad Max with “Mad Max” and its acclaimed sequel, “Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior.”
  • Traces of Love (May 30th): This heartwarming Max Original documentary explores the enduring power of love through the story of a woman searching for a long-lost relative.

This is just a taste of what HBO and Max have in store for May. With a diverse selection of content, there’s something for everyone. So, grab your snacks, settle in, and get ready for a month of exceptional entertainment!

Here are our selections for the month, alongside a comprehensive list of all the offerings coming to HBO Max in May.

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Check out the latest releases movies to watch on HBO Max in May 2024

May 1stAll About My Mother (1999)MovieDrama film directed by Pedro Almodóvar.
May 1stBlack Christmas (2019)MovieHorror film.
May 1stCrank (2006)MovieAction thriller film starring Jason Statham.
May 1stCrank: High Voltage (2009)MovieAction film, sequel to “Crank” (2006).
May 1stThe Dead Don’t Die (2019)MovieZombie comedy film directed by Jim Jarmusch.
May 1stDon Jon (2013)MovieRomantic comedy-drama film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
May 1stEddie the Eagle (2016)MovieBiographical sports comedy-drama film.
May 1stThe Edge (1997)MovieSurvival drama film starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin.
May 1stThe Florida Project (2017)MovieDrama film about a young girl living in a budget motel.
May 1stGenius (2016)MovieBiographical drama film about the life of author Thomas Wolfe.
May 1stGuy’s Grocery Games, Season 35 (Food Network)TV ShowCulinary competition series.
May 1stHellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)MovieSuperhero film based on the Dark Horse Comics character Hellboy.
May 1stJack and the Beanstalk (1952)MovieFamily film adaptation of the classic fairy tale.
May 1stJersey Boys (2014)MovieMusical drama film based on the Broadway musical of the same name.
May 1stThe Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)MoviePsychological thriller film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.
May 1stThe Lighthouse (2019)MoviePsychological horror film directed by Robert Eggers.
May 1stMad Max (1979)MovieDystopian action film directed by George Miller.
May 1stMad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)MoviePost-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller.
May 1stMad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)MovieAction film set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
May 1stMy 600-lb Life: Where Are They Now? (TLC)TV ShowReality series following individuals who are severely overweight.
May 1stPoltergeist (2015)MovieHorror film, remake of the 1982 film of the same name.
May 1stPoltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)MovieHorror film, sequel to “Poltergeist” (1982).
May 1stPoltergeist III (1988)MovieHorror film, third installment in the “Poltergeist” series.
May 1stSilver Linings Playbook (2012)MovieRomantic comedy-drama film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
May 1stSisters (2015)MovieComedy film starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
May 1stThe Upside of Anger (2005)MovieComedy-drama film starring Joan Allen and Kevin Costner.
May 1stWild Mountain Thyme (2020)MovieRomantic drama film starring Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan.
May 1stWonderland (2003)MovieCrime drama film based on the real-life Wonderland murders.
May 2ndHacks, Season 3 (Max Original)TV ShowComedy-drama series.
May 2ndSelena + Restaurant, Season 1 (Food Network)TV ShowReality series following the opening of a restaurant by Selena Gomez.
May 2ndSix Is Not A Crowd (Felices Los 6), Season 1 (Max Original)TV ShowRomantic comedy series.
May 2ndTurtles All the Way Down (Max Original)TV ShowDrama series.
May 3rdBatwheels, Season 2B (Cartoon Network)TV ShowAnimated series featuring crime-fighting vehicles.
May 3rdStop Making Sense (A24 2023 Re-Release)MovieConcert film featuring the Talking Heads.
May 3rdTeen Titans Go!, Season 8 (Cartoon Network)TV ShowAnimated series based on the DC Comics characters.
May 3rdZillow Gone Wild, Season 1 (HGTV)TV ShowReality series exploring unique homes listed on Zillow.
May 4thAmerica’s Backyard Gold, Season 1 (Discovery Channel)TV ShowReality series following backyard inventors.
May 5thPeople Magazine Killer Investigates, Season 1 (ID)TV ShowTrue crime series.
May 6thMini Beat Power Rockers, S4BTV ShowAnimated series for preschoolers.
May 6thNext Baking Master: Paris, Season 1 (Food Network)TV ShowCulinary competition series.
May 6thYellowstone Wardens, Season 4 (Animal Planet)TV ShowReality series following the work of game wardens in Yellowstone National Park.
May 7thMecum Full Throttle: Houston TX 2024 (Motor Trend)TV ShowAutomotive auction series.
May 7thOutdaughtered, Season 10 (TLC)TV ShowReality series following the Busby family.
May 8thIn Pursuit with John Walsh, Season 5 (ID)TV ShowTrue crime series.
May 8thStupid Pet Tricks, Season 1 (TBS)TV ShowComedy series featuring pets performing tricks.
May 9thPretty Little Liars: Summer School (Max Original)TV ShowMystery drama series.
May 10thThe Iron Claw (2023) (A24)MoviePsychological horror film.
May 11thNikki Glaser: Someday You’ll Die (HBO Original)SpecialComedy special featuring Nikki Glaser.
May 12thExpedition From Hell: The Lost Tapes (Discovery Channel)TV ShowDocumentary series exploring lost expeditions.
May 12thNaked and Afraid XL, Season 10 (Discovery Channel)TV ShowReality series following survivalists in extreme conditions.
May 13thSMILING FRIENDS, Season 2 (Adult Swim)TV ShowAnimated comedy series.
May 13thSummer Baking Championship, Season 2 (Food Network)TV ShowCulinary competition series.
May 14thDoubling Down with the Derricos, Season 5 (TLC)TV ShowReality series following the Derrico family with multiple sets of multiples.
May 15thBotched Bariatrics, Season 1 (TLC)TV ShowReality series following patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
May 15thGhost Adventures, Season 28 (Discovery Channel)TV ShowParanormal investigative series.
May 15thHome Sweet Rome (2023) (Max Original)TV ShowReality series following families renovating homes in Rome.
May 15thSleepless (2017)MovieAction thriller film starring Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan.
May 16thMurder in the Heartland (ID)TV ShowTrue crime series.
May 17thMy Lottery Dream Home, Season 15 (Discovery Channel)TV ShowReality series following lottery winners finding their dream homes.
May 18thDesign Down Under, Season 2 (Magnolia Network)TV ShowHome renovation series.
May 19thCiao House, Season 2 (Food Network)TV ShowReality series following the renovation of Italian homes.
May 20thSpace Shuttle Columbia: The Final Flight, Limited Series (CNN Original Series)TV ShowDocumentary series exploring the final mission of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
May 20thSTAX: Soulsville U.S.A (HBO Original)SpecialDocumentary special exploring the history of Stax Records.
May 21stElephants vs. Man with Nick Paton Walsh (CNN Original)SpecialDocumentary special examining human-elephant conflict.
May 21stHell on Earth: The Verónica Case (La Mano En El Fuego) (Max Original)SpecialTrue crime special.
May 22ndMoonshiners: Master Distiller (Discovery Channel)TV ShowReality series following moonshiners competing to create the best liquor.
May 23rdLast Chance Garage, Season 1 (Motor Trend)TV ShowAutomotive repair series.
May 23rdRomário: The Guy (Romário: O Cara), Season 1 (Max Original)TV ShowDocumentary series exploring the life of Brazilian footballer Romário.
May 23rdTexas Metal’s Loud and Lifted, Season 2 (Motor Trend)TV ShowReality series focusing on custom vehicle builds.
May 23rdThirst with Shay Mitchell (Max Original)SpecialTravel documentary series featuring Shay Mitchell.
May 24thCaught: Wild and Weird America (Discovery Channel)TV ShowReality series exploring unusual and bizarre events in America.
May 24thDiary of an Old Home, Season 4 (Magnolia Network)TV ShowHome renovation series.
May 25thMysteries of the Abandoned: Hidden America (Discovery Channel)TV ShowDocumentary series exploring abandoned structures across America.
May 26thBatman V Superman: Dawn of JusticeMovieSuperhero film featuring Batman and Superman.
May 27th90 Day Fiancé: UK, Season 3TV ShowReality series following couples navigating the K-1 visa process.
May 27thTwo Guys Garage, Season 23 (Motor Trend)TV ShowAutomotive repair series.
May 29thHomicide Hunter: American Detective, Season 4 (ID)TV ShowTrue crime series featuring Detective Joe Kenda.
May 29thMoviePass, MovieCrash (HBO Original)SpecialDocumentary special examining the rise and fall of MoviePass.
May 29thTraces of Love (Evidências Do Amor) (Max Original)SpecialRomantic drama special.
May 30thOutchef’d, Season 3 (Food Network)TV ShowCulinary competition series.
May 31stGold Rush: Parker’s Trail, Season 3 (Discovery Channel)TV ShowReality series following Parker Schnabel as he explores gold mining opportunities around the world.

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