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Stream new movies the exact same day as theaters at no extra cost to subscribers. Premiering throughout 2021. Learn more


What Is HBO MAX?

HBO MAX is a stand-alone streaming service that gives you unlimited access to all of HBO’s original series (every season, every episode), plus hit movies. With HBO Max you can watch big premieres as they air—plus every episode of HBO’s addictive series such as Game of Thrones, Westworld, Barry, and My Brilliant Friend, and so much more.

In addition to getting new movies every week, you also get news, comedy specials, smart talk shows, thought-provoking documentaries, and the special events everyone’s talking about.


  • Thousands of hours of hit movies, addictive series, and exclusive Max Originals.
  • A personalized streaming experience for up to five viewer profiles.
  • Collections are hand-picked by real humans—not robots.
  • Download top titles to watch on your favorite devices anywhere you go.

Getting started is easy. Just download the app to sign up for your free trial (afterward just $14.99/month. Free trial is for new customers only.). Cancel anytime.


Pros and Cons

Sound to go to be true? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons.

Here’s The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly:


Pros

  • No Cable Subscription Necessary – HBO Max is available as a standalone service with or without a TV plan subscription. Important – You might already have access to HBO Max. To find out, see Do I have access to HBO Max?
  • Stream New Movies – the same day as theaters at no extra cost to subscribers. Premiering throughout 2021.
  • Get Unlimited Access To HBO’s Streaming Library – HBO Max has an extensive library of all the top-rated shows from the HBO catalog. This means you can watch The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood, Entourage, Veep, and Game of Thrones.
  • No Contract.  No long-term commitment. Cancel anytime.
  • Parental Controls  HBO has general parental controls where you can disallow playback of certain types of shows and movies by rating.
  • Watch Anywhere, Anytime, On An Unlimited Number Of Devices – HBO Max is available on the following devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, and Xbox One To get started, check the app store on your device for the HBO Max app. 

Cons

  • Expensive – Compared to Amazon Prime and NetFlix which both having an entry point of $8.99 per month, HBO Now’s $14.99 monthly price is more expensive.
  • Limited Library – Movie catalog is large, but it isn’t as large as Amazon or Netflix
  • Only available in the United States and its legal territories.


How much does HBO Now cost?

Let’s take a look.

Which plan is right for you?

Watch 7 days free. No commitment. Cancel anytime.

HBO Max Monthly Plan
Get 7 Days Free, then get billed month-to-month with no contract.
$14.99
Per Month
  • All of HBO
  • Addictive series, the latest movies, docs, sports, and more.
  • Stream new movies the same day as theaters at no extra cost to subscribers. Premiering throughout 2021.

    Stream on Phone, TV, Tablet and Laptop

    Stream Live Episodes
  • Watch big premieres as they air on TV.
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  • No Long-Term Commitment – Cancel Anytime
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  • No Cable Subscription Needed
  • (Available As A Standalone Service)


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