Best Movies To Watch On HBO Max

This article will explore the best movies to watch on HBO Max this 2021. With its additional original content and movie library, they are poised to be the place for entertainment on TV and online. 

The Best Movies to Watch on HBO Max This 2021

1. Good Omens

This movie is based on the book by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman about an angel called Aziraphale who lives among humans to stop Armageddon from taking place during his lifetime. He meets another angel who helps him prevent the apocalypse. The movie stars David Tennant, Michael Sheen, and Jon Hamm.

2. Watchmen

The story is based on a group of retired vigilantes called the Watchmen who get together to save the world in an alternative timeline. This movie has won several awards including the Hugo award for best graphic adaptation and Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film. It stars Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson. 

3. Dune

The story of this movie is about a boy, Paul Atreides who takes over the control of an important planet Arrakis which contains spice and is therefore valuable for numerous reasons due to it bringing color to the universe. This movie won several awards including Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation and Golden Globe Awards for Best Director (David Lynch) and Best Supporting Actress (Suzzane Kleinenberg.) 

4. Alien 3

It's the third film in with Sigourney Weaver playing Ellen Ripley as she fights against an alien who boards a prison ship with her friends seeking to kill them all. 

5. The Last Starfighter

This movie is based on the story of a teenage boy who lives in a trailer park and plays video games for living. He soon ends up joining an interstellar war when he beats his extraterrestrial opponent at the game. It stars Lance Guest, Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, and Melora Hardin.

6. The Abyss

This movie is about a naval crew who has to fight against an alien intelligence from the deep sea and blow up nuclear submarines at the same time. It stars Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Laurie Bates, and Bartlett Robinson. The movie won several awards including Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film.

7. Metropolis

This movie is set in 2026 which shows how the future will be for mankind if peace does not take place between workers and owners of industry. It was directed by Fritz Lang and its original release date is October 1924. It's considered one of the most influential movies in history regarding industrial design, futurism, science fiction films as well as silent movies. 

8. Mad Max 2

This movie is about a police officer who takes the law into his own hands after his family's murdered by the evil biker gangs in Australia. He gives chase to the criminal and gets help from other drivers on the road as he tries to catch them. It won several awards including Saturn Award for Best International Film, American Society of Cinematographers for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases, and Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing among others. 

9. Brainstorm

The story of the movie is about a scientist who creates an invention that allows him to record and playback pictures, sounds, and even thoughts from his own brain. It stars Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, and Cliff Robertson. 

10. The Black Stallion

This movie is based on the novel by Walter Farley about a boy called Alec Ramsey who washes up on an island where he meets the owner's prized black stallion which helps him survive in the hostile environment. After they are rescued they return to New York City where it shows how the horse has transformed and helped boost Alec's confidence as well as allowing him to reach his life goals. It stars Kelly Reno, Teri Garr, and Catherine Hickland. 

In conclusion, HBO Max has a lot to offer for any movie lover. From comedy to drama, the network is sure to have a movie perfect for you in their library of content. With its additional original content and movies from their partners like Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., they are poised to be the place for entertainment on TV and online. Why wait? Start watching now!

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