This May, HBO Max is springing into a wide array of award-winning comedies, documentaries, and thrillers from a unique group of creators.

Fans will immerse themselves in season two of the Emmy(R)-winning “Hacks” (5/12). In this new chapter of the comedy series, the dark mentorship between legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance and her young, entitled writer Ava continues to evolve as the two travel across the country workshopping Deborah’s new stand-up act.

A horrible accident or a crime of passion? Based on a true story, “The Staircase” (5/5), takes viewers behind the closed doors of a once happy home that abruptly became the scene of a murder. Starring Academy Award(R)-winner Colin Firth and Emmy Award(R)-winner Toni Collette, this limited series will have everyone on the edge of their seats.

“The Time Traveler’s Wife” (5/15), inspired by the much-loved novel by Audrey Niffenegger and adapted by Stephen Moffat, tells the story of an enchanting love story between Clare and Henry. The love story has one small problem… time travel.

This month also brings a diverse array of A-list talent that reflects the beauty and complexities of the human experience. Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and everything in between, will resonate with viewers as they see experiences that mirror their own unique journeys.

Take a deeper look into George Carlin, the man dubbed the “dean of counterculture comedians,” in the two-part documentary “George Carlin’s American Dream.” From Emmy(R)-winning directors Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, the documentary explores a cultural chameleon who is remembered as one of the most influential stand-up comics of all time.

Michael Che is guaranteed to make everyone laugh in the season two premiere of “That Damn Michael Che” (5/26), where he illustrates what it feels like to experience everyday situations including racial profiling, unemployment, falling in love and more.

Join Sam Jay’s house party with the season two premiere of “PAUSE with Sam Jay,” a comedy-talk-variety show that’s an interview platform, a comedy show and a cultural lesson all in one.

HBO Max has a content lineup for fans of all genres ranging from science fiction to family favorites to movie musicals, we’ve got the perfect line-up for the whole household.

Red or blue pill? Fans of the Matrix trilogy will enjoy Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Matrix: Resurrections” (5/10) when it returns to HBO Max in the month. Set sixty years after the revolutions, the film follows Neo to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, what lies behind it. To find out if his reality is a physical or mental construct, to truly know himself, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more.

Things are not what they seem on the tropical secluded beach in “Old” (5/13), which follows a family on a holiday vacation that discovers a secluded beach that is somehow causing them to age rapidly, reducing their entire lives into a single day.

“Dear Evan Hansen” (5/6), is an American coming-of-age musical film about a high school student with social anxiety, adapted from the hit award-winning musical of the same name.

Travel through the depths of space in “Zathura: A Space Adventure” (5/1), where three siblings’ house is transported into space, and they are forced to finish a magical 1950s space-adventure board game.

For little ones, Cartoonito on HBO Max is debuting “Sesame Street Mecha Builders” (5/10), an all-new preschool animated series from Sesame Workshop. Sesame Street Mecha Builders reimagines Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Abby Cadabby as robot heroes in training who use their STEM superpowers to solve wacky larger-than-life problems. Animated in a dynamic 3D style, this series will help older preschoolers practice foundational critical thinking skills while laughing along with their Sesame Street friends.


Exact Dates To Be Announced:
George Carlin’s American Dream, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
PAUSE with Sam Jay, Season 2 Premiere (HBO)

Pause with Sam Jay

HBO // Season 3
Jay tackles trending topics in urban and world culture for the week, including race, politics, sexual identity, science, ...

May 1:
Yellowface: Asian Whitewashing and Racism in Hollywood, 2019
47 Ronin, 2013
Assassins, 2020 (HBO)
At Close Range, 1986 (HBO)
An Autumn Afternoon, 1962
The Big Sleep, 1946
Back To School, 1986
Bottle Rocket, 1996
Calladita, 2020 (HBO)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 1968 (HBO)
Child 44, 2015 (HBO)
Chungking Express, 1994
The Color Purple, 1985
Conan The Barbarian, 2011 (HBO)
Devil in A Blue Dress, 1995
Dodes ‘Ka-Den, 1970
Domino, 2019 (HBO)
Downhill, 1927
Dragnet Girl, 1933
Early Spring, 1956
Early Summer, 1951
The End of Summer, 1961
Equinox Flower, 1958
Eraser, 1996
Fallen Angels, 1995
Floating Weeds, 1959
FRIDA, 2002 (HBO)
The Fugitive, 1993
Furry Vengeance, 2010 (HBO)
Gang Related, 1997 (HBO)
Good Morning, 1959
Hard Rain, 1998 (HBO)
Hart’s War, 2002 (HBO)
High and Low, 1963
Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius, 2001 (HBO)
Julie, 1956
Killers, 2010 (HBO)
Language Lessons, 2021
Love and Baseball, 2021
The Machine That Kills Bad People, 1952
Masters Of The Universe, 1987 (HBO)
The Missing, 2003 (HBO)
The New Guy, 2002 (HBO)
North Dallas Forty, 1979 (HBO)
Not Easily Broken, 2009
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 2012
Poseidon, 2006
Red Beard, 1965
Ringo and His Golden Pistol, 1966
Rugrats Go Wild, 2003 (HBO)
Rugrats In Paris: The Movie, 2000 (HBO)
The Rugrats Movie, 1998 (HBO)
The Sapphires, 2012 (HBO)
Sense and Sensibility, 1995
Sliding Doors, 1998
St. Elmo’s Fire, 1985
The Stepford Wives, 2004 (HBO)
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, 2009 (Extended Version)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day, 1991 (Director’s Cut) (HBO)
Tokyo Twilight, 1957
Top Secret!, 1984 (HBO)
Transporter 3, 2008 (HBO)
Unbroken, 2014
Underworld, 2003
Underworld: Awakening, 2012
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, 2009
Welcome to the Dollhouse, 1995
W.E., 2011 (HBO)
What To Expect When You’re Expecting, 2012 (HBO)
The Wild Thornberrys Movie, 2002 (HBO)
You, Me and Dupree, 2006
Young Adult, 2011 (HBO)
Zathura: A Space Adventure, 2005

May 3:
Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Know, Documentary Premiere (HBO)

May 5:
Las Bravas F.C., Max Original Season 1 Premiere
Queen Stars Brazil, Max Original Season 1 Premiere
The Staircase, Max Original Limited Series Premiere

The Staircase

Max // New Series
A man, grieving the death of his wife who fell down a staircase, is accused of murdering her.

May 6:
Dear Evan Hansen, 2021 (HBO)
Entre Nos: Carmen and Alfred (HBO)
La Afinadora De Árboles, 2019 (HBO)

May 7:
We Baby Bears, Season 1 Part C

We Baby Bears

Cartoon Network // Season 3
The bear siblings, Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear, in different locations around the world, on their journey to find a ...

May 9:
Get Hard, 2015

May 10:
Catwoman: Hunted, 2022
The Matrix: Resurrections, 2021 (HBO)
Sesame Street Mecha Builders Season 1 Part A
Robot Chicken Season 11 Part B

Robot Chicken

Adult Swim // Season 12
Adult Swim's off-the-wall stop-motion comedy series Robot Chicken is back for season 11 and filled with more hilarious ...

May 12:
Hacks, Max Original Season 2 Premiere


Max // Season 3
The dark mentorship between legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) and her young, entitled writer Ava ...

Who’s By Your Side, Max Original Season 1 Premiere

May 13:
Hank Zipzer, 2014
Old, 2021 (HBO)
Smalls, Season 4

May 15:
The Time Traveler’s Wife, Drama Series Premiere (HBO)

The Time Traveler's Wife

HBO // Season 2
A couple's relationship is put to the test when time travel is involved. Audrey Niffenegger's novel 'The Time Traveler's ...

May 17:
Sesame Street Mecha Builders, Season 1 Part B
The Mule, 2018 (HBO)

May 20:
Identidad Tomada, 2020 (HBO)

May 22:
Fast Foodies, Season 2

May 23:
Teen Titans Go! Season 7 Part B

Teen Titans Go!

Cartoon Network // Season 9
Sure, they're still DC superheroes who save the day, but what happens when they're not fighting crime? They love to have ...

May 26:
That Damn Michael Che, Max Original Season 2 Premiere

That Damn Michael Che

Max // Season 3
A theme or incident, such as police brutality, unemployment and romance and use sketches and vignettes to illustrate ...

Tig n’ Seek, Max Original Season 4 Premiere

May 27:
Blippi Special
Blippi Visits
Blippi Wonders

Blippi Wonders

Cartoon Network // Season 3
Blippi Wonders is a CG animated series that follows the ever curious Blippi as he sets off on comedic and fun adventures ...

Blippi: Learn With Blippi
Ghost, Season 1
Ghost, Season 2
Stath Lets Flats

May 29:
The Misery Index Season 3 Part B, 2021

The Misery Index

TBS // Season 4
Game show featuring two teams competing against each other by rating their hilarious and miserable real-life events on a ...

May 31:
Miami Vice, 2006 (Extended Version)


May 14:
Cry Wolf, 2005 (Extended Version) (HBO)

May 24:
Cinderella Man, 2005 (Extended Version)
The 40-Year-Old Virgin, 2005 (Director’s Cut) (HBO)

May 25:
Curious George, 2006 (HBO)
Two For The Money, 2005 (HBO)

May 27:
Doom, 2005 (HBO)
Pride & Prejudice, 2005 (HBO)

May 31:
27 Dresses, 2008 (HBO)
The Animal, 2001 (HBO)
A Perfect Murder, 1998 (HBO)
A Very Brady Sequel, 1996 (HBO)
Adult Beginners, 2014 (HBO)
Army Of Darkness, 1992 (HBO)
Billy Elliot, 2000
Bully, 2001 (HBO)
Changing Lanes, 2002 (HBO)
Clueless, 1995 (HBO)
Control Room, 2004 (HBO)
Cymbeline, 2014 (HBO)
Dead Heat, 1988 (HBO)
Dirty Pretty Things, 2002 (HBO)
Doctor Dolittle, 1998 (HBO)
Doubt, 2008
Dr. Dolittle 2, 2001 (HBO)
Enough Said, 2013 (HBO)
Extract, 2009 (HBO)
Fatal Attraction, 1987
Frontera, 2014 (HBO)
Gloria, 1999 (HBO)
Godsend, 2004 (HBO)
How To Be Single, 2016
Insomnia, 2002 (HBO)
Iris, 2001 (HBO)
It Takes Two, 1995 (HBO)
Killerman, 2019 (HBO)
Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man, 2005 (HBO)
Love And A .45, 1994 (HBO)
Mama, 2013 (HBO)
Mindhunters, 2004 (HBO)
Phone Booth, 2002 (HBO)
Princess Kaiulani, 2009 (HBO)
Pulse, 2001 (HBO)
Rubber, 2010 (HBO)
Speed, 1994
Stoker, 2013
Super Capers, 2009 (HBO)
The Answer Man, 2009 (HBO)
The Benchwarmers, 2006 (HBO)
The Conspirator, 2010 (HBO)
The Forgotten, 2004 (HBO)
The Good Doctor, 2011 (HBO)
The Grifters, 1990 (HBO)
The Italian Job, 2003 (HBO)
The Lawnmower Man, 1992 (HBO)
The Rules Of Attraction, 2002 (HBO)
The Witches Of Eastwick, 1987
The Wolfpack, 2015 (HBO)
The Wrecking Crew!, 2008 (HBO)
This Is 40, 2012
Troll Hunter, 2010 (HBO)
Two Lovers, 2008 (HBO)
The Two Jakes, 1990
Viva, 2007 (HBO)
War Horse, 2011
War On Everyone, 2016 (HBO)
World’s Greatest Dad, 2009 (HBO)
Wristcutters: A Love Story, 2006 (HBO)

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