What’s New On HBO Max In August: ‘Birds of Prey, Hard Knocks ’20: Los Angeles, An American Pickle’ And More

Whats New On HBO Max In August

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We truly are living in the golden age of television, aren’t we? There are more good shows and movies available now than ever before in history. And it’s all thanks to our favorite online streaming services.

Speaking of our favorite online streaming services, here’s what’s new for the month of August 2020 on HBO Max.

Max Originals debuting in the month include Selena + Chef, an unscripted 10-episode cooking series starring and executive produced by Selena Gomez, comedy film An American Pickle, starring Seth Rogen as Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrated to America in 1919 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family, Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness, a four-part docuseries following Patel’s travels to regions worldwide for cultural explanation and discussion, documentary Class Action Park, and the second season finale of the DC Universe fan-favorite Doom Patrol.

New films including Batman, Blade Runner: The Final Cut, Elf, Kung Fu Panda, Ocean’s Eleven, and Wedding Crashers will arrive on HBO Max in August. A selection of programming featured in HBO Max’s Last Chance to Watch section will include the Harry Potter films, Kill Bill: Volume 1 and Kill Bill: Volume 2, Full Metal Jacket, and You’ve Got Mail.

HBO Originals debuting this August includes the new drama series Lovecraft Country, which follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he journeys with his childhood friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father Montrose (Michael K. Williams). The documentary premiere of Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn, which tells the story of a black teenager who was murdered in 1989 by a group of young white men in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, also debuts this month. To top it off, the season finale of the hit drama series Perry Mason, the docu-series finale of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, and the finale of I May Destroy You will be available to stream on the platform.

Blockbuster films including Jojo Rabbit, Richard Jewell, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), and Walk the Line will join the HBO service this month. August will also be your last chance to watch Love Actually, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, The Adjustment Bureau, and The Spongebob Squarepants Movie before they depart the service.

Here’s everything else is coming to HBO Max in the month of August…

August TBA
Class Action Park, Documentary Premiere
Selena + Chef, Series Premiere

August 1
10,000 BC, 2008
All the President’s Men, 1976
Altered States, 1980
Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, Season 1
Bad Influence, 1990 (HBO)
Barefoot in the Park, 1967
Barkleys of Broadway, 1949
Batman (1989), 1989
Batman & Robin, 1997
Batman Begins, 2005
Batman Forever, 1995
Batman Returns, 1992
The Bear, 1989 (HBO)
Bee Season, 2005 (HBO)
Before Sunrise, 1995 (HBO)
Before Sunset, 2004 (HBO)
Biloxi Blues, 1988 (HBO)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut, 2007
Blue Crush, 2002 (HBO)
The Candidate 1972
Carefree, 1938
The Change-Up (Unrated Version), 2011 (HBO)
Chariots of Fire, 1981
Contact, 1997
The Dark Knight 2008
The Dishwasher, 2020 (HBO)
Driving Miss Daisy, 1989
Elf, 2003
The First Grader, 2011 (HBO)
The First Wives Club 1996
Flipper, 1996 (HBO)
Flying Down to Rio, 1933
Flying Leathernecks, 1951
Fool’s Gold, 2008
Fracture, 2007
The Fugitive, 1993
The Gay Divorcee, 1934
Get on Up, 2014 (HBO)
Go Tell It on the Mountain, 2004 (HBO)
Grace Unplugged, 2013 (HBO)
Hard to Kill, 1990
Harley Quinn, Seasons 1 & 2
Highlander: The Final Dimension, 1995 (HBO)
Highlander IV: Endgame, 2000 (HBO)
The Hindenburg, 1975 (HBO)
Hours, 2013 (HBO)
House of Wax, 2005
House Party, 1990
House Party 2, 1991
House Party: Tonight’s the Night, 2013
How to Be a Player, 1997 (HBO)
Idiocracy (Extended Version), 2006 (HBO)
Interview with the Vampire, 1994
Jeremiah Johnson, 1972
Jim Thorpe: All-American, 1951
Jojo Rabbit, 2019 (HBO)
Kung Fu Panda, 2008
Kung Fu Panda 2, 2011
Leprechaun, 1993 (HBO)
Leprechaun 2, 1994 (HBO)
Leprechaun 3, 1995 (HBO)
Leprechaun 4: In Space, 1997 (HBO)
Leprechaun: Origins, 2014 (HBO)
The Long Kiss Goodnight, 1996
The Lost Boys: The Thirst, 2020 (HBO)
The Lost Boys: The Tribe (Unrated Version), 2020 (HBO)
Love Field, 1992 (HBO)
Lovelace, 2013 (HBO)
Lying And Stealing, 2019 (HBO)
The Marine (Unrated Version), 2006 (HBO)
Martha Marcy May Marlene, 2011 (HBO)
Marvin’s Room, 1996 (HBO)
Maverick, 1994
Monkeybone, 2001 (HBO)
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, 2007 (HBO)
Murder at 1600, 1997
The Mustang, 2019 (HBO)
My Blue Heaven, 1990
My Sister’s Keeper, 2009
Nell, 1994 (HBO)
New Year’s Eve, 2011 (HBO)
Ocean’s Eleven, 2001
On Dangerous Ground, 1952
On Golden Pond, 1981 (HBO)
Phantom, 2013 (HBO)
Pi, 1998 (HBO)
Raise the Titanic, 1980 (HBO)
Roberta, 1935
Romeo Must Die, 2000
Savages (Unrated Version), 2012 (HBO)
Say It Isn’t So, 2001 (HBO)
Serendipity, 2001
Skyline, 2010 (HBO)
South Central, 1992
Spy Game, 2001 (HBO)
Steven Universe Movie (2019)
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, 1939
Striptease, 1996
Swing Time, 1936
They Live by Night, 1949
Things Never Said, 2020 (HBO)
Three Days of the Condor, 1975
Time Bandits, 1981 (HBO)
Top Hat, 1935
Two Minutes of Fame, 2020 (HBO)
Walk the Line (Extended Version), 2005 (HBO)
Wedding Crashers, 2005
Without Limits, 1998
Yes Man, 2008

August 2
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark

August 3
HBO Asia’s Invisible Stories, Docu-Series Finale

August 4
Aldnoah.Zero 
Inuyasha
Mob Psycho, Season 1
Promised Neverland, Season 1
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
The Swamp, Documentary Premiere

August 6
An American Pickle
Doom Patrol, Season 2 Finale
Esme & Roy, Season 2B

August 7
Habla Now, 2020

August 8
Richard Jewell, 2019

August 9
Perry Mason, Season Finale

August 11
Hard Knocks ’20: Los Angeles, Series Premiere

August 12
Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn

August 13
Infinity Train, Season 3 Premiere

August 14
Carmen Y Lola (AKA Carmen And Lola), 2020

August 15
Birds Of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), 2020

August 16
Lovecraft Country, Series Premiere

August 18
Looney Tunes, Batch 3
Smurfs, Season 2

August 20
The Fungies, Season 1A
Singletown, Season 1

August 21
No Quiero Ser Tu Hermano (AKA I Don’t Want to Be Your Brother), 2020

August 22
Queen & Slim, 2019

August 23
Mia’s Magic Playground

August 24
I May Destroy You, Finale

August 27
Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness, Docuseries Premiere

August 28
Seneca, 2019
Steven Universe Future, Season Six

August 29
The Way Back, 2020

LAST CHANCE TO CATCH: SELECT TITLES LEAVING HBO MAX IN AUGUST

August 25
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, 2011
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2009
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2007
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001

August 28
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Director’s Cut), 2005 (HBO)

August 31
42nd Street, 1933
A Perfect World, 1993
Adam’s Rib, 1949
Along Came Polly, 2004 (HBO)
Cabaret, 1972
Dumb & Dumber, 1994
Full Metal Jacket, 1987
Good Will Hunting, 1997
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, 2003 (HBO)
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, 2019 (HBO)
Kill Bill: Volume 1, 2003
Kill Bill: Volume 2, 2004
Love Actually, 2003 (HBO)
Magic Mike, 2012
Megamind, 2010
Misery, 1990
Monsters Vs. Aliens, 2009
Mystic River, 2003
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 1989
Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, 1985
Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird , 1985
The Adjustment Bureau, 2011 (HBO)
The Spongebob Squarepants Movie, 2004 (HBO)
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, 2005
Unforgiven, 1992
Veronica Mars, 2014
You’ve Got Mail, 1998

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