First, look at what’s coming to HBO Max this week. As a reminder, you can read about what’s new on HBO Max every week with our weekly roundups. The latest Movies scheduled to hit HBO Max this Week are below.
Creators: Joe Johnston
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Cast: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Patricia Clarkson, Gillian Barber, Laura Bell Bundy, Adam Hann-Byrd
Synopsis: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan — an adult who’s been trapped inside the game for 26 years — into their living room. Alan’s only hope for freedom is to finish the game, which proves risky as all three find themselves running from giant rhinoceroses, evil monkeys and other terrifying creatures.
The Black Dahlia
Creators: Brian De Palma
Genres: Crime, Horror
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler
Synopsis: Horror master Ulli Lommel is back with a terrifying tale of a copycat killer in Los Angeles. A young rookie cop and his team discover dismembered female bodies in L.A. similar to the Black Dahlia cold case from 1947. A serial killer seems to be copying the brutal massacre of 1940s Hollywood starlet Betty Short – The Black Dahlia. Ultimately his investigation leads him to a frightening lair of death and torture, all part of a terrifying fantasy that the killer is trying to bring to life.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Creators: David Yates
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Cast: Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol
Synopsis: In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, though he’s unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
Creators: Robert Alonzo, Matt Reeves, Bradley Parker
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis
Synopsis: “Batman ventures into Gotham City’s underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans become clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the metropolis.
Creators: Steven Soderbergh
Genres: Drama, Crime
Cast: Zoë Kravitz, Byron Bowers, Jaime Camil, Erika Christensen, Derek DelGaudio, Robin Givens, Charles Halford
Synopsis:A tech worker with agoraphobia discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime, but is met with resistance when she tries to report it. Seeking justice, she must do the thing she fears the most: she must leave her apartment.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Creators: Edward Zwick
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Holt McCallany, Austin Hébert
Synopsis: Jack Reacher returns to the headquarters of his old unit, only to find out he’s now accused of a 16-year-old homicide.
Creators: Steven Spielberg
Genres: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Cast: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Ayelet Zurer, Geoffrey Rush
Synopsis: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.
House of Gucci
Creators: Ridley Scott
Cast: Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Al Pacino, Salma Hayek, Camille Cottin
Synopsis: When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately…murder.
Creators: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Genres: Biography, Drama, Sport
Cast: Will Smith, Demi Singleton, Saniyya Sidney, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Tony Goldwyn, Susie Abromeit
Synopsis: Richard Williams serves as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.
Meet the Parents
Creators: Jay Roach
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Cast: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner, Nicole DeHuff, James Rebhorn, Tom McCarthy, Peter Bartlett
Synopsis: Madly in love with charming schoolteacher Pam, Greg Focker, an unambitious Chicago nurse and chronic underachiever, wants to make a good impression on her father, Jack, more than anything. And, in the following 48 hours, against the backdrop of a hectic weekend at her parents’ house, Greg will have to put his skills to good use and, hopefully, charm his way out of trouble. However, there is one tiny detail: Jack has a knack for uncovering the truth, and Greg has been quite economical with it. Under those circumstances, will he ever get Jack’s approval? Above all, is love blind?