HBO Max New Releases: October 2021

We have the highlights of what's coming to and leaving HBO Max in October 2021, including The Many Saints of Newark, Dune, Succession, and more!

HBO Max New Releases October 2021 Dune
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The fall is usually the domain of television. September and October are the months in which networks (and increasingly some streamers) debut all their new series. With its list of new releases for October 2021, however, HBO Max has decided that fall works just fine for new movies as well.

HBO Max’s new offerings this month are highlighted by two enormous Warner Bros. film releases. The Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark opens things up on Oct. 1. The movie is getting a theatrical release as well but you can certainly just watch it via streaming to make Sopranos creator and film purist David Chase mad. Next up is the sprawling sci-fi epic Dune on Oct. 22. It’s long been thought that a faithful and suitably enormous Dune adaptation was impossible. Now it’s almost time to see if director Denis Villenueve pulled it off.

Even if the movies are the big blockbusters here, HBO Max isn’t letting its TV offerings go to waste. Arguably HBO’s biggest running drama, Succession, returns for a long-awaited third season on Oct. 17. Also mixed in to the streamer’s TV offerings are docuseries like 15 Minutes of Shame (Oct. 7) and What Happened, Brittany Murphy? (Oct. 15).

October will also be a good month for movie fans looking to check out some recent heavy hitters without buying a ticket. It: Chapter Two (Oct. 10), The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (Oct. 21), and In the Heights (Oct. 28) all arrive this month.

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HBO Max New Releases – October 2021

October 1
Admission, 2013 (HBO)
A Royal Affair, 2012 (HBO)
After the Thin Man, 1936
All The President’s Men, 1976 (HBO)
American Gigolo, 1980 (HBO)
American Graffiti, 1973 (HBO)
Argo, 2012 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
Bad Boys II, 2003
Bad Boys, 1995
Bad Words, 2013 (HBO)
Ballet 422, 2014 (HBO)
Being Flynn, 2012 (HBO)
Best Man Down, 2013 (HBO)
Beverly Hills Cop, 1984 (HBO)
Beverly Hills Cop II, 1987 (HBO)
Beverly Hills Cop III, 1994 (HBO)
Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 1989 (HBO)
Bill And Ted’s Bogus Journey, 1991 (HBO)
Billy Elliot, 2000 (HBO)
Black Christmas, 2019 (HBO)
Black Hawk Down, 2001 (HBO)
Blades Of Glory, 2007 (HBO)
Blazing Saddles, 1974
Blood Father, 2016 (HBO)
Bloodsport, 1988 (HBO)
Blue Crush, 2002 (HBO)
Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason, 2004 (HBO)
Bridget Jones’s Diary, 2001
Broken City, 2013 (HBO)
Caddyshack II, 1988
Cake, 2005 (HBO)
Cats, 2019 (HBO)
Child 44, 2015 (HBO)
City of God, 2002 (HBO)
Clash of Titans , 1981
Client 9: The Rise And Fall Of Eliot Spitzer, 2010 (HBO)
Culpa, 2021 (HBO)
Danny Collins, 2015 (HBO)
David Lynch: The Art Life, 2016
Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985 (HBO)
Dinner For Schmucks, 2010 (HBO)
Doubt, 2008 (HBO)
Down A Dark Hall, 2018 (HBO)
Downhill, 2020 (HBO)
Drop Zone, 1994 (HBO)
Dying Young, 1991 (HBO)
El Cantante, 2007 (HBO)
El Profugo, 2020 (HBO)
Emma., 2020 (HBO)
Endless Love, 2014 (HBO)
Entre Nos: The Winners 2, 2021 (HBO)
Entre Nos: What She Said, 2021 (HBO)
Family Matters
Fifty Shades Of Black, 2016 (HBO)
For A Good Time, Call…, 2012 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
Full House
Gangs Of New York, 2002 (HBO)
Gangster Squad, 2013 (HBO)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips, 1969
Hacksaw Ridge, 2016 (HBO)
Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, 2008
He Said She Said, 1991 (HBO)
Hearts In Atlantis, 2001 (HBO)
Hitch, 2005
Hitman, 2007 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
Hooper, 1978
Hostage, 2005 (HBO)
House of Wax , 2005
House, 2008 (HBO)
Imagine That, 2009 (HBO)
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words, 2015
J. Edgar, 2011 (HBO)
Johnny English Strikes Again, 2018 (HBO)
Journey to the Center of the Earth, 2008
Just Mercy, 2019 (HBO)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1, 2003 (HBO)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2, 2004 (HBO)
Kin, 2018 (HBO)
Leap Year, 2010 (HBO)
LEGO DC Shazam: Magic and Monsters!, 2020
Less Than Zero, 1987 (HBO)
Like Water for Chocolate, 1992 (HBO)
Little Man, 2006 (HBO)
Lincoln, 2012 (HBO)
Lottery Ticket, 2010 (HBO)
M*A*S*H, 1970 (HBO)
Mama, 2013 (HBO)
Marathon Man, 1976 (HBO)
Misery, 1990 (HBO)
Monster’s Ball, 2001 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
Moonrise Kingdom, 2012 (HBO)
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 1989
National Lampoon’s Vacation, 1983
Natural Born Killers, 1994
Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always, 2020 (HBO)
Night Catches Us, 2010 (HBO)
Orphan, 2009
Parental Guidance, 2012 (HBO)
Pariah, 2011 (HBO)
Police Academy, 1984
Poltergeist II: The Other Side, 1986 (HBO)
Poltergeist III, 1988 (HBO)
Private Parts, 1997 (HBO)
Proof Of Life, 2000 (HBO)
Racing Stripes, 2005 (HBO)
Reservation Road, 2007 (HBO)
Say Anything…, 1989 (HBO)
Sergeant York, 1941
Shaft, 1971
Shall We Dance?, 2004 (HBO)
She’s All That, 1999 (HBO)
Sherlock Holmes And The Great Escape, 2019 (HBO)
Sherlock Holmes, 2009
Shrek The Third, 2007 (HBO)
Six Degrees Of Separation, 1993 (HBO)
Sliver, 1993 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
Snitch, 2013 (HBO)
Speedway, 1968
Step by Step, 
Stigmata, 1999 (HBO)
Strange But True, 2019 (HBO)
Superstar, 1999 (HBO)
Super 8, 2011 (HBO)
Talk To Me, 2007 (HBO)
Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans, 2019
The Banger Sisters, 2002 (HBO)
The Blind Side, 2009 (HBO)
The Bonfire of the Vanities, 1990
The Book Of Eli, 2010 (HBO)
The Campaign, 2012 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
The Cider House Rules, 1999 (HBO)
The Cincinnati Kid, 1965
The East, 2013 (HBO)
The Eichmann Show, 2015 (HBO)
The Internship, 2013 (HBO)
The Invisible Man, 2020 (HBO)
The Harvey Girls, 1946
The High Note, 2020 (HBO)
The Hours, 2002 (HBO)
The Legend Of Hercules, 2014 (HBO)
The Many Saints of Newark, Warner Bros. Film Premiere, 2021 
The Outsiders, 1983
The Perfect Storm, 2000
The Poseidon Adventure, 1972 (HBO)
The Quarry, 2020 (HBO)
The Rite, 2011 (HBO)
The Running Man, 1987 (HBO)
The Way Way Back, 2013 (HBO)
The 15:17 To Paris, 2018 (HBO)
Things We Lost In The Fire, 2007 (HBO)
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, 2005
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, 2011 (HBO)
Trance, 2013 (HBO)
Tully, 2018 (HBO)
Twelve Monkeys, 1995 (HBO)
Underwater, 2020 (HBO)
Up In The Air, 2009 (HBO)
Wall Street, 1987 (HBO)
Warm Bodies, 2013 (HBO)
Wendy, 2020 (HBO)
XXX, 2002

October 3
Simmer, 2020

October 4 
Laetitia, Limited Drama Series Finale (HBO)
Niña Furia
Sublet, 2020

October 5
American Masters: Mike Nichols, 2016
American Masters: Nichols and May: Take Two, 1996
El Verano Que Vivimos, 2020
Level Playing Field, Documentary Series Finale (HBO)

October 6
Muy Gay Too Mexicano (Short), 2020
The Republic of Sarah, Season 1
Rosa (short), 2020

October 7
15 Minutes of Shame, Max Original Series Premiere
Craftopia, Max Original Season 2A Premiere
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Amber Ruffin / Bebe Rexha

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October 8
Voyagers, 2021 (HBO)

October 9
Birdgirl , Season 16
To Your Eternity , Season 1 (Subtitled) (Crunchyroll Collection)

October 10 
It: Chapter 2, 2019
Nuclear Family, Documentary Series Finale (HBO)
Scenes From A Marriage, Limited Series Finale (HBO)

October 11
We’re Here, Season 2 Premiere (HBO)

October 14
Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter One: Dead Sea, Max Original Series Premiere
Little Ellen, Max Original Season 1B Premiere
Love Spells (aka Amarres), Max Original Series Premiere
Teen Titans Go!, Seasons 1-6
The Missing, (aka Os Ausentes), Max Original Series Premiere
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Jenna Bush Hager / Sophie Fatu
Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman, Max Original Special Premiere
Welcome to Utmark (aka Utmark) , Max Original Series Premiere
What Happened, Brittany Murphy?, Max Original Series Premiere

October 15
In the Line of Fire, 1993
Point Break, 1991 (HBO)
Tu Me Manques, 2019 (HBO)

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October 17
Succession, Season 3 Premiere (HBO)

October 18
El Huésped Americano (aka The American Guest), Limited Drama Series Finale (HBO)
Women is Losers, 2021

October 19
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

October 20
Entre Hombres (aka Amongst Men), Limited Series Finale (HBO)

October 21
Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter Two: Primordius
Reign of Superwomen, Max Original Documentary Premiere
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, 2021 (HBO) (Available in 4K UHD, HDR10, Dolby Vision and 
Dolby Atmos in English Only on supported devices)
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Ames McNamara / Leslie Odom Jr.
Tuff Money (aka Bani Negri), Max Original Series Premiere

October 22
Dune, Warner Bros. Film Premiere, 2021

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October 24
Insecure, Season 5 Premiere (HBO)

October 26
Maricon Perdido, Max Original Series Premiere
The Mopes, Max Original Series Premiere
The Truth of Dolores Vazquez (aka The Caso Wanninkhof), Max Original Series Premiere

October 28
Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Chapter Three: Tidal Shift
In The Heights, 2021 (HBO)
Love Life, Max Original Season 2 Premiere
A Thousand Fangs (aka Mil Colmillos), Max Original Series Premiere
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Dani & Dannah Lane / AJR

October 29
Victor and Valentino , Season 2

October 31
The Bachelorette, Season 16

Leaving HBO Max – October 2021  

October 10
Malignant, 2021

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October 11
Meatballs, 1979

October 17
Cry Macho, 2021

October 18
Sabrina: Magic of the Red Rose, 2015

October 20
HBO First Look: The Eyes of Tammy Faye, 2021 (HBO)

October 25
The Artist, 2011

October 27
The Hangover Part III, 2013

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October 28
Tracey Ullman’s Show,  (HBO)

October 31
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 2012 (HBO)
A Little Princess, 1995 (HBO)
All Is Lost, 2013 (HBO)
All-Star Superman, 2011
Alpha And Omega: Journey To Bear Kingdom, 2017 (HBO)
Alpha And Omega: The Big Fureeze, 2016 (HBO)
Antwone Fisher, 2002 (HBO)
A Star Is Born, 1976
A Time To Kill, 1996
Backdraft, 1991 (HBO)
Bad Education, 2004
Bandits, 2001 (HBO)
Barefoot, 2014 (HBO)
*Batteries Not Included, 1987 (HBO)
Battleship, 2012 (HBO)
Black Dynamite, 2009
Blood And Wine, 1997 (HBO)
Broken Embraces, 2009
Cats & Dogs, 2001
Cesar Chavez, 2014 (HBO)
Chasing Amy, 1997 (HBO)
Christmas In Compton, 2012
Clerks, 1994 (HBO)
Conspiracy Theory, 1997
Cool Hand Luke, 1967
Critters 4, 1992
Darkest Hour, 2017 (HBO)
Dirt, 2017
Dirty Harry, 1971
Dreamcatcher, 2003
El Pacto (aka The Pact), 2018 (HBO)
Empire Of The Sun, 1987
Eulogy, 2004 (HBO)
Final Destination, 2000
Final Destination 2, 2003
Final Destination 3, 2006
Final Destination 5, 2011
Firewall, 2006
Flight Of The Intruder, 1991 (HBO)
Flying Leathernecks, 1951
Frantic, 1988
Freaks, 1932
Ghoulies, 1985 (HBO)
Ghoulies II, 1987 (HBO)
Gone Baby Gone, 2007
Good Morning, Vietnam, 1987 (HBO)
Gothika, 2003
Gun Crazy, 1950
High Fidelity, 2000 (HBO)
House Of Wax, 2005
How To Be A Latin Lover, 2017
How To Be Single, 2016 (HBO)
How To Make An American Quilt, 1995 (HBO)
I’m So Excited!, 2013
Ice Age: Continental Drift, 2012 (HBO)
Immigration Tango, 2011 (HBO)
Irresistible, 2020 (HBO)
It, 2017 (HBO)
Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, 2001 (HBO)
Just Before I Go, 2015 (HBO)
King Kong, 1976 (HBO)
Lars And The Real Girl, 2007 (HBO)
Lego Dc Batman: Family Matters, 2019
Lego Dc Shazam: Magic And Monsters!, 2020
Long Gone By, 2019 (HBO)
Magnum Force, 1973
Man Up, 2015 (HBO)
Mccabe And Mrs. Miller, 1971
Message Erased, 2019 (HBO)
Monkey Shines, 1988 (HBO)
Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D, 2012 (HBO)
Norbit, 2007 (HBO)
One More Time, 2016 (HBO)
Pajaros De Verano (aka Birds Of Passage)2019 (HBO)
Pale Rider, 1985
Pepi, Luci, Bom Y Otras Chicas Del Monton, 1980
Professor Marston & The Wonder Women, 2017
Red Dawn, 1984 (HBO)
Risky Business, 1983 (HBO)
Santa Buddies, 2009 (HBO)
Save The Last Dance, 2001 (HBO)
Save The Last Dance 2, 2006 (HBO)
School Dance, 2014 (HBO)
Serpico, 1974 (HBO)
Snow Buddies, 2008 (HBO)
Something To Talk About, 1995
Space Buddies, 2009 (HBO)
Spawn, 1997
Stand Up Guys, 2013 (HBO)
Sudden Impact, 1983
Summer Rental, 1985 (HBO)
The Bucket List, 2007
The Color Purple, 1985
The Conjuring 2, 2016
The Dead Pool, 1988
The Debt, 2011 (HBO)
The Family Man, 2000 (HBO)
The Final Destination, 2009
The Five-Year Engagement, 2012 (Alternate Version) (HBO) 
The Fugitive, 1993
The Great Caruso, 1951
The Human Voice, 2020
The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, 2009
The Kingdom, 2007 (HBO)
The Last Mimzy, 2007
The Lego Batman Movie, 2017
The Sand Pebbles, 1966 (HBO)
The Shack, 2017 (HBO)
The Shadow, 1994 (HBO)
The Skin I Live In, 2011
The Switch, 2010
The Tuxedo, 2002 (HBO)
The Voices, 2015 (HBO)
The Quiet Ones, 2014 (HBO)
The Witches, 1990
Thirteen Ghosts, 2001
Troy, 2004
Trust Me, 2014 (HBO)
Volver, 2006
Wait Until Dark, 1967
Westworld (Movie), 1973
When Harry Met Sally, 1989
Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, 1988
XXX: State Of The Union, 2005