What’s Coming To HBO Max In October 2021? All New TV Shows & Movies Release Date

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What's Coming To HBO Max In October 2021

People all over the world are probably searching “What’s Coming To HBO Max In October 2021?” since we are only a few days away from October. There have been a lot of new additions to the HBO Max streaming service recently in terms of television shows and movies. Then we will see some highly anticipated movies and television show releases of 2021 like “Dune”, “The Many Saints of Newark”, “The Bachelorette Season 16”, and more. In addition to that, several new shows that were originally developed for HBO and released in September 2021 will continue. The shows like “Scenes From A Marriage” starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain and “Doom Patrol Season 3” have gained a lot of popularity.

Then there were other famous additions which included the blockbuster fiction movie series “Harry Potter”. All of the eight movies in the Harry Potter franchise were added to the HBO Max streaming list. Then we saw a new movie release on the streaming service as well titled “Malignant”. The latest horror film from the famous director James Wan hit the HBO Max streaming service on the same date as the theatrical release. Another latest release of September 2021 that arrived on HBO Max was “Cry Macho” starring Clint Eastwood, who was also the director of the movie.

Similarly, there have been several other old, new and original exclusive releases on HBO Max in September that gave a good start to the fall season. However, with September coming to an end, there is only one question among the HBO Max subscribers as well as the non-subscribers. That question is What’s Coming To HBO Max In October 2021? Some of the biggest anticipated movies and television shows are arriving in October 2021 that will make the fans run towards the streaming service.

What's Coming To HBO Max In October 2021

HBO Max October 2021 Releases: Most Anticipated Movies & Television Shows To Watch

There is no doubt that the month of October is always filled with amazing releases every year. Especially with Halloween falling in this month, everyone is looking to have a good choice of tv shows and movies with them. This has become even more amazing with the growing competition among various streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and more. They are constantly competing to put out more content for their subscribers as well as to attract newer ones.

This competition has benefited the viewers who are now getting to enjoy tons of movies and television series at the comfort of their homes. That is why HBO Max is bringing in a lot more in October 2021 to make its stand in Halloween month. There are going to be a ton of movies, television shows, and animated series coming to HBO Max in October 2021. However, there are some highly anticipated movies and shows releasing on HBO Max this month. So let us take a look at them first.

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Dune (2021): Releasing On 22nd October 2021

The latest offering from Warner Brothers titled “Dune” is releasing on 22nd October 2021 in theatres worldwide and on HBO Max as well. We cannot stress enough how much this movie has intrigued the viewers and fans of the science fiction genre. It has been a topic of discussion since 2016, when it was first announced that the film might go into development. There were a lot of speculations about the star cast and director of the film.

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Timothée Chalamet in Dune (2021)

However, as we moved ahead each year, things got more clear. Timothée Chalame, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem, Stellan Skarsgård, and more were added to the ensemble cast. Furthermore, the famous director Denis Villeneuve joined the project to direct Dune. The film has been showcased at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on 3rd September 2021. The reactions from all those who got to experience the movie at the Venice film festival were stunned with the visuals, direction, and performances in the movie. This has further increased the anticipation among the viewers. Therefore, “Dune” is among the topmost anticipated release of HBO Max in October 2021 and even the most awaited release of 2021 as well.

Scenes From A Marriage Finale: Releasing On 10th October 2021

Another anticipated release on HBO Max in October 2021 is the finale of the limited series “Scenes From A Marriage“. The latest original features Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac in the lead roles. The show premiered on 12th September 2021 and consisted of a total of five episodes. Furthermore, the series has received mostly positive reviews from the audience as well as the critics. It has a rating of 7.5 out of 10 on IMDB. Meanwhile, it has an 84% score on Rotten Tomatoes as well.

What's Coming To HBO Max In October 2021
Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in “Scenes From A Marriage”

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What’s Coming To HBO Max In October 2021? Release Date of Every Movie and TV Show

If you thought there will only be a few releases or additions to HBO Max in October 2021, then you are wrong. HBO Max has decided to bring in a lot of content including old and new movies, television series, and animated series this fall. There is going to be a lot dropping on the first day of October itself and then more on the other coming days. Therefore, there will be a lot on the plate to choose from for the subscribers. Moreover, there will be a lot for those wanting to take the premium membership of HBO Max as well this October. So let us take a look at everything that is releasing on HBO Max in October 2021.

1st October 2021:

  • 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 2 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 2 1987 (HBO)
  • Beverly Hills Cop 3 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 2 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 2: The Other Side 1986 (HBO)
  • Poltergeist 3 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 2021 (Warner Bros. Latest Release)
  • 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

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3rd October 2021:

  • Simmer 2020

4th October 2021

  • Laetitia (Limited Series Finale) (HBO)
  • Niña Furia
  • Sublet 2020

5th October 2021

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

6th October 2021

  • Muy Gay Too Mexicano (Short) 2020
  • The Republic of Sarah Season 1
  • Rosa (Short) 2020

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7th October 2021

  • 15 Minutes of Shame (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • Craftopia (HBO Max Original Season 2A Premiere)
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Amber Ruffin / Bebe Rexha

8th October 2021

  • Voyagers 2021 (HBO)

9th October 2021

  • Birdgirl Season 16
  • To Your Eternity Season 1

10th October 2021

  • It: Chapter 2 2019
  • Nuclear Family (Series Finale) (HBO)
  • Scenes From A Marriage (Limited Series Finale) (HBO)

11th October 2021

  • We’re Here Season 2 Premiere (HBO)

14th October 2021

  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis Chapter One: Dead Sea (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • Little Ellen (HBO Max Original Season 1B Premiere)
  • Love Spells (aka Amarres) (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • Teen Titans Go! Seasons 1-6


  • The Missing (aka Os Ausentes) (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Jenna Bush Hager / Sophie Fatu
  • Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman (HBO Max Original Special Premiere)
  • Welcome to Utmark (aka Utmark) (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • What Happened, Brittany Murphy? (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)

15th October 2021

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

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17th October 2021

  • Succession Season 3 Premiere (HBO)

18th October 2021

  • El Huésped Americano (aka The American Guest) (Limited Series Finale) (HBO)
  • Women is Losers 2021

19th October 2021

  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

20th October 2021

  • Entre Hombres (aka Amongst Men) (Limited Series Finale) (HBO)

21st October 2021

  • Aquaman: King of Atlantis Chapter Two: Primordius
  • Reign of Superwomen (HBO Max Original Premiere)

  • The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It 2021 (HBO)
  • The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Ames McNamara / Leslie Odom Jr.
  • Tuff Money (aka Bani Negri) (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)

22nd October 2021

  • Dune (Warner Bros. Latest Release) 2021

24th October 2021

  • Insecure Season 5 Premiere (HBO)

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26th October 2021

  • Maricon Perdido (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • The Mopes (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)
  • The Truth of Dolores Vazquez (aka The Caso Wanninkhof) (HBO Max Original Series Premiere)


28th October 2021

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

29th October 2021

  • Victor and Valentino Season 2

31st October 2021

  • The Bachelorette Season 16

These are all of the movies and television shows that are making their way to HBO Max in October 2021. Furthermore, all of the viewers who want to binge-watch this Halloween month can now get a good look at everything that is releasing on HBO Max in October 2021. With the addition of several new shows and films and many more old classics, HBO Max is giving its subscribers a lot to enjoy. There have been a lot of horror films added to the lineup for October to give you a good scare this Halloween in October.

In addition to that, a lot of highly anticipated films like “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It”, and “Dune” will be hitting the streaming service. Moreover, we have another highly anticipated movie titled “The Many Saints of Newark” releasing this October on HBO Max as well. This is a prequel to the popular series “The Sopranos” that first premiered in 1999 and concluded in the year 2007. Furthermore, there will be new seasons of several popular shows like “Succession”, “Insecure”, “We’re Here”, and more.

In addition to that, there will be several HBO Max Originals premiering in October like “A Thousand Fangs”, “Maricon Perdido”, “Aquaman: King of Atlantis” three-chapter series, and more. Therefore, it is totally worth getting a premium HBO Max membership before we move into October, so you do not miss these releases. However, those viewers who do not have access to HBO Max in their respective regions can look for other streaming service options like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Disney Plus, and more.

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  • Ritik Upadhyay

    Binge-watching is my thing and I love to write down my views about everything DC, Marvel, and superhero stuff! I also cover most of the Television categories. Sometimes you will find me writing about Entertainment as well. You can reach out to me at Ritik@otakukart.com