Everything Coming to HBO and HBO Max in April 2021

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1. A Shock to the System (1990)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

69 Metascore

When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to "level" the playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Egleson | Stars: Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 4,405 | Gross: $3.42M

Available on HBO on April 1

2. Abandon (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

36 Metascore

An investigation of a college student's missing boyfriend becomes quite strange when she begins to see him periodically.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 9,298 | Gross: $10.73M

Available on HBO on April 1

3. Adam's Rib (1949)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell

Votes: 19,788

Available on HBO Max on April 1

4. All Is Lost (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

87 Metascore

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Star: Robert Redford

Votes: 77,108 | Gross: $6.26M

Available on HBO on April 1

5. Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

Actor Robert Wuhl examines facts and myths in American history.

Directors: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Robert Wuhl, Elliott Brooks, Tucker Carlson, David Cross

Votes: 577

Available on HBO Max on April 1

6. Barbarosa (1982)

PG | 90 min | Western

78 Metascore

A young cowboy hooks up with a legendary outlaw, and before long both are on the run from the law.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Willie Nelson, Gary Busey, Isela Vega, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $1.74M

Available on HBO on April 1

7. Black Dynamite (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy

65 Metascore

Black Dynamite is the greatest African-American action star of the 1970s. When his only brother is killed by The Man, it's up to him to find justice.

Director: Scott Sanders | Stars: Michael Jai White, Arsenio Hall, Tommy Davidson, Phyllis Applegate

Votes: 46,456 | Gross: $0.23M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

8. Blindness (2008)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

45 Metascore

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal, Yûsuke Iseya

Votes: 70,752 | Gross: $3.07M

Available on HBO on April 1

9. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Music

39 Metascore

A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 122,115 | Gross: $121.95M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

10. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

85 Metascore

Back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, an idealistic porn producer aspires to elevate his craft to an art when he discovers a hot young talent.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 243,305 | Gross: $26.40M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

11. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Passed | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

91 Metascore

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

Votes: 56,004

Available on HBO Max on April 1

12. The Butcher's Wife (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A clairvoyant impulsively marries a butcher, moves to New York City and has a positive impact on the people she meets, changing their futures...which in turn changes hers.

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 6,767 | Gross: $9.69M

Available on HBO on April 1

13. Caddyshack (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

48 Metascore

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

Votes: 106,856 | Gross: $39.85M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

14. The Collection (II) (2012)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

38 Metascore

A man who escapes from the vicious grips of the serial killer known as "The Collector" is then forced to help rescue an innocent girl from the killer's booby-trapped lair.

Director: Marcus Dunstan | Stars: Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, Christopher McDonald, Randall Archer

Votes: 46,304 | Gross: $12.84M

Available on HBO on April 1

15. The Color Purple (1985)

PG-13 | 154 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Votes: 79,943 | Gross: $98.47M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

16. Dante's Peak (1997)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

43 Metascore

A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy Foley

Votes: 83,502 | Gross: $67.13M

Available on HBO on April 1

17. Dark Shadows (2012)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

55 Metascore

An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 250,641 | Gross: $79.73M

Available on HBO on April 1

18. Dead Silence (2007)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

34 Metascore

A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a deceased ventriloquist.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg, Michael Fairman

Votes: 87,059 | Gross: $16.81M

Available on HBO on April 1

19. Dirty Harry (1971)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

90 Metascore

When a madman calling himself "the Scorpio Killer" menaces the city, tough-as-nails San Francisco Police Inspector "Dirty" Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni

Votes: 145,376 | Gross: $35.90M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

20. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

A German plot to kidnap Sir Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 19,867

Available on HBO on April 1

21. Early Man (2018)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

68 Metascore

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall

Votes: 20,397 | Gross: $8.27M

Available on HBO on April 1

22. Easy Rider (1969)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

85 Metascore

Two bikers head from L.A. to New Orleans through the open country and desert lands, and along the way they meet a man who bridges a counter-culture gap of which they had been unaware.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Antonio Mendoza

Votes: 101,676 | Gross: $41.73M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

23. Ella Enchanted (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new stepfamily in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.

Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 62,945 | Gross: $22.92M

Available on HBO on April 1

24. The Evil That Men Do (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

32 Metascore

A professional killer comes out of retirement to investigate and avenge the brutal murder of an old friend.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Theresa Saldana, Joseph Maher, José Ferrer

Votes: 3,579 | Gross: $13.10M

Available on HBO on April 1

25. Eye for an Eye (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Olivia Burnette

Votes: 13,832 | Gross: $26.79M

Available on HBO on April 1

26. Fear (1996)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

51 Metascore

When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman

Votes: 43,276 | Gross: $20.75M

Available on HBO on April 1

27. Generation (2021– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama

Ensemble dramedy centering on a group of high school students exploring their sexuality in a modern world.

Stars: Nathanya Alexander, Chloe East, Nava Mau, Lukita Maxwell

Votes: 2,016

Season 1 Part One Finale on HBO Max on April 1

28. Ghost Rider (2007)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

35 Metascore

When motorcycle rider Johnny Blaze sells his soul to the Devil to save his father's life, he is transformed into the Ghost Rider, the Devil's own bounty hunter, and is sent to hunt down sinners.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Sam Elliott, Matt Long

Votes: 225,948 | Gross: $115.80M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

29. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

90 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 1,040,760 | Gross: $46.84M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

30. The Great Pottery Throw Down (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of pottery, in their quest to become Top Potter.

Stars: Keith Brymer Jones, Richard Miller, Sara Cox, Kate Olivia Malone

Votes: 493

Season 4 Premieres on HBO Max on April 1

31. Green Lantern (2011)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

39 Metascore

Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong

Votes: 269,941 | Gross: $116.60M

Available on HBO Max on April 1

32. Hardball (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sport

48 Metascore

An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling, and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, John Hawkes, Bryan Hearne

Votes: 28,760 | Gross: $40.22M

Available on HBO on April 1

33. Happy Endings (2011–2020)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

This Chicago-set sitcom follows the intertwined lives of six young urbanites trying to learn the ropes of adulthood. Through breakups and whatever other curve-balls life throws them, the pals stick together.

Stars: Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton, Adam Pally

Votes: 34,745

Available on HBO Max on April 1

34. Haywire (2011)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

67 Metascore

A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Michael Angarano

Votes: 84,463 | Gross: $18.94M

Available on HBO on April 1

35. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

Votes: 39,257 | Gross: $63.86M

Available on HBO on April 1

36. Kicking & Screaming (2005)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

45 Metascore

Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating.

Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Josh Hutcherson, Mike Ditka

Votes: 36,555 | Gross: $52.58M

Available on HBO on April 1

37. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

41 Metascore

Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou

Votes: 196,376 | Gross: $39.18M

Available on HBO on April 1

38. Lassiter (1984)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

50 Metascore

A handsome jewel thief is arrested and in order to avoid prison, must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy to steal millions in gems.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 2,134 | Gross: $17.50M

Available on HBO on April 1

39. Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

30 Metascore

A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Kate Hodge, Ken Foree, R.A. Mihailoff, William Butler

Votes: 14,531 | Gross: $5.77M

Available on HBO on April 1

40. Let's Go to Prison (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

27 Metascore

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Director: Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, David Koechner

Votes: 23,816 | Gross: $4.61M

Available on HBO on April 1

41. The Longest Yard (1974)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

61 Metascore

A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad

Votes: 17,382 | Gross: $7.13M

Available on HBO on April 1

42. Made for Love (2021– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

A young woman, on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to a tech billionaire, suddenly realizes that her husband has implanted a revolutionary monitoring device in her brain that allows him to track her every move.

Stars: Cristin Milioti, Billy Magnussen, Ray Romano, Noma Dumezweni

Votes: 4,012

Series Premieres on HBO Max on April 1

43. Man Up (I) (2015)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

69 Metascore

A single woman takes the place of a stranger's blind date, which leads to her finding the perfect boyfriend.

Director: Ben Palmer | Stars: Lake Bell, Rory Kinnear, Ken Stott, Harriet Walter

Votes: 49,536

Available on HBO on April 1

44. The Mask of Zorro (1998)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

63 Metascore

A young thief, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, is trained by the once great, but aged Zorro, who also pursues vengeance of his own.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, José María de Tavira

Votes: 171,472 | Gross: $94.10M

Available on HBO Max on April 1