Top 10 Original Movies on HBO
It’s always hard to find great movies, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing HBO, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 10 list of the best original movies on HBO, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Jan 11, 2021.
10. An American Pickle
An immigrant worker at a pickle factory is accidentally preserved for 100 years and wakes up in modern day Brooklyn. He learns his only surviving relative is his great grandson, a computer coder who he can’t connect with.
5.7 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Aug 7, 2020
9. Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!
'Insecure' star Yvonne Orji celebrates her Nigerian-American upbringing in her debut HBO comedy special, which intersperses her stand-up with documentary footage of a trip to Nigeria.
5.5 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jun 6, 2020
8. Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn
The 30-year legacy of the murder of black teenager Yusuf Hawkins by a group of young white men in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, as his family and friends reflect on the tragedy and the subsequent fight for justice that inspired and divided New York City.
5.3 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 12, 2020
7. The Art of Political Murder
An investigation into the truth behind the murder of Guatemalan Bishop, Juan Gerardi, who was killed in 1998 just days after trying to hold the country's military accountable for the atrocities committed during its civil war.
7.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Dec 16, 2020
6. Sex and the City
A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
6.6 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: May 12, 2008
5. Showbiz Kids
A documentary chronicling the shared experiences of prominent former child stars and the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.
6.4 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jul 14, 2020
4. Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again
A documentary that chronicles Jennifer Lopez's life on and off-stage during her first ever world tour.
6.4 ⭐ | Music, Documentary | Released: Dec 31, 2014
Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ambushed. Three of them shot dead, including Deputy Lawrence, and his black partner Jerry Robinson is accused of the murders.
6.5 ⭐ | Thriller, Action | Released: Jun 20, 1998
2. Euphoria: Trouble Don't Last Always
After being left by Jules at the train station and relapsing, the first special episode follows Rue as she celebrates the holiday of Christmas. Rue’s relapse into drugs leads her to experience euphoria as never seen, and delves into the happiness experienced by Narcotics.
10.0 ⭐ | TV Movie, Drama | Released: Dec 4, 2020
1. The Perfect Weapon
Explore the rise of cyber conflict as the primary way nations now compete with and sabotage one another. As fear mounts about how potential cyberattacks will affect 2020 elections in the U.S., the film features interviews with top military, intelligence and political officials and includes on-the-ground reporting from the frontlines of the cyber wars.
7.2 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Oct 16, 2020