Top 100 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 100 list of the best original movies on HBO, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Jan 25, 2021.
19. 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
18. The Scheme
The revealing, no-holds-barred tale of Christian Dawkins, convicted in federal court in the biggest criminal case in collegiate sports history, a criminal enterprise that infiltrated college basketball teams and funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to steer recruits to prominent athletic programs.
6.7 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Mar 31, 2020
17. 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
16. 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
15. Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind
Explore the personal and professional triumphs and challenges of actor Natalie Wood, which have often been overshadowed by her premature death.
7.0 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: May 5, 2020
14. 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
13. 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
12. Song of Parkland
When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama teacher Melody Herzfeld heard the fire alarm on Feb. 14, 2018, she was with her students in rehearsals for their annual children’s musical. Moments later, a Code Red sounded. Herzfeld rushed her 65 students into a storage closet while a shooter killed 17 teachers and students nearby.
6.2 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Feb 7, 2019
11. 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
10. 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
9. Ambushed
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
8. A Passage to India
Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj, the story begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested, who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate named Ronny Heaslop. She and Ronny's mother, Mrs. Moore, befriend an Indian doctor, Aziz H. Ahmed.
6.9 ⭐ | Drama, Adventure, History | Released: Dec 14, 1984
7. Sex and the City 2
Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, they surmise that a women-only retreat may be the perfect excuse to eschew their responsibilities and remember what life was like before they decided to settle down.
6.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: May 26, 2010
6. Wedlock
A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot, electronically attached to a female prisoner.
5.6 ⭐ | Action, Science Fiction, Thriller | Released: May 10, 1991
5. T.J. Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous
The comic/actor T.J Miller showcases his irreverent comedy talents at the Paramount Theater in his hometown of Denver.
5.8 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jun 17, 2017
4. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductions
The special presentation will honor this year’s inductees: Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex, and Ahmet Ertegun Award honorees Jon Landau and Irving Azoff. The special will feature guests including Luke Bryan, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Miley Cyrus, Billy Gibbons, Dave Grohl, Don Henley, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Idol, Iggy Pop, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Chris Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brad Paisley, Bruce Springsteen, St. Vincent, Ringo Starr, Gwen Stefani, Charlize Theron, Nancy Wilson and more, all highlighting the importance and influence of the 2020 inductees.
0.0 ⭐ | Music | Released: Nov 7, 2020
3. 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
2. Euphoria: Trouble Don't Last Always
In the aftermath of being left by Jules at the train station and relapsing, Rue celebrates Christmas.
8.0 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Dec 6, 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