New On HBO Max April 2023, Plus What’s Coming Next

New HBO Max movies and shows drop on a regular basis, and the April 2023 HBO Max schedule is serving up top titles all month long, with brand new premieres of original and recent releases like series Love & Death: Limited Series Premiere and documentary film Music Box: Jason Isbell: Running With Our Eyes Closed. HBO Max continues to release a plethora of exclusive, high quality content you’re sure to love, with plenty of new premieres of HBO and HBO Max Original titles like Titans, A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Somebody Somewhere along with countless other classic titles you know and love.

So, if you’re wondering what to watch on HBO April right now, look no further than the freshest titles that come out this month. Here’s a full list and schedule of what’s new on HBO Max this month, plus reviews of the best new movies and shows for April 2023 and beyond:

Best New Movie on HBO — April 2023:

Throughout each month, HBO and HBO Max add a list of new movies that’s comprised of original programming, old classics, and theatrical titles. Out of a lineup full of award-winning blockbusters, this HBO Original documentary title stands out as the best new film coming to HBO this month.

Music Box: Jason Isbell: Running With Our Eyes Closed (Released April 7) *HBO Original

Music Box: Jason Isbell: Running With Our Eyes Closed is an HBO Original documentary film that follows American rock and country singer-songwriter Jason Isbell as he takes viewers on an intimate and immersive journey through his musical evolution and creative process. We’ll follow Jason as he and his band The 400 Unit work on his latest studio album, “Reunions,” and also witness him open up about his difficult childhood, struggles with addiction and relationships, and self-doubt as a musician and man, even in the face out critical success. Music lovers will not want to miss out on this candid, evocative look at Jason Isbell as you’ve never seen him before, so be sure to watch Running With Our Eyes Closed this April on HBO.

Stream Music Box: Jason Isbell: Running With Our Eyes Closed on HBO on April 7

Best New TV Series on HBO Max — April 2023:

New HBO series, seasons, and episodes drop this month to much anticipation. The lineup of new shows on HBO Max and HBO this April features premieres for some of the most hyped series this year. But, among all the hype, these two original titles stands out. Here are the best new shows on HBO and HBO Max this month.

Barry: Season 4 Premiere (Released April 16) *HBO Original

It’s the end of an era, folks. The fourth and final season of Barry is finally upon us, and is sure to go out with a bang (probably literally). This season of the HBO Original dark comedy series picks up Gene Cousineau (Henry Winkler) being hailed as a hero, while Barry Berkman (Bill Hader) is in police custody for killing Detective Janice Moss (Paula Newsome). As Barry tries to reckon with his new life behind bars and the fact that his former acting teacher and mentor was the one to put him there, shocking consequence of his arrest will come to light, making for a heart-pounding and gripping send-off you won’t want to miss.

Stream Barry on HBO on April 16

Love & Death: Limited Series Premiere (Released April 27) *Max Original

Based on the true story of housewife Candy Montgomery (Elizabeth Olsen), who was accused of brutally murdering her friend Betty Gore (Lily Rabe) with an axe in their town of Wylie, Texas in 1980, Love & Death is a brand new Max Original crime-drama limited series premiering later this month. The show follows the friendship of churchgoing couples Candy and Pat Montgomery (Patrick Fugit) and Betty and Allan Gore (Jesse Plemons) that falls apart with deadly consequences when an extramarital affair comes between them. Delve into the story this shocking murder and subsequent trial by watching Love & Death as soon as it drops, only on HBO Max.

Stream Love & Death on HBO Max on April 27

HBO Max Schedule for April 2023 Releases — Full List

HBO Max’s schedule for April releases features award-winning theatrical movies, original programming premieres, and everything in between. Here is the full list and schedule of everything coming out on HBO Max this month.

Released April 1

A Lion is in the Streets, 1953

Breathe, 2017 (HBO)

Clean and Sober, 1988 (HBO)

Coraline, 2009 (HBO)

City by the Sea, 2002 (HBO)

Dark Blue, 2002 (HBO)

Drive Angry, 2011 (HBO)

Dumb & Dumber To, 2014 (HBO)

Enter the Warrior’s Gate, 2016 (HBO)

Entertainment, 2015 (HBO)

Evan Almighty, 2007 (HBO)

Experimenter, 2015 (HBO)

Ghost, 1990 (HBO)

Harriet The Spy, 1996 (HBO)

Hit & Run, 2012 (HBO)

Homegrown, Season 3

House at the End of the Street, 2012 (HBO)

Hunter Killer, 2018 (HBO)

I Am Love, 2009 (HBO)

Iris, 2014 (HBO)

Kiss the Girls, 1997 (HBO)

Knowing, 2009 (HBO)

Land of the Pharaohs, 1955

Lemon, 2017 (HBO)

Let’s Be Cops, 2014 (HBO) 

Letters To Juliet, 2010 (HBO)

Lucy, 2014 (HBO)

Monos, 2019 (HBO)

Mud, 2013 (HBO)

Music Within, 2007 (HBO)

Mystic Pizza, 1988 (HBO)

Noma: My Perfect Storm, 2015 (HBO)

No Way Out, 1987 (HBO)

One Missed Call, 2008 (HBO)

Outlaws, 2017 (HBO)

Outrage, 2009 (HBO)

Push, 2009 (HBO)

Rachel, Rachel, 1968

Results, 2015 (HBO)

Safe Haven, 2013 (HBO)

Safe in Hell, 1931

School Life, 2016 (HBO)

Smokin’ Aces, 2006 (HBO)

Spring Breakers, 2012 (HBO)

Storm Warning, 1951

Taken 3, 2014 (HBO)

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, 2006

Tangerine, 2015 (HBO)

The Blue Lagoon, 1980

The Brother’s Warner, 2007

The Circle, 2017 (HBO)

The Cold Light of Day, 2012 (HBO)

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, 2009 (HBO)

The Host, 2007 (HBO)

The House Bunny, 2008

The Kid, 2019 (HBO)

The Last Circus, 2010 (HBO)

The Last Days on Mars, 2013 (HBO)

The Long Riders, 1980 (HBO)

The Piece Maker, Season 1 (Magnolia)

The Smurfs 2, 2013

The Smurfs Movie, 2011

The Soloist, 2009 (HBO)

The Strawberry Blonde, 1941

The Wave, 2016 (HBO)

Trespass Against Us, 2016 (HBO)

Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos (aka A Brave Little Rooster), 2015 (HBO)

Valkyrie, 2008 (HBO)

Walker: Independence, 2023

We Are The Best!, 2014 (HBO)

White God, 2014 (HBO)

Whitey: United States Of America V. James J. Bulger, 2014 (HBO)

Released April 3

Royal Crackers, Season 1

Released April 4

Craig of the Creek, Season 4E

Released April 6

Looney Tunes Cartoons, Max Original Season 5 Premiere

The Winchesters, Season 1

Released April 7

Kung Fu, Season 3

Music Box: Jason Isbell: Running With Our Eyes Closed (HBO)

Released April 9

Happy to be Home with the Benkos, Season 1

Released April 11

Highlights: U.S. Women’s Soccer vs. Republic of Ireland

U.S. Women’s Soccer vs. Republic of Ireland

The Last Ship, 2014

Released April 13

Titans, Max Original Season 4, Mid-Season Premiere

Released April 14

A Black Lady Sketch Show, Season 4 Premiere (HBO)

#BringBackAlice, Max Original Season 1 Premiere 

Clone High, 2002

Released April 16

100 Foot Wave, Season 2 Premiere (HBO)

Barry, Season 4 Premiere (HBO)

Released April 17

Para – We Are King (aka Para – Wir Sind King), Max Original Season 2 Premiere

Released April 18

Bugs Bunny Builders, Season 1D

Released April 19

Highlights: U.S. Men’s Soccer vs. Mexico

U.S. Men’s Soccer vs. Mexico

Released April 20 

Fired on Mars, Max Original Season 1 Premiere

Released April 21

Diary of an Old Home, Season 2

Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?, Season 3

Released April 23

Doctor Who: Power of the Doctor, Special 

Somebody Somewhere, Season 2 Premiere (HBO)

Released April 27

Love & Death, Max Original Limited Series Premiere

The Dog House: UK, Max Original Season 4 Premiere

Released April 28

Headless Chickens (aka Pollos sin cabeza), Max Original 

Warner Bros. 100 Years, Max Original DocuSeries Premiere

Released April 29

Moonage Daydream, 2022

May HBO Release Date to Look Forward To

Want something to look forward to? HBO’s schedule for this year is stacked with premieres. We’re particularly excited for one big-name title that is premiering on HBO very soon:

White House Plumbers: Miniseries Premiere (Released May 1) *HBO Original

Look out for this big name HBO Original title hitting that platform in May! Based on Egil Krogh and Matthew Krogh’s 2007 book Integrity, White House Plumbers is a political drama miniseries that tells the story of how President Richard Nixon’s own political operatives, Watergate masterminds, and titular “White House Plumbers” E. Howard Hunt (Woody Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Justin Theroux) accidentally toppled the very presidency they were so ardently trying to protect. In addition to Harrelson and Theroux, the show also features stars like Domhnall Gleeson, Lena Headey, Kiernan Shipka, Ike Barinholtz, F. Murray Abraham, and more, so be sure to catch their incredible work in this must-watch title when it hits HBO next month.

Stream White House Plumbers on HBO on May 1

HBO Max Schedule for May 2023 Releases — Full List

Released May 1

Absolute Power, 1997 (HBO)
Alpha Dog, 2006 (HBO)
American Honey, 2016 (HBO)
As Tears Go By, 1988
Betrayed, 1988 (HBO)
Black Mass, 2015 (HBO)
Blue Valentine, 2010 (HBO)
Calvary, 2014 (HBO)
Coffee and Cigarettes, 2003
Daddy Day Care, 2003 (HBO)
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who!, 2008 (HBO)
Dreamer: Inspired By A True Story, 2005 (HBO)
Eat Pray Love, 2010
The Forbidden Kingdom, 2008 (HBO)
Heartbreakers, 2001 (HBO)
The Hole In The Ground, 2019 (HBO)
Hustle & Flow, 2005 (HBO)
I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry, 2007 (HBO)
The Karate Kid, 2010
Kingsman: The Secret Service, 2014 (HBO)
The Last Castle, 2001 (HBO)
Lord Of Illusions, 1995 (HBO) (Director’s Cut)
Lucky You, 2007 (HBO)
Man Of The House, 2005 (HBO)
Mid90s, 2019 (HBO)
Midnight Sun, 2018 (HBO)
Mirror Mirror, 2012 (HBO)
Mirrors, 2008  (Extended Version) (HBO)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, 2016 (HBO)
Paper Moon, 1973 (HBO)
Paranoia, 2013 (HBO)
Parasite, 2019 (HBO)
The Rookie, 2002 (HBO)
Shark Night 3D, 2011 (HBO)
Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow, 2004 (HBO)
Soapdish, 1991 (HBO)
Some Like It Hot, 1959 (HBO)
Sorority Row, 2009 (HBO)
Step Brothers, 2008
White House Plumbers, Limited Series Premiere (HBO)
Windtalkers, 2002 (HBO)

Released May 2

1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
Batwheels, Season 1E

Released May 3

Fifty Shades of Grey, 2015 (HBO) (Unrated Version)

Released May 4

The Other Two, Max Original Season 3 Premiere

Released May 5

Unicorn: Warriors Eternal, Season 1

Released May 8

Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who!, 2008 (HBO)
Legion of Super-Heroes, 2023
Sky Captain and The World Of Tomorrow, 2004 (HBO)
The Conjuring, 2013 (HBO)
Two Sides of the Abyss (Die zwei Seiten des Abgrunds), Max Original Premiere 

Released May 11

Rick and Morty, Season 6

Released May 14

We Baby Bears: Little Falling Star, Season 1G

Released May 15

I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry, 2007 (HBO)
Land of Gold, 2022
Unbreakable, 2000 (HBO)

Released May 16

Angel City, Three-Part Documentary Series Premiere (HBO)
Men in Black, 1997
Men in Black II, 2002
Men in Black III, 2012

Released May 19

The LEGO Batman Movie, 2017
Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring, 2001 (HBO)
Parasite, 2019 (HBO)
Spy/Master, Max Original Premiere

Released May 20

Love to Love You, Donna Summer, Documentary Premiere (HBO)

Released May 22

Kingsman: The Secret Service, 2014 (HBO)
Mid90s, 2018 (HBO)
San Andreas, 2015

What Else Is New in Streaming for April 2023?

If you have another streaming subscription beyond your HBO account, HBO new releases only make up a fraction of your streaming options. This month’s new releases are stellar across the board, so we’ve reviewed the new movies and shows coming to all of your favorite platforms this month. Here are guides to what’s new on the most popular streaming services this April: