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New Arrivals for HBO Max November 2021

by Andrew J. Salazar
Will Smith as Richard Williams pushes his young daughters Serena and Venus Williams in a shopping cart full of tennis balls as seen on the official poster for KING RICHARD coming to HBO Max in November 2021.

Hot off the heels of an incredible month in October, HBO max is changing its course this November. This latest batch of new arrivals may not include enormous blockbusters (just wait until The Matrix Resurrections in December), but they still carry their own unique flavor nonetheless. Specifically, as the incoming awards season kicks into high gear, Warner Bros. and HBO Max will be pushing King Richard on all fronts. Following the upbringing of Tennis icons Venus and Serena Williams under their father and personal coach, Richard Williams, King Richard has already been touted for Oscar glory, especially for Will Smith as lead actor.

Subscribers can look forward to plenty of more HBO Max original content this November. Aside from the season finales of Doom Patrol, Love Life, and Selena + Chef, the platform will be ushering in new shows such as The Sex Lives of College Girls, South Side, and the much-anticipated reboot of the 80s sitcom Head of Class, starring original cast member Robin Givens. Speaking of reboots, the second half of Gossip Girl‘s debut season will also be premiering. Fans of anime will be treated to new episodes of Rooster Teeth’s gen:LOCK this November as well – the first time this series will be released as an HBO Max original.

Dive into our recs for the month below along with the full list of everything coming to and leaving from HBO Max in November 2021. The latest arrivals and departures from Hulu, Disney+ and Netflix can also be found right here on DiscussingFilm.

Our Recs:

King Richard

King Richard is almost a sure contender for Warner Bros. this awards season. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men), this sports biopic takes a unique approach, choosing to focus on a family rather than a single person. The main subjects, sisters Venus and Serena Williams are well-known across the world as Tennis champions – even those who couldn’t care less about the sport recognize their names. However, their shared Tennis roots have never been explored like this before.

Richard Williams played by Will Smith, is at the forefront of this story, pushing his daughters to fame and glory. But how much can he really do when he blurs the crucial line between father and coach? If this doesn’t sound good already, King Richard features a new power ballad from Beyoncé titled “Be Alive” – a possible major threat for Best Original Song at the Oscars perhaps?

King Richard hits theaters and HBO Max (through the 14.99/month Ad-Free Plan) November 19!

gen:LOCK: Season 2

Produced by Michael B. Jordan and Rooster Teeth, gen:LOCK is back but this time as an HBO Max original. With the first season being released online, this streaming debut will give the show the larger audience it deserves. A fresh take on the mecha anime, this post-apocalyptic series stars Dakota Fanning, Maisie Williams, David Tennant, and, of course, Michael B. Jordan. The group of young mecha pilots are now thrown into a different kind of war, one that sees them questioning their own side as they’ve finally just learned how to work as a team at the end of last season. Now is the time to jump on gen:LOCK for those who haven’t already.

Season 2 of gen:LOCK premieres on HBO Max November 4!

The Sex Lives of College Girls

The latest from Emmy-nominated writer and producer Mindy Kaling, The Sex Lives of College Girls has the potential to be the breakout comedy of the month. After finding success with Netflix’s Never Have I Ever, Kaling is re-teaming with writer Justin Noble. The two are aiming to bring a new kind of diverse perspective to HBO Max’s original library, and their track record proves that they are more than capable. The show follows the exploits of four freshman roommates who’ve just arrived at New England’s prestigious Essex College. Full of exciting, young talent, this is one original to keep an eye out for.

The Sex Lives of College Girls debuts on HBO Max November 18!

HBO Max’s Arrivals for November 2021

Coming November 1

The 90 Day Plan, 2020
A Good Day To Die Hard, 2013 (Extended Version) (HBO)
A Very Brady Sequel, 1996 (HBO)
Adult Beginners, 2014 (HBO)
Aftermath, 2017 (HBO)
Area Chica Infierno Grande (aka Hell In The Goal Area), 2021 (HBO)
Bully, 2001 (HBO)
Caddyshack, 1980
City Of Ghosts, 2003 (HBO)
A Clockwork Orange, 1971
Company Business, 1991 (HBO)
Cry Wolf, 2005 (HBO)
Cymbeline, 2015 (HBO)
Dead Heat, 1988 (HBO)
Disturbing Behavior, 1998 (HBO)
Doom, 2005 (HBO)
Dressed To Kill, 1980 (Extended Version) (HBO)
Equilibrium, 2002 (HBO)
Eyes Wide Shut, 1999
Executive Decision, 1996 (HBO)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, 2011 (HBO)
Full Metal Jacket, 1987
Godsend, 2004 (HBO)
Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper
Hotel Rwanda, 2004 (HBO)
In the House
Lady In White, 1988 (HBO)
Love And A .45, 1994 (HBO)
Moonstruck, 1987 (HBO)
Murphy’s Law, 1986 (HBO)
Never Let Me Go, 2010 (HBO)
New Year’s Eve, 2011
Practical Magic, 1998
The Parent ‘Hood
Pride & Prejudice, 1995 (HBO)
Rush, 1991 (HBO)
Showtime, 2002 (HBO)
Something New, 2006 (HBO)
Spark: A Space Tail, 2017 (HBO)
Still Waiting, 2009 (HBO)
Summer School, 1987 (HBO)
The Bourne Identity, 2002 (HBO)
The Bourne Legacy, 2012 (HBO)
The Bourne Supremacy, 2004 (HBO)
The Brady Bunch Movie, 1995 (HBO)
The Care Bears Movie, 1985 (HBO)
The Conspirator, 2011 (HBO)
The French Lieutenant’s Woman, 1981 (HBO)
The Next Three Days, 2010 (HBO)
The Presidio, 1988 (HBO)
The Purge, 1988 (HBO)
The Queen, 2006 (HBO)
The Rules Of Attraction, 2002 (HBO)
The Transporter, 2002 (HBO)
The Wolverine, 2013 (HBO)
Thelma & Louise, 1991 (HBO)
Transporter 2, 2005 (HBO)
Unleashed, 2005 (Director’s Cut) (HBO)
Waiting…, 2005 (HBO)
Weightless, 2018 (HBO)
What’s The Worst That Could Happen?, 2001 (HBO)
Witness, 2012 (HBO)
Wildcats, 1986
Wristcutters: A Love Story, 2007 (HBO)

Coming November 2

Single Mother By Choice, 2021
Son of Monarchs, 2020
Tokyo Revengers, (Subtitled) (Crunchyroll Collection)

Coming November 3

This is Not a War Story, 2021

Coming November 4

Aida Rodriguez: Fighting Words, Max Original Special Premiere
Frayed, Max Original Season 2 Premiere
Gen:Lock, Max Original Season 2 Premiere 
Head of the Class, Max Original Series Premiere
Rap Battlefield, Max Original Series Premiere

Coming November 5

Las Niñas (aka Schoolgirls), 2020 (HBO)

Coming November 6

Land, 2021 (HBO)
The Story of Late Night, 2021

Coming November 8

Dawson’s Creek
Noblesse (Subtitled and English Dubbed) (Crunchyroll Collection)

Coming November 9

Billy on the Street, Seasons 2-5 
Dear Rider: The Jake Burton Story, Documentary Premiere (HBO)

Coming November 11

A Thousand Fangs (aka Mil Colmillos), Max Original Series Premiere  
Doom Patrol, Max Original Season 3 Finale
Love Life, Max Original Season 2 Finale
My Sesame Street Friends, Max Original Season 2 Premiere
Reign of Superwomen, Max Original Documentary Premiere
Selena + Chef, Max Original Season 3 Finale
Sesame Street, 2021 Library
Sesame Street, Season 52 Premiere
South Side, Max Original Season 2 Premiere

Coming November 12

A Cinderella Story: Starstruck, 2021
Back on the Record with Bob Costas, Season Finale

Coming November 13

Boogie, 2021 (HBO)
Darwin’s Yearbook 
Final Space, Season 3
United Shades of America, Season 6

Coming November 14

Kamikaze, Max Original Series Premiere
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Season 8 Finale (HBO)

Coming November 15

A Choice Of Weapons: Inspired By Gordon Parks, Documentary Premiere (HBO) 
TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy- (Subtitled) (Crunchyroll Collection)

Coming November 18

Craftopia, Max Original Season 2B Premiere
Comedy Chingonas, Max Original Special Premiere
Music Box: Jagged
The Sex Lives of College Girls, Max Original Series Premiere
Sort of (CBC), Max Original Series Premiere
Tom and Jerry in New York, Max Original Season 2 Premiere

Coming November 19

The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, 2019

King Richard, Warner Bros. Film Premiere, 2021 (Only available on the $14.99/month Ad-Free plan. Streaming in the US only for a limited time. Available in 4K UHD, HDR10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in English only on supported devices.)

Real Time with Bill Maher, Season 19 Finale (HBO)
Stath Lets Flats, Season 3 

Coming November 20

2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Special Premiere (HBO)

Coming November 23

Black and Missing, Documentary Series Premiere (HBO)
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

Coming November 24

8-Bit Christmas, 2021

Coming November 25

Gossip Girl, Season 1 Part B Premiere
The Cut, (aka O Grande Look), Max Original Series Premiere
Looney Tunes Cartoons, Season 3
La Pasión de Maradona, Max Original Film Premiere
Music Box: DMX: Don’t Try to Understand    

Coming November 26

How to With John Wilson, Season 2 Premiere (HBO)
Inside Man, 2006 (HBO)

Coming November 28

Anna Karenina, 2012 (HBO)
Axios, Season 4 Finale (HBO)

Coming November 29

We’re Here, Season 2 Finale (HBO)

Coming November 30

Life of Crime 1984-2020, Documentary Premiere (HBO)               

Leaving HBO Max in November 2021

The list of films leaving HBO Max this November, unfortunately, includes some major blows. Firstly, subscribers will want to take advantage of watching Denis Villeneuve’s Dune until it expires after its one-month streaming exclusivity. The film won’t come back to the service until sometime next year. Funny enough, David Lynch’s Dune will also be leaving. Those interested should watch both renditions before it’s too late, only to get the full experience of course. DC favorite Birds of Prey will sadly be saying goodbye for now too, so get in those extra screenings while there’s still time. Other notable titles departing include Desperado, The King Of Staten Island, and True Romance. See everything leaving HBO Max in November below.

Leaving November 7

The Price Of Everything, 2018 (HBO)

Leaving November 14

Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn), 2020 (HBO)
A Fistful Of Dollars, 1964
For A Few Dollars More, 1965
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, 1966

Leaving November 15

In The Line Of Fire, 1993

Leaving November 21

Dune, 2021

Leaving November 25

Blade: Trinity, 2004

Leaving November 30

10 Years, 2012 (HBO)
Adventureland, 2009 (HBO)
The Adventures Of Panda Warrior, 2012
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, 2007 (Extended Version) (HBO)
An American In Paris, 1951
Annabelle: Creation, 2017 (HBO)
Bad Boys II, 2003
Bad Boys, 1995
Bajo El Mismo Techo (Aka Under The Same Roof), 2019 (HBO)
Barbarosa, 1982 (HBO)
The Bear, 1989 (HBO)
Black Rain, 1989 (HBO)
Bless The Child, 2000 (HBO)
The Blind Side, 2009
Bowfinger, 1999 (HBO)
Bridget Jones’s Baby, 2016
Bridget Jones’s Diary, 2001
The Brothers Grimm, 2005 (HBO)
The Curse Of Frankenstein, 1957
Deliverance, 1972
Desperado, 1995
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, 2012 (HBO)
Dracula Has Risen From The Grave, 1969
Drillbit Taylor, 2008 (HBO)
Dune, 1984 (HBO)
The Eagle Has Landed, 1977 (HBO)
Easy Rider, 1969
El Asesino De Los Caprichos (Aka The Goya Murders), 2019 (HBO)
The Enforcer, 1976
Esta Es Tu Cuba (Aka This Is Your Cuba), 2019 (HBO)
The Evil That Men Do, 1984 (HBO)
Ghost Rider, 2007
Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, 2011
Hellbenders, 2013 (HBO)
Henry Poole Is Here, 2008 (HBO)
Hero, 2009 (HBO)
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, 2014
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, 2013
Hormigas (Aka The Awakening Of The Ants), 2019 (HBO)
Horror Of Dracula, 1958
The Human Stain, 2003 (HBO)
Humboldt County, 2008 (HBO)
The Immigrant, 2014 (HBO)
Infamous, 2006
The King Of Staten Island, 2020 (HBO)
Lassiter, 1984 (HBO)
Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole, 2010
Mean Streets, 1973
Michael, 1996 (HBO)
Million Dollar Baby (2004), 2004
Missing In Action 2 – The Beginning, 1985 (HBO)
Missing In Action, 1984 (HBO)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins, 2011 (HBO)
The Mummy (1959), 1959
A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, 1988
Once Upon A Time In Brooklyn, 2013
Orange County, 2002 (HBO)
The Phantom Of The Opera, 2004
Practical Magic, 1998
Proof, 2005 (HBO)
Pure Country, 1992
Rat Race, 2001 (HBO)
Repentance, 2014 (HBO)
Riding In Cars With Boys, 2001
The River Wild, 1994 (HBO)
Robots, 2005 (HBO)
Rosewater, 2014 (HBO)
Rosewood, 1997
Secondhand Lions, 2003
Sherlock Holmes, 2009
Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, 2011
A Shock To The System, 1990 (HBO)
Sneakers, 1992 (HBO)
South Central, 1992
Spies In Disguise, 2019 (HBO)
Splendor In The Grass, 1961
Steel, 1997
Sweet November, 2001
Three Days Of The Condor, 1975 (HBO)
True Romance, 1993
Walking And Talking, 1996 (HBO)
War Horse, 2011 (HBO)
White Chicks (Unrated & Uncut), 2004
Woodstock: The Director’s Cut, 1994
Words And Pictures, 2014 (HBO)
Wrath Of The Titans, 2012 (HBO)
Wyatt Earp, 1994

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