HBO Max is famous for presenting different series that are quite spectacular and are even part of the so-called “cult cinema” that are authentic “masterpieces” of cinematography. For this reason, we collect the best 10 movies you can see on HBO Max according to IMDB.
TOP 10 MOVIES ON HBO MAX
1. “2001: AN ODYSSEY IN SPACE”
In 1968, Stanley Kubrick surprised the world with a movie that turns out to be quite peculiar “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The film is “a journey” through different periods in the history of mankind, in fact, one of the iconic scenes shows this journey, which goes from the primitive to the evolution of artificial intelligence.
On IMDB critics gave it a score of 84.
2. “SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE”
I speak in a personal capacity when I say that “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” is the ‘absolute reference’ of how one medium, such as comics, can be adapted to another, such as cinema. Not least the film won the Oscar for “Best Animated Film”.
The film takes as a starting point a parallel universe where Peter Parker has died, and a young man from high school, named Miles Morales assumes the mantle of the arachnid; However, he will not be the only Spider-man to enter the universe, as there are 4 other alternate versions, who seek to return to their own universe.
3. “WHITE HOUSE”
In 1942 a film “White House” was born, which is set in the middle of World War II, where a petty criminal (Peter Lorre) is killed by the police after delivering two safe conducts to Rick (Humphrey Bogart), an American owner of a local that remains oblivious to political events.
However, Rick’s situation is complicated in the White House when an old lover named Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) appears at his bar, who left him in Paris for her husband and who accompanies him in the city.
Christopher Nolan always stuns his followers; and, in 2014, “Interstellar” was released, a film that shows the last days of the earth, while a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in the history of humanity: traveling outside the galaxy to discover if humanity it has a future beyond the stars.
David Fincher scored one of his best films directing “Seven”. The 1995 film takes as its starting point a group of detectives who begin to investigate a series of murders related to the seven deadly sins. And, at each crime scene, Somerset and Mills find new clues that lead to the next murder. For this reason, they suspect he is a serial killer.
“The Matrix” played by Keanu Reeves and directed by the Wachowskis sisters brought a revolution in film for its technological advances. While it is true that “The Matrix 4: Resurrections” returns, the original is on HBO Max to enjoy.
The film begins with a hacker who learns from the rebels about the true nature of his reality, as Neo, a hacker, discovers how his existence changes when he receives a visit from Morpheus, who communicates the truth: the world where he lives is a digital creation.
7. “FORREST GUMP”
Portrayed by Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemeckis, “Forrest Gump” takes the story of a boy who suffers from a “certain mental retardation”; However, despite everything, due to his tenacity and great heart, he becomes the protagonist of historical events in the country and in the world.
8. “THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING”
Peter Jackson directed this film and takes as a starting point the forces of Sauruman, who have been destroyed and the time has come to decide the fate of Middle-earth because, for the first time in history, there is hope. The interest of the dark lord, Sauron, focuses on Gondor, the last stronghold of men, whose throne will be claimed by Aragorn.
9. “BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT”
In 2008, Christopher Nolan was also interested in comic book stories; and, “Batman: The Dark Knight”, became a true classic and a mandatory reference for all lovers of this type of film.
The story takes as its starting point Batman / Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) who returns to continue his war against crime. This with the help of Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart).
10. “DREAMS OF FREEDOM”
“The Shawshank Redemption”, as it is known in English, is considered one of the best films that have been written in history. Directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, the story is based on the short novel by Stephen King, Rita Haworth, and the redemption of Shawshank, the film encompasses the optimistic outlook on life, telling the story of two friends who are in prison and emphasizes the fact of not losing hope, even in the most adverse situations.