HBO Now January Highlights (Including ‘Harry Potter’ And ‘Crashing’)

New year, new streaming options. As 2018 offers a new year of opportunity, HBO Now has plenty of options for the time spent on the couch (more movies seems to be a great and achievable resolution, right?). Tons of new original content is heading your way, with the second seasons of Crashing and Divorce to entertain fans with very humane comedies that take a look beneath the surface of real life in very different ways. For music lovers, HBO Now will also be featuring documentaries about David Bowie and The Avett Brothers for the ideal musical night in. While new releases like Fate Of The Furious and Everything, Everything will be added to the streaming service, perhaps the most significant addition is all eight Harry Potter films, proving that a magical marathon is just a couple of clicks away.

Harry Potter

Few franchises have made as indelible of an impact as Harry Potter, the story of the boy wizard and the fantastical world that he and his friends inhabit. While you may still be sad that you never received a Hogwarts letter, rewatching all of the movies is the next best thing. Whether you are watching them for the first or fiftieth time, all the time is a good time for a little magic.

The Fate Of The Furious

Each film in the Fast & Furious franchise ups the stakes to increasingly ridiculous levels, and Fate of the Furious is no exception. While the first film may have started with some seemingly simple car chases between the FBI and car thieves, we’ve reached the point in the series where the Rock takes on a giant submarine while stranded on an icy lake. If you’re looking for high octane thrills, look no further.


Starting over in your career, your relationship, and your faith is no easy task, but thanks to Pete Holmes, it’s certainly a compelling one. With Crashing, the semi-autobiographical take on Holmes’ life, viewers get a look inside a man who is basically changing himself from the inside out in his quest to become a stand up comic and a more self-actualized man. Holmes has an everyman charm that makes this show a must see for comedy fans.

Here are all the titles coming and going on HBO NOW in January:

Theatrical Premieres:

In a Valley Of Violence, 2016 (1/2)
Everything, Everything, 2017 (1/6)
The Fate of the Furious (Extended Version), 2017 (1/13)
Morgan, 2016 (1/17)
Snatched, 2017 (1/20)
All Eyez on Me, 2017 (1/27)

Original Programming:

David Bowie: The Last Five Years (1/8)
The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm (1/27)
Mosaic, Six-Part Limited Series (1/22)
May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (1/29)

Series Premieres:

Crashing, Season 2 Premiere (1/14)
Divorce, Season 2 Premiere (1/14)
High Maintenance, Season 2 Premiere (1/19)
Real Time With Bill Maher, Season 16 Premiere (1/20)


Alex, Listen to Your Heart, 2016 (1/2)
El techno (AKA On The Roof), 2016 (1/5)
La punta del iceberg (AKA The Tip Of The Iceberg), 2016 (1/12)
Promoción fantasma (AKA Ghost Graduation), 2012 (1/19)
La cara oculta (AKA The Hidden Face), 2011 (1/26)

Starting January 1:

(500) Days of Summer, 2009
12 Rounds (Unrated Version), 2009
A Christmas Carol, 1984
Back to the Future, 1985
Back to the Future II, 1989
Back to the Future III, 1990
The Box, 2009
Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore, 2010
Domestic Disturbance, 2001
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 2002
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2), 2011
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2009
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2007
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001
Holes, 2003
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, 1992
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, 1989
How to Train Your Dragon, 2010
The Hours, 2002
I Love You, Beth Cooper, 2009
The Informant!, 2009
Kindergarten Cop, 1990
National Lampoon’s Animal House, 1978
Role Models (Unrated Version), 2009
Semi-Pro (Director’s Cut), 2008
Shrek Forever After, 2010
Sideways, 2004
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (Unrated Version), 2009
The Time Traveler’s Wife, 2009
Three Kings, 1999
Waterworld, 1995

Ending January 31:

Adaptation, 2002
Catch Me If You Can, 2002
Clockstoppers, 2002
The Eiger Sanction, 1975
Enough, 2002
Frank Miller’s Sin City, 2005
Frost/ Nixon, 2008
Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour, 2008
High Plains Drifter, 1973
The Incredible Hulk, 1975
Joe Kidd, 1972
Jonas Brothers: The Concert Experience, 2009
Just Cause, 1995
Martian Child, 2007
Robin Hood: Men in Tights, 1993
Rocknrolla, 2008
Scarface, 1983
Scent of a Woman, 1992
Scream 3, 2000
Sea of Love, 1989
Search Party, 2016
Selena, 1997
Solaris, 2002
Sully, 2016
Tender Mercies, 1983
The Strangers, 2008
The Ring, 2002
The Rocker, 2008
The Rose, 1979
Thirteen, 2003

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