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The 250 Best HBO Max Films, January 2023

A list of the 250 best films on HBO Max in the United States (US) currently, ordered by a special algorithm combining critic and public ratings, along with their rating on The Filmaholic. Please note, in most cases you are required to have an active HBO Max subscription to watch these films on this service.

Rank Poster Film Year Director(s) Runtime Rating
1

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2003 Peter Jackson 3h 21m 9.45/10
2

The Dark Knight

2008 Christopher Nolan 2h 32m 9.38/10
3

Joker

2019 Todd Phillips 2h 2m 9.2/10
4

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2001 Peter Jackson 3h 48m 9.15/10
5

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

2002 Peter Jackson 3h 53m 9.1/10
6

Sin City

2005 Frank Miller Quentin Tarantino Robert Rodriguez 2h 4m 9/10
7

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012 Peter Jackson 2h 49m 8.9/10
8

12 Years a Slave

2013 Steve McQueen 2h 14m 8.8/10
9

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

1991 James Cameron 2h 17m 8.8/10
10

American History X

1998 Tony Kaye 1h 59m 8.75/10
11

Braveheart

1995 Mel Gibson 2h 58m 8.7/10
12

Memento

2000 Christopher Nolan 1h 53m 8.7/10
13

The Dark Knight Rises

2012 Christopher Nolan 2h 44m 8.7/10
14

Jurassic Park

1993 Steven Spielberg 2h 7m 8.68/10
15

The Exorcist

1973 William Friedkin 2h 2m 8.68/10
16

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968 Stanley Kubrick 2h 29m 8.65/10
17

Batman Begins

2005 Christopher Nolan 2h 20m 8.65/10
18

Black Hawk Down

2001 Ridley Scott 2h 24m 8.6/10
19

No Country for Old Men

2007 Ethan Coen Joel Coen 2h 2m 8.6/10
20

Raging Bull

1980 Martin Scorsese 2h 9m 8.6/10
21

Gone Girl

2014 David Fincher 2h 29m 8.55/10
22

Room

2015 Lenny Abrahamson 1h 58m 8.55/10
23

Spotlight

2015 Tom McCarthy 2h 9m 8.55/10
24

The Grand Budapest Hotel

2014 Wes Anderson 1h 39m 8.55/10
25

Warrior

2011 Gavin O'Connor 2h 20m 8.55/10
26

Donnie Darko

2001 Richard Kelly 1h 53m 8.5/10
27

Rain Man

1988 Barry Levinson 2h 13m 8.5/10
28

Slumdog Millionaire

2008 Danny Boyle Loveleen Tandan 2h 8.5/10
29

District 9

2009 Neill Blomkamp 1h 52m 8.45/10
30

Life of Pi

2012 Ang Lee 2h 7m 8.45/10
31

The Bourne Identity

2002 Doug Liman 1h 59m 8.45/10
32

A Clockwork Orange

1971 Stanley Kubrick 2h 16m 8.4/10
33

Ghostbusters

1984 Ivan Reitman 1h 45m 8.4/10
34

Moon

2009 Duncan Jones 1h 37m 8.4/10
35

The Batman

2022 Matt Reeves 2h 55m 8.4/10
36

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

2013 Peter Jackson 2h 41m 8.4/10
37

(500) Days of Summer

2009 Marc Webb 1h 35m 8.35/10
38

Ex Machina

2014 Alex Garland 1h 48m 8.35/10
39

Gravity

2013 Alfonso Cuarón 1h 31m 8.35/10
40

The Hangover

2009 Todd Phillips 1h 40m 8.35/10
41

American Psycho

2000 Mary Harron 1h 41m 8.3/10
42

Kick-Ass

2010 Matthew Vaughn 1h 57m 8.3/10
43

Kung Fu Panda

2008 Mark Osborne John Stevenson 1h 32m 8.3/10
44

Predator

1987 John McTiernan 1h 47m 8.28/10
45

JFK

1991 Oliver Stone 3h 9m 8.25/10
46

Lone Survivor

2013 Peter Berg 2h 1m 8.25/10
47

The Town

2010 Ben Affleck 2h 5m 8.25/10
48

Juno

2007 Jason Reitman 1h 36m 8.2/10
49

Limitless

2011 Neil Burger 1h 45m 8.2/10
50

Hereditary

2018 Ari Aster 2h 7m 8.15/10
51

Little Miss Sunshine

2006 Jonathan Dayton Valerie Faris 1h 41m 8.15/10
52

Shot Caller

2017 Ric Roman Waugh 2h 1m 8.15/10
53

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

2013 Ben Stiller 1h 54m 8.15/10
54

The Matrix Reloaded

2003 Lana Wachowski Lilly Wachowski 2h 18m 8.1/10
55

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

2011 David Yates 2h 10m 8.05/10
56

The Bridge on the River Kwai

1957 David Lean 2h 41m 8.05/10
57

The Wizard of Oz

1939 Victor Fleming George Cukor Mervyn LeRoy Norman Taurog Richard Thorpe King Vidor 1h 42m 8.05/10
58

Ben Is Back

2018 Peter Hedges 1h 43m 8/10
59

Total Recall

1990 Paul Verhoeven 1h 53m 8/10
60

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

2002 Chris Columbus 2h 41m 7.95/10
61

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

2004 Alfonso Cuarón 2h 22m 7.95/10
62

John Wick

2014 Chad Stahelski David Leitch 1h 41m 7.95/10
63

Captain Phillips

2013 Paul Greengrass 2h 14m 7.9/10
64

Nightcrawler

2014 Dan Gilroy 1h 57m 7.9/10
65

Source Code

2011 Duncan Jones 1h 33m 7.88/10
66

3:10 to Yuma

2007 James Mangold 2h 2m 7.85/10
67

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2005 Mike Newell 2h 37m 7.85/10
68

The Bourne Supremacy

2004 Paul Greengrass 1h 48m 7.85/10
69

The Lego Movie

2014 Christopher Miller Phil Lord 1h 40m 7.85/10
70

Watchmen

2009 Zack Snyder 2h 42m 7.85/10
71

Gone Baby Gone

2007 Ben Affleck 1h 54m 7.8/10
72

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Also Known As: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
2001 Chris Columbus 2h 32m 7.8/10
73

Just Mercy

2019 Destin Daniel Cretton 2h 17m 7.8/10
74

My Cousin Vinny

1992 Jonathan Lynn 2h 7.8/10
75

Sleepers

1996 Barry Levinson 2h 27m 7.8/10
76

Star Trek: First Contact

1996 Jonathan Frakes 1h 51m 7.8/10
77

The Butterfly Effect

2004 Eric Bress J. Mackye Gruber 1h 53m 7.8/10
78

A Most Violent Year

2014 J.C. Chandor 2h 5m 7.75/10
79

Batman

1989 Tim Burton 2h 6m 7.75/10
80

Casablanca

1942 Michael Curtiz 1h 42m 7.75/10
81

Interview with the Vampire

1994 Neil Jordan 2h 3m 7.75/10
82

John Wick: Chapter 2

2017 Chad Stahelski 2h 2m 7.75/10
83

Signs

2002 M. Night Shyamalan 1h 46m 7.73/10
84

Blow Out

1981 Brian De Palma 1h 48m 7.7/10
85

Law Abiding Citizen

2009 F. Gary Gray 1h 49m 7.7/10
86

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

1989 Arthur Hiller 1h 43m 7.65/10
87

First Blood

Also Known As: Rambo: First Blood
1982 Ted Kotcheff 1h 33m 7.6/10
88

From Dusk Till Dawn

1996 Robert Rodriguez 1h 48m 7.6/10
89

Lean on Pete

2017 Andrew Haigh 2h 1m 7.6/10
90

Rango

2011 Gore Verbinski 1h 47m 7.6/10
91

Solaris

2002 Steven Soderbergh 1h 39m 7.6/10
92

The Rainmaker

1997 Francis Ford Coppola 2h 15m 7.6/10
93

I, Robot

2004 Alex Proyas 1h 55m 7.55/10
94

The Lobster

2015 Yorgos Lanthimos 1h 59m 7.55/10
95

The Outsiders

1983 Francis Ford Coppola 1h 55m 7.55/10
96

Batman Returns

1992 Tim Burton 2h 6m 7.5/10
97

Citizen X

1995 Chris Gerolmo 1h 45m 7.5/10
98

Constantine

2005 Francis Lawrence 2h 1m 7.5/10
99

Cop Land

1997 James Mangold 1h 44m 7.5/10
100

Grumpy Old Men

1993 Donald Petrie 1h 43m 7.5/10
101

Man of Steel

2013 Zack Snyder 2h 23m 7.5/10
102

Shazam!

2019 David F. Sandberg 2h 12m 7.5/10
103

The Cabin in the Woods

2011 Drew Goddard 1h 35m 7.5/10
104

Night of the Living Dead

1968 George A. Romero 1h 36m 7.45/10
105

Pacific Rim

2013 Guillermo del Toro 2h 11m 7.45/10
106

Whip It

2009 Drew Barrymore 1h 51m 7.45/10
107

Borat

Also Known As: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
2006 Larry Charles 1h 24m 7.4/10
108

Gremlins

1984 Joe Dante 1h 46m 7.4/10
109

Hellboy

2004 Guillermo del Toro 2h 2m 7.4/10
110

The Next Three Days

2010 Paul Haggis 2h 13m 7.4/10
111

Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World

1997 Steven Spielberg 2h 9m 7.38/10
112

Romeo + Juliet

1996 Baz Luhrmann 2h 7.35/10
113

Sliding Doors

1998 Peter Howitt 1h 39m 7.35/10
114

Strange Days

1995 Kathryn Bigelow 2h 25m 7.35/10
115

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

2015 Guy Ritchie 1h 56m 7.35/10
116

Barbarian

2022 Zach Cregger 1h 42m 7.3/10
117

Ghostbusters II

1989 Ivan Reitman 1h 48m 7.3/10
118

Promised Land

2012 Gus Van Sant 1h 46m 7.3/10
119

The Fly

1986 David Cronenberg 1h 36m 7.3/10
120

The Impossible

2012 J. A. Bayona 1h 53m 7.3/10
121

The Hangover Part II

2011 Todd Phillips 1h 42m 7.25/10
122

The Menu

2022 Mark Mylod 1h 47m 7.25/10
123

At Close Range

1986 James Foley 1h 51m 7.2/10
124

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1978 Philip Kaufman 1h 56m 7.2/10
125

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

2019 Chad Stahelski 2h 10m 7.2/10
126

Napoleon Dynamite

2004 Jared Hess 1h 36m 7.2/10
127

Non-Stop

2014 Jaume Collet-Serra 1h 46m 7.2/10
128

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

2014 Peter Jackson 2h 24m 7.2/10
129

Eagle Eye

2008 D. J. Caruso 1h 58m 7.18/10
130

Chef

2014 Jon Favreau 1h 54m 7.15/10
131

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

2016 David Yates 2h 12m 7.15/10
132

Superman

1978 Richard Donner 2h 23m 7.15/10
133

Chinatown

1974 Roman Polanski 2h 10m 7.1/10
134

Colossal

2016 Nacho Vigalondo 1h 49m 7.1/10
135

The Two Faces of January

2014 Hossein Amini 1h 36m 7.1/10
136

Bad Education

2019 Cory Finley 1h 48m 7.05/10
137

Coming to America

1988 John Landis 1h 57m 7.05/10
138

Locke

2013 Steven Knight 1h 25m 7.05/10
139

Stargate

1994 Roland Emmerich 2h 1m 7.05/10
140

The Thirteenth Floor

1999 Josef Rusnak 1h 41m 7.05/10
141

Hook

1991 Steven Spielberg 2h 22m 7.03/10
142

Burn After Reading

2008 Ethan Coen Joel Coen 1h 36m 7/10
143

Can't Hardly Wait

1998 Deborah Kaplan Harry Elfont 1h 40m 7/10
144

RED

2010 Robert Schwentke 1h 51m 7/10
145

Rambo: First Blood Part 2

Also Known As: Rambo II
1985 George P. Cosmatos 1h 36m 7/10
146

We're the Millers

2013 Rawson Marshall Thurber 1h 50m 7/10
147

Dragged Across Concrete

2018 S. Craig Zahler 2h 39m 6.95/10
148

Gang Related

1997 Jim Kouf 1h 42m 6.95/10
149

Matilda

1996 Danny DeVito 1h 38m 6.95/10
150

Wonder Woman

2017 Patty Jenkins 2h 21m 6.95/10
151

Bad Neighbours

Also Known As: Neighbors
2014 Nicholas Stoller 1h 37m 6.9/10
152

Contagion

2011 Steven Soderbergh 1h 46m 6.9/10
153

Draft Day

2014 Ivan Reitman 1h 50m 6.9/10
154

The Maze Runner

2014 Wes Ball 1h 53m 6.9/10
155

The Perfect Host

2010 Nick Tomnay 1h 33m 6.9/10
156

Colors

1988 Dennis Hopper 2h 6.85/10
157

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story

2004 Rawson Marshall Thurber 1h 32m 6.85/10
158

Divergent

2014 Neil Burger 2h 19m 6.8/10
159

Ender's Game

2013 Gavin Hood 1h 54m 6.8/10
160

Insidious: Chapter 2

2013 James Wan 1h 46m 6.8/10
161

Kiss the Girls

1997 Gary Fleder 1h 55m 6.8/10
162

Running Scared

1986 Peter Hyams 1h 47m 6.8/10
163

Cellular

2004 David R. Ellis 1h 34m 6.75/10
164

Green Lantern

2011 Martin Campbell 1h 54m 6.75/10
165

The Faculty

1998 Robert Rodriguez 1h 44m 6.75/10
166

Along Came a Spider

2001 Lee Tamahori 1h 44m 6.7/10
167

Aquaman

2018 James Wan 2h 23m 6.7/10
168

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

2016 Zack Snyder 2h 32m 6.7/10
169

Enemy

2013 Denis Villeneuve 1h 31m 6.7/10
170

Executive Decision

1996 Stuart Baird 2h 13m 6.7/10
171

Godzilla

2014 Gareth Edwards 2h 3m 6.7/10
172

Greenland

2020 Ric Roman Waugh 1h 59m 6.7/10
173

Killer Elite

2011 Gary McKendry 1h 56m 6.7/10
174

Mississippi Grind

2015 Ryan Fleck Anna Boden 1h 48m 6.7/10
175

Overboard

1987 Garry Marshall 1h 46m 6.7/10
176

Reminiscence

Also Known As: The Jade Earring
2021 Lisa Joy 1h 56m 6.7/10
177

Son of a Gun

2014 Julius Avery 1h 48m 6.7/10
178

The Freshman

1990 Andrew Bergman 1h 42m 6.7/10
179

The Purge: Anarchy

2014 James DeMonaco 1h 44m 6.7/10
180

The Rover

2014 David Michôd 1h 43m 6.7/10
181

The Heat

2013 Paul Feig 1h 57m 6.68/10
182

Assassins

1995 Richard Donner 2h 12m 6.65/10
183

Dead Ringers

1988 David Cronenberg 1h 55m 6.65/10
184

Delivery Man

2013 Ken Scott 1h 45m 6.65/10
185

Hollow Man

2000 Paul Verhoeven 1h 52m 6.65/10
186

Insidious

2010 James Wan 1h 43m 6.65/10
187

Malignant

2021 James Wan 1h 51m 6.65/10
188

Predator 2

1990 Stephen Hopkins 1h 48m 6.65/10
189

The Losers

2010 Sylvain White 1h 37m 6.65/10
190

Young Adult

2011 Jason Reitman 1h 34m 6.65/10
191

Deep Impact

1998 Mimi Leder 1h 30m 6.6/10
192

Extortion

2017 Phil Volken 1h 48m 6.6/10
193

Redemption

2013 Steven Knight 1h 40m 6.6/10
194

Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

2021 Patrick Hughes 1h 40m 6.55/10
195

Jumper

2008 Doug Liman 1h 28m 6.55/10
196

Justice League

2017 Joss Whedon Zack Snyder 2h 6.55/10
197

The Incredible Hulk

2008 Louis Leterrier 1h 54m 6.55/10
198

Universal Soldier

1992 Roland Emmerich 1h 42m 6.55/10
199

What Happens in Vegas

2008 Tom Vaughan 1h 39m 6.55/10
200

Horrible Bosses 2

2014 Sean Anders 1h 48m 6.53/10
201

Daybreakers

2009 Michael Spierig Peter Spierig 1h 38m 6.45/10
202

Hot Tub Time Machine

2010 Steve Pink 1h 41m 6.45/10
203

Suicide Squad

2016 David Ayer 2h 3m 6.45/10
204

Death on the Nile

2022 Kenneth Branagh 2h 7m 6.4/10
205

Reindeer Games

Also Known As: Deception
2000 John Frankenheimer 2h 4m 6.4/10
206

The Hangover Part III

2013 Todd Phillips 1h 40m 6.4/10
207

Wild Hogs

2007 Walt Becker 1h 40m 6.4/10
208

8-Bit Christmas

2021 Michael Dowse 1h 38m 6.35/10
209

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

1992 Fran Rubel Kuzui 1h 36m 6.35/10
210

Club Dread

2004 Jay Chandrasekhar 1h 44m 6.35/10
211

House on Haunted Hill

1999 William Malone 1h 33m 6.3/10
212

Vacation

2015 John Francis Daley Jonathan M. Goldstein 1h 39m 6.3/10
213

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

2001 Simon West 1h 40m 6.28/10
214

Mimic

1997 Guillermo del Toro 1h 45m 6.25/10
215

Annabelle

2014 John R. Leonetti 1h 39m 6.2/10
216

Jurassic Park 3

2001 Joe Johnston 1h 32m 6.2/10
217

Mickey Blue Eyes

1999 Kelly Makin 1h 42m 6.2/10
218

Rules of Engagement

2000 William Friedkin 2h 8m 6.2/10
219

Silver Bullet

1985 Daniel Attias 1h 35m 6.2/10
220

The Possession

2012 Ole Bornedal 1h 32m 6.2/10
221

47 Ronin

2013 Carl Rinsch 2h 8m 6.15/10
222

Old

2021 M. Night Shyamalan 1h 48m 6.15/10
223

Robin Hood

2018 Otto Bathurst 1h 56m 6.15/10
224

The Heartbreak Kid

2007 Bobby Farrelly Peter Farrelly 1h 56m 6.15/10
225

Thinner

1996 Tom Holland US 1h 32m 6.15/10
226

White Chicks

2004 Keenen Ivory Wayans 1h 49m 6.1/10
227

Halloween Kills

2021 David Gordon Green 1h 30m 6.05/10
228

Killers

2010 Robert Luketic 1h 40m 6/10
229

The Core

2003 Jon Amiel 2h 16m 6/10
230

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Also Known As: Fast and Furious 3
2006 Justin Lin 1h 44m 6/10
231

The Forever Purge

2021 Everardo Gout 1h 43m 5.95/10
232

Hall Pass

2011 Bobby Farrelly Peter Farrelly 1h 45m 5.9/10
233

Impractical Jokers: The Movie

2020 Chris Henchy 1h 32m 5.9/10
234

Life of Crime

2013 Daniel Schechter 1h 34m 5.9/10
235

Fool's Gold

2008 Andy Tennant 1h 52m 5.85/10
236

Paparazzi

2004 Paul Abascal 1h 24m 5.85/10
237

Fighting

2009 Dito Montiel 1h 45m 5.8/10
238

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life

2003 Jan de Bont 1h 57m 5.8/10
239

Amityville II: The Possession

1982 Damiano Damiani 1h 44m 5.75/10
240

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

1992 Anthony Hickox 1h 33m 5.75/10
241

Navy Seals

1990 Lewis Teague 1h 53m 5.75/10
242

House of Wax

2005 Jaume Collet-Serra 1h 53m 5.7/10
243

Piranha 3D

2010 Alexandre Aja 1h 28m 5.7/10
244

Geostorm

2017 Dean Devlin 1h 49m 5.65/10
245

Big Momma's House

2000 Raja Gosnell 1h 39m 5.6/10
246

Cops & Robbersons

1994 Michael Ritchie 1h 33m 5.6/10
247

Moonfall

2022 Roland Emmerich 2h 10m 5.55/10
248

The Haunting

1999 Jan de Bont 1h 53m 5.5/10
249

The Last Airbender

2010 M. Night Shyamalan 1h 43m 5.5/10
250

Piranha 3DD

2012 John Gulager 1h 23m 4.85/10