New on HBO Now: All the Movies and TV Coming in January

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New on HBO Now: All the Movies and TV Coming in January

2018 grows closer by the day, and with it comes a new year in which to watch things. 12 months, 52 or so weeks, 365 days, 8760 hours, 525,600 minutes—however you measure it, we can tell you were going to spend as much of next year as possible on our couches, streaming only the finest movies and TV. Aiding in that endeavor is the following list, which details all the programming that HBO Now is adding next month. Let’s get into it.

HBO’s streaming service has a mind-blowing feature film lineup on the way in January, with the entire Harry Potter series leading the way on Jan. 1. Those eight blockbusters, along with 2016 prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, have never before streamed on a single network, unedited and commercial-free, so you’re going to want to make time to explore the Wizarding World in full to kick off 2018. Also exciting is the impending addition of HBO’s original documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years, exploring the last five years of the Starman’s time on earth and debuting on what would have been the legendary musician’s 71st birthday: Jan. 8. Those are only the beginning of HBO Now’s noteworthy film additions; also on the docket are all three of Robert Zemeckis’ beloved Back to the Future films, the latest delightfully over-the-top Fast & Furious installment The Fate of the Furious, classic 1978 college comedy Animal House, Alexander Payne’s acclaimed 2004 wine country drama Sideways, acclaimed young-adult romance Everything, Everything, David O. Russell’s Gulf War action-comedy Three Kings, Amy Schumer-starring mother-daughter kidnapping comedy Snatched and critically panned Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me. Incoming flicks fit for the whole family include Dreamworks’ animated smash How to Train Your Dragon, 2003 Louis Sachar adaptation Holes, the Rick Moranis-starring shrinking adventure Honey, I Shrunk The Kids and its first sequel Honey, I Blew Up the Kid. (No Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves!, sadly.)

Moving now to HBO Now’s television offerings in the offing, a trio of HBO shows are coming back for second seasons next month, while another is coming back for its sixteenth. Pete Holmes’ semi-autobiographical comedy series Crashing—about which Paste has had decidedly mixed feelings, as you’ll see here and here—kicks off season two on Jan. 14, as does the Sarah Jessica Parker- and Thomas Haden Church-starring dramedy Divorce. The sophomore season of HBO’s slice-of-life pot comedy High Maintenance, which started as a web series, joins the party on Jan. 19. And Real Time With Bill Maher, which, unfortunately, continues to be a television show, will appear on television on Jan. 20. Whee. Lastly, Steven Soderbergh’s innovative murder-mystery Mosaic, released as an interactive app on Android and iOS in November, debuts as a six-part limited series on Jan. 22. Soderbergh has said that Mosaic is not a movie, nor is it a TV show, so we’ll have to wait until January to find out what on earth it is.

And lest we forget what’s leaving HBO Now in January, there are a couple of films we ought to take note of. Spike Jonze mind-bender Adaptation, Steven Spielberg’s sprawling con artist caper Catch Me If You Can, vivid and hyper-violent comic adaptation Frank Miller’s Sin City, Ron Howard’s Oscar-nominated Frost/Nixon, gaudy gangster classic Scarface and modern horror essential The Ring all cease streaming on Jan. 31, so toss those on your lists (or bump them up) as you see fit. If you’re not interested in those films (or the others listed below), you’ll soon find them easier to avoid.

See HBO’s full list of incoming and outgoing programming for January below.

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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