In the heights, the new musical film based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s First Broadway Show, hits HBO Max on Thursday. Joins The incantation: the devil made me do it as the latest movies being broadcast there at the same time as they are in theaters. But not all movies in theaters are now available on Max. Don’t watch HBO Max for movies like other Cruella. (Cruella flows elsewhere, and not available to stream at all).
the Warner Bros.. That means all Warner Bros. movies this year will be released in both and in cinemas at the same time, including In the heights, Space Jam: a new legacy, Suicide squad, Dune other Matrix 4 come.made waves last year when he announced it new, at no additional charge the same day each film hits U.S. theaters in 2021, but only if distributed by
But it also means that movies from any other studio won’t.
This so-called hybrid launch strategy for Warner Bros. and HBO Max is unprecedented, but it is also generating the wrong hope among viewers when some new movie hits theaters. Not knowing the studio that distributes that new film, many people are curious that it may be one of the films available onalso.
Warner Bros. movies have a direct channel to Max because HBO Max and Warner Bros. are owned and operated by WarnerMedia. They are brothers, essentially.‘s
But it’s worth noting that this hybrid strategy is exclusive to Warner Bros. and HBO. No other Hollywood studio is being this aggressive by putting so many movies (including mega-budgetary blockbusters) on a streaming service right out of the box.
The hybrid release strategy is so aggressive, in fact, that WarnerMedia will terminate it after 2021. Starting in 2022, Warner Bros. films are expected to have a window of time exclusively in theaters before moving to other formats such as online rentals and HBO Max. However, that theatrical window will be much shorter than before the pandemic.
How can I stream In the Heights and The Conjuring 3?
But anyone who signs up for the service’s $ 10-a-month ad support tier can’t watch In the Heights, Conjuring 3, or any of the same-day movies that will be on Max for the rest of the year. These same-day movies are the only item in the HBO Max library that is not available to people at the $ 10 level.
And you can’t temporarily sign up for HBO Max to watch these movies for a free trial, either. HBO Max removed its free trial at the end of last year. Butwith your regular HBO subscription on traditional TV, and some AT&T wireless customers can unlock HBO Max with special promotions.
Can I stream A Quiet Place Part 2 on HBO Max?
But! A Quiet Place Part 2 will be available on the streaming service45 days after its theatrical release, which leads it to air starting July 12. That’s much faster than movies released in theaters would have made it to a streaming service before the pandemic.
Can I stream Cruella on HBO Max?
No again. But Cruella is available to stream now on Disney Plus, for a price. Cruella requires Disney Plus subscribers to pay a $ 30 fee to unlock it. This is what Disney calls , and this is how Disney Plus already released Raya and the Last Dragon and how it will release Marvel’s Black Widow on July 9.
Cruella will be available to stream at no additional cost to all regular Disney Plus subscribers on August 27.
Okay so what new movies can I stream on HBO Max when they hit theaters?
All of these titles will be available on HBO Max the same day they hit US theaters.
Any title listed with a “TBD” does not yet have a confirmed release date, but is listed in an imprecise chronological order for when to expect.
Typically, most new Warner Bros. movies are available to stream on Max at 12:01 am PT / 3:01 am ET on the day of their release. But the timing for other movies can vary, depending on when the first movie screenings are held in theaters. Wonder Woman 1984, for example, was available at 9 am PT / noon ET on December day. 25 because they were the first theaters open that day.
The movies will be available to stream on HBO Max for 31 days. Typically, they are expected to be removed from service at 11:59 p.m. PST on that 31st.