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What's new on HBO Max in April 2021

Kate Winslet stars in Mare of Easttown.
Kate Winslet stars in Mare of Easttown. (Image credit: HBO Max)

April is bringing back with it a good bit of original programming on HBO Max

The headliner is Mortal Combat, which debuts on both HBO Max and in theaters on April 16th. The movie is based on the blockbuster video game and will be available for HBO Max subscribers to view for free for 31 days.

The limited series Mare of Easttown, also arrives in April. It stars Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her. We also are getting season two of the Emmy-nominated A Black Lady Sketch Show,  as well as the Mark Wahlberg documentary series Wahl Street.

Here’s the full rundown of what’s coming in April:

April 1

A Shock To The System, 1990 (HBO)
Abandon, 2002 (HBO)
Adam's Rib, 1949
All Is Lost, 2013 (HBO)
Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl
Barbarosa, 1982 (HBO)
Black Dynamite, 2009
Blindness, 2008 (HBO)
The Bodyguard, 1992
Boogie Nights, 1997
Bringing Up Baby, 1938
The Butcher's Wife, 1991 (HBO)
Caddyshack, 1980
The Collection, 2012 (HBO)
The Color Purple, 1985
Dante's Peak, 1997 (HBO)
Dark Shadows, 2012 (HBO)
Dead Silence, 2007 (HBO)
Dirty Harry, 1971
The Eagle Has Landed, 1977 (HBO)
Early Man, 2018 (HBO)
Easy Rider, 1969
Ella Enchanted, 2004 (HBO)
The Evil That Men Do, 1984 (HBO)
Eye For An Eye, 1996 (HBO)
Fear, 1996 (HBO)
genera+ion, Season 1 Part One Finale
Ghost Rider, 2007
Goodfellas, 1990
The Great Pottery Throwdown, Max Original Season 4 Premiere
Green Lantern, 2011
Hardball, 2001 (HBO)
Happy Endings
Haywire, 2012 (HBO)
In & Out, 1997 (HBO)
Kicking & Screaming, 2005 (HBO)
King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, 2017 (HBO)
Lassiter, 1984 (HBO)
Leatherface Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, 1990 (HBO)
Let's Go To Prison, 2006 (HBO)
The Longest Yard, 1974 (HBO)
Made For Love, Max Original Series Premiere

Man Up, 2015 (HBO)
The Mask of Zorro, 1998
The Man With The Iron Fists, 2012 (Unrated Version) (HBO)
Missing In Action 2 - The Beginning, 1985 (HBO)
Missing In Action, 1984 (HBO)
My Super Ex-Girlfriend, 2006 (HBO)
The Nanny
The Natural, 1984
Now, Voyager, 1942
One Day, 2011 (HBO)
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, 1985 (HBO)
Police Academy 3: Back In Training, 1986 (HBO)
Police Academy 4: Citizens On Patrol, 1987 (HBO)
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach, 1988 (HBO)
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, 1989 (HBO)
Police Academy: Mission To Moscow, 1994 (HBO)
Primal Fear, 1996 (HBO)
Reasonable Doubt, 2014 (HBO)
Red Dawn, 1984 (HBO)
The Return, 2006 (HBO)
Risky Business, 1983 (HBO)
Roger & Me, 1989
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 1939
Sneakers, 1992 (HBO)
Space Jam, 1996
Speed 2 Cruise Control, 1997 (HBO)
Spellbound, 2003 (HBO)
Stuart Little, 1999
The Shack, 2017 (HBO)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, 2006 (Extended Version) (HBO)
Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family, 2011
Wanderlust, 2012 (HBO)
The Warriors, 1979 (Director's Cut) (HBO)
The Watch, 2012 (HBO)
White Noise, 2005 (HBO)
The Wild Life, 2016 (HBO)
Within, 2016 (HBO)
Wolves At The Door, 2017 (HBO)

April 2

On the Spectrum

April 3

Ted, 2012 (Unrated Version) (HBO)

April 4

Q: Into The Storm, Documentary Series Finale (HBO)

April 5

Hard, Season 2 Finale (HBO)

April 6

Genndy Tartokovksy's Primal, Season 1B

April 7

Exterminate All The Brutes, Documentary Series Premiere (HBO)

South Side, Season 1

April 9

Intemperie (Aka Out In The Open), 2019  (HBO)
The Other Two, Season 1
A Tiny Audience, Season 2 Finale (HBO)

April 10

The New Mutants, 2020 (HBO)

April 11

The Nevers, Drama Series Premiere (HBO)

April 13

Our Towns, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
 

April 15

Infinity Train, Max Original Season 4 Premiere

April 16

Mortal Kombat, Warner Bros. Film Premiere, 2021

April 17

The Dark Knight Rises, 2012 (HBO)

April 18

Mare of Easttown, Limited Series Premiere (HBO)

April 20

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

April 22

1,2,3 All Eyes On Me, 2020(HBO)
First Ladies, 2020
Princess Cut, 2020 (HBO)
Rizo, 2020 (HBO)

April 23

A Black Lady Sketch Show, Season 2 Premiere (HBO)

El Robo Del Siglo (Aka Heist Of The Century) (HBO)

April 24

Dreamgirls, 2006 (HBO)

April 26

The Artist, 2011

April 29

Looney Tunes Cartoons, Season 1D