One of the advantages of HBO Go is an excellent selection of new movies and TV Shows. If you are one of those movie fans who is always looking to watch the latest movies and if a movie is from 2014 you consider it to be an old one, then keep reading.
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Here is the list of best new movies on HBO Go ((ordered by release date) that you should watch right now:
1. The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director: Robert D. Krzykowski
Starring: Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Ron Livingston
The movie follows the epic adventures of a legendary assassin for the US government that no one has ever heard of. Calvin Barr (Sam Elliott) lives with the secret that he was the one who killed Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the US government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission, to track down and eliminate a disease infected Bigfoot.
2. Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Directors: Joe Penna
Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir, Tintrinai Thikhasuk
A man’s plane crashes in the Arctic, stranding him in an icy wasteland. One day, when a helicopter appears he believes that he is saved, but the helicopter also crashes, with the co-pilot seriously injured. He finally decides to embark on a journey to the nearest polar station, hundreds of kilometers away.
3. Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
We are taken to the year 2045, finding out that the world as we know it has become an insufferable place. Fortunately, people managed to save themselves, inhabiting the virtual reality universe by the name of OASIS, where you can do literally everything, depending on your imagination. The creator of OASIS, ingenious and unconventional James Halliday (Mark Rylance), decides to leave his wealth and OASIS control to the winner of a competition that he himself designed. Eventually, a contestant emerges, a boy orphan who will set out on a mysterious and dangerous journey through the OASIS universe in a hunt for treasure.
The movie grossed over $582 million and received generally positive reviews.
4. The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Starring: Jason Statham (51), Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson
In the deep waters of the pacific ocean, a submarine carrying a scientific research crew is attacked by a colossal and monstrous shark that is thought to have been extinct. The submarine now lies at the deepest part of the ocean, the people inside hopeless and with little time to spare. A Chinese oceanographer, his daughter, and an expert diver will risk their lives to try and save this doomed submersible from the grip of the horrendous 75-foot-long creature.
The film was deemed a success and eventually earned more than $ 530 million worldwide.
5. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Starring: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Taking place in a distant future, Alita: Battle Angel tells a story of a teenage cyborg girl (played by Rosa Salazar), revived by a sympathetic surgeon, with a human brain and extraordinary fighting skills. With the help of a resourceful friend Hugo, she will try to reveal both her lost memory and her destiny awaiting her in the perilous Iron City streets, with villainous order enforcement on her heels.
Directed by Robert Rodriguez, the movie made more than $400 million globally and thus became this director’s highest-grossing movie.
6. Crawl (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Director: Alexandre Aja
Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Morfydd Clark
A young woman and her injured father are trapped in the crawl space underneath their house during a hurricane. As the house is quickly flooding their time is running out, but there is a greater danger – gigantic alligators lurking around them.
7. Escape Room (2019)
Director: Adam Robitel
Starring: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellisjamin Bratt, Deborah Ann Woll
Six strangers get a mysterious invitation for what they think is an escape room game. It will soon turn out to be more than just that. They will find themselves in a sadistic game of life and death.
8. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Comics Adaptation
Director: Jon Watts
Starring: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal
Tom Holland reprises his role as Spider-Man in this gripping new sequel. On a class trip to Europe, Peter Parker is trying to shed his feelings of sorrow and loss of his mentor, Tony Stark. Little does he know that he will be pulled into a fight between good and evil again, with the help of old and new acquaintances. Together they will try to restore order in the chaos that beings controlling natural forces want to impose.
The film follows Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), being MCU’s (Marvel Cinematic Universe) 23rd installment. It became the highest-grossing film in Sony Pictures production and the first of Spider-Man movies to earn more than $1 billion in world cinemas. It was also the fourth highest-grossing film for the year 2019 and the 24th highest-grossing film generally.
9. Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
Depicting the last years of a golden age in Hollywood, the film follows a washed-up television actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) roaming the industry in Los Angeles, trying to get a grip on the ever-lasting changes in the film business.
With its intertwining storylines and a cast of the finest choice, the film is yet another typical Tarantino box office hit. It earned not only a lot financially ($374 million, more precisely), but also in terms of accolades, nominations, and actual winnings (Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Pitt, and another one for Best Production Design, to name just a few).
10. Shazam! (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Director: David F. Sandberg
Starring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel
Abandoned boy Billy runs into an ancient wizard Shazam who chooses him as his new champion. This means the boy receives superpowers and can transform into an adult superhero. While exploring his new powers, Billy will soon learn that, like every superhero, he too has an evil enemy that he must defeat.
11. Fighting with My Family (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director: Stephen Merchant
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn
It’s the story about WWE Superstar Paige and her road to WWE. Born in a wrestling family, Paige and her brother dreamed about joining WWE. Finally, they get the opportunity, but only Paige earns a spot in the training program. She must continue alone to achieve success in WWE, which is a lot harder than one can imagine.
8 Best New Movies on HBO Go According to IMDb
According to IMDb, these are 8 best new movies on HBO Go (from the list above):
- Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019) – 7.7
- Ready Player One (2018) – 7.5
- Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) – 7.5
- Alita: Battle Angel (2019) – 7.3
- Shazam! (2019) – 7.1
- Fighting with My Family (2019) – 7.1
- Bad Education (2019) – 7.1
8 Best New Movies on HBO Go According to Box Office
- Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) – $1.130 billion
- Ready Player One (2018) – $583 million
- The Meg (2018) – $530 million
- Alita: Battle Angel (2019) – $405 million
- Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019) – $374 million
- Shazam! (2019) – $366 million
- Escape Room (2019) – $156 million
- Crawl (2019) – $91 million