The BEST HBO Max shows of all time

Every HBO Max show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every HBO Max show to compile this list of best shows!

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8.70
4774 votes

#1 - Young Justice

Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

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8.38
1091 votes

#2 - Infinity Train

Traveling through a barren, otherworldly wasteland, the Infinity Train is full of puzzles and perils. For those in mental turmoil, they can climb aboard and suddenly find themselves wandering its length where each car is a whole other world. Each passenger has his or her own story that led them onto the train, but once aboard, the goal is both simple and difficult: by solving the mysteries of the train and interacting with its strange denizens, solve one's own mental troubles and through it hopefully find their way off the train.

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8.23
175 votes

#3 - A Brutal Pact: The Murder of Daniella Perez

In 1992, actress and dancer Daniella Perez was murdered by Guilherme de Pádua and his wife, Paula Thomaz, in a cruelly premeditated crime. The untimely death of the 22-year-old, daughter of Brazilian author and producer, International Emmy winner Gloria Perez, shocked the country, gained notoriety and occupied the front pages of national newspapers for years.

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8.18
177 votes

#4 - Legendary

Divas will battle on voguing teams called "houses," with the chance to win a cash prize in ballsy fashion and dance challenges to ultimately achieve "Legendary" status.

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8.17
7909 votes

#5 - Peacemaker

A man fights for peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.

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7.79
294 votes

#6 - Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang solve more mysteries while also accompanied by many celebrities.

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7.72
995 votes

#7 - Close Enough

A young married couple juggles everyday challenges such as parenthood, friendship, ham theft, stripper clowns and choosing the right day care.

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7.66
1512 votes

#8 - Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler

Set in 1960s London, Alfred Pennyworth—a former British SAS soldier in his 20s—forms a security company and goes to work for young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who’s not yet Bruce Wayne's (aka Batman's) father.

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7.59
852 votes

#9 - Beforeigners

A few lost individuals arrive in Oslo under unclear circumstances. They turn out to be the start of a stream of people from the past who seek refuge in our time. The main action in the series takes place seven years later, describing how society has been transformed by the so-called immigrants.

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7.53
419 votes

#10 - Genera+ion

A group of high school students' exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.

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7.53
110 votes

#11 - South Side

South Side follows two friends who just graduated from community college and are ready to take over the world. But until they do, they’re stuck working at Rent-T-Own.

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7.52
8250 votes

#12 - Titans (2018)

In this gritty live-action take on the Teen Titans franchise, Nightwing, Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven, Superboy, and more beloved superheroes from the DC Universe band together to fight evil forces across Gotham City and beyond.

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7.52
1010 votes

#13 - Search Party (2016)

When former college acquaintance Chantal goes missing, five self-absorbed 20-somethings get entangled in the ominous mystery of her disappearance. Leading the search party is Dory, a lifelong doormat who works as a rich housewife's assistant. Dory makes it her personal mission to find Chantal and she's bringing her friends into the investigation with her. Self-diagnosed narcissist Elliott, who puts his ego aside to help Dory, is particularly good at detective work. Bubbly actress Portia excels at chatting up suspects for information because of her desperate need to be in the spotlight. Sheltered Drew has to grow a spine to help solve the mystery and save his deteriorating relationship with Dory. Dory's ex-boyfriend Julian seeks the truth because of his background as a journalist.

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7.40
1894 votes

#14 - Station Eleven

A post apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines telling the stories of survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.

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7.35
5813 votes

#15 - Raised by Wolves (2020)

After Earth is torn apart by religious differences and the human race teeters on the edge of extinction, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. They attempt to raise human children in this mysterious virgin land, a treacherous and difficult task that’s jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.

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7.33
102 votes

#16 - The Informant (2022)

Set in 1985, behind the Iron Curtain, as Geri leaves for college. He is looking forward to meeting girls and partying and joins a group of radicals, led by the charismatic Száva. But Geri has a secret. He’s an informant of the totalitarian state and to save his brother, he’s been forced to spy on his new friends for State Security. While Geri’s life changes forever – juggling parties and political debates – he wrestles with a daily challenge; whose side should he be on? Especially when the group’s increasingly radical leader, Száva realizes that there is an informant among them.

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7.26
625 votes

#17 - Love Life

About the journey from first love to last love, and how the people we're with along the way make us into who we are when we finally end up with someone forever.

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7.21
88 votes

#18 - That Damn Michael Che

From the simple mind of Michael Che comes a groundbreaking new comedy series where each episode illustrates what it feels like to experience everyday situations including racial profiling, unemployment, falling in love, and more, from Michael's perspective.

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7.16
216 votes

#19 - A Thousand Fangs

The story of an elite commando on a mission, deep in the jungle, trying to find and destroy a powerful and mysterious leader.

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7.14
148 votes

#20 - gen:LOCK

On the losing side of a global war, Earth’s last free society recruits a diverse team of young pilots to control the next-generation of mecha—giant, weaponized robot bodies. These daring recruits will find, however, that their newfound abilities come at no small cost.

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7.12
3446 votes

#21 - The Flight Attendant

Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in a hotel room hungover from the night before in Bangkok with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened. In New York, she is met by FBI agents who question her about her recent layover in Bangkok. Still unable to piece the night together, she begins to wonder if she could be the killer.

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7.11
62 votes

#22 - Dolores: The Truth About the Wanninkhof Case

For the first time in 20 years, Dolores Vázquez, the victim of one of the biggest judicial errors in recent Spanish history, speaks publicly about her painful past and addresses questions that have yet to be answered.

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7.04
45 votes

#23 - A World of Calm

A timely antidote for our modern lives, each half-hour episode takes audiences on an immersive visual journey into another world. Building on Calm’s Sleep Stories – bedtime stories for grown-ups – each relaxing tale is designed to transform how you feel. Viewers will be transported into tranquility through scientifically engineered narratives, enchanting music and astounding footage to naturally calm the body and soothe the mind.

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6.98
55 votes

#24 - Generation Hustle

How far would you go for power, fame and fortune? Featuring outrageous, high-stakes stories, each episode follows a brilliant and brazen young entrepreneur who uses cunning and creativity to pull off the most wildly inventive high-stakes gambles of the new millennium.

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6.98
1078 votes

#25 - The Staircase (2022)

The series explores the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen.

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6.93
537 votes

#26 - The Head (2020)

In an isolated and inaccessible Antarctic research station, winter has fallen on the South Pole, and the sun will soon disappear for the next six months. A small team, known as the Winterers, will remain at the Polaris VI Antarctic Research Station to continue their innovative research, a crucial part in the fight against climate change, under the command of renowned biologist Arthur Wilde. But when spring comes, summer commander Johan Berg returns to the station only to find the entire team are either dead or missing. A killer is on the loose, and Annika, Johan's wife, is missing. If he wants to find her alive, he will have to trust Maggie, the young doctor who is profoundly shaken and apparently the sole survivor from the group… or, is there someone else?

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6.89
144 votes

#27 - Spy/Master

During the height of the Cold War, Victor Godeanu, the right-hand man and closest advisor to Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu, and secret agent for the KGB, must escape Romania and Ceaușescu before his cover is blown. Helped by an undercover Stasi agent and an up-and-coming CIA agent, Godeanu must elude the KGB and his own country’s spooks, fully aware that his defection is putting his family back home in mortal danger.

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6.87
63 votes

#28 - Low Country: The Murdaugh Dynasty

This three-part docuseries explores the Murdaugh family, whose decades of powerful influence over the legal system in the South Carolina lowcountry unravel amid accusations of fraud, deception, and murder. Hailing from a long line of powerful legal figures, Alex Murdaugh along with his wife, Maggie, and sons, Buster and Paul, enjoyed unparalleled sway over authorities, until Paul’s involvement in a tragic boating accident thrust a level of scrutiny on the family’s actions and legacy, revealing a bizarre and deadly chain of events. the series questions the unchecked power of privilege – and the trail of death and destruction left in one family’s wake.

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6.84
161 votes

#29 - Vote for Juan

After finding his political ambitions awoken by a series of chance political events, Juan Carrasco, an uninspiring Minister of Agriculture, decides to take part in his party's primary elections thereby giving himself a chance to eventually run for the position of President of the Government. Party intrigues, jealousy, crises... Will Juan Carrasco manage to make it all the way to the top?

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6.84
960 votes

#30 - Made For Love

A young woman, on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to a possibly sociopathic tech billionaire, suddenly realizes that her husband has implanted a revolutionary monitoring device in her brain that allows him to track her every move.

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6.83
64 votes

#31 - Gaming Wall St

Kieran Culkin narrates this two-part docuseries exploring the historic 2021 short squeeze of GameStop, and how a group of armchair investors and online vigilantes ultimately helped expose the dark underbelly of Wall Street.

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6.79
68 votes

#32 - Saving the King

A story of spies and silent pacts, this fascinating docuseries, told in first person by witnesses and experts, exposes how the machinery of the state is keen to protect the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, and conceal his scandals.

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6.77
233 votes

#33 - Tom and Jerry in New York

Follow the iconic cat and mouse duo as they settle in to their new digs at the Royal Gate Hotel and unleash mayhem across the big city, inciting hilarious chaos uptown, downtown and everywhere their manic escapades take them.

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6.76
40 votes

#34 - The Traitors (ES)

The traitors aim to kill, one by one, all the faithful. The faithful, for their part, must discover and banish the traitors. In this exciting psychological format, will the faithful manage to unmask the traitors in time?

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6.73
160 votes

#35 - Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults

In the late 1990s, the world was shocked by the mass suicide of 39 members of a new age religious cult who believed their souls would "graduate" to an alien spacecraft behind the Hale-Bopp Comet. Co-founded by Marshall Applewhite, who once called the group “the cult of cults,” and Bonnie Nettles, Heaven’s Gate began in 1975 with the mysterious disappearance of 20 people from a small town in Oregon - and ended in 1997 with the largest suicide ever to take place on U.S. soil. Using never-before-seen footage and first-person accounts from former members and their loved ones, this four-part docuseries is a thorough examination of the infamous UFO cult that stunned the globe with their out-of-this-world beliefs.

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6.64
91 votes

#36 - Jellystone!

Welcome to Jellystone! Travel to a magical town where you’ll meet new and old friends, including Yogi Bear, Cindy Bear, Boo Boo, and Huckleberry Hound…and Jabberjaw and Top Cat and Snagglepuss and El Kabong and Wally Gator and Johnny Quest and Hadji and Shag Rugg and Captain Caveman and a whole lot more.

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6.61
41 votes

#37 - Lust

Anette, Nadia, Ellen and Martina have all been friends since school. When they find out that Anette is conducting a government survey dubiously dubbed "Make Sweden Sexy Again," they are intrigued. Is good sex — or the lack thereof — impacting the health of Swedish women over 40?

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6.58
73 votes

#38 - Dafne and the Rest

A group of thirtysomethings trapped in lives that aren't what they had dreamed of try to move forward and find their place in Madrid, Spain.

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6.55
845 votes

#39 - Gossip Girl (2021)

Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.

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6.55
29 votes

#40 - Not So Pretty

The first-ever comprehensive large-scale investigative exposé of the trillion-dollar cosmetics, beauty and personal care industry. Celebrated and groundbreaking filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering takes this monolithic industry to task via rigorous investigations, incisive wit and emotional storytelling to inform audiences of the hidden hazards of and safe, budget-friendly alternatives for their daily products.

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6.51
152 votes

#41 - The Thaw

Set in Szczecin, Poland, the series begins after the body of a young woman is discovered under the melting ice. It asks ‘Who was she? Why did she die? Who did she leave behind?

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6.45
31 votes

#42 - The Big Brunch

Chefs are offered a chance to share their stories and business dreams while going head-to-head for a life-altering prize.

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6.38
82 votes

#43 - Poor Devil

Stan, a 18-year-old seemingly ordinary boy is in fact the anti-christ and is one month away from turning 666 months old. He is sent by his father to Earth to cause disaster, but he has other plans for his life.

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6.32
142 votes

#44 - Fired on Mars

An existential workplace comedy set on the Martian campus of a modern tech company.

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6.22
56 votes

#45 - Kamikaze

Fierce and charming 18-year-old Julie is on a journey of rediscovery after losing her parents and brother in a plane crash. Suddenly, she finds herself alone in a large mansion with expensive cars in the garage, and, in theory, everything that most people only dream of: youth, beauty and money – lots of money - but material possessions hold no value to Julie anymore and she is forced to search for a reason to go on. She embarks on a wild and turbulent trip that takes her from her native Denmark to the far corners of the world.

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6.21
108 votes

#46 - Aquaman: King of Atlantis

Alongside trusted allies Mera and Vulko, King Aquaman faces unscrupulous surface dwellers, ancient evils from beyond time, and his half-brother’s attempts to overthrow him all to prove that he’s the right man for the throne!

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6.19
41 votes

#47 - Wahl Street

Take a glimpse into global star Mark Wahlberg's life as he juggles the demands of a rigorous film schedule coupled with an ever-growing network of diverse businesses including his clothing line, his gym studio, his restaurant chain; and his production company. Along the way, viewers will learn powerful business and life lessons as he navigates the numerous challenges of a global pandemic, all while trying to maintain and expand his vast portfolio.

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6.13
132 votes

#48 - What Happened, Brittany Murphy?

An intimate, in-depth character portrait of actor Brittany Murphy, going beyond the headlines to explore the mysterious circumstances surrounding her tragic death at 32 years old. Featuring new archival footage and interviews with those closest to her, go beyond the tabloid rumors to examine the impact of Hollywood’s sexism on her struggles, as well as lingering concerns about her relationship with husband Simon Monjack. Sensitive and nuanced, the docuseries explores the legacy of a unique talent.

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6.08
64 votes

#49 - #BringBackAlice

After missing social media influencer Alicja Stec returns with no memory of the past year, the drug-dealing brother of another missing teen sets out to prove the cases are connected… and unravel the truth behind his sister’s disappearance.

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6.04
76 votes

#50 - Headless Chickens

Washed up ex-footballer Beto Martin cleans up his act and gets a second chance as a manager after founding his own sports agency.

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