Everything Sci-Fi Coming to HBO Max on November 1st for Your Viewing Pleasure

With the beginning of every month comes new movies to your favorite streaming services. November brings some of my favorite shows and movies to HBO Max!

Titans, Seasons 1 & 2 (2018-Present)

DC's titans

Summary: DC Comics’ Teen Titans, a group of young heroes, join forces to fight evil. Members include Dick Grayson (Nightwing/Robin, formerly), Kory Anders (Starfire), Rachel Roth (Raven), Gar Logan (Beast Boy), Jason Todd (Robin), Donna Troy (Wonder Girl), Hank Hall (Hawk), Dawn Granger (Dove), Rose Wilson (Ravenger/Ravager), and Conner Kent (Subject 13). 

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 80% Average Tomatometer | 73% Average Audience Score

The Iron Giant (1999)

the iron giant

Summary: The Iron Giant is based on the 1968 novel The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes. The film, set in 1957, centers on a young boy named Hogarth Hughes that befriends the gigantic metallic robot who fell from outer space.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 96% Average Tomatometer | 90% Average Audience Score

The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)

The Time Traveler's Wife

Summary: The Time Traveler’s Wife is a romantic sci fi drama movie based on Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel of the same name. The movie follows Henry DeTamble, who has a paranormal genetic disorder which makes him randomly time travel. Throughout the film, he tries to build a romantic relationship with a woman named Clare Abshire.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 38% Average Tomatometer | 59% Average Audience Score

Terminator: Salvation (2009)

Terminator: Salvation

Summary: Terminator: Salvation is a military sci fi post-apocalyptic film set in the year 2018. It focuses on the war between Skynet’s machine network and humanity, as the remnants of the world’s militaries have united to form the Resistance to fight against Skynet’s killing machines.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 33% Average Tomatometer | 54% Average Audience Score

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

terminator 3: rise of the machines

Summary: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a sci fi action film and the third installment in the Terminator film series. In this film, a T-X terminator is sent back in time by Skynet to ensure the rise of its machines by killing top members of the future human resistance, which will be led by John Connor.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 69% Average Tomatometer | 46% Average Audience Score

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Summary: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a military sci fi action film based on the toy franchise created by Hasbro. The story follows two American soldiers, Duke and Ripcord, who join the G.I. Joe team after being attacked by Military Armaments Research Syndicate (M.A.R.S.) troops.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 34% Average Tomatometer | 50% Average Audience Score

The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight

Summary: The Dark Knight is a superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman. Bruce Wayne/Batman, Police Lieutenant James Gordon, and District Attorney Harvey Dent form an alliance to dismantle organized crime in Gotham City, but are menaced by an anarchistic mastermind known as the Joker, who seeks to undermine Batman’s influence and throw the city into anarchy.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 94% Average Tomatometer | 94% Average Audience Score

Chronicle (2012)


Summary: Chronicle is a found-footage sci fi drama that follows three Seattle high school seniors, Andrew, his cousin Matt, and Steve. The three form a bond after gaining telekinetic powers from an unknown object. They first use their abilities for fun and games until Andrew turns to darker purposes.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 85% Average Tomatometer | 71% Average Audience Score

Battleship (2012)


Summary: Battleship is a military sci fi action film based on the board game of the same name. The crews of a small group of warships are forced to battle against a naval fleet of extraterrestrial origin in order to thwart their destructive goals.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 34% Average Tomatometer | 54% Average Audience Score

HBO Max not your thing? Check out what’s leaving Netflix at the end of the month here!

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