New on HBO and Max in October 2023 — All the new shows and movies to watch

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October is officially here, and that intends Max and HBO are adding a marque caller slate of returning shows, classical movies, and nosy caller animated treats to wade through. You’ll find a glut of scarily bully intermezo making its measurement to Warner Bros. Discovery's streaming work for October 2023, including plentifulness of movies cleanable for Halloween.

Fan-favorite bid for illustration Our Flag Means Death, Doom Patrol, and 30 Coins return pinch caller seasons, and a assortment of awesome caller movies to get you successful nan temper for nan second half of 2023 arsenic we tube toward a caller year. 

October besides brings a slew of Final Destination films, Stephen King movie adaptations, respective of nan Scream movies, and caller animated bid for illustration FLCL: Shoegaze and Bugs Bunny Builders. What do we propose digging into this month? Read connected to spot immoderate of our favourite picks connected Max this October.

New connected HBO and Max successful October 2023: Top picks


It whitethorn arsenic good not beryllium Halloween without this cult classic. Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) scheme a picnic that takes an eerie move aft a tragic accident. When they aftermath successful their home, they travel to position pinch nan truth that they’re now deceased. Unable to leave, they alloy themselves for an eternity successful their location together. But that's erstwhile nan Deetz family –—Charles (Jeffrey Jones), Delia (Catherine O'Hara), and Lydia (Winona Ryder) — swoop in, transforming nan Maitlands' quiet abode into a modernist masterpiece. The mates is going to request immoderate thief if they want to thrust retired nan Deetzes. And nan fishy "bio-exorcist" Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton) is conscionable nan dormant feline to do it. 

Starts streaming Oct. 1 connected Max

FLCL: Shoegaze play 5

The 5th play successful nan FLCL series, FLCL: Shoegaze is group 10 years aft nan events of FLCL: Alternative, pinch characters Tabata (Ray Chase) and Kana (Megan Taylor Harvey) from that bid making a return arsenic adults. Shoegaze focuses connected precocious schoolhouse students Masaki Oufuji (Jesse Nowack) and Harumi Oraisho (Kim Gasiciel) arsenic they make their measurement retired to analyse nan mysterious Tsuganei building successful their town. They make a scheme to destruct it, reasoning it'll someway bring alteration to their sleepy small town. But things are ne'er that simple, arsenic they soon statesman to unravel nan shady connections nan building has to nan bizarre corp Medical Mechanica. It appears Harumi has been keeping a fewer important secrets, too. 

Premieres Oct. 1 connected Max

Our Flag Means Death play 2

Season 2 of Our Flag Means Death sets sail into treacherous waters aft nan heart-wrenching finale of its maiden voyage. Stede (Rhys Darby) returns to nan seas wished to reclaim nan bosom of Ed (Taika Waititi) — now nan fearsome "Kraken." As he abandons his loyal crew, taking only a prime few, connected committee nan Revenge, Stede useful pinch his makeshift squad to embark connected a rescue mission. As Stede pursues nan formidable Kraken, nan mobility remains: Can emotion bring Ed backmost from nan abyss? The latest play of this astonishment deed looks to beryllium conscionable arsenic chaotic of a thrust arsenic nan past one. 

Premieres Oct. 5 connected Max

Doom Patrol play 4

Doom Patrol play 4 returns arsenic it propels an unconventional set of superheroes into uncharted temporal waters. With nan shadows of their past haunting each step, nan squad finds themselves transported to nan twelvemonth 2042. What they find is simply a post-apocalyptic wasteland wherever their ain futures look grim. Facing nan chilling revelation of their fates, nan Doom Patrol grapples pinch a profound dilemma: really acold will they spell to prevention their own? And astatine what cost? 

Premieres Oct. 12 connected Max

30 Coins play 2

Season 2 of 30 Coins plunges deeper into nan mysteries of Pedraza. Once a haven for Padre Manuel Vergara's (Eduard Fernández) quest for redemption, nan municipality now sits connected nan precipice of a supernatural showdown. With nan Judas coins dispersed aft past season, a shadowy billionaire emerges, looking to prehend their power. As Paco (Miguel Ángel Silvestre) grapples pinch Merche's (Macarena Gómez) chilling transformation, Vergara faces 1 of his biggest challenges yet: escaping nan depths of Hell.

Premieres Oct. 23 connected Max

The Gilded Age play 2

No conflict is arsenic sadistic arsenic nan 1 betwixt aged money and caller upstarts successful New York successful nan precocious 1800s. Bertha Russell (Carrie Coon) whitethorn person notched a triumph pinch Mrs. Astor (Donna Murphy) attending her ball, but she still has a agelong measurement to spell to summation society's acceptance. She runs into a roadblock erstwhile her bid for a container astatine nan Academy of Music is rejected. But Bertha isn't 1 to backmost down from a fight. Nor is hubby George Russell (Morgan Spector), who is challenged by a increasing national successful his organization. As for Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson), she continues her travel to find her measurement successful nan world secretly school astatine a girls schoolhouse — of which Aunt Agnes (Christine Baranski) would thoroughly disapprove. - KW

Premieres Oct. 29 connected Max

Everything caller connected HBO and Max successful October 2023

October 1

3 Godfathers (1948)
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
All About nan Benjamins (2002)
The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
Angels successful nan Outfield (1951)
The Answer Man (2009)
Anthropoid (2016)
Appaloosa (2008)
The Apparition (2012)
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Badlands (1973)
Be Cool (2005)
Bee Season (2005)
Beetlejuice (1988)
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Blindspotting (2018)
Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012)
Cesar Chavez (2014)
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Control Room (2004)
Critters 3 (1991)
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Daphne & Velma (2018)
Dark Shadows (2012)
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
Dracula Has Risen from nan Grave (1969)
Evil Lives Here: The Killer Speaks, Season 1 (ID)
Father Figures (2017)
Final Destination (2000)
Final Destination 2 (2003)
Final Destination 3 (2006)
Final Destination 5 (2011)
The Final Destination (2009)
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
Flashdance (1983)
FLCL: Shoegaze, Season 5
Flight (2012)
Focus (2015)
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
French Connection II (1975)
The French Connection (1971)
Friday nan 13th (2009)
Furious 7 (2015)
Get Shorty (1995)
Gloria Bell (2019)
The Golden Child (1986)
The Grey (2011)
Hackers (1995)
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
The Haunting (1963)
Horror of Dracula (1958)
House of Sand and Fog (2004)
The House (2017)
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
In nan Heart of nan Sea (2015)
In nan Kitchen pinch Abner and Amanda, Season 2 (Magnolia Network)
Ismael's Ghosts (2018)
Jack Osbourne's Night of Terror, Season 1 (Travel Channel)
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Jumanji (1995)
Just Wright (2010)
Kate & Leopold (2001)
The Last Stand (2013)
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
The Letter (1940)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Love Jones (1997)
Meet Dave (2008)
Meg 2: The Trench (2023) *Starting 9/29
Men astatine Work (1990)
The Mod Squad (1999)
The Mummy (1959)
The Neverending Story (1984)
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1991)
A Night astatine nan Roxbury (1998)
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Oracle (2023)
Out of nan Past (1947)
Paper Towns (2015)
Pet Sematary (1989)
Pet Sematary II (1992)
The Phantom of The Opera (2004)
Pleasantville (1998)
Poltergeist (1982)
Pootie Tang (2001)
The Pyramid (2014)
Ranch to Table, Season 4 (Magnolia Network)
The Ringleader: The Case of nan Bling Ring (HBO)
Rock of Ages (2012)
Roger & Me (1989)
Running Scared (2006)
Scream (1996)
Scream 2 (1997)
Scream 3 (2000)
Skin (2019)
Small Soldiers (1998)
Son of nan Mask (2005)
Soylent Green (1973)
Spartan (2004)
Species (1995)
Species II (1998)
Species III (2004)
Speedway (1968)
Spinout (1966)
Stephen King's Cat's Eye (1985)
Teen Spirit (2019)
Teen Titans Go!: Welcome To Halloween, Season 8 (Cartoon Network)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Tom and Jerry: The Movie (1993)
Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale (2007)
Tom and Jerry: Santa's Little Helpers (2014)
Trick 'r Treat (2009)
Upgrade (2018)
Valerie's Home Cooking Season 14 (Food Network)
Warm Bodies (2013)
The Weekend (2019)
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Season 10 (The CW)
Whose Streets? (2017)
Willy Wonka & nan Chocolate Factory (1971)


Hostage 911, Season 1 (ID)


Bering Sea Gold, Season 11B (Discovery Channel)
Ghost Adventures: Devil Island, Special (Discovery Channel)
Mysteries of nan Abandoned: Hidden America, Season 2 (Science Channel)


BattleBots, Season 7B (Discovery Channel)
Oscar's Handmade Halloween (Max Original)
Our Flag Means Death, Season 2 (Max Original)


90 Day Fiance Pillow Talk: Before The 90 Days, Season 6 (TLC)
Bugs Bunny Builders: Hard Hat Time: Haunted Garage (Cartoon Network)
Deane’s Dynasty (Max Original)
HGTV Urban Oasis Special (HGTV)


Jessica's Big Little World, Season 1 (Cartoon Network)
Makeover by Monday, Season 2 (Magnolia Network)
Ready to Love, Season 3C (OWN)


90 Day Fiance, Season 10 (TLC)
Last Stop Larrimah (2023) (HBO)
Teen Titans Go!: Haunted Tank, Season 8 (Cartoon Network)


The Matthew Shepard Story: An American Hate Crime (ID)


No Accident (2023) (HBO)
Street Outlaws vs. The World (Discovery Channel)


Crimefeed (ID)
Ghost Adventures, Season 20C (Discovery Channel)


Doom Patrol, Season 4 (Max Original)
Frankelda's Book of Spooks (Max Original)


Symon's Dinners Cooking Out, Season 5 (Food Network)


Naked and Afraid, Season 9C (Discovery Channel)


Wardens of nan North (Animal Planet)


Good Bones, Season 8 (HGTV)


Candy Cruz (Max Original)
Peter & nan Wolf (2023) (Max Original)
Teenage Kiss: The Future Is Dead (Max Original)


Beach Cottage Chronicles, Season 3 (Magnolia Network)
Cabin Chronicles: Renovation (Magnolia Network)
First Time Fixer, Season 5 (Magnolia Network)


aka MR. CHOW (2023) (HBO)


30 Coins, Season 2 (HBO)
Justice League: Warworld (2023)


Restoration Road With Clint Harp, Season 4 (Magnolia Network)
Silent House (2012)
Supermarket Stakeout, Season 5 (Food Network)


Bargain Mansions, Season 5 (Magnolia Network)
Strange Evidence, Season 7 (Science Channel)
The Murder Tapes, Season 6A (ID)


The Haunted Museum, Season 2 (Travel Channel)


A Time to Kill, Season 4A (ID)
Diary of an Old Home, Season 3 (Magnolia Network)
Adult Swim Smalls, Season 5 (Adult Swim)


Mecha Builders (Cartoon Network)


The Gilded Age, Season 2 (HBO)

Leaving Max successful October 2023

October 3
Rx Early Detection: A Cancer Journey pinch Sandra Lee (2018) (HBO)
October 5
Which Way Home (2009) (HBO)
October 8
To Your Eternity, Season 1 (Subtitled) (Otter)
October 11
The Bob's Burgers Movie (2022)
October 14
Legendary Nights: The Tale of Gatti-Ward (HBO)
October 16
Mr. Pickles (Adult Swim)
October 17
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram (2018) (HBO)
October 26
John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020) (CNN)
October 31
13 Going connected 30 (2004)
3 Godfathers (1948)
9 to 5 (1980)
A Discovery of Witches, Seasons 1-3 (AMC+)
Alpha Dog (2006)
Arthur (1981)
Beetlejuice (1988)
Belfast (2021)
Blame It connected Rio (1984)
Blue Velvet (1986)
The Cabin successful nan Woods (2012)
Cadillac Man (1990)
Calvary (2014)
Cat People (1942)
City by nan Sea (2002)
Clean and Sober (1998)
Cloudy pinch a Chance Of Meatballs (2009)
Come and Find Me (2016)
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Dark Blue (2003)
Dark Winds, Season 1 (AMC+)
Dawson's Creek
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Equals (2016)
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
The Exorcist (1973)
Extortion (2017)
The Eye (2008)
Fear The Walking Dead, Seasons 1-7 (AMC+)
The Fly II (1989)
The Fly (1958)
Friday (1995)
From Hell (2001)
Gangs of London, Seasons 1-2 (AMC+)
Garfield (2004)
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
The Getaway (1972)
The Haunting successful Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
I americium Wrath (2016)
In nan House
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (2013)
Interview With The Vampire (AMC+)
Invasion of nan Body Snatchers (1978)
It (2017)
It: Chapter Two (2019)
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Killing Eve, Seasons 1-4 (AMC+)
King Arthur: Legend of nan Sword (2017)
Knock Knock (2015)
Leatherface (2017)
Legion (2010)
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
Line of Duty (2013)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
The Long Riders (1980)
Marked for Death (1990)
Martin: The Reunion (2022)
The Meg (2018)
Mirrors (2008)
Morris from America (2016)
My Best Friend's Girl (2008)
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Neighbors (2014)
Never Goin' Back (2018)
A Nightmare connected Elm Street (1984)
No Way Out (1987)
Ocean's Eight (2018)
The Omega Man (1971)
The Parent 'Hood
A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)
Pump Up nan Volume (1990)
Raging Bull (1980)
The Replacements (2000)
Ride With Norman Reedus, Seasons 1-5
Rock Dog (2017)
Slice (2018)
Sliding Doors (1998)
Sorority Row (2009)
This Is Elvis (1981)
THX 1138 (1971)
Time After Time (1979)
The Time Machine (1960)
Transcendence (2014)
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)
Whiteboyz (1999)
Wild Wild West (1999)
Windtalkers (2002)
Wolf (2021)

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