When HBO Max first launched, most were excited about the streaming service’s library of HBO TV shows and major Warner Bros. blockbuster films. But if there’s one thing both HBO and Warner Bros. are known for, it’s making great dramas. So the selection of drama movies available on HBO Max – both from Warner Bros. and from other studios – is unsurprisingly dense and high in quality. They range from new releases to unforgettable 90s movies to bona fide classics, and they’re all guaranteed to hit that “drama” sweet spot when you’re looking for it.
But you may be daunted by all the options available, so we’ve used our expertise to pluck out the best drama movies on HBO Max for a really stellar list. Below, you’ll find a wide range of drama films from a wide range of directors, but they all have one thing in common: they’re great movies. So get your popcorn ready and check out our list of the best dramas on HBO Max below.
And for even more recommendations, check out our master list of the best movies on HBO Max right now.