New Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, HBO GO, and HBO Now in August


HBO is back at it again in the month of August with great new movies and TV Shows!

In July, HBO added hit movies Maze Runner, Horrible Bosses 2, and a couple others, but August has July beat by a long shot. There’s SO MUCH going on in August for HBO; it’s ridiculous!

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This month, HBO is adding Academy Award nominated movies Birdman and The Theory of Everything. On top of those two movies, HBO is also adding The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Meet the Parents, and more!

On the TV side, The Brink, Ballers, True Detective, and Last Week Tonight continue their current seasons at the beginning of August. However, True Detective’s Season 2 finale will air on August 9. Season finales of The Brink and Ballers will air on August 23.

HBO is also releasing the hit NFL training camp series Hard Knocks featuring J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans. Most importantly, HBO will be releasing David Simon’s six-part miniseries Show Me A Hero, which is obviously going to be fantastic!

HBO caps off the month with Tig Notaro’s first HBO stand up comedy special Boyish Girl Interrupted. 

Here is the full list of what’s coming to HBO in August, via Decider:

August 1 


Charlie’s Angels

Dances with Wolves

A Fish Called Wanda

Four Weddings and a Funeral

John Tucker Must Die

Meet the Parents

An Officer and a Gentleman


Veronica Mars

August 4 

Back on Board: Greg Louganis

August 8 

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

August 11 

Hard Knocks: Houston Texans (Premiere, Weekly)

August 15 

The Theory of Everything

August 16

Show Me A Hero: Part 1 & 2 (Premiere, Weekly)

August 22

Dumb and Dumber To

Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted

August 29 

Kill the Messenger

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