Coming and Going on HBO Now in January 2016

George Miller's 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Mad Max: Fury Road, the action moving that is topping 2015’s best of lists, and the new adaptation of Far from the Madding Crowd with Carey Mulligan are new this month, along with the streaming debut of The Godfather Epic, and Sesame Street launches its 46th season on HBO before it shows on PBS.

Here’s what’s coming to HBO Now in January—original programming, first run movies, and films from the past couple of decades—and what’s leaving.

New Original Programming:
Ride Along 2: HBO First Look (1/6)
J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming (1/9)
Sesame Street, Season 46 Premiere (1/16)
Psi, Season 2 Premiere (1/22)
Whitney Cummings: I’m Your Girlfriend (1/23)

Theatrical Premieres:
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2015 (1/2)
Far from the Madding Crowd, 2015 (1/3)
Calvary, 2014 (1/4)
Mad Max: Fury Road, 2015 (1/9)
The Godfather Epic (1/17)
Unfriended, 2014 (1/16)
Entourage, 2015 (1/23)
As Above/So Below, 2014 (1/24)
True Story, 2015 (1/30)

Estrenos en Español:
Voley, 2014 (1/1)
Bikini: una historia real (short), 2014 (1/1)
La isla minima, 2014 (1/8)
Ladron que roba a la ladron, 2007 (1/15)

Starting January 1:
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, 2006
Carrie, 1976
Cry-Baby, 1990
Down to Earth, 2001
Final Destination 3, 2006
Joe Versus the Volcano, 1990
The Rainmaker, 1997
A Knight’s Tale, 2001
Knocked Up, 2007
Lucky Numbers, 2000
Malcolm X, 1992
Milk, 2008
The Muppet Christmas Carol, 1992
Pretty in Pink, 1986
Troop Beverly Hills, 1989
Tropic Thunder (Director’s Cut), 2008
Two of a Kind, 1983
Wonder Boys, 2000

Last Chance to Catch:
Lone Survivor, 2013 (1/17)

Ending January 31:
Alex & Emma, 2003
Because I Said So, 2007
Dumb and Dumber To, 2014
Far from Heaven, 2002
Flicka, 2006
For Your Consideration, 2006
Four Weddings and a Funeral, 1994
Gone Girl, 2014
John Wick, 2014
The Judge, 2014
The Last King of Scotland, 2006
The Lego Movie, 2014
Mulholland Dr., 2001
O Brother, Where Art Thou, 2000
Shallow Hal, 2001
This is Where I Leave You, 2014
Snow Day, 2000
Superman Returns, 2006

Dates are subject to change without notice.

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Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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