HBO is giving away 500 hours of some of its top programming with the #StayHomeBoxOffice promotion.
Leading up to the launch of new streaming service HBO Max, the cable network is offering every episode of series like The Sopranos, Veep and The Wire; documentaries including McMillion$ and I Love You, Now Die; and movies like Crazy. Stupid. Love. and Blinded by the Light.
The free programming is available via HBO GO or HBO Now, with no subscription required. We’re sharing how to get this freebie, plus the full list of shows, documentaries, and movies available right now.
How to Get Your Free HBO
- Download either the HBO GO app or the HBO Now app.
- Choose the free show you’d like to stream under the heading “Stream for Free: No Subscription Required.”
- Tap the Chromecast button when you want to cast to your TV.
Please note: If you try watching and are prompted to start a free trial, bypass by downloading the HBO NOW or HBO GO app.
Free HBO Television Series
- Ballers – In sun-soaked Miami, a retired football superstar (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) tries to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players.
- Barry – Bill Hader and Henry Winkler star in the Emmy-winning comedy about a hitman-turned-actor looking for a new life.
- Silicon Valley – Introverted programmer Richard (Thomas Middleditch) and his pals stumble through the outrageous world of tech start-ups in the comedy from Mike Judge.
- Six Feet Under – Family is complicated — especially when you own (and live in) a funeral home with them. Experience the highs and lows of life and death with the Fisher family in this darkly comic drama.
- The Sopranos – Balancing family and work can be stressful, no matter what your profession — so just imagine what husband, father and mob boss Tony has to deal with.
- Succession – A New York media family wrestles for control over their father’s business in the series critics call “deliciously savage.”
- True Blood – Explore a Louisiana town where a new synthetic blood has allowed vampires to mix with humans for the first time… with varied results.
- Veep – Julia Louis-Dreyfus leads a stellar ensemble in this award-winning comedy series about a vice president with bigger ambitions.
- The Wire – Creator David Simon used his experience reporting on the homicide beat to tell illuminating stories set on the streets of Baltimore, where law enforcement and the drug trade collide.
Free HBO Documentaries
- The Apollo – Learn about the unique history and contemporary legacy behind a New York City landmark that’s hosted some of the world’s biggest musicians over its 85 years.
- The Case Against Adnan Syed – Following the revelations of the podcast Serial, this docuseries presents new witness testimony and evidence that challenge the state’s case.
- Elvis Presley: The Searcher – Follow the King’s ascent to superstardom through interviews with his friends, family, colleagues, and fellow musicians, plus never-before-seen footage from collections worldwide.
- I Love You, Now Die – Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr (Mommy Dead and Dearest) chronicles the trial against Michelle Carter, whose boyfriend died by suicide in July 2014 after receiving alarming texts from Carter.
- The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley – Witness the rise and fall of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar healthcare company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.
- Jane Fonda in Five Acts – Get an intimate look at the Oscar winner’s singular journey, marked by controversy, tragedy, and transformation.
- McMillion$ – Go inside the con that allowed one man to rig the results of the popular McDonald’s Monopoly game for an entire decade.
- True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality – Follow one public interest attorney’s fight to create greater fairness in the criminal justice system and see how racial injustice emerged, evolved, and continues to threaten the country in this enlightening portrait.
- United Skates – As America’s last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community joins forces in a racially charged environment to save the underground African-American subculture of roller skating.
- We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest – Go behind the scenes of the months leading up to Oakland, California’s annual Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, where kids from pre-K to 12th grade perform a mix of poetry and speeches.
Free Movies on HBO
- Arthur 2: On the Rocks
- Blinded by the Light
- Crazy, Stupid, Love.
- Empire of the Sun
- Forget Paris
- Happy Feet Two
- Isn’t It Romantic
- Midnight Special
- My Dog Skip
- Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
- Pokémon Detective Pikachu
- Red Riding Hood
- Sucker Punch
- The Bridges of Madison County
- The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part