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7 thrilling sci-fi shows and movies new on HBO Max in May 2022

Warner Bros.

7. Terminator 2: Judgment Day Director’s Cut

May 1

A rare sequel that’s held in far more esteem than its predecessor, Terminator 2 is one of the best sci-fi action movies ever, with a killer story, the best effects 1987 had to offer, and great performances from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.

Tri-Star

6. Underworld

May 1

The Underworld series is sci-fi action schlock at its finest. The original Underworld and its sequels Awakening and Rise of the Lycans tell the story of a war between vampires and werewolves that’s gained a huge fan following.

Sony

5. Zathura: A Space Adventure

May 1

Jumanji in space! Zathura puts a sci-fi spin on the trapped-a-board-game premise. While it didn’t make as much of an impact as Jumanji, it’s still a fun sci-fi adventure that works for all ages.

Sony

4. The Matrix: Resurrections

May 10

Whoa. The Matrix: Resurrections, Lana Wachowski’s 2021 follow-up to the Matrix trilogy, is ambitious, divisive, and surprising. It’s back on HBO Max for the first time since its December debut.

Warner Bros.

3. Old

May 13

Old will make even your most disastrous vacation look like paradise. M. Night Shyamalan’s latest movie is a polarizing riff on time and aging with plenty of shocking turns.

Universal

2. The Time Traveler’s Wife

May 15

Based on a 2003 novel (which has already been adapted into a movie), The Time Traveler’s Wife follows a man who involuntarily skips through time and his wife as they navigate their unique relationship.

HBO

1. Teen Titans Go! Season 7

May 23

The long-running Teen Titans Go! is a lighthearted fan-favorite superhero fantasy. The first 12 episodes of the latest season are already on HBO Max, and a new batch arrives this month.

Warner Bros.