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7 amazing sci-fi shows and movies coming to HBO Max in November 2021

“This world is a beautiful, horrible place. It’s spectacular.”

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7. Equilibrium

November 1

Equilibrium takes place in a bog-standard sci-fi dystopia elevated only by its style. It’s silly and overwrought, but its visual flair and signature “gun kata” action scenes are extremely entertaining.

6. Doom

November 1

Doom was shot partially from a first-person perspective to mirror the video game it’s based on. It’s far from a successful experiment, but it’s unique enough to at least give it a shot.

5. The Wolverine

November 1

The Wolverine isn’t the best movie based on Marvel’s most bankable Mutant, but it’s far from the worst. While it doesn’t reach Logan’s heights, it’s still a must-watch for X-Men fans.

4. A Clockwork Orange

November 1

A Clockwork Orange is both a classic of sci-fi cinema by director Stanley Kubrick and a wildly controversial, hard-to-watch mess. If you can deal with its sadistic subjects, its prevalence in pop culture alone makes it worth a watch.

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3. Never Let Me Go

November 1

Based on a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go is a slow-burn sci-fi drama set in a dystopian England. Wait to watch this one until you’re not in the mood for a feel-good story.

2. Doom Patrol Season 3 finale

November 11

Doom Patrol Season 3 premiered back in September, and it wraps up this month. It’s not the kind of show that’s made for skipping around, but you can catch up with the previous seasons on HBO Max.

1. Final Space Season 3

November 13

Things start off extremely grim in the last season of Final Space, with the crew fighting for survival in another dimension. With only 13 episodes per season, there’s still time to catch up on this underrated series before Season 3 drops.

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