New On HBO Max In May 2022: Hacks, That Damn Michael Che

HBO Max's line-up is growing during the month of May, including more movies, TV shows, and originals. Here's what you can start streaming next month.

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May is almost here, which means tons of new shows and movies to watch on HBO Max. Some of the content is available starting on May 1, while other shows and movies will be available a little later next month.

Hacks, the dramedy about a young comedian (Hannah Einbinder) getting a chance at a career comeback by grudgingly writing jokes for a seasoned comic who works nightly in Las Vegas (Jean Smart), is finally coming back for Season 2 on May 12. Season 1 was still dialing into how much the show wants to be a critique of systemic problems in comedy vs. a show about the perils of fame, and sometimes confuses one for the other, but either way it's a consistently biting and overdue satire of the comedy world. Per the new trailer below, Laure Metcalf (Roseanne, Lady Bird) is joining the cast this season--meaning another great reason to catch up and join the show in Season 2.

Also coming back for Season 2 is That Damn Michael Che, a continuation of the polarizing Saturday Night Live co-head writer and Weekend Update co-anchor's HBO sketch show. Much like Che does over at his day--night?--job, the writer-comedian still skews towards the topical. However, That Damn Michael Che is a bit different because he's freed up to tangle more with what's in the general zeitgeist and not the last week's news cycles. Season 2 kicks off on May 26, and promises to "illustrate what it feels like to experience everyday situations including racial profiling, unemployment, falling in love, and more."

Below is a list of all the content coming to Hulu in May. Check out our lists for Disney+, Hulu, and Netflix.

New to HBO Max May 2022

May 1

  • Yellowface: Asian Whitewashing and Racism in Hollywood, 2019
  • 47 Ronin, 2013
  • Assassins, 2020
  • At Close Range, 1986
  • An Autumn Afternoon, 1962
  • The Big Sleep, 1946
  • Back To School, 1986
  • Bottle Rocket, 1996
  • Calladita, 2020
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 1968
  • Child 44, 2015
  • Chungking Express, 1994
  • The Color Purple, 1985
  • Conan The Barbarian, 2011
  • Devil in A Blue Dress, 1995
  • Dodes 'Ka-Den, 1970
  • Domino, 2019
  • Downhill, 1927
  • Dragnet Girl, 1933
  • Early Spring, 1956
  • Early Summer, 1951
  • The End of Summer, 1961
  • Equinox Flower, 1958
  • Eraser, 1996
  • Fallen Angels, 1995
  • Floating Weeds, 1959
  • FRIDA, 2002
  • The Fugitive, 1993
  • Furry Vengeance, 2010
  • Gang Related, 1997
  • Good Morning, 1959
  • Hard Rain, 1998
  • Hart's War, 2002
  • High and Low, 1963
  • Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius, 2001
  • Julie, 1956
  • Killers, 2010
  • Language Lessons, 2021
  • Love and Baseball, 2021
  • The Machine That Kills Bad People, 1952
  • Masters Of The Universe, 1987
  • The Missing, 2003
  • The New Guy, 2002
  • North Dallas Forty, 1979
  • Not Easily Broken, 2009
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 2012
  • Poseidon, 2006
  • Red Beard, 1965
  • Ringo and His Golden Pistol, 1966
  • Rugrats Go Wild, 2003
  • Rugrats In Paris: The Movie, 2000
  • The Rugrats Movie, 1998
  • The Sapphires, 2012
  • Sense and Sensibility, 1995
  • Sliding Doors, 1998
  • St. Elmo's Fire, 1985
  • The Stepford Wives, 2004
  • Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, 2009 (Extended Version)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day, 1991 (Director's Cut)
  • Tokyo Twilight, 1957
  • Top Secret!, 1984
  • Transporter 3, 2008
  • Unbroken, 2014
  • Underworld, 2003
  • Underworld: Awakening, 2012
  • Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, 2009
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse, 1995
  • W.E., 2011
  • What To Expect When You're Expecting, 2012
  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie, 2002
  • You, Me and Dupree, 2006
  • Young Adult, 2011
  • Zathura: A Space Adventure, 2005

May 3

  • Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known, Documentary Premiere

May 5

  • Las Bravas F.C., Max Original Season 1 Premiere
  • Queen Stars Brazil, Max Original Season 1 Premiere
  • The Staircase, Max Original Limited Series Premiere

May 6

  • Dear Evan Hansen, 2021
  • Entre Nos: Carmen and Alfred
  • La Afinadora De Árboles, 2019

May 7

  • We Baby Bears, Season 1 Part C

May 9

  • Get Hard, 2015

May 10

  • Catwoman: Hunted, 2022
  • The Matrix: Resurrections, 2021
  • Sesame Street Mecha Builders Season 1 Part A
  • Robot Chicken Season 11 Part B

May 12

  • Hacks, Max Original Season 2 Premiere
  • Who's By Your Side, Max Original Season 1 Premiere

May 13

  • Hank Zipzer, 2014
  • Old, 2021
  • Smalls, Season 4

May 15

  • The Time Traveler’s Wife, Drama Series Premiere

May 17

  • Sesame Street Mecha Builders, Season 1 Part B
  • The Mule, 2018
  • May 20

  • Identidad Tomada, 2020

May 22

  • Fast Foodies, Season 2

May 23

  • Teen Titans Go! Season 7 Part B

May 26

  • Navalny
  • That Damn Michael Che, Max Original Season 2 Premiere
  • Tig n' Seek, Max Original Season 4 Premiere

May 27

  • Blippi Special
  • Blippi Visits
  • Blippi Wonders
  • Blippi: Learn With Blippi
  • Ghost, Season 1
  • Ghost, Season 2
  • Stath Lets Flats

May 29

  • The Misery Index Season 3 Part B, 2021

May 31

  • Miami Vice, 2006 (Extended Version)

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