New period dramas on HBO Max: What’s added in May 2021?

Another month, another selection of new movies and TV series to watch on HBO Max!

HBO Max is an American streaming platform from HBO, featuring a huge selection of movies and TV series, along with brand new Max Originals.

The service is currently only available in the US, but we’ll let you know if and when it launches elsewhere.

The complete list of additions for May 2021 is as massive as ever, so here we’ve selected the best titles for fans of period dramas and British TV to add to their watch list.


Frida (available from 1st May 2021)


Barry Lyndon (available from 1st May 2021)


The Dirty Dozen (available from 1st May 2021)


Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (available from 1st May 2021)


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (available from 1st May 2021)


300: Rise of an Empire (available from 3rd May 2021)


The Nevers – Part 1 finale (available from 15th May 2021)


The Personal History Of David Copperfield (available from 15th May 2021)


Take a look at more new streaming recommendations here!