New period dramas on HBO Max: What’s added in January 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 January 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.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (available from 1st January 2021)


The Color Purple (available from 1st January 2021)


The Alienist: Angel of Darkness – Season 2 (available from 9th January 2021)


The Man Who Would Be King (available from 12th January 2021)


The Men Who Stare at Goats (available from 12th January 2021)


The Mummy (available from 30th January 2021)


The Mummy Returns (available from 30th January 2021)


Take a look at more new streaming recommendations here!