When are the harry potter movies leaving hbo max

All eight Harry Potter films are leaving HBO Max yet again, but don’t worry, they’re back on a different streaming service for you to enjoy!

The current Harry Potter films will still be available to stream on HBO Max but will disappear on August 31.

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Fans of the Wizarding World can now watch all 8 films on Peacock. Be sure to stream the films ASAP on HBO Max, or, subscribe to Peacock to view them whenever you want.

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Every Harry Potter movie is leaving HBO Max relatively soon. It's been confirmed by Variety that the entire franchise collection will leave the streaming service on August 31.

The movies set for removal include Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Price, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2.

While these movies are leaving HBO Max, fans in the US can still stream them elsewhere. All eight films were added to Peacock on July 1.

HBO Max debuted in May 2020 with the entire main Harry Potter series, but they quickly left the service after just 90 days and jumped to Peacock in the fall of that year. HBO Max swung back and renewed the rights starting September 2021 for a period of one year.

While the main Harry Potter series is leaving HBO Max soon, members in the US can stream the three spinoff films in the Fantastic Beasts series on the platform. Beyond those, the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary special is available on HBO Max.

Looking ahead, the new boss at Warner Bros. is reportedly interested in creating new Harry Potter content for HBO Max and took a meeting with J.K. Rowling to discuss what could happen.

It was reported in January 2021 that HBO Max was looking to develop a live-action Harry Potter series, though whether or not it's still happening is unclear.

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Rowling has made controversial comments about gender and identity, but she remains a powerful player with her franchise. It's understood that Rowling "controls the franchise and has a say in everything involving the property." If you'd like to know more, read about why Rowling's statements have been hurtful to the trans community.

A new video game, Hogwarts Legacy, is also on the way for this year.

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The eight Harry Potter movies are leaving HBO Max in the latest installment of the streamer's tennis match with Peacock over the rights to stream the films. As of Aug. 31, fans of the franchise will need to visit rival service Peacock, which got the films at the start of July, to stream them.

HBO Max subscribers won't be completely bereft of Potter-related content. All three movies in the Fantastic Beasts saga will still stream there. HBO Max is also the streaming home of the 20th anniversary Harry Potter special.

WarnerMedia's Warner Bros. signed a licensing deal with NBC Universal years ago, though WarnerMedia's HBO Max has pulled back the rights several times over the last few years, as each platform seeks the boost a popular franchise can give. 

Until any future license swap, you'll need two platforms to stream the movies in order of CNET's definitive rankings.

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Are the Harry Potter films leaving HBO Max?

(Image credit: Warner Bros.) HBO Max will no longer be the home of the Harry Potter movies. The eight-film series will leave the platform after it lost the streaming rights for the second time. The films, which are based on J.K. Rowling's seven-book series, will depart on August 31.

How long is Harry Potter going to be on HBO Max?

Don't worry, you'll still be able to watch them on another streaming service!

Why did HBO Max remove Harry Potter?

The movies left HBO Max for NBCUniversal's Peacock in August. Ten Star Trek movies will also be joining the service in November from Paramount Plus. In 2016, Warner Bros. sold the commercial television rights to all eight Harry Potter movies to NBCUniversal in a massive seven-year deal.

Will Harry Potter go back on HBO Max?

The Wizarding World Collection returns to HBO Max with all the 'Harry Potter' movies and more.