17 horror movies streaming on HBO Max in December 2021

Station Eleven - Photograph by Ian Watson/HBO Max
Station Eleven - Photograph by Ian Watson/HBO Max /

December is going to be upon us sooner than you think. HBO recently released their upcoming schedule for December 2021, so you can take a look and see what horror movies on HBO Max will be available next month.

We’ve broken down the guide into three sections: horror, thriller and science fiction. Depending on what you’re in the mood for, HBO Max has some great content available in December, including the newest Matrix movie and the Station Eleven television series adaptation.

17 horror movies on HBO Max in December 2021

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(L-r) CARRIE-ANNE MOSS as Trinity and KEANU REEVES as Neo/Thomas Anderson in Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and Venus Castina Productions’ “THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures /

Horror movies on HBO Max in December 2021

Streaming December 1

Based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name, Interview with a Vampire is a classic gothic horror movie starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Stephen Rea, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater and Kirsten Dunst. A suicidal bicentennial vampire named Louis is ready to die and detailing his story to an eager biographer.

Previously, he met vampire Lestat who convinces him to choose immortality and become his companion. But when Louis resolves to leave his violent maker behind, Lestat deepens their complicated relationship further by turning a young girl into a vampire to expand their “family.”

SE7EN (1995)
Streaming on December 1

Retiring police detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) agrees to work one last case with newcomer David Mills (Brad Pitt) consisting of a series of elaborate, gruesome murders. They soon realize they’re working with a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) who is killing people he believes have succumbed to one of the seven deadly sins.

More horror movies on HBO Max in December 2021

  • Blade II, 2002 – Dec. 1
  • The Haunting In Connecticut, 2009 – Dec. 1
  • Pulse, 2006 – Dec. 1
  • Rubber, 2010 – Dec. 1
  • Shark Night 3D, 2011 – Dec. 1

Thrillers on HBO Max in December 2021

Streaming December 1

A husband and wife traveling cross-country find themselves in a terrifying circumstance when their car breaks down and the wife vanishes, leaving the husband to go to desperate lengths to find out what happened to her. Kurt Russell, J. T. Walsh and Kathleen Quinlan star in this acclaimed thriller.

More thrillers on HBO Max in December 2021

  • A Perfect Murder, 1998 – Dec. 1
  • All I See Is You, 2020 – Dec. 1
  • The Good Doctor, 2011 – Dec. 1

Science fiction on HBO Max in December 2021

Premieres on December 16

A particularly timely new series, Station Eleven, is an upcoming 10-episode miniseries based on the best-selling novel of the same name. It depicts the aftermath of a deadly flu pandemic that wipes out most of the world.

Streaming on December 22

The highly-anticipated new installment in The Matrix franchise will release in theaters and on streaming the same day in December. Neo (Keanu Reeves) returns in the new movie. Now plagued by unexpected memories, Neo’s life takes a surprising turn when he finds himself back inside the Matrix.

  • Jupiter Ascending, 2015 – Dec. 1
  • The Lawnmower Man, 1992 – Dec. 1
  • Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace, 1996 – Dec. 1
  • Surrogates, 2009 – Dec. 1

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