All HBO Max Original Movies & TV Shows Releasing in April 2022

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HBO Max recently expanded to even more countries across the world. As the audience grows, so does the production of HBO Max Originals: movies, TV shows, documentaries, animated flicks, etc. The platform will have an active April 2022 in terms of releasing its original content, including several highly-anticipated projects.

Here’s the complete list of every HBO Max Original movie and TV show releasing in April 2022. Note that there’s a lot of content getting released during the month, too, but we’re only listing HBO Max Original content.

HBO Max Original Movies & TV Shows In April 2022 At A Glance

Before we get into the more detailed list and description of every HBO Max original coming out in April, you can check out the list at a glance. Here’s what this month will bring to HBO Max subscribers:

  • Czech It Out! (04/01/2022)
  • One True Singer Season 1 (04/01/2022)
  • The Informant Season 1 (04/01/2022)
  • The Thaw Season 1 (04/01/2022)
  • Close Enough Season 3 (04/07/2022)
  • Queen Stars Season 1 (04/07/2022)
  • Tokyo Vice Season 1 (04/07/2022)
  • Trinity Of Shadows Season 1 (04/07/2022)
  • The Garcias Season 1 (04/14/2022)
  • Gensan Punch (04/14/2022)
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down Season 5 (04/14/2022)
  • Not So Pretty Season 1 (04/14/2022)
  • Amsterdam Season 1 (04/21/2022)
  • Marlon Wayans Presents: The Headliners (04/21/2022)
  • The Flight Attendant Season 2 (04/21/2022)
  • Ana Emilia Show (04/28/2022)
  • DoDo Season 1 (04/28/2022)
  • Made For Love Season 2 (04/28/2022)
  • The Way Down: God, Greed, And The Cult Of Gwen Shamblin Season 1 Part B (04/28/2022)

HBO Max Original Movies & TV Shows In April 2022 In Full Detail

Czech It Out! (04/01/2022)

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Country of origin: Czech Republic

Original title: Spolu & Hladovi (literally translated: Together & Hungry)

Type: HBO Max Original Docuseries

Genre: Documentary, Gastro, Docuseries

Synopsis: “Actor Lukáš Hejlík and his daughter Klára will set out to discover the undiscovered gastronomic gems and beauties of the Czech Republic. You can watch the eight-part series Czech It Out! exclusively on HBO Max.”

Watch the trailer here.

One True Singer Season 1 (04/01/2022)

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Country of origin: Romania

Type: HBO Max Original Reality TV Show

Genre: Reality-TV, Music

Synopsis: “One True Singer is the musical show which promises to launch the next big singer in Romania. It’s the show that takes you behind the scenes of the music industry and reveals what it takes to reach the top.  Choreographers, photographers, directors, composers, producers, stylists, influencers – all the industry’s experts have come together to bring the next One True Singer into the limelight.

Hundreds have tried, but only fourteen young artists have managed to impress the jury made up of Alex Cotoi, Alina Eremia, Serban Cazan, and Bruja and make it inside the One True Singer house, where they’ll compete for a 100,000 euro prize – 50,000 euros cash and a contract worth 50,000 euros with Global Records. What challenges await them? This will be a game-changer.”

Watch the trailer here.

The Informant Season 1 (04/01/2022)

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Country of origin: Hungary

Original title: A Besúgó

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Synopsis: “In Communist Hungary in 1985, Geri is eager to start his first year of college. But his plans are interrupted when the State Security blackmails him into spying on Zsolt Száva, a radical pro-democracy leader.”

Watch the trailer here.

The Thaw Season 1 (04/01/2022)

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Country of origin: Poland

Original title: Odwilz

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Synopsis: “The body of a young woman is discovered in the icy water of the Oder River. The investigation into the case is led by Katarzyna Zawieja, a young police officer who never gives up easily. It soon becomes evident that the investigation goes beyond the murder as the woman gave birth shortly before her death. 

But where is the baby? For Katarzyna, the search for the newborn baby means she must confront her own circumstances: a woman in crisis after the death of her husband. The fight to find the baby will become a fight to find herself.”

Watch the trailer here.

Close Enough Season 3 (04/07/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original Animated Series

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Short

Synopsis: “A stoner couple in their twenties deal with life situations in Los Angeles, California with their friends such as raising a daughter, fighting a loose possum in their apartment, and outrunning giant mutant spiders — all the regular things to worry about in early adulthood.”

“A comedic look on a couple facing various challenges in their daily lives while trying to cope with their changes from twenties to thirties.”

Watch the trailer here.

Queen Stars Season 1 (04/07/2022)

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Country of origin: Brazil

Type: HBO Max Original Reality TV Show

Genre: Reality-TV, Drag Contest

Synopsis: HBO Max produced an original reality TV show Queen Stars, in Brazil. 20 Brazilian Drag Queens will compete for the grand prize of around a million dollars. Who’s got the most flash, sass, style, and grace? Find out in Queen Stars, the show where Brazil is crowning their top Drag Queen.

Watch the trailer here.

Tokyo Vice Season 1 (04/07/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Synopsis: “In 1993, When he was hired as a rookie reporter for Yomiuri Shimbun. As a cadet, he describes being taken under the wing of Sekiguchi, an older detective. Adelstein was initially assigned to “tacky” Saitama, and the memoir covers his next 12 years as a staffer for the paper, describing 80-hour workweeks, relationship difficulties, and the interactions between crime reporters and the police. 

Specific cases involve the search for the killer of Lucie Blackman, and the memoir also details death threats after he published an expose on Tadamasa Goto. He also uncovered that Saitama Prefecture was altering scientific data on dioxin contamination.”

Watch the trailer here.

Trinity Of Shadows Season 1 (04/07/2022)

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Country of origin: Taiwan

Original title: 第三佈局:塵沙惑

Type: HBO Asia Original TV Series

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Synopsis: “After the discovery of a murder that has similarities to a cold case from three years ago, the lead detective, an up-and-coming public official, and a rookie policeman are drawn together into a dark labyrinth of power play.”

Watch the trailer here.

The Garcias Season 1 (04/14/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama

Synopsis: “It’s been almost 20 years since the story of “The Brothers Garcia” ended in television episodes. Now a husband and wife, Ray and Sonia and their children Lorena, Carlos, George, and Larry have made changes in their life. Not only do the children have children, but also one of them has won a big prize in a lottery making a seaside vacation trip to Mexico possible.”

Watch the trailer here.

Gensan Punch (04/14/2022)

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Country of origin: Japan, Phillippines

Type: HBO Asia Original Movie

Genre: Drama, Sport, Biography

Synopsis: “From the award-winning Cannes/Venice/Toronto-elected director Brillante Mendoza, “GENSAN PUNCH” is inspired by the true story of a Japanese man with a prosthetic leg who traveled to the Philippines to train to become a professional boxer.”

Watch the trailer here.

The Great Pottery Throw Down Season 5 (04/14/2022)

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Country of origin: United Kingdom

Type: HBO Max Original Reality TV Series/Game Show

Genre: Reality-TV, Game-Show, Pottery Competition

Synopsis: “Ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of pottery, in their quest to become Top Potter.”

Watch the trailer here.

Not So Pretty Season 1 (04/14/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original TV Mini-Docuseries

Genre: Documentary, Investigative, Beauty Industry

Synopsis: The HBO Max 4-episode Documentary Mini-series takes a deep dive into the beauty industry. As the title suggests, things are not so pretty behind the scenes. Do you want to know how your cosmetics are made? Are they even safe? You’ll get all the not-so-pretty answers you didn’t even know. Here’s what the producers, Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, had to say:

“Not So Pretty will take the beauty industry to task via rigorous investigations, incisive wit, and emotional storytelling to inform audiences of the hidden hazards of (the industry) and safe, budget-friendly alternatives for their daily products.”

HBO Max’s Jennifer O’Connell said:

“Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering are masters of investigative storytelling and prime to reveal the unknown threats that affect us all. This series gives us the opportunity to spark change and arm consumers with the knowledge needed to make smarter personal care choices. We are pleased to continue our relationship with them after the acclaimed release of On The Record.”

Amsterdam Season 1 (04/21/2022)

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Country of origin: Mexico

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Synopsis: Amsterdam follows a couple that goes through their worst relationship struggles. They meet a new friend who’ll play a pivotal role in their relationship later. That friend – is a puppy. They separate on friendly terms, peacefully – until it’s time to decide who the dog stays with. I won’t spoil anything further, but I bet it’ll be fun!

Watch the trailer here.

Marlon Wayans Presents: The Headliners (04/21/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original Comedy Special

Genre: Comedy, Stand-up, Reality-TV

Synopsis: Marlon Wayans has a long-term deal with HBO Max, hosting several comedy specials. After “You Know What It Is,” HBO Max is getting The Headliners, a comedy special show that includes several awesome, hand-picked comedians that’ll do their part of the show with Wayans.

The crew includes Chaunte Wayans, DC Ervin, Esau McGraw, Sydney Castillo, and Tony Baker.

The Flight Attendant Season 2 (04/21/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Synopsis: “Cassie Bowden (Kaley Cuoco) is living her best sober life in Los Angeles while moonlighting as a CIA asset in her spare time. But when an overseas assignment leads her to inadvertently witness a murder, she becomes entangled in another international intrigue. Season two of the critically acclaimed Max Original comedy series The Flight Attendant debuts Thursday, April 21 on HBO Max.”

IMDb synopsis: “Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room in Bangkok, hungover from the night before and with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened, joining the other flight attendants and pilots traveling to the airport. 

In New York, she is met by FBI agents who question her about her recent layover in Bangkok. Still unable to piece the night together, she begins to wonder if she could be the killer.”

Watch the trailer here.

Ana Emilia Show (04/28/2022)

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Country of origin: Mexico

Type: HBO Max Original Influencer TV Show/Podcast

Genre: Reality-TV, Family

Synopsis: Ana Emilia Contreras is a young, globally-famous influencer with millions of followers on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms. Now, the Mexican influencer is making the transition from YouTube to HBO Max, where she’ll produce the first influencer family reality show on the platform.

The show will be a family project where Ana does her best to find the next big star on the internet. As she said: “It is a space that was empty and this show is going to fill it one hundred percent. It is a totally family project, and it is focused on reality because most people want to focus on this now, on being an influencer, share the fame.”

There’s no trailer, but you can check out Ana Emilia’s content on YouTube here.

Dodo Season 1 (04/28/2022)

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Country of origin: United Kingdom

Type: Cartoon Network/HBO Max Original Animated TV Series

Genre: Animation, Comedy

Synopsis: “The series centers the everyday school life through the eyes of 11-year-old Joe Connolly as he navigates the pitfalls of his first year at high school. The smallest events mean big drama for Joe who is just trying to fit in. 

He may have lost his school trousers or sent a text message to the wrong girl, but with his friends Frisbo, Pete, and Lily at his side he somehow triumphs over adversity and lives to see another school day.”

Watch the trailer here.

Made For Love Season 2 (04/28/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original TV Series

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Synopsis: “The comedy series is a darkly absurd and cynically poignant story of love and divorce. It follows Hazel Green, a thirty-something woman on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to Byron Gogol, a controlling tech billionaire. 

She suddenly realizes that her husband has implanted a revolutionary monitoring device in her brain that allows him to track her every move.”

I won’t spoil how Season 1 ended if you haven’t watched it. The trailer for Made For Love Season 2 isn’t out yet, but you can watch the initial trailer here.

The Way Down: God, Greed, And The Cult Of Gwen Shamblin Season 1 Part B (04/28/2022)

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Country of origin: United States

Type: HBO Max Original TV Documentary Mini-Series

Genre: Documentary, Docuseries

Synopsis: “Follows the Remnant Fellowship Church and its leader Gwen Shamblin Lara. Exploring Lara’s fame and power as a diet guru and church leader, and the truth behind her carefully curated image, detailing the controversial practices of the church.”

Watch the trailer here.

Other HBO Content Arriving On HBO Max In April 2022

HBO Max will get a whole lot more HBO-produced content during April. However, most of the content isn’t HBO Max Originals, so they weren’t on the list above. Here’s a list of all the HBO-produced content arriving on HBO Max in April 2022:

  • Annabelle, 2014 (04/01/2022)
  • Blood Ties, 2014 (04/01/2022)
  • Capote, 2005 (04/01/2022)
  • Chicago, 2002 (04/01/2022)
  • Dances With Wolves, 1990 (Extended Version) (04/01/2022)
  • Erased, 2013 (04/01/2022)
  • Girl Most Likely, 2013 (04/01/2022)
  • Hugo, 2011 (04/01/2022)
  • Kin, 2018 (04/01/2022)
  • Krull, 1983 (04/01/2022)
  • Limitless, 2011 (04/01/2022)
  • Moon, 2009 (04/01/2022)
  • Nobody’s Fool, 1994 (04/01/2022)
  • Only Lovers Left Alive, 2014 (04/01/2022)
  • Original Sin, 2001 (Extended Version) (04/01/2022)
  • Point Break, 2015 (04/01/2022)
  • Rain Man, 1988 (04/01/2022)
  • Red, 2010 (04/01/2022)
  • Rendez-Vous, 2020 (04/01/2022)
  • Revolver, 2007 (04/01/2022)
  • Sex Drive, 2008 (Extended Version) (04/01/2022)
  • Six Degrees Of Separation, 1993 (04/01/2022)
  • Slc Punk!, 1999 (04/01/2022)
  • Spartan, 2004 (04/01/2022)
  • The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, 2009 (Director’s Cut) (04/01/2022)
  • The Break-Up, 2006 (04/01/2022)
  • The Brothers Solomon, 2007 (04/01/2022)
  • The Chosen, 1982 (04/01/2022)
  • The Freshman, 1990 (04/01/2022)
  • The Heartbreak Kid, 2007 (04/01/2022)
  • The Incredible Hulk, 2008 (04/01/2022)
  • The Ladies Man, 2000 (04/01/2022)
  • The Last Airbender, 2010 (04/01/2022)
  • The Raid: Redemption, 2012 (Extended Version) (04/01/2022)
  • The Relic, 1997 (04/01/2022)
  • The Secret In Their Eyes, 2010 (04/01/2022)
  • The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, 2013 (04/01/2022)
  • The Wackness, 2008 (04/01/2022)
  • Tootsie, 1982 (04/01/2022)
  • Welcome To Collinwood, 2002 (04/01/2022)
  • Who’s Harry CRUMB?, 1989 (04/01/2022)
  • William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, 1996 (04/01/2022)
  • The Invisible Pilot, Documentary Series (04/04/2022)
  • Man of Steel, 2013 (04/05/2022)
  • Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off, Documentary Premiere (04/05/2022)
  • We’re The Millers, 2013 (04/05/2022)
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show, Season 3 Premiere (04/08/2022)
  • Crabs In A Barrel, 2022 (04/08/2022)
  • Mi Casa, 2022 (04/08/2022)
  • The Night House, 2021 (04/08/2022)
  • When You Clean A Stranger’s Home, 2022 (04/08/2022)
  • A Tiny Audience, Season 3 Premiere (04/22/2022)
  • Toy Aficiao, 2021 (04/22/2022)
  • Barry, Season 3 Premiere (04/24/2022)
  • The Baby, Limited Series Premiere (04/24/2022)
  • We Own This City, Limited Series Premiere (04/25/2022)
  • The Survivor, 2022 (04/27/2022)