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Best Horror TV Shows on HBO Max Right Now

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HBO Max has one of the greatest TV show libraries in all of the streaming services, it has something for everyone, from comedy shows to thrillers and from sci-fi shows to horror, so today we are going to list the best horror TV shows on HBO Max you can watch right now.

So, here are the best horror TV shows streaming on HBO Max right now:


Synopsis: Taking place across six Asian countries–Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand–this horror series features six episodes based on each country’s myths and folklore, featuring supernatural beings and occult beliefs. Helmed by directors from these six countries, each episode is in the local language of the nation, and features dynamic local actors.

Lovecraft Country

Synopsis: A search for a missing father turns into an otherworldly trip. Based on Matt Ruff’s novel, this series follows Korean war vet Atticus Freeman, his friend Letitia and his Uncle George on a journey across 1950s Jim Crow America. What follows is a struggle to survive against the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters ripped from an H.P. Lovecraft paperback.

Off the Air

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Synopsis: Off the Air is an anthology series by Adult Swim. The episodes are in the series of a collection of psychedelic and visual animation, art, and culture.

The Promised Neverland

Synopsis: The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day.

True Blood

Synopsis: In the near-future, vampires have come out of the coffin…no longer in need of a human fix. But can telepathic Louisiana waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) forge a love match with a bloodsucker (played by Stephen Moyer)? From Alan Ball (“Six Feet Under”) comes this acclaimed drama series based on the best-selling ‘Southern Vampire’ novels by Charlaine Harris.

The Outsider

Synopsis: The gruesome murder of an 11-year-old boy in the Georgia woods leads a local detective into a disturbing search for the truth in this drama series based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel. Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo, Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vazquez, Jeremy Bobb, Marc Menchaca and Jason Bateman star.


Horror TV Shows on HBO Max
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Synopsis: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, Guts continues to fight his enemies, who wield repulsive and inhumane power, with nary but his body and sword – his strength as a human. What lies at the end of his travels? The answer is shrouded in the “night.” Strain your eyes and stare into the dark!

The Alienist

Synopsis: Set in 1896 amidst a backdrop of vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation, this psychological thriller stars Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Brian Geraghty. Viewers will be transported into the darkest corners of New York City during the Gilded Age.

Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil

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Synopsis: Lucy is anything but a typical 21-year-old — her dad is Satan and has decided she must fulfill her birthright as his daughter, regardless of anything she might want to do. Although she is being groomed to take over as the Antichrist, Lucy has other plans. She prefers to hang around young DJ Jesus, who is known for performing “nearacles” (almost miracles, but not quite) during his sets. Meanwhile her father, with the help of his personal assistant, Becky, continues to try to take over the world. This animated Adult Swim entry is definitely not for the children.


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Synopsis: A former cop and his psychiatrist ex-lover are forced to team up in the hunt for a serial killer who is linked to their past in this gripping drama series.


Horror TV Shows on HBO Max
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Synopsis: Torchwood follows the adventures of a team of investigators led by the enigmatic Captain Jack Harkness. Set in the UK in the present day, the team uses scavenged alien technology to solve crime both alien and human.

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress

Synopsis: At a time when the industrial revolution was carrying the world into the modern age, a horde of undead monsters suddenly appeared. They could not be killed unless their hearts, which were protected by a layer of iron, were pierced. These undead, which would later be known as “Kabane,” exploded in population until they finally overran the world. The people of Hinomoto, built fortresses known as “stations” that have allowed them to survive the threat of the Kabane. Ikoma is a young steamsmith living at Aragane Station, working on developing a unique anti-Kabane weapon called a “piercing gun”.

The Fades

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Synopsis: Paul and his best friend Mac are the unpopular kids at their college, but Paul is also a troubled young man haunted by apocalyptic dreams. Worse still, Paul has started to see things, Fades. These are the spirits of human beings and they are completely unable to interact with the world. They should ascend, but for some reason, that isn’t happening. And now an embittered and vengeful Fade has found a way to break the barrier between the dead and the living. Soon, the fate of humanity rests in the hands of the two friends who already have enough trouble getting through a day in one piece, let alone saving the world.


Synopsis: He was once a man…now he’s a hell-spawn, battling evil on Earth–and in himself–to uncover the truth about his identity and fulfill his destiny. One of the comics’ most popular and intriguing characters explodes on the screen in this adults-only animated series that combines vivid imagery with action, romance and high-level espionage.

Room 104

Synopsis: Tap your inner voyeur and prepare to see something totally unexpected in this electrifying HBO anthology series–created by Jay and Mark Duplass (‘Animals.,’ ‘Togetherness’)–that peeks inside a room at an average American corporate motel, exploring the stories of the characters who pass through it on any given night.

The Bronze Garden

Synopsis: This HBO Latino series tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a couple’s four-year-old daughter–who vanishes without a trace while on the Buenos Aires metro. Without motive, clues or witnesses, the girl’s parents, Fabian and Lila, begin a desperate hunt for their child–launching a long, dangerous search that will lead the couple to a surprising destination.

Los Espookys

Synopsis: Set in a fictional Latin American country, where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life, this series finds four eccentric friends–Renaldo (Bernardo Velasco), Andres (Julio Torres), Ursula (Cassandra Ciangherotti) and Tati (Ana Fabrega)–creating a business that brings horror fantasies to life for a variety of clients. Fred Armisen co-stars.


Synopsis: Welcome to Bedlam Heights, a hip newly-converted apartment building on the edge of a British metropolis. The high quality rental apartments offer stylish 21st century living, but unimaginable horrors lay behind the facade, for this former asylum is haunted by the ghosts of its dark and violent past.

This concludes the list of the best horror TV shows on HBO Max right now. So, if you have watched them tell us in the comments and we will make a new list for you, and if you haven’t what are you waiting for.

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