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The Best Classic Movies and TV Shows on HBO

Finding a good Classic movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Classic movies and TV shows of all time streaming on HBO.

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1. Alien

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8.4/10
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83/100
Released: 1979Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Jaws

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1975Rated: PG
Horror, Drama

What it's about: When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Die Hard

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8.2/10
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97/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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4. An American Werewolf in London

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7.5/10
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86/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Horror, Comedy

What it's about: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Aliens

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8.3/10
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82/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story—all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. American Graffiti

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71/100
Released: 1973Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Murder on the Orient Express

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 1974Rated: PG
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. True Grit

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7.6/10
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78/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. On Golden Pond

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7.6/10
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65/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. Norman must find his way through his anger and fear of growing old, while Chelsea struggles to rebuild their relationship. Ethel's consistent support of her "Knight in shining armor" is inspirational in its simplicity. This is a movie to ponder and always keep in your heart.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (HBO, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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10. Midnight Cowboy

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7.8/10
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73/100
Released: 1969Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. Miracle on 34th Street

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6.6/10
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72/100
Released: 1994Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle—Santa Claus. Her mother told her the secret about Santa a long time ago, but, after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all—something to believe in.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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