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The Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Shows On HBO Max

August 11, 2020 738 votes 58 voters 1.5k views34 items

List RulesVote up the best fantasy and science fiction series currently streaming on HBO Max.

Whether you like vampires, spaceships, or alternate worlds and histories, the best sci-fi and fantasy shows on HBO Max have something you'll love watching. Some sci-fi series streaming on HBO Max are flung far into the future while other HBO Max fantasy shows are more of the sword and sorcery style. If classic takes on genre aren’t your style that doesn’t mean that there aren’t wild and weird sci-fi and fantasy shows on HBO Max right now that you’ll love.

Which shows will you find on this list of sci-fi and fantasy series streaming on HBO Max? Westworld has to be near the top. This western thriller takes sci-fi storytelling to a new level, wrapping deep drama into the futuristic setting. Doctor Who is a good sci-fi and fantasy show on HBO Max for those who like a little bit of everything. If you are looking for a supernatural show True Blood, The Fades, and The Leftovers are more great options.

Vote up your favorite sci-fi and fantasy shows on HBO Max to help other subscribers know what to watch and vote down any sci-fi and fantasy shows that aren’t worth the watch.

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    Westworld

    Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton

    Premiered2016

    NetworkHBO

    Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series...  more

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  • Game of Thrones2
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    Game of Thrones

    Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey

    Premiered2011-04-17

    NetworkHBO

    Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David...  more

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  • Carnivàle3
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    Carnivàle

    Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau

    Premiered2003

    NetworkHBO

    Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great...  more

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  • Doctor Who4
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Premiered1963

    NetworkBritish Broadcasting Corporation, BBC America, BBC One, S4C, BBC HD

    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,...  more

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  • True Blood5
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    True Blood

    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer

    Premiered2008

    NetworkHBO

    True Blood (HBO, 2008) is an American fantasy horror drama television series created by Alan...  more

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  • Rick and Morty6
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    Rick and Morty

    Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell

    Premiered2013

    NetworkAdult Swim, Cartoon Network

    Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created...  more

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  • Doom Patrol7
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    Doom Patrol

    April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero

    Premiered2019

    NetworkDC Universe

    Doom Patrol (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series based on...  more

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  • Miracle Workers8
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    Miracle Workers

    Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi

    Premiered2019

    NetworkTBS

    Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Simon Rich, and...  more
  • His Dark Materials9
    12
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    His Dark Materials

    Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Premiered2019

    NetworkHBO

    His Dark Materials (HBO, 2019) is a British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series...  more

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  • Avenue 510
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    Avenue 5

    Hugh Laurie, Suzy Nakamura

    Premiered2020

    NetworkHBO

    Avenue 5 (HBO, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy television series created by...  more

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  • Years and Years11
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    Years and Years

    Emma Thompson, Rory Kinnear

    Premiered2019

    NetworkBBC One, HBO

    Years and Years (BBC One/HBO, 2019) is a British television drama series created and written...  more

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  • Summer Camp Island12
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    Summer Camp Island

    Elliott Smith, Oona Laurence

    Premiered2018

    NetworkCartoon Network

    Summer Camp Island (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an American animated television series created...  more

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  • Mighty Magiswords13
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    Mighty Magiswords

    Kyle A. Carrozza, Grey Griffin

    Premiered2016

    NetworkCartoon Network

    Mighty Magiswords (Cartoon Network, 2016) is an American Flash animated fantasy-comedy...  more

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  • Angels in America14
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    Angels in America

    Al Pacino, Meryl Streep

    Premiered2003

    NetworkHBO

    Angels in America is a 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony...  more

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  • Nancy Drew15
    7
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    Nancy Drew

    Kennedy McMann, Tunji Kasim

    Premiered2019

    NetworkThe CW

    Nancy Drew (The CW, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series based on the titular...  more

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  • Beforeigners16
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    Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir

    Premiered2018

  • The Leftovers17
    2
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    The Leftovers

    Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman

    Premiered2014

    NetworkHBO

    The Leftovers (HBO, 2014) is an American supernatural mystery television drama series created...  more

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  • Halfworlds18
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    Halfworlds

    Arifin Putra, Alex Abbad

    Premiered2015

    NetworkHBO Asia

    Halfworlds (HBO Asia, 2015) is a dark fantasy thriller television series. Set in present-day...  more

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  • Spawn19
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    Spawn

    Keith David, Richard Dysart

    Premiered1997

    NetworkHBO

    Todd McFarlane's Spawn was an animated television series which aired on HBO from 1997 through...  more

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  • Ben 10: Alien Force20
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    Ben 10: Alien Force

    Yuri Lowenthal, Dee Bradley Baker

    Premiered2008

    NetworkCITV, Teletoon, Cartoon Network

    Ben 10: Alien Force is an American animated television series created by team Man of Action,...  more

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  • Adventure Time: Distant Lands21
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    Adventure Time: Distant Lands

    Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio

    Premiered2020

    NetworkHBO Max

    Adventure Time: Distant Lands (HBO Max, 2020) is the collective name for the television...  more

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  • Infinity Train22
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    Infinity Train

    Ashley Johnson, Ernie Hudson

    Premiered2019

    NetworkCartoon Network

    Infinity Train (Cartoon Network, 2019) is an American animated series created by Owen Denni....  more

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  • Falling Skies23
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    Falling Skies

    Noah Wyle, Drew Roy

    Premiered2011

    NetworkTNT

    Falling Skies (TNT, 2011) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction television series...  more

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  • Room 10424
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    James Van Der Beek, Clark Duke

    Premiered2017

    NetworkHBO

    Room 104 (HBO, 2017) is an American television anthology series created by Jay and Mark...  more
  • Ben 10: Ultimate Alien25
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    Yuri Lowenthal, Ashley Johnson

    Premiered2010

    NetworkCartoon Network

    Ben 10: Ultimate Alien is an American animated television series – the third entry in Cartoon...  more

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