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HBO is offering 500 free hours of TV and movies to kill your quarantine boredom

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Stephanie Breijo

Starting tomorrow, April 3, you won’t need to lean on your ex’s password to watch some of HBO’s best content: The subscription service is unlocking 500 hours’ worth of television, docuseries and movies for the first time in its history, an unprecedented move for unprecedented quarantine times. 

To help alleviate your boredom the service is launching the #StayHomeBoxOffice initiative, giving you some of the most famous content in entertainment history, sans membership. Both of its current streaming platforms—HBO Go and HBO Now—will feature dozens of shows and films, including every season of The Sopranos, major film releases such as Pokémon Detective Pikachu, and documentaries like McMillion$

Here’s a guide to what you’ll be able to stream for free, starting tomorrow.

TV shows:



Silicon Valley

Six Feet Under

The Sopranos


True Blood


The Wire


The Apollo

The Case Against Adnan Syed

Elvis Presley: The Searcher

The Inventor

Jane Fonda in Five Acts

I Love You, Now Die


True Justice

United Skates

We Are the Dream

Theatrical releases:


Arthur 2: On the Rocks

Blinded By the Light

The Bridges of Madison County

Crazy, Stupid, Love

Empire of the Sun

Forget Paris

Happy Feet Two

Isn’t It Romantic?

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Midnight Special

My Dog Skip

Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase


Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Red Riding Hood



Sucker Punch


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