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    HBO Max Surprised Us All And Launched With All Of The "Harry Potter" Movies

    Wands up to WarnerMedia for pulling off this surprise!

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    May 27th marked a big day in the "streaming service wars," as HBO Max officially launched.

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    And like Disney+, HBO Max is relying on its parent company Warner Bros.' own catalog of films, cartoon shorts, and TV series from throughout the decades to fill out its content offerings.

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    When HBO Max announced all its movie offerings, one of Warner's biggest movie franchises was noticeably absent from the list: Harry Potter!

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    This makes sense because Warner Bros. had signed away the streaming rights for them to Universal a few years ago.

    Well, HBO Max delivered a huge surprise when it launched, as all of the Harry Potter films magically appeared along with the service!!!

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    And this isn't a case like when Disney+ launched, where movies would show up but have a "coming soon" date if you tried to watch it. You can fully stream the Harry Potter films now!

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    FTR, they're streaming in HD, not 4K, if you're curious.

    Potterheads, let's rejoice — we finally have a place to stream all the movies!!!!!

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    Seriously, this has been a long time coming!

    And if you're anything like me, then this is the face you'll be making as you start your marathon of the movies this weekend:

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    Sign up for HBO Max for $14.99 a month and access countless TV shows and movies. Not sold yet? Test it out right now for free for a week (for new subscribers only).

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