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HBO Max tempts Harry Potter fans with all 8 movies at launch

The new platform has something for muggles.

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Harry reaches for the snitch in the first Harry Potter movie.

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HBO Max, which launched Wednesday, is bringing with it all eight Harry Potter films, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. 

HBO Max is the new streaming platform that includes HBO shows like Westworld, series like Doctor Who and Friends, movies and originals. It also has all of the Studio Ghibli films. The service costs $14.99 per month. 

The Harry Potter movies hit the silver screen between 2001 and 2011. 

Streaming services, ranked: May 2020

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