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What to watch on HBO Now and iTunes for May 2015

We took a look at what's on HBO Now service -- it's not just TV, it's also movies. Plus, find out what movies you can watch at home on iTunes, including "I Am Big Bird."

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Editors' Note, May 1, 2015: Corrected "I Am Big Bird" release date.

HBO Now is live and we took a look to see if the service is worth $15 per month. You probably know about all the original series available, including "Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley" and "Girls." But HBO Now also gives users access to movies, sports and documentaries.

Check out "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth." It's a Spike Lee-directed version of Mike Tyson's one-man show. The former heavyweight champion of the world discusses his life onstage, in front of a live audience. The service also has the two-part George Harrison documentary "Living in the Material World." Overall, the lineup at HBO Now is very strong.

Changing gears to iTunes, Apple's got a number of movies arriving the same day as theaters. Kristin Wiig's "Welcome to Me" seems very intriguing as it's about a lottery winner who decides to buy her own talk show. However, "I am Big Bird" has my attention. The documentary covers the man behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Caroll Spinney. Take a look at what else is hitting these major players below.

Arriving on HBO Now in May

May 1, 2015

  • HBO Comedy Half-Hour (various episodes)
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Night at the Museum
  • One Night Stand (various episodes)
  • Young Frankenstein

May 3, 2015

  • Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

May 9, 2015

  • This Is Where I Leave You

May 10, 2015

  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

May 11, 2015

  • Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop

May 12, 2015

  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

May 16, 2015

  • Bessie

May 23, 2015

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

May 30, 2015

  • 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Leaving HBO Now on May 31, 2015

  • A Very Brady Sequel
  • American Splendor
  • Dreamgirls
  • Far from Heaven
  • Hope Floats
  • How Stella Got Her GrooveBack
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Lost in Translation
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Up in the Air
  • West Side Story

Available on iTunes in May

May 1, 2015

  • Ride (same day as theaters)

May 5, 2015

  • I Am Big Bird (same day as theaters)

May 8, 2015

  • 5 Flights Up (same day as theaters)
  • Welcome to Me (same day as theaters)

May 15, 2015

  • Every Secret Thing (same day as theaters)
  • Slow West (same day as theaters)

May 22, 2015

  • Good Kill (same day as theaters)

May 26, 2015

  • Club Life (before it's in theaters)

May 27, 2015

  • Mr. Robot: Season 1 premiere (Free)

May 29, 2015

  • Results (same day as theaters)
  • Survivor (same day as theaters)

If these online services aren't for you, check out for information on Amazon, Netflix, Hulu and others.