3 underrated movies on Max you need to watch in November

Max may no longer have HBO to his name, but he still has access to HBO’s movie library, as well as movies from Warner Bros. Pictures dating back nearly a century. This makes Max one of the premier streaming destinations, especially for lower-rated movies that didn’t get enough love in theaters.

This month, our picks include a game-changing performance from Jennifer Lawrence, a remake of a cinema classic and one of the seminal crime thrillers starring the iconic Michael Caine. These are three underrated movies on Max that you should watch in November.

Winter’s Bone (2010)

Jennifer Lawrence as Ree Dolly in Winter's Bone leaning against a wooden pole.
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Whereas Jennifer Lawrence came into the limelight after coming into the limelight hunger gamesHis real rise to stardom began two years ago winter’s Bone, a little-seen drama that earned Lawrence her first Oscar nomination for Best Actress at just 20 years old. Lawrence plays Ree Dolly, a teenager who is forced to take on the role of provider for her family due to her mother’s mental health and the fact that her father, Jessup, is nowhere to be found.

That’s the problem Ree faces, as Jessup is accused of manufacturing meth, and his bail bond has given the family the house as collateral. Rei is informed that if his father does not appear for the trial the family will lose everything they have. Thus, Rei must take it upon herself to investigate his father’s disappearance by diving into the criminal underworld to determine whether he is alive or dead.

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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Denzel Washington and Liev Schreiber in The Manchurian Candidate.
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The original 1962 adaptation of manchurian candidate It’s such a classic film that the 2004 remake doesn’t get enough credit for being a great film in its own right. In this version, the details have changed, but the core of the story remains. During the Gulf War, Raymond Prentice Shaw (Liev Schreiber) and his army unit go missing in Kuwait. When he reemerged, Shaw was praised for his heroism and put on a political path that landed him in Congress and on the short list to become the next Vice President.

However, Major Bennett Markoe (Denzel Washington) slowly comes to realize that he and Shaw, as well as the remaining surviving members of their unit, were captured and brainwashed by Manchurian Global for an unknown purpose. . Shaw’s mother, Senator Eleanor Prentice Shaw (Meryl Streep), is acting on her son’s behalf on The Manchurian. And if Marco can’t prove that the conspiracy is real, the presidency may soon be in control of the Manchurian.

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Get Carter (1971)

Michael Caine in Get Carter.
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Michael Caine has been such a brilliant elder statesman actor that it’s easy to forget that he’s been doing this since the 1950s. Ken was a young man of 38 years old when get carter Hit theaters in 1971. It is one of the films that established Caine’s legend, thanks to his portrayal of the title character, Jack Carter. Jack is a gangster whose life has largely consisted of crime, which is why he teams up with Anna (Britt Ekland) and plots to escape.

But before the lovers can put their elopement plan into action, Jack is derailed from his plan by the death of his brother Frank, which the police have ruled an accident. Disagreeing with those findings, and undeterred by the warnings of his bosses, Sid (John Bindon) and Gerald Fletcher (Terence Rigby), Jack begins his own investigation into Frank’s death. And according to those who are suddenly targeting him, Jack has kicked up the proverbial hornet’s nest.

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