Here’s How To Decide Between the STARZ App and HBO Max


With the number of streaming services out there, it can be hard to figure out which is right for you. There’s Netflix, HBO, Hulu, STARZ, and Prime Video to name a few.

With the recent launch of HBO Max, you’re probably even more confused as to which streaming service you should go with. In this article, give you all the details on two of what we think are the best streaming services out there – STARZ and HBO Max. 

(Hint:  The STARZ App gives you the best bang for your dollar! You can get the STARZ App here.)

At a Glance:

Category STARZ HBO Max
Cost $8.99/month
7 day free trial
7 day free trial
Original Shows Power
American Gods
Party Down  Spartacus
Game of Thrones Friends
The Sopranos
Pretty Little Liars
The Big Bang Theory
Movie Catalog Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Black and Blue
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Zombieland: Double Tap  Venom
The Equalizer 2
21 Jump Street
Friends with Benefits
Night at the Museum
Crazy Rich Asians
Spirited Away
Wonder Woman
A Star is Born (2018)
Crazy, Stupid, Love
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Platforms App, Add-on to streaming services, Add-on to other TV services, Website, select gaming devices and smart TVs App, Add-on to streaming services, Add-on to other TV services, Website, select gaming devices and smart TVs
Great For Users looking for an extensive selection of movies across a wide array of genres and eras, and quality original series at an unbeatable cost. Users looking for a wide selection of high quality, trending original series and a decent selection of movies and who don’t mind paying a little more.

Comparing STARZ and HBO Max

The Outcome:

Given STARZ’s unbeatable price for a premium streaming service, its impressive array of movies that cater to all interests, and its good (and rapidly growing) selection of original series, STARZ is by far the best bang for your dollar. HBO Max with its higher price tag and smaller, less diverse movie catalog is by no means a bad choice considering the original series it hosts, but we know that with STARZ we’re never at a loss for something to watch even when our favorite series end.


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by Insider Envy Staff

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