Ends today: Max Cyber Monday deal for $2.99 — 6 months of streaming at 70% off

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You can watch the entire run of Tom Hanks' From Earth To The Moon and save 70% this Black Friday. (Image credit: Max)

The streaming service Max is home to tons of science fiction, fantasy and some epic space TV series ('From Earth To The Moon,' anyone?) and right now, you can get a great deal this Cyber Monday 2024. But get it quickly because the deal ends today 27 Nov!

You can get Max for just $2.99 a month for 6 months (with ads) for Black Friday through Nov. 27.

Max, formerly HBO Max, is where you'll find recent smash movie hits like 'Barbie' alongside the spectacularly animated and deep TV series 'Scavengers Reign,' which I just finished watching and can't wait to see season two. The sci-fi disaster film 'Moonfall' (yes, the one where they launch a mothballed space shuttle in 30 minutes) just dropped, too, so there's a wide variety to choose from.

Normally, a Max subscription with ads — the basic plan — will cost you about $9.99 a month, but this deal will cut that down by 70%. You'll pay $18 instead of $60 for your first 6 months, saving you $42.

Max with ads: was $9.99 now $2.99 per month

Max with ads: was $9.99 now $2.99 per month

You can save 70% on the Max streaming service with ads and unlock access to thousands of movies, TV shows, live sports and Max originals. But act before Nov. 27!

The depth of programming on Max is hard to match. The mashup of Warner Bros. and Discovery TV shows and movies that funnel into Max means that you can find all your favorite DC superhero films and shows alongside "House of the Dragon," "Game of Thrones" or reality shows like "Wipeout" and more.

You can also find "Doctor Who," which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, and full runs of "Friends," "The Big Bang Theory" and other TV hits. I've had a subscription to Max since it was still HBO Max and never come up empty when I'm looking to get my sci-fi fix. (Did I mention "Scavengers Reign" is excellent? Because it really is.) "From Earth To The Moon," Tom Hanks' epic 10-part docudrama series of NASA's push to the Apollo 11 moon landing based on Andrew Chaikin's book of the same name, is my top pick.

Key Specs: You'll get 6 months of Max streaming service at $2.99 a month. This basic plan includes ads, but includes a live sports add-on for a limited time.

Consensus: Max is a great streaming service if you're looking for a one-stop shop for TV and film, including superhero and fantasy shows from Warner Bros. and documentaries from the Discovery network.

Buy if: You're looking for a deep library of new and classic films, TV shows, documentaries and original programming.

Don't buy if: You already have a Max subscription through your cable TV service, or you're looking for a Black Friday deal that lasts a full year.

Alternative models: If Max isn't right for you, there are plenty of other streaming deals out there right now. You can also get 6 months of Hulu for just 99 cents a month right now and save 87%, or land 12 months of Peacock for just $1.99 a month. Paramount Plus, the home of all things Star Trek, is also on offer for 67% off at $1.99 a month for the first 3 months, the shortest of the streaming Black Friday deals so far.

Check out our Cyber Monday 2023 deals page for a roundup of the best discounts and deals on telescopes, binoculars, cameras, star projectors, drones, Lego and much more.

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Tariq Malik

Tariq is the Editor-in-Chief of Space.com and joined the team in 2001, first as an intern and staff writer, and later as an editor. He covers human spaceflight, exploration and space science, as well as skywatching and entertainment. He became Space.com's Managing Editor in 2009 and Editor-in-Chief in 2019. Before joining Space.com, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times covering education and city beats in La Habra, Fullerton and Huntington Beach. In October 2022, Tariq received the Harry Kolcum Award for excellence in space reporting from the National Space Club Florida Committee. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. You can find Tariq at Space.com and as the co-host to the This Week In Space podcast with space historian Rod Pyle on the TWiT network. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Twitter @tariqjmalik.

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