10 awesome Easter movies

by Ally Cohen
unforgettable family moments with these Easter movies, where laughter and joy are shared in the comfort of home
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As Easter approaches, families around the world look forward to spending quality time together. One fantastic way to bond and celebrate the holiday is by watching Easter movies that capture the essence of the season.

From heartwarming classics to animated adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, grab some popcorn, gather the family, and dive into these timeless tales of joy, renewal, and hope. Here are ten Easter-themed movies that will entertain and inspire your little ones :

  1. Peter Rabbit (2018): This animated film brings Beatrix Potter’s beloved characters to life. Follow mischievous Peter Rabbit and his friends as they embark on adventures in Mr. McGregor’s garden. The whimsical animation and heartwarming storyline make it a perfect choice for Easter viewing.
  2. Hop (2011): E.B., the teenage son of the Easter Bunny, dreams of becoming a drummer instead of inheriting the family business. When he escapes to Hollywood, he encounters Fred, a slacker who accidentally hits him with his car. Together, they navigate a world where bunnies play rock music and chicks lay jellybeans. Hop is delightful blend of live-action and animation!
  3. It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974): Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts gang as they celebrate Easter. Linus believes the Easter Beagle will bring eggs, while Peppermint Patty and Marcie prepare for an egg hunt. Classic Peanuts humor and heartwarming moments abound.
  4. The Easter Bunny is Comin’ to Town (1977): This stop-motion special tells the origin story of the Easter Bunny. Follow Sunny the Bunny as he brings joy to children and faces challenges from the villainous Burgermeister Meisterburger. A delightful tale with catchy songs!
  5. Rise of the Guardians (2012): While not exclusively an Easter movie, this animated film features the Easter Bunny as one of the Guardians who protect children’s dreams. Join Jack Frost, Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Sandman as they battle the villainous Pitch Black. Rise of the Guardians is visually stunning adventure with themes of hope and belief.
  6. The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014): Zeus, the lovable Labrador, is back! When a cat burglar threatens to ruin Easter, Zeus steps up to save the day. The dog who saved Easter is a family-friendly comedy filled with canine heroics and holiday spirit. quality family time with these Easter movies, where laughter and joy abound as families gather to enjoy heartwarming films together
  7. Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2004): Roo, Tigger, and the Hundred Acre Wood gang prepare for Easter. Rabbit plans a traditional spring cleaning, but Roo wants to celebrate Easter with an egg hunt.  Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo has heartwarming lessons about friendship and forgiveness await.
  8. The Story Keepers (series): While not a movie, this animated series follows Ben, a baker in ancient Rome. Ben shares stories of Jesus Christ with children during a time of persecution. Educational and faith-based, The Story Keepers provides insights into early Christianity. 
  9. Spark Story Adventures: The Story of Easter: This animated film teaches kids about the life, mission, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Spark Story Bible Adventures: The Story of Easter is a great way to introduce young ones to the Easter story. 
  10. Easter Promise & The Witness (Animated): “The Easter Promise” and “The Witness” are animated stories that explore faith and the events leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection.  Easter Promise & The Witness is engaging and educational for families.

Grab some popcorn, snuggle up, and enjoy these heartwarming Easter movies with your family. Remember, these movies offer not only entertainment but also valuable life lessons. Enjoy the magic of Easter with your little ones! 🌸🐰

*Disclaimer: Availability of these movies may vary based on streaming services and regional restrictions. Always check your preferred platform for current availability.

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