Easter Movies To Watch With The Family These Holidays
Easter presents tonnes of opportunities for unique family activities - from Easter egg hunts to family days out and more. If you're tired from all of the action, though, watching an Easter movie is the perfect way for the whole family to unwind.
Here are our picks for the best Easter movies to watch these holidays.
1. Peter Rabbit
Nothing says Easter movies quite like a sit down with Peter Rabbit! This adventurous Easter movie will delight the whole family—full of hilarity and attitude and a charming portrayal of the much-loved book character.
Easter Bunny adventures abound in this hilarious and heartwarming Easter movie about whether or not a prospective bunny is up to the task of saving Easter for everyone. A star-studded cast makes this Easter movie an instant hit!
3. Rise of the Guardians
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world—an especially relevant Easter movie around Easter time!
4. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
This family-friendly comedy will be as adored by adults as it is by the kids. It follows the story of Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit—who set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.
5. The Dog Who Saved Easter
This hilarious Easter movie with a canine hero named Zeus springs into action when three criminals try to sabotage a daycare for dogs. It's funny, it's silly and it's the perfect Easter movie on a lazy day during the school holidays!
6. The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt is an accessible telling and adaptation of the Book of Exodus and follows the life of Moses from being a prince of Egypt to his ultimate destiny to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt. It's a dramatic and action-packed one that kids will love!
7. Miss Potter
You can't have a list of Easter movies and not feature Peter Rabbit! This family-friendly movie tells the interesting—and at times, heartbreaking—story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success. It doesn't come much more Easter-appropriate than that!
So it's not technically an Easter movie but when there's a cute bunny involved, who cares?! Zootopia is about an adorable bunny who also happens to be a cop; and all of the adventures that come with the territory. You won't regret settling down to this one!
When you're eating chocolate at Easter, why not watch a movie about chocolate? One for the older kids and adults, Chocolat tells the story of Vianne Rocher, who arrives in the fictional French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes at the beginning of Lent with her six-year-old daughter, Anouk. She opens a small chocolaterie and before she knows it, she and her chocolates influence the lives of the townspeople of this French community in a whole host of unexpected ways. We'll make this one an honorary Easter movie in our books!
10. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Officially hitting screens on 11 June 2021, this hotly-anticipated sequel to the first Peter Rabbit Movie follows Peter on a new adventure beyond the garden. In Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway our favourite bunny finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated. But when his family risks their lives searching for him, he must decide what kind of bunny he wants to be.
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