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A List of Good Easter Movies Your Kids Will Love

Mukta Gaikwad Apr 17, 2019
Sometimes, movies can be a great medium to teach kids the greater morals and lessons in life. Here's a list of best Easter movies for kids. Take a look!

Message Through the Movies

Movies with an Easter theme or storyline can teach kids the significance or message of Easter, that the darkest hour brings with it the greatest hope.

While Easter does convey theĀ given message of hope, it is also a time for holidays, a time to simply sit back, relax, and enjoy a time devoid of deadlines.
It is a time when the entire family gathers around to celebrate the spirit of Easter, and catch up with the things that are otherwise forgotten in our hectic schedule. The only downside for kids being, enjoying the holidays takes precedence over understanding the meaning behind it.
The essence of Easter is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. But, this story has morals and lessons behind it. However, to impart all of this to kids in a formal way can be boring. Instead, approaching this subject in a rather unique way can result in a huge pay off. This is where movies can be an engaging medium which excites and educates young ones.
There are a score of movies that will help you educate your child about Easter, while providing guaranteed entertainment too. The audio-visual impact makes it always remembered in comparison to reading a book or listening to a talk. So, here's a list of good Easter movies for your kids.
  • Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Easter Parade (1948)
  • Harvey (1950)
  • The Robe (1953)
  • The Ten Commandments (1956)
  • Ben-Hur (1959)
  • King of Kings (1961)
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
  • It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974)
  • The First Easter Rabbit (1976)
  • The Easter Bunny is Comin' to Town (1977)
  • Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
  • Bugs Bunny's Easter Funnies (1977)
  • The Small One (1978)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  • Yogi the Easter Bear (1993)
  • The Easter Storykeepers (1997)
  • A Walton Easter (1997)
  • Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (1998)
  • Littlest Angel's Easter (1998)
  • Easter In Bunnyland (2000)
  • The Great Easter Egg Hunt (2000)
  • Max & Ruby: Easter with Max & Ruby (2003)
  • An Easter Carol (2004)
  • Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2004)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  • Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie (2006)
  • Hank and Mike (2008)
  • Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Mystery of The Easter Chipmunk (2009)
  • Hop (2011)
  • VeggieTales: Twas the Night Before Easter (2011)
  • Rise of the Guardians (2012)
  • Pieces of Easter (2013)
  • The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014)
  • Risen (2016)
  • Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade (2016)
  • Peter Rabbit (2018)
Most of these movies are extremely easy to find, especially in and around Easter. You can either rent these movies or buy them at the nearest available DVD store, and add to your collection. Hope your kids enjoy these movies, just as much as they enjoy Easter itself!