27 Best Easter Movies for Kids to Watch with Their Families

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Easter is the day when families and friends come together to celebrate Christ’s resurrection. On this day, nothing can compare to binging on Easter movies for kids with a bucket of popcorn and having your favorite snacks.

After a long day of hunting for Easter eggs and candies, filling their baskets with different kinds of chocolates and gifts, and having yummy food, your children would want to relax on the couch with you and watch some cool movies. Read on for a curated list of Easter movies for kids that are sure to keep them entertained.

27 Easter Movies For Kids

1. Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit, easter movie for kids

Peter Rabbit continually raids Old Mr. McGregor’s Garden for vegetables and puts himself into trouble as a result! All of that, however, is about to alter. Will Peter reclaim control of the vegetable patch, or will he be met with resistance? This animated comedy will have your children laughing out loud.

Where to Stream: Vudu

2. Rise of the Guardians

Rise of the Guardians, easter movie for kids

When the boogeyman, Pitch, thinks that children should believe in him rather than the Guardians, he terrorizes their dreams, turning them into nightmares. To stop him, the Guardians will have to work together. First, however, they will have to seek assistance from an unlikely source- Jack Frost. Will Jack be able to summon his inner hero to foil Pitch’s grand plan?

Where to Stream: Vudu

3. It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, easter movie for kids

This is a lovely journey through the spring ceremonies that children will love. Peppermint Patty’s failed attempts to explain how to create Easter eggs to Marcie is hilarious. Snoopy dancing with bunnies within a kaleidoscope, Sally going to the mall to buy a pair of platform shoes, and Woodstock’s luxuriously outfitted bachelor-pad birdhouse are among the highlights of this slightly bizarre Peanuts trip.

Where to stream: Prime Video

4. The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments, easter movie for kids

The Ten Commandments depicts the tale of Moses, a reticent leader who finds the fortitude to lead his people to freedom despite trials and perils. The remarkable narrative of The Ten Commandments features Moses, an ordinary man with a special purpose. It’s Moses’ coming-of-age narrative, a tale of brotherly rivalry, and an epic tale of deliverance. The most fascinating feature of The Ten Commandments is that the tale continues to be one of the most powerful, relevant, and popular.

Where to stream: Prime Video

5. Here Comes Peter Cottontail

Here Comes Peter Cottontail, easter movie for kids

Junior Cottontail, Peter Cottontail’s son, must preserve Easter from Irontail and Jackie Frost and show that he has what it takes to be the next Easter Bunny. Junior seeks the help of Flutter and Munch. Together, these unlikely young heroes go on a once-in-a-lifetime journey.

Where to stream: Vudu

6. The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt, easter movie for kids

The Prince of Egypt, one of the finest animated pictures, tells the tale of two brothers Moses and Rameses II. Their ultimate clash will permanently transform the world as one. The movie transports you to ancient Egypt and tells the Biblical tales of Moses’ tragic voyage in the basket to the miraculous parting of the Red Sea.

Where to stream: Prime Video

7. Hop

Hop, easter movie for kids

The Easter Bunny (aka E.B.) wants to move to California and become a rock ’n’ roll star. However, his dad won’t let him leave the family’s candy business. The Easter Bunny travels to Hollywood, where he meets Fred, an unemployed slacker. The two are thrown into a sequence of amusing mishaps. Will the Easter Bunny stick to his dreams or leave his dreams behind? Your children might want to make Easter eggs after seeing the beautiful Easter Factory.

Where to stream: Amazon

8. Joseph: King of Dreams

Joseph: King of Dreams, easter movie for kids

Joseph may be his father’s favorite son, but his ten envious brothers sell him to an Egyptian. Will Joseph, the interpreter of dreams, forgive his siblings? The animated narrative vividly depicts Joseph’s travels in Egypt and how they led him to trust God’s plan. While offering kid-friendly entertainment, the movie instills important values of leadership, faith, forgiveness, and appreciation for family.

Where to stream: Prime Video

9. The Easter Parade

The Easter Parade, easter movie for kids

If you’re searching for a family-friendly Easter movie to enjoy, The Easter Parade is a perfect one. When Don Hewes’ dancing partner, Nadine Hale, abandons him, he wagers that he can turn any chorus girl into a star. And he selects Hanna Brown. This is a delightful lighthearted movie with a treasure trove of musical numbers and spectacular dance sequences.

Where to stream: Prime Video

10. The Miracle Maker

The Miracle Maker, easter movie for kids

This astonishingly accurate “stop-motion animation” depicts the story of Jesus Christ as he ministers in Galilee in his last years before being crucified. It’s a classic and an enduring Easter flick that children will enjoy. Grab some popcorn and bring some friends to see the movie as it takes you through Jesus Christ’s astounding miracles.

Where to watch: Prime Video

11. Winnie The Pooh: Springtime With Roo

Winnie The Pooh: Springtime With Roo, easter movie for kids

An overexcited Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet pay their friend Rabbit a visit to celebrate Easter. Instead of Easter celebrations, they encounter Spring Cleaning Day celebrations headed by Rabbit, who invents the festival to replace Easter. Will Roo, Pooh, Eeyore, Tigger, and Piglet be able to convince Rabbit to celebrate Easter?

Where to stream: Prime Video

12. The Dog Who Saved Easter

The Dog Who Saved Easter, easter movie for kids

Sent to a doggie daycare facility, Zeus, a golden retriever, foils a sabotage plan by crooks from a competing kennel while his human owners, the Bannisters, are on a cruise. Zeus makes new friends and foes as he puts in all his efforts to save the daycare and Easter.

Where to stream: Amazon

13. Yogi The Easter Bear

Yogi The Easter Bear, Easter movie for kids

Yogi and Boo Boo have a history of getting themselves into trouble. This time, they find themselves hunting for the Easter Bunny as they attempt to save the town’s annual jamboree, which they unintentionally destroyed before it even began.

Where to stream: Prime Video

14. Pieces of Easter

Pieces of Easter, Easter movie for kids

Alza Bennett’s car breaks down, leaving her stranded in an alien town. She must rely on Lincoln, an unfriendly farmer, to get to her estranged family’s house in time for Easter. They have only three days; will they make it? Will this unusual pair be able to set aside their differences and become friends? This entertaining and hilarious comedy will have you laughing out loud and introspect about what matters the most in life.

Where to stream: Prime Video

15. Dora The Explorer: Dora’s Easter Adventure

Dora The Explorer: Dora's Easter Adventure, Easter movie for kids

Dora and Boots can’t wait to see Hip-Hop Bunny, but unfortunately, the sly Swiper has swiped his basket of eggs! The Easter Bunny needs Dora and Boots’ help to retrieve the Easter basket and save the day.

Where to stream: Prime Video

16. Easter Land

Easter Land, Easter movie for kids

Evil Bad Clyde banishes Benny to the Land of the Holiday Misfits, where he meets Santa Claus and his reindeer Gargaff. Together, they work to return Benny in time to celebrate Easter in Easter Land.

Where to stream: Prime Video

17. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit, Easter movie for kids

An inventor Wallace and his faithful dog Gromit battle bunny invaders in this animated film. But as they work to save the town, they discover that these bunnies aren’t your ordinary rabbits. Wallace’s awkwardness and Gromit’s wit are sure to get everyone laughing.

Where to stream: Prime Video

18. Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade

Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade, Easter movie for kids

This tale depicts the world’s first Easter egg hunt where Sid gets into a bit of trouble by becoming a nanny to watch over the eggs and discovers that keeping track of eggs is harder than he thought. There are several beautiful scenes that honor families and demonstrate how members bond together when one is in a jam.

Where to stream: Prime Video

19. Easter Someday

Easter Someday, Easter movie for kids

An overworked young girl wishes herself into an alternate universe called “Someday.” To return home, she faces challenges from a giant rabbit with magical powers and follows mysterious clues.

Where to stream: Amazon

20. Veggie Tale: An Easter Carol

Veggie Tale: An Easter Carol, Easter movie for kids

Bob the tomato and Larry the cucumber teaches Ebenezer Nezzer that Easter means more than plastic eggs and chocolate bunnies when he tries to tear down a church to build his Easter-themed amusement park. The film brilliantly depicts the Easter tale while also conveying some meaningful messages. This is a must-watch Easter story for kids.

Where to stream: Prime Video

21. Zootopia

Zootopia, Easter movie for kids

Although this charming Disney movie isn’t specifically about Easter, it follows Judy Hopps, a bunny cop, and a clever red fox Nick Wilde, as they try to solve a mysterious case in the animal metropolis they guard and live in.

Where to stream: Prime Video

22. Veggie Tales: ’Twas The Night Before Easter

Veggie Tales: 'Twas The Night Before Easter, Easter movie for kids

This is another fantastic Easter fare for children. When reporter Marlee Meade learns that the old town theatre will be closed, she devises a plan to save the stage and use the power of musical theatre to make a difference. Marlee, who has a desire to help others, learns the true meaning of Easter in this Veggie Tales special.

Where to stream: Prime Video

23. Benhur (2016)

Benhur, Easter movie for kids

This Easter story with an interesting tweak is ideal for older kids. This timeless classic tells the story of Christ’s life and crucifixion through the perspective of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince. He is wrongly imprisoned and meets Jesus several times throughout his life.

Where to stream: Prime Video

24. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Easter movie for kids

This live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic fable is one of the best Easter movies for children to watch while they relish Easter eggs and buns. The film transports you to Mr. Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory and follows the adventures of five children who earn a golden ticket to tour the beautiful factory studded with chocolate waterfalls and vanilla grass.

Where to stream: Prime Video

25. Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg

Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg, Easter movie for kids

Max, a young stealing bunny, finds himself in an old school. He discovers the Easter Rabbits’ secret skills, faces a devious fox family, and learns about friendship with the help of rabbit girl Emmy.

Where to stream: Amazon

26. The Easter Egg Adventure

The Easter Egg Adventure, Easter movie for kids

Egg Town is home to hens and bunnies who live in peace. A bakery robbery leads the residents of Egg Town on a search for the thief. All the Easter eggs have been stolen. An innocent individual has been wrongfully charged. Harriet Hare, a teacher, comes to the rescue.

Where to stream: Amazon

27. The Lion of Judah

The Lion of Judah, Easter movie for kids

This is another fantastic Easter movie for kids. This fascinating journey follows a group of animal companions as they go to Jerusalem to save Judah, a lamb who believes he is a lion. His Bethlehem barnyard companions—a rooster, a cow, a donkey, a pig, a horse, and a rat—embark on an exciting quest to save Judah. Your children may chuckle at the scenarios these animals find themselves in as they travel and begin their search for Judah. It’s a tale of bravery, faith, and steadfast hope.

Where to watch: Prime Video

Easter is the time to spread the message of love, joy, and hope and also to reflect on the Gospel’s promises. With this list of easter movies for kids, you can have an excellent time after coming back from the church or having your supper. These movies will help your little one capture the essence of Easter and also know about the history related to it. You could also share stories related to your childhood experiences related to this occasion and have a nice bonding time with them.

Infographic: Easter Books For Children

Spend the Easter weekend snuggling up with your little one and reading Easter books. This infographic lists the best Easter books that your children will love reading during Easter and even all year long.

interesting books on easter for children [infographic]
Illustration: MomJunction Design Team

Key Pointers

  • Wind up your Easter celebrations with a kid-friendly Easter movie marathon featuring the classics.
  • Some favorites include The Dog Who Saved Easter, Peter Rabbit, and The Prince Of Egypt.
  • Hop is another all-time favorite about an Easter bunny who wants to be a rock ‘n’ roll star.

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Harshita Makvana

Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.... more

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