Easter is a time of joy and celebration, and what better way to celebrate Easter with your kids than with some fun Easter-themed movies? In this post, I compiled a collection of some of the most popular Easter movies for kids.
1. Guess How Much I Love You: An Enchanting Easter (2018), 27 min
Guess How Much I Love You: An Enchanting Easter is a 2018 27-minute adventure special based on the classic children’s picture book of the same name. The special follows Little Nutbrown Hare and his woodland friends on a journey to find the mysterious White Fawn, as they encounter a series of obstacles and learn the importance of friendship.
2. Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, 2005, 1 h 24 min
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a 2005 stop-motion animated comedy film directed by Nick Park and Steve Box. It stars Peter Sallis as the voice of Wallace, a good-natured inventor and cheese enthusiast who lives in the fictional town of West Wallaby with his anthropomorphic dog companion Gromit. When Wallace and Gromit discover that a monstrous rabbit is wreaking havoc in the local vegetable gardens, they set out on a mission to capture it.
3. The New Adventures of Peter Rabbit, 2004, 49min
The New Adventures of Peter Rabbit is a 2004 animated children’s movie based on the classic Beatrix Potter story. It follows Peter Rabbit and his friends as they take on adventures of mischief and discovery. Along the way, they learn important lessons about friendship, honesty, loyalty and courage.
The movie is full of songs, laughter and beautiful animation. It follows Peter as he learns valuable life lessons, such as being honest and sticking together no matter what. He also learns about the importance of being able to forgive one another, even after making mistakes.
4. The Lion Of Judah, 2011, 1 h 27 min
The Lion Of Judah is a classic animated family movie which follows the courageous journey of Judah, a young lamb with a lion’s heart. He and his friends are taken from their stable in Bethlehem to the hustle and bustle of modern-day Jerusalem.
5. The Easter Bunny is Comin’ to Town, 2016, 1 h 14 min
The Easter Bunny is Comin’ to Town is a fully re-mastered Rankin and Bass classic with an uplifting message about the spirit of Easter. This film follows the story of a small bunny named Blitzen who is chosen by the Easter Bunny to help him find a new home, and along the way learns about the traditions of Easter. This film teaches kids about the origins of Easter, including Easter eggs and bunnies, and the special meaning behind each of these symbols.
6. Hop, 2011, 1 h 35 min
Hop is a 2011 animated comedy directed by Tim Hill and starring Russell Brand as the voice of E.B., the Easter Bunny. After being told he will one day take over for his father, the current Easter Bunny, E.B. decides to pursue his dream of becoming a rock star drummer instead.
On his journey towards rock stardom, E.B. teams up with Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker who, after losing his job, finds himself in a dilemma: he needs to come up with money for rent or else he will be evicted. E.B. and Fred decide to work together to raise the money, along with some hilarious hijinks and hilarious misadventures.
7. Peppa Pig – Easter Bunny, 2005, 55 min
Peppa Pig – Easter Bunny is a 55 minute long animated film following the characters on an exciting adventure. Peppa, her brother George and their friends will have a great time exploring the countryside and meeting new animals. They’ll also learn some important lessons about looking after plants and animals, as Grandpa Pig gives them a few tips about gardening.
8. Peter Rabbit, 2018, 1 h 34 min
Peter Rabbit is a 2018 live-action/animated comedy film, based on the classic stories by Beatrix Potter. The movie tells the story of the mischievous rabbit and his family as they attempt to win back their ancestral home from the elderly McGregor. Along the way, Peter and his family must contend with a host of obstacles and dangers, including the ever-persistent McGregor.
The movie stars James Corden as the voice of Peter Rabbit, with Rose Byrne as Bea and Domhnall Gleeson as McGregor. The film also features the voices of Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki and Sia.
9. The Dog Who Saved Easter, 2014, 1 h 27 min
The Dog Who Saved Easter is a family comedy about the Bannisters, who are going on an Easter holiday cruise. However, their beloved pet dog, Zeus, is unable to join them. Belinda makes the difficult decision to put him in Alice’s animal care facility where he quickly becomes friends with the other animals.
10. Ice Age: The Great Egg, 2016, 1 h 12 min
Ice Age: The Great Egg is a 2016 animated movie featuring the beloved prehistoric characters from the Ice Age franchise. After a daring rescue leads to the discovery of a giant egg, Scrat and his friends embark on an epic quest to save the universe. Along the way, they must overcome many obstacles, including a vicious dinosaur and a mysterious underground world. As they battle to save the day, they learn important lessons about friendship, family and the power of working together.
11. It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, 1974, 1 h 14 min
It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown is a beloved classic Peanuts special from 1974. It features the iconic gang of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and their friends as they prepare for and celebrate Easter. The special was remastered in 2021 to include two additional specials: It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown and It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown.
The special follows the whole gang as they get ready for Easter and all of the festivities that come with it – from egg-dying to church services to a big Easter egg hunt. Along the way, Charlie Brown faces his usual set of mishaps, while Snoopy gets into some funny antics, including playing baseball with Woodstock and the gang.
At the heart of It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown is a sweet reminder that even during tough times, we can still find joy in life’s simple pleasures. Whether you’re joining the gang for an afternoon of egg-dying or just watching along from home, this special will bring some much-needed Easter cheer.
12. The Prince of Egypt, 1998, 1 h 38 min
The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 animated film from Dreamworks Animation, telling the classic story of Moses and his journey to deliver his people. The voice cast includes Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock and other renowned names. The movie follows Moses from his childhood as a slave through his rise to power and eventual emergence as the leader of his people.
13. The Pilgrim’s Progress, 2019, 1h 57 min
The Pilgrim’s Progress is a classic Christian allegory written by John Bunyan over 340 years ago. This timeless story follows the journey of a character called Christian, who is striving to reach the Celestial City in order to achieve salvation. Along his way he meets many characters, both helpful and harmful, and must deal with many obstacles such as temptations, distractions, and a giant called Apollyon.