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9 Fun Easter Movies That The Whole Family Will Enjoy

After eating hot cross buns and gorging on Easter eggs there's nothing better than snuggling up for an Easter-themed family movie! So here are some great child-appropriate films with an Easter or rabbit theme.

You should be able to find many of these movies available on DVD as well as on Easter movies on Netflix, Disney+, Stan, Amazon Prime or other movie streaming and download services. 

Best Easter Movies for Families

1. Peter Rabbit

Though Peter Rabbit is not strictly about Easter, there is a lot of bunny mischief in this retelling of Beatrix Potter's “Tale of Peter Rabbit” so it makes for a good Easter movie.

Peter Rabbit follows the adventures of a rebel rabbit who meets his match when the vegetable garden he and his floppy siblings ravage gets a new owner.

Buy Peter Rabbit

2. Peter Rabbit 2

The lovable rogue is back! Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation.

Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself on the mean streets of the city where his mischief is appreciated. But when his furry family is put in danger, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.

Buy Peter Rabbit 2

3. It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

One of the best Easter movies is this classic for fans of the Peanuts comic series.

Peppermint Patty and Marcie attempt the art of decorating Easter eggs, while Snoopy searches for a new home for Woodstock. All your favourite characters make an appearance, including of course Charlie Brown. 

Buy It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

4. Easter Parade

Two icons of the silver screen, Fred Astaire and Judy Garland, take you back to a glamorous era of old-school Hollywood musicals. While not strictly a children's Easter movie it is still family-friendly viewing.

It was a box office smash when it was first released in 1948 and contains lots of Irving Berlin songs and tap-dancing!

Buy Easter Parade

5. The Dog Who Saved Easter

The Bannister family leaves for an Easter holiday and Zeus the dog heads to doggie daycare for the weekend. A heart-warming Easter movie for families.

During his stay, a criminal comes in and tries to wreck the business—but the fearless pup steps in to save the day.

Buy The Dog Who Saved Easter

6. Hop

In this comical coming-of-age tale, the Easter bunny's son, voiced by Russell Brand, pursues his rock-star dreams in Hollywood. A fun, modern twist on the traditional Easter bunny movie.

Buy Hop

7. Rise of the Guardians 

Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Jack Frost, the Sandman and the Easter Bunny join forces to save the world.

The Golden Globe-nominated flick stars Hugh Jackman, Chris Pine, Isla Fischer, and Alec Baldwin.

Buy Rise of the Guardians 

8. Zootopia

While this adorable Disney movie isn't about Easter, it is about a very smart bunny!

Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case–even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery. 

9. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 

I love Wallace and Gromit! Stop-motion British cartoon characters Wallace and Gromit try to help a quaint English town with their rabbit infestation, then discover these are not your usual bunnies. 


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Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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