These Easter movies for families starring everyone from Peter Rabbit to the Easter bunny himself are even more lovable because they're all available to stream at home on Prime Video or Netflix.

By Christin Perry
January 15, 2021
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After a full day of hunting eggs, eating yummy sweets and possibly attending (or viewing) an Easter service, your whole family is probably sacked! So when evening time rolls around, it's the perfect opportunity to gather on the couch and turn on an Easter-themed movie.

Whether you're looking for a classic Easter bunny movie, or you'd like to opt for something a bit more religious, there are lots of great Easter movies for families to choose from that are suitable for a wide range of ages. We've put together a list of some of our favorites to help you pick a flick, and included the best age group for each. Hoppy viewing!

The Dog Who Saved Easter

Home Alone meets Benji in this classic Easter flick. Our hero, Zeus, is a lovable yet pesky labrador retriever who's left at doggie daycare for a week while his family goes on an Easter cruise. Kids of all ages will get a kick out of the ensuing capers.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Peter Rabbit

When you're talking about the best Easter movies, you can't leave this iconic bunny off the list! The 2018 remake of this Easter classic features live animals and hilarious antics suitable for the whole family.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

An Easter Carol - Veggie Tales

Oddly, it can be difficult to find Easter movies for kids with a religious theme, even though it's a Christian holiday. Enter VeggieTales—their story of a miserly scrooge who makes all the town's Easter eggs is sure to leave a lasting impression. This is a good Easter movie for kids ages 2 and up.

Where to watch: PureFlix

Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade

The Ice Age crew has their own version of how the first Easter egg hunt got started. So if you're on the hunt for funny Easter movies for kids, be sure to add this one to the list. Your elementary school-aged kids will get plenty of laughs from this springtime flick.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Rise of the Guardians

If your family hasn't seen Rise of the Guardians yet, you're in for a treat! It's a fantastic movie with beautiful graphics, plenty of action, and lots of laughs, too. You'll see all the holiday heavy-hitters here, when Santa, the tooth fairy, and the Easter bunny team up to fight the baddies. Rise of the Guardians is one of the best Easter movies for the whole family.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Hop

You can't beat Hop if you're looking for a classic Easter bunny movie! And if you have a Netflix subscription, you're in luck—Hop is one of the cutest Easter movies on Netflix you can watch as a family. Aside from some covert adult humor, this full-color, live-action flick is suitable for the youngest of kids.

Where to watch: Netflix

The Ten Commandments

If you're looking for good Easter movies that bring the Bible alive, try this adaptation of the Ten Commandments. Created in part by one of the producers of VeggieTales, it tells the story in a kid-friendly way that's still engaging for little ones. Best for elementary-aged kids.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

One of the best Easter movies for preschoolers, Charlie Brown's classic Easter offering doesn't disappoint. This affable pooch should be top on your list of Easter movies for families.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Miss Potter

This is the story of author Beatrix Potter, who penned the Peter Rabbit books. It's an indirect nod to the Easter holiday, yes, but a fascinating movie nonetheless. And Renée Zellweger's portrayal of Miss Potter is not to be missed. This Easter movie is best for kids in middle or high school.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The Easter Egg Adventure

This one belongs on any list of Easter movies for kids. Full of capers and crazy adventures, your little ones will love watching the residents of Egg Town try to protect Easter at all costs.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video