Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter

These five iconic holiday movies will make this Easter one to remember

Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter
These five iconic holiday movies will make this easter one to remember

Easter is upon us once again, and as people celebrate its spiritual significance, secular festivities and cultural customs many turn to the now established tradition of watching a movie to kick off the holidays. Whether you want to watch something with your family or intend on watching on your own, this list has a little something for everyone who wants to watch a movie with some Easter spirit.

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Easter Parade

Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter
Don Hewes and Hannah Brown in Easter Parade

Starting off with a classic, we have “Easter Parade”. This 1948 hit starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Ann Miller is loosely based off of Irvin Berlin’s famous song of the same name. An audiovisual spectacle with a simple story, “Easter Parade” is about a man who loses his dance partner and falls in love with the next one, though this is really an excuse to take the viewer from one dance sequence to the next. If you’re looking for something fun, with catchy songs and a bit of romance, you’ll find it difficult to find a better movie for the season.


Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter
Mother and Daughter unite in a shared love for sweets in Chocolat

What’s Easter without sweets? This charming movie is about a mother and her daughter moving into a small French village and opening and chocolaterie, much to the ire of its zealous residents. As they struggle to win over the hearts of the villages with their delicious chocolate and dedication, the story ends up taking a romantic turn as the daughter wins the affection of one of the villagers. The movie begins in the first days of lent as well, and is infused with the spirit of Charity and love.

It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter
The Peanut Gang come together one more time for another holiday classic with It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

If you want something a bit more kid friendly, step into the whimsical world of “It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown,” where charm meets tradition in a delightful Easter tale. This animated classic effortlessly captures the essence of the season with its endearing characters and heartwarming storyline. From Snoopy’s antics as the Easter Beagle to Charlie Brown’s quest for the perfect Easter egg, this film is a timeless reminder of the joy and magic of Easter. In this Cartoon, Charlie Brown is sure that the Easter Beagle will make sure that there are easter eggs for everyone. Skeptical of this, the peanuts gang decides to take matters into their own hands to make sure that the holiday is as magical as they hope it will be.

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Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter
This buddy romcom was a holiday hit in the 90s

For some, Easter is a time where you watch an unconventional or quirky movie to laugh at with friends or family, and for that there is no better option than “Mallrats,” a film that redefines the Easter movie genre with its unique blend of humor and heart. Set against the backdrop of a mall, two friends decide that they need to sabotage a dating show after one of their ex-girlfriends get on it. Hijinks ensue, and the two friends end up engaging in ridiculous events, including battling the easter bunny. This comedy delivers a new take on the holiday spirit, showcasing friendship, love, and self-discovery in unexpected ways. With its witty dialogue and memorable scenes, “Mallrats” offers a refreshing alternative for those seeking a break from traditional Easter movies.

Peter Rabbit

Five Memorable Movies to Watch This Easter
A classic childrens tale reborn with a modern twist

The most quintessentially Easter movie on this entire list, “Peter Rabbit” is a delightful cinematic masterpiece that effortlessly captures the essence of the holiday with its whimsical charm and heartwarming storyline. This modern adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s beloved tale follows the mischievous Peter Rabbit and his friends as they embark on a series of adventures in the lush English countryside. Filled with humor, friendship, and lessons of resilience, “Peter Rabbit” is a visual feast for the senses, blending stunning animation with a timeless narrative that appeals to audiences of all ages.

Ahmed Hamdy
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