Movies About Easter

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Movies About Easter

So many films have reported on Movies About Easter. We put together 25 of the top ones.

Easter Eggs (2010)

Easter Eggs
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Slobodan Karajlovic, starring Nikola Crcek, Jelena Kordic Kuret, Ana Ljubicic, Frano Maskovic

Easter Eggs is a 2010 Serbian drama film directed by Slobodan Karajlovic and starring Slobodan Aligrudic. From the outside, Dragan's life looks like a success, but in truth it is a facade of empty success. Dragan is a computer game programmer and has recently been laid off, leaving him in a financial and emotional crisis. He decides to take his wife and children on a camping trip for Easter, where he hopes to reconnect with his family. This trip, however, becomes a journey of self-discovery as Dragan is forced to confront his own inner demons and come to terms with his past. Through unexpected encounters, Dragan learns to appreciate the family he still has and appreciate the second chance he has been given.

The Easter Chipmunk (1995)

The Easter Chipmunk
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Walt Kubiak, starring Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Doug Stone, Kath Soucie
Rated G

The Easter Chipmunk is a 1995 family film directed by Walt Kubiak. The film centers around the lovable chipmunk, Buddy, who is determined to make the Easter holiday special for his family. With the help of some friendly woodland creatures, Buddy embarks on an adventure to find the perfect Easter gift for his relatives. Along the way he faces many obstacles and learns important lessons about friendship, courage and determination. In the end, Buddy discovers that the greatest Easter gift of all is the love of his family.

Easter Fever (1980)

Easter Fever
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Celestri, Greg Duffell, Ken Stephenson, starring Garrett Morris, Maurice LaMarche, Jeri Craden, Don Ferguson
Rated TV-G

Easter Fever is a 1980 comedy directed by John Celestri, Greg Duffell, and Ken Stephenson. The film centers around the town of Easterville, a small rural community that is the site of an annual Easter bunny pageant. The pageant's prize, a golden egg, has been won by the same family for generations, and the current mayor, Charlie, is determined to keep it that way. However, when a mysterious stranger named Peter arrives in town, Charlie's plans are put in jeopardy, as Peter has his own plan for the golden egg. With the help of his new friends, Peter attempts to outwit the mayor and win the pageant. Along the way, the townspeople learn lessons about friendship, family, and the importance of tradition.

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram, starring Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson
Rated Not Rated

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a 1925 silent American epic religious drama film directed by Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, and Rex Ingram. It is based on the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace and stars Ramon Novarro as the title character, a Jewish prince who is betrayed and sent into slavery by his childhood friend Messala. Upon learning of his mother and sister's incarceration, Ben-Hur swears revenge and sets out to challenge his rival in a chariot race. Along the way, he encounters Jesus Christ and is eventually tasked with helping spread his teachings. Through his journey, he discovers friendship, mercy and redemption. The film also features Francis X. Bushman as Messala, May McAvoy as Esther and Maude George as Miriam. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ was a massive success at the box office, becoming the highest grossing film of all time for nearly 30 years. It was also nominated for 12 Academy Awards and won a record-breaking 11 Oscars.

The Gospel of John (2014)

The Gospel of John
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David Batty, starring David Harewood, Selva Rasalingam, Mourad Zaoui, El Mahmoudi M'Barek
Rated Unrated

The Gospel of John is a 2014 feature-length film adaptation of the Biblical book of John, directed by David Batty. Narrated by actor Christopher Plummer, the film retells the three-year ministry of Jesus as recorded by John. Using the King James Version of the Bible, the film vividly brings to life the New Testament with stunning cinematography and vivid performances by a talented cast of actors. The film follows the life and ministry of Jesus, beginning with his baptism, his teachings, and his numerous miracles, on to his death and resurrection. As Jesus travels around Judea, he speaks of the coming of the Kingdom of God and his role as the only begotten Son of God. With its beautiful imagery, musical score, and inspiring performances, The Gospel of John is a powerful and moving presentation of Jesus' life, ministry, death and resurrection.

Ocean of Mercy (1978)

Ocean of Mercy
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: A. Bhimsingh, Christopher Coelho, starring Chandramohan, Rajasulochana, Vijayachander

Ocean of Mercy is a 1978 film directed by A. Bhimsingh and Christopher Coelho. It tells the story of a poor fisherman, Jairaj, and his family who struggle to make ends meet in their coastal village. After his mother's death, Jairaj takes over the family business of fishing, but finds success hard to come by. He meets a wealthy businessman named Ramdas who takes him under his wing, and through his guidance, Jairaj learns to become a successful fisherman. However, his success is short-lived due to a devastating tsunami that wipes out his village. With the help of Ramdas, Jairaj is able to rebuild his business and persevere in the face of adversity. The film deals with topics such as poverty, family, friendship, and mercy.

The Gospel According to Matthew (1993)

The Gospel According to Matthew
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Regardt van den Bergh, starring Richard Kiley, Bruce Marchiano, Gerrit Schoonhoven, Dawid Minnaar
Rated TV-G

The Gospel According to Matthew is a 1993 film about the life of Jesus Christ based on the Gospel of Matthew, directed by Regardt van den Bergh. The film follows the life of Jesus from his birth to his ascension into Heaven and was shot entirely in Italy. The film focuses on the teachings of Jesus, his miracles, and his role as a leader, as well as his underlying divinity. It also highlights events such as the Sermon on the Mount, the Last Supper, and the Resurrection. The film features an international cast and was met with critical acclaim, winning numerous awards.

The Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise (1981)

The Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Mordicai Gerstein, Al Kouzel, starring Ron McLarty, Pat Lysinger, Bob McFadden, Knowl Johnson
Rated TV-Y

The Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise follows the Bear family as they prepare for Easter and search for hidden eggs. Mama Bear teaches Brother and Sister Bear the importance of giving and sharing by helping them make special gifts and treats for their friends and family. As the Bears search for hidden eggs, they also learn the true meaning of Easter and the joy of being together. With help from their friends and family, they ultimately find enough eggs to make a delicious Easter feast.

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Rebel Without a Cause
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Nicholas Ray, starring James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus
Rated PG-13

Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American drama film starring James Dean and Natalie Wood. Directed by Nicholas Ray, the film tells the story of troubled teenager Jim Stark (Dean) and his struggle to fit in with his peers. Jim moves to a new town with his family, trying to escape the reputation he had in his previous town. He soon finds himself in conflict with the town's youth, including the charismatic Jud (Sal Mineo) and the beautiful but troubled Judy (Natalie Wood). As Jim struggles to find his place in his new home, he must confront his inner turmoil and make difficult decisions in order to find his true identity. Through the film's iconic portrayal of teenage angst and rebellion, Rebel Without a Cause stands as an iconic representation of 1950s youth culture.

The First Easter (2001)

The First Easter
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Jerry Vreeman, starring Kyle DeYoung, Rebecca St. James, Max McLean, Jerry Vreeman

The First Easter is a 2001 animated feature film directed by Jerry Vreeman. The film follows the journey of a young rabbit named Seamus who is sent by the Easter Bunny to carry out the mission of delivering Easter eggs. Along the way, Seamus meets various animal friends, who help to teach him the true meaning of Easter and the story of Jesus Christ's resurrection. As Seamus learns more about Easter, he finds the courage to face the obstacles along the way and fulfill his mission. The film culminates with Seamus and his friends celebrating Easter with a joyful celebration.

Easter Egg Mornin' (1991)

Easter Egg Mornin'
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Dan Peeler, starring Bobby Goldsboro, Pat Childs, Timmy Tappan
Rated TV-Y

Easter Egg Mornin' is a 1991 film directed by Dan Peeler that follows the story of a family of four siblings who sneak out of bed one Easter morning to try and find the Easter Bunny and get his basket of eggs. Along their journey, they discover the importance of family, community and faith, while learning the power of believing in something. As they search for the Easter Bunny, they also discover the beauty of spring and the joy it brings. When the family finally finds the Easter Bunny, they discover he was looking for them as much as they were looking for him. Together, they learn the true meaning of Easter and come away with a newfound appreciation for each other.

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

The Last Temptation of Christ
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco
Rated R

The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 film adapted from Nikos Kazantzakis' 1955 novel of the same name. Directed by Martin Scorsese, it stars Willem Dafoe as Jesus of Nazareth and Barbara Hershey as Mary Magdalene. The film is an exploration of the psychological and spiritual turmoil experienced by Jesus as he wrestles with his obligations to God and to his own humanity. In the film, Jesus is tempted by the Devil to abandon the path of suffering that awaits him and instead live an earthly life as a married man with Mary Magdalene. The film was controversial when it was released due to its perceived irreverence towards the figure of Jesus. Despite this, it was praised by some critics and is regarded as an important work in Scorsese's oeuvre.

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! (1974)

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown!
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Phil Roman, starring Todd Barbee, Melanie Kohn, Stephen Shea, Linda Ercoli
Rated TV-G

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! (1974) is an animated television special directed by Phil Roman. The special follows the Peanuts gang as they prepare for Easter. Charlie Brown and Linus are in search of the Easter Beagle, a mythical creature said to have the power to bring joy and happiness to the world. The gang goes on an Easter egg hunt, but the search for the Easter Beagle turns out to be more difficult than expected. Meanwhile, Sally has a difficult time believing the Easter Beagle is real, while Snoopy comes up with creative plans to make their search easier. In the end, the Easter Beagle is found, and the gang is able to celebrate Easter with joy and happiness.

The King of Kings (1927)

The King of Kings
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Cecil B. DeMille, starring H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut
Rated Not Rated

Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971)

Here Comes Peter Cottontail
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr., starring Danny Kaye, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Casey Kasem
Rated TV-G

The Egg Cracker Suite (1943)

The Egg Cracker Suite
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ben Hardaway, Emery Hawkins, starring Ellen Drew, June Foray, Florence Gill

Easter Parade (1948)

Easter Parade
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Charles Walters, starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller
Rated G

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

Jesus Christ Superstar
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Norman Jewison, starring Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen
Rated G

The First Easter Egg (1997)

The First Easter Egg
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Russ Harris, G. Brian Reynolds, starring Will Gould, Russ Harris, Miki Mathioudakis, G. Brian Reynolds
Rated Not Rated

The Easter Story (1989)

The Easter Story
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Don Lusk, Ray Patterson, starring Richard Thomas, Joe Spano, Adrienne Barbeau, Darleen Carr

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

The Passion of the Christ
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Mel Gibson, starring Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov
Rated R

Tiny Toons Spring Break (1994)

Tiny Toons Spring Break
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Rich Arons, Michael Gerard, David Marshall, starring Tress MacNeille, John Kassir, Joe Alaskey, Cree Summer
Rated TV-Y

Easter Yeggs (1947)

Easter Yeggs
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Robert McKimson, starring Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Rated Approved

The Jesus Film (1979)

The Jesus Film
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Krish, Peter Sykes, starring Brian Deacon, Rivka Neuman, Alexander Scourby, Niko Nitai
Rated G

The Smurfs Springtime Special (1982)

The Smurfs Springtime Special
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Gerard Baldwin, starring Michael Bell, Lucille Bliss, William Callaway, Hamilton Camp
Rated Not Rated

 



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