12 Easter Movies on Netflix to Enjoy with the Family

So, you’ve completed all the spring-themed activities, finished your Easter egg hunt and devoured the best Easter dinner. Now, it’s time to upgrade your festive Sunday by binge-watching some of the best Easter movies on Netflix.

Whether you want to follow the adventures of talking rabbits or learn the religious significance of the holiday, the streaming platform has countless titles that will make Easter Sunday even more special. From A Week Away to Come Sunday, keep reading for 12 Easter movies on Netflix that the whole family can enjoy.

1. Peter Rabbit 2 (2021)

  • Cast: Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, Elizabeth Debicki
  • Rating: PG

In this follow-up to part one, Peter Rabbit ventures out of Thomas and Bea's garden to embark on a wild new adventure in the big city. However, his thrill-seeking ways get him into trouble and create chaos for his family, who will stop at nothing to find him. This fun comedy has enough self-awareness and slapstick humor to keep both kids and adults entertained.

2. The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2017)

  • Cast: Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Neil Flynn
  • Rating: PG

When Gavin, a former child star, gets sentenced to community service at a popular megachurch, he discovers that they’re prepping for their big annual Easter play. His plan? To pretend to be Christian, so he can land the leading role of Jesus.

3. A Week Away (2021)

  • Cast: Bailee Madison, Kevin Quinn, David Koechner
  • Rating: TV-PG

This charming teen musical film tells the story of Will, a troubled high schooler who gets sent to a Christian summer camp after breaking the law. While there, he falls in love with another camper named Avery and gains a sense of belonging for the first time. 

4. Come Sunday (2018)

  • Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jason Segel, Condola Rashad, Lakeith Stanfield
  • Rating: TV-14

Chiwetel Ejiofor shines as real-life evangelist Carlton Pearson, who gets ostracized by the church community after challenging a core doctrine and preaching that Hell doesn’t exist. Come Sunday is rather emotional and intense, but it explores important themes like morality, faith and spirituality. 

5. Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness (2022)

  • Cast: Jordan Tartakow, Joey Lotsko, Laila Berzins
  • Rating: TV-Y7

Based on Chris Grine's graphic novel, Chickenhare, the comedy revolves around a brave half-chicken, half-hare who embarks on a mission to find a valuable artifact, with the help of his two close friends. Everyone in the family will appreciate the appealing animation and likable characters.

6. Duck Duck Goose (2018)

  • Cast: Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya, Carl Reiner
  • Rating: PG

As Peng, a free-spirited swan goose, is migrating to China with his flock, he wakes up one day to find that he’s been abandoned. Things start to look up when he meets and befriends two lost ducklings named Chi and Chao. But they soon come to realize that Peng had an ulterior motive from the beginning.

7. Rabbids Invasion: Mission to Mars (2022)

  • Cast: Jack Angel, Féodor Atkine, Yann Bean
  • Rating: TV-Y

Inspired by the popular game franchise, this movie follows two scientists who assemble a team of Rabbids—a species of rabbit-like creatures—to save Mars from an evil tech giant. It’s fun and super silly, but it also touches on topics of math and science, so it’ll be a special treat for kids who are into STEM.

8. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)

  • Cast: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Amalia Vitale
  • Rating: G

In this fun sci-fi comedy, Shaun the Sheep and the rest of the flock meet an adorable alien with superpowers. When it lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, the sheep work together to help the alien return home—but can they do so before getting caught by the Ministry for Alien Detection?

9. Fatima (2020)

  • Cast: Joaquim de Almeida, Goran Visnjic, Stephanie Gil
  • Rating: PG-13

Fatima tells the incredible true story of three young children who report seeing visions of the Virgin Mary in Fátima, Portugal. Angry church officials and the government try to force these girls to recant their statements, but their revelations offer hope to tens of thousands of believers.

10. Forgiven (2020)

  • Cast: Kevin Sorbo, Casey Fuller, Jenn Gotzon
  • Rating: TV-14

An intense police standoff turns into a hostage situation at a church. The pastor’s daughter, Elizabeth, is determined to get through to the perpetrator and save his life. If you’re a fan of religious films that explore themes like redemption and faith, this one is for you.

11. The Chosen (2017)

  • Cast: Shahar Isaac, Jonathan Roumie, Elizabeth Tabish, Paras Patel
  • Rating: TV-14

OK, so it’s not exactly a film, but given the show’s stellar performances and speculative storytelling, we’ll make an exception. Creator Dallas Jenkins offers a refreshing look at the life of Jesus, as told through the lens of his closest disciples and those who encountered him.

12. Father Stu (2022)

  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Jacki Weaver
  • Rating: R

Wahlberg is Stuart Long, an amateur boxer and aspiring actor who is called to priesthood after he's diagnosed with a rare muscular disease. This moving biographical drama will make you laugh one moment and cry the next.

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