Great Movies To Watch This Easter Weekend

Or Passover Weekend. Whichever Testament, everyone can appreciate a good movie marathon

1. The Passion of the Christ


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2. The Ten Commandments

Another obvious one.

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3. Hop

or basically any movie with a cartoon rabbit.

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4. Jesus Christ Superstar

Campier, sexier, and funkier than our first 2 films, but just as relevant.

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5. The Way

Martin Sheen goes on the pilgrimage, Camino de Santiago, in Spain to connect with his son (Emilio Estevez, obviously) who died on the trail.

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6. Monty Python’s Life of Brian

The untold story of Jesus Christ of Nazareth’s birthday twin and neighbor, Brian Cohen.

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7. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, “Fear, Itself”

While technically a Halloween episode, it does feature Anya in a wonderful rabbit costume.

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8. Prince of Egypt

Beautiful animation and a Oscar winning Whitney Houston-Mariah Carey collaboration.

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9. Hank and Mike

Disgruntled ex-Easter bunnies try to the find new jobs after being fired.

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10. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Awesome special effects, check.
Liam Neeson as a talking lion/the Messiah, check.
Biblical subtext, check.

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11. Annie Hall

The Easter dinner scene is great enough for me to consider this an Easter movie.

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12. 40 Days and 40 Nights

Not only does this movie feature the stunning Josh Hartnett at his peak and an amazing soundtrack, I personally think it is the perfect film to get across the message of Lent.
Also, it’s on Hulu.

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Add your favorite movies to get you in the holiday spirit in the comments!

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