Celebrating Easter: Movies to Watch With the Family at Easter

Easter is a significant holiday for Christians all over the world. It marks the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Without Easter, there would be no us, because it is the foundation of the gospel and our faith.

Spending time with family during this holiday is essential. One activity you can engage in with your family this season is watching movies. The challenge is finding quality Easter-themed movies. This post will solve this problem as we bring you a list of movies to watch with the family at Easter.

Movies to Watch with the Family at Easter

Some of the movies on our list are biblical, while others aren’t. We have put together a perfect blend to meet your needs regardless of your taste. Check out our list below:

The Passion of the Christ

This movie is one of the most popular Easter-themed movies of all time. Directed by Mel Gibson, this move unveils the story of the crucifixion and Jesus’s last acts before his death. We must warn that Gibson did an excellent job capturing the gory experiences before the crucifixion. Little wonder this movie has won so many awards.


Risen focuses on the task of a Roman soldier to investigate the mystery behind Jesus’ experiences following the crucifixion. This mandate leads to the spiritual awakening of the soldier that changes his life forever. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

This is one of the oldest movies on our list, released in 1973. It is based on a broadway play detailing the last week Jesus Christ spent on earth. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber made the music. While this movie focuses on a tough subject, it still has a “G” rating. This means it is safe to watch with your kids around.

Son of God

“Son of God” is an incredible movie that portrays the life and times of Jesus Christ. It might be a single movie, but it is an adaptation of “The Bible,” a ten-part mini-series. If you are looking for an inspirational and powerful film to watch this season, this is one you should see.

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene was one woman who stuck with Jesus Christ through thick and thin. How would you like to learn about her life? This movie starring Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara, puts Mary Magdalene’s life in perspective. It reveals the full story of her life, a gripping film worth watching with the whole family.



For our list of movies you can watch with the family at Easter, that’s it. Do you have any others? Kindly drop them in the comments section. Don’t forget to visit GodKulture to see other articles from our community.

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