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The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time 

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Updated April 15, 2019 224 votes 29 voters 22 items

The best Easter movies are fun films to watch on or around the holiday. They are family friendly and can provide hours of fun once the Easter Bunny has gone home and the Easter egg hunt is over. There are plenty of classic Easter films to choose from, such as Rankin-Bass's Here Comes Peter Cottontail to It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown. But which one of these movies is the best Easter movie of all time? You get to help decide with your votes.

Whether you want an Easter movie that is about the Easter Bunny or more religous fare, there are a lot of Easter movies to choose from. Be sure to vote up your favorite Easter movies and help them get to the top of the list.

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Here Comes Peter Cottont... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Vincent Price, Danny Kaye, Casey Kasem

Released: 1971

Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

Here Comes Peter Cottontail is a 1971 Easter stop-motion television special made by Rankin-Bass, based on a 1957 novel by Priscilla and Otto Friedrich entitled The Easter Bunny That Overslept. ...more
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Hop is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Kaley Cuoco, Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie

Released: 2011

Directed by: Tim Hill

Hop is a 2011 3D live-action/computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Tim Hill and staring Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie, and James Marsden. On Easter Island, an optimistic young talking ...more
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It's the Easter Beagle, ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Bill Melendez, Linda Ercoli, Todd Barbee

Released: 1974

Directed by: Phil Roman

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown is the 12th prime-time animated TV special based upon the popular comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. It originally debuted on the CBS network on ...more
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The Easter Egg Adventure... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
The Easter Egg Adventure Brooke Shields, James Woods, Eli Wallach

Released: 2004

Directed by: John Michael Williams

The Easter Egg Adventure is a 2004 animation and family film written and directed by John Michael Williams.
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VeggieTales: 'Twas the N... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
VeggieTales: 'Twas the Night Before Easter Melinda Doolittle, Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mike Nawrocki

It’s Easter time in Crisper County and cable news reporter Marlee Meade is hunting for a way to help others. She cooks up a plan to save the old theater with a cast of costume-clad townies, ...more
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Rise of the Guardians is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher

Released: 2012

Directed by: Peter Ramsey

Rise of the Guardians is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy film based on William Joyce's The Guardians of Childhood book series and The Man in the Moon short film by Joyce and Reel ...more
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Here Comes Peter Cottont... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Christopher Lloyd, Miranda Cosgrove, Roger Moore

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mark Gravas

Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie is a 2005 computer animated film, a sequel to the 1971 Rankin/Bass TV special, Here Comes Peter Cottontail. It was released by Classic Media. It made its ...more
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The Easter Bunny is Comi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Fred Astaire, Skip Hinnant

Released: 1977

Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

The Easter Bunny is Comin' to Town is a stop motion holiday TV special by Rankin/Bass. It originally debuted on the ABC network on April 6, 1977 at 8 p.m.
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An Easter Carol is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Rebecca St. James, Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki

Released: 2004

Directed by: Tim Hodge

Continuing where _Star of Christmas, The (2002)_ left off, this story follows Millward (Larry the Cucumber) and Cavis (Bob the Tomato) into Mr. Nezzer's Easter egg factory. In a loose adaptation ...more
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The First Easter Egg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
The First Easter Egg

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jerry Reynolds, Russ Harris

A little bunny goes in search of an Easter gift for his mother. A friendly chicken gives him a beautiful egg, but on his way home the bunny encounters several characters that have their own ...more
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Easter Yeggs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Released: 1947

Directed by: Robert McKimson

Easter Yeggs is a Looney Tunes animated short originally released theatrically on June 28, 1947. The title is a play on "Easter eggs" and on "yegg", a slang term for a ...more
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The First Easter Rabbit ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
The First Easter Rabbit
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The Dog Who Saved Easter... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
The Dog Who Saved Easter Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan, Beverley Mitchell

Released: 2014

Directed by: Sean Olson

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Easter Parade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

Released: 1948

Directed by: Charles Walters

Easter Parade is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford, featuring music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best-known songs, ...more
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An Easter Bunny Puppy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
An Easter Bunny Puppy Alison Sieke, August Roads, Chris Petrovski

Released: 2013

Directed by: David DeCoteau

An Easter Bunny Puppy is a 2013 American family film directed by David DeCoteau.
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Baby Huey's Great Easter... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Maureen McCormick, Harvey Korman, Michael Angarano

Released: 1999

Directed by: Stephen Furst

Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure is a 1998 live-action direct-to-video film directed by Stephen Furst based on the Harvey Entertainment Company animated character, Baby Huey. It was originally ...more
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The Miracle Maker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Ralph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Julie Christie

Released: 2000

Directed by: Derek W. Hayes, Stanislav Sokolov

The Miracle Maker is a stop motion-animated film about the life of Jesus Christ, through the eyes of Tamar; the terminally ill daughter of a priest in Capernaum. Hand-drawn animated cartoons are ...more
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Easter Fever is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Easter Fever Catherine O'Hara, Garrett Morris, Melleny Brown

Released: 1980

Directed by: John Celestri, Greg Duffell, Ken Stephenson

Easter Fever is 1980 Canadian holiday film directed by John Celestri, Greg Duffell, and Ken Stephenson.
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Pieces of Easter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Pieces of Easter Tom Luce, Jefferson Moore, Sylvia Boykin

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jefferson Moore

Pieces of Easter is an independent holiday film produced by Kelly's Filmworks. Written and directed by Jefferson Moore, it stars Christina Karis.
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Jesus Christ Superstar ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Barry Dennen, Yvonne Elliman, Carl Anderson

Released: 1973

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1973 British musical film directed by Canadian film director Norman Jewison. A film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera of the same name, the ...more
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The Robe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time
Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Harry Shearer

Released: 1953

Directed by: Henry Koster

The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable ...more
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Funny Little Bunnies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Easter Movies Are A Hoppin' Good Time

Released: 1934

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Walt Disney

Funny Little Bunnies is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film. It was released in 1934.