A fun holiday tradition for many people is watching a film about that day or season. Some people snuggle close with a loved one while others prefer to laugh with a huge group of friends or even watch alone with a bowl of popcorn. However you like to watch movies, Easter is another fun holiday to find films to enjoy.
When people think of holiday films, Easter is probably not the first holiday to come to mind. Christmas and Halloween certainly have more from which to choose. Yet, that does not mean you should skip finding a show for this spring holiday.
After all, Easter is one of the most popular holidays around the world. According to The Guardian, it is the fifth most popular holiday, with 57 million cards bought and sent to celebrate this joyous day.
Plus, the common Easter images of bunnies, chicks, eggs, Jesus and flowers all can be easily incorporated into films. Oddly enough, the Easter bunny actually comes from German mythology where Eostra, the goddess of spring and fertility. She was connected to the rabbit and eggs which also signified new life, according to Herald Independent. Wouldn’t a film about her be fun to watch?
To help you find some of the good Easter flicks, here is a list. Many are children’s movies, but there are plenty of other genres represented as well: horror, religious, musical and drama. There is something for everyone to enjoy.