The Christian community celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. Christ was crucified on Good Friday and two days later, on Easter, He rose from the dead. This occasion is highly significant for all Christians across the world. It calls for double celebration for everyone as the spring season too starts around the same time. People indulge in attending church services, singing songs, chanting hymns, meeting near and dear ones, feasting, partying and presenting gifts. The major symbols of Easter include eggs, bunnies, lamb, chocolates, baskets, bonnets, marshmallows, jelly bean candies and hot cross buns.
Various games and activities are also organized especially for the festival. Some popular ones include Easter egg hunt, Easter egg decorating, egg rolls, arts and crafts, puzzles and so on. While celebrating Easter in its traditional way, people also prefer watching movies that relate to the holy festival of Easter. We bring you some of the best and popular movies on this holy holiday. These movies commemorate Jesus Christ's life, mission, message, sacrifice and resurrection in the most passionate and powerful manner. The list also includes some fun-loving and light-hearted flicks. Check out the summaries of the movies and take your pick. Wishing you a very lovely Easter ahead!
Top Christian Easter Films
Turn your Easter celebrations more special and memorable by playing the musical film, Easter Parade. The movie revolves around a dancing couple who perform in a number of shows. With a number of twists and misunderstandings, this movie is a must watch on Easter. Watch out for the classic songs!
The Passion of the Christ
'The Passion Of The Christ' is a 2004 film revolving around Jesus' last twelve hours before He was crucified. The movie refreshes the message of love, faith, hope and forgiveness that Jesus always spread. Indeed, an ideal movie to watch out on Easter Sunday!
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' is a story of a cartoon character living alongside real humans. The movie is a murder mystery set in 1947 Hollywood, the era of classical Hollywood cinema. It revolves around cartoon characters interacting directly with human beings.
Harvey is a classic fantasy, comic movie starring James Stewart and Josephine Hull as the main lead characters. The movie is a light-hearted flick that is sure to entertain children and adults alike on Easter.
Directed by William Wyler, Ben-Hur, or Benhur, is an epic film based on the 1880 novel 'Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ' written by former Civil War General, Lew Wallace. It is a perfect and exciting piece of depiction of the Nativity of Jesus Christ. Tune into this flick to make your Easter celebrations truly festive and religious.
The Last Temptation of Christ
The Last Temptation of Christ is a movie depicting the life of Jesus Christ that released in 1988 and was directed by Martin Scorsese. Centralized around Jesus, the movie includes temptations of humans face, such as fear, doubt, depression, reluctance and lust. Without a doubt, a great pick for Easter Sunday!
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