Are you looking for inspiring movies that will help you grow in your understanding of God, the Bible and Jesus’ death and resurrection? If so, then look no further.
The following list of the best Christian Easter movies and TV shows will leave you educated and inspired. As we journey toward Easter, learn some of the lessons and evidences that surround Christ’s death, resurrection — and eternal impact.
Easter Movies: The History
Want to see a powerful take on the resurrection? Watch "Risen" right now on Pure Flix — a powerful film that tells the epic Biblical story of the resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer (available March 15 to May 15, 2021) with your free Pure Flix trial.
Come Follow Me
Walk with along during Peter's rocky journey, from the day he heard Jesus call his name to the post-resurrection conversation in which Jesus charges Peter to feed His sheep.
Watch "Come Follow Me," available on Pure Flix right now.
"The Thorn" is a live dramatic portrayal of the passion of Jesus Christ like you have never seen before, featuring live music, dance, aerial acrobatics, martial arts, special effects and a cast of hundreds.
He knows My Name
Rebekah is fascinated by the man her neighbors call Jesus and she wants to hear all He has to say. But her mother wants her to keep her distance. But Rebekah is persistent, and one day she brings Jesus home to meet her family—a simple act that will forever change their lives.
Watch the trailer for "He Knows My Name" on Pure Flix today.
Apostle Peter and the Last Supper
A famous criminal makes an unforgettable impression on his jailers through the saving power of the Gospel.
Watch the trailer for "Apostle Peter and The Last Supper" right now.
The Bible Series
In this 10-hour dramatic series, the producers breathe fresh visual life into this sacred text as the complete story of The Bible is told, Genesis through Revelation. Parental Warning: Intense Scenes.
Watch the trailer for "The Bible Series" on Pure Flix today.
More Easter Movies For You And The Family
Gospels: Open the Bible
Dramatic readings and reenactments combine with cogent analysis to bring the gospels to life for today's world.
Watch "Open The Bible Gospels" on Pure Flix right now.
Behold the Man
Three scholars help prove that the extraordinary claims made by and about Jesus warrant serious consideration today. This is a wonderful title to stream during the Easter season.
Three Days That Changed The World
Though he went to church as a child, Rob, a busy designer, has gotten away from his spiritual roots. For him Easter has been just another Sunday to unwind from a busy week. But now that he is a parent, he begins to rethink church’s importance in his family’s life. Viewers travel back with Rob to the first Easter to learn its importance.
Watch "Three Days That Changed The World" on Pure Flix right now.
Once We Were Slaves
A criminal and a peacemaker await their fates in a Jerusalem prison. They each reveal a past with a mysterious man who changes their lives.
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EASTER MOVIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: Kids Movies
The Lion of Judah
Follow the Lamb who saved the world in this wonderful story, seen through the eyes of farm animals. “The Lion of Judah” is an Easter movie that explores the Easter story in a truly innovative way.
Watch the trailer for "The Lion of Judah" on Pure Flix right now.
Watch these two classics from your favorite Veggie Tales Characters: “An Easter Carol” and “T’was The Night Before Easter.” In “An Easter Carol,” Ebenezer Nezzer is out of control! Filling London with plastic Easter eggs, he's on a rampage to make Easter "bigger than ever!" In “T’was The Night Before Easter,” join the gang in Crisper County when cable news reporter Marlee Meade is hunting for a way to help others.
A lesson about forgiveness, a young man learns to trust in Jesus and witnesses the fulfillment of the greatest promise of all in the resurrection.Watch "Easter Promise" on Pure Flix today.
TV SERIES FOR EASTER
Gospel Films Archives
This inspiring series recounts the greatest story all time, Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Watch "Gospel Films Archive Series: Easter" on Pure Flix right now.
Bonus: Week That Changed the World
The resurrection happened. It's not just the belief of Christians, it's borne out by history, archaeology and science. This documentary takes viewers step-by-step through the events of Holy Week.