This post contains affiliate links. Should you make a purchase, Love Beauty Thrive may receive a small commission at no added cost to you. Affiliate disclosure is available here.
Hippity hoppity, Easter’s on its way!
Ready for spring, sunshine, flowers, and (best of all) Easter? Done with the snow? Us too!
Family movies are a wonderful, affordable way to spend holiday time together (and if you’re looking for all the springtime feels, there is no shortage of adorable films about cute, fuzzy bunnies).
We’ve put together a list of 11 heartwarming animated movies to celebrate Easter and welcome spring with your family.
Make the popcorn (and Easter treats) – it’s family movie night!
PETER RABBIT (2018)
The new, feature film adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale. A smart, mischievous rabbit tries to sneak back into Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden with his three sisters (Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail), after a family relative moves in and schemes to keep them out. But Peter is no ordinary rabbit . . . and is up for the challenge.
Peter Rabbit is available on Amazon.
Candy, chicks, and rock ‘n roll!
Where is Easter candy is made? In the Easter Bunny’s giant factory beneath Easter Island. E.B. (the Easter Bunny’s teenage son), destined to become the Easter Bunny and have the factory passed to him, only wants to rock out as a drummer. E.B. runs away to Hollywood and meets Fred (the oversized chick), a big time slacker – learning the importance of family.
Hop is available on Amazon.
WINNIE THE POOH: SPRINGTIME WITH ROO (2004)
Easter in the Hundred Acre Wood is cancelled when Rabbit decides it’s Spring Cleaning Day. Instead of playing in the springtime sun, he orders everyone to get to work. The friends are disappointed (especially little Roo). But Rabbit quickly realizes that friendship – love, putting others first, and showing you care – is much more important.
Winnie The Pooh: Springtime With Roo is available on Amazon.
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (2018)
Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) is grown up, lives in London and has a family. Sadly, he’s forgotten magic and wonder. After a surprise visit from his childhood friend Winnie the Pooh – and a journey to find the rest of the lovable gang – he rediscovers joy. Not an Easter film, but the fields, flowers, forest, and critters of the Hundred Acre Wood will have you blooming for spring.
Christopher Robin is available on Amazon and Netflix.
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (2012)
The feature film adaptation of William Joyce’s Guardians Of Childhood book series. Easter Bunny and the Immortal Guardians (Santa Claus, Tooth Fairy, etc.) bring joy to the world’s children, protecting them from darkness. But this time, it is they who must be saved when Pitch Black tries to destroy children’s belief in them. Who will rescue them?
Rise of the Guardians is available on Amazon and Netflix.
WANT MORE BUNNIES?
These animated, family films starring long eared furry friends are sure to scratch your bunny itch!
Zootopia – a thriving animal metropolis. Officer Judy Hopps is the first rabbit to join the city’s police force. She jumps at the chance to prove herself by solving a big mystery (even if it means working with a con artist fox, Nick Wilde) – who doesn’t make her job easy. Tackling important social themes, this movie is action-packed and full of heart.
Zootopia is available on Amazon.
THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (2016)
What do pets do when you’re not home? When Max (a quiet terrier) gets Duke (a giant, unruly mutt) as a new roommate, life turns upside down. After getting lost in New York City, they meet a rebel bunny named Snowball. Will they join Snowball and his gang of abandoned pets? Or work together to make the epic journey back home?
The Secret Life Of Pets is available on Amazon and Netflix.
An ultimate Disney classic. Bambi, a young deer, grows up in the forest with his friends, Thumper (a rabbit), and Flower (a skunk). Together, in their world of the forest and meadows, they grow and learn about life – love, beauty, danger, tragedy, and joy – on their journey to adulthood.
Bambi is available on Amazon.
WANT MORE SPRINGTIME?
With lots of lovely little bugs, flowers, gardens, furry friends (and even some fairies), these movies will bring springtime into your home – even when there’s still snow on the ground.
Tinkerbell and her fairy friends live in the secret world of Pixie Hollow, on the island of Neverland. Each with their own special talent, they work together (with a little pixie dust) to change the seasons and make nature come alive. While on an adventure to turn winter into spring, Tinkerbell learns the importance of being true to herself.
The Tinkerbell full length feature film series includes:
- Tinkerbell (2008)
- Tinkerbell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
- The Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
- Secret of the Wings (2012)
- The Pirate Fairy (2014)
- Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast (2015)
A BUG’S LIFE (1998)
Join Flik, a misfit ant, as he searches for fighters to help battle and save his colony from mean, bullying grasshoppers. His home threatened, he meets and recruits an interesting group of bugs to help – who turn out to be a troupe of high-flying, circus insects. Can friendship and imagination lead them to victory?
A Bug’s Life is available on Amazon.
BEE MOVIE (2007)
Barry B. Benson the bee (Jerry Seinfeld) has graduated from college. Not happy about his only career choice (honey), he travels outside the hive and meets Vanessa, a New York City florist. He makes a shocking discovery – humans have been stealing and eating bee’s honey! Realizing his true purpose is to get justice, he sues humanity for theft.
Bee Movie is available on Amazon and Netflix.
FOLLOW ON PINTEREST
Follow Love Beauty Thrive on Pinterest here. Save this post for later using this pin.