Top 10 Netflix Picks for Easter Weekend
This Easter weekend is set to be a double bank holiday with a difference as the nation continues its lockdown.
However, in case you needed a little help to pass the time, we’ve put together a handy list of our top 10 Easter-themed Netflix picks. From comedy to show-stopping drama, we’re sure to have something for everyone!
1 Monty Python’s The Life of Brian
This 1979 comedy classic tells the tale of a young man who is mistakenly identified as the Messiah and hailed as the leader of a new religious movement.
2 Peter Rabbit
This feel-good family film brings Beatrix Potter’s heartwarming characters to life in this 2018 action-packed blockbuster. Join Peter Rabbit and his three sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail as they wreak havoc in Mr McGregor’s vegetable patch.
3 The Story of God
Join Morgan Freeman in this documentary series as he asks some of the biggest questions about religion and discovers more about how faith connects us all.
4 Gnomeo & Juliet
As this Easter weekend promises glorious weather, bring your garden to life for your family with this imaginative film based on Shakespeare’s classic love story. Join this star-studded cast – including James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine and more – to find out if Gnomeo & Juliet will get their happy ever after!
5 The Two Popes
Oscar-nominated drama starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce. Watch history unfold in this compelling new film as the Vatican makes an unprecedented move to reshape the future of the Catholic Church.
6 The BFG
The family fun continues in this razztwizzling film, as multi-award-winning actor Mark Rylance reimagines one of Roald Dahl’s best-loved characters. Join Sophie and The BFG on their quest to rid the world of fizzwiggling, child-gobbling giants.
This 2014 epic drama tells the Biblical story of Noah’s triumph against an apocalyptic flood. Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone and Anthony Hopkins, this gripping film is the perfect choice for Easter weekend!
8 Charlotte’s Web
If you’re missing the great outdoors, hop into a virtual farmyard with this children’s classic. Starring Dakota Fanning and Julia Roberts, this is an enchanting tale about friendship.
9 Exodus: Gods & Kings
Inspired by the Biblical book of Exodus, this action-packed film from Ridley Scott tells how Moses led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt. Starring Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley.
10 Duck Duck Goose
This feel-good family film tells the hilarious tale of a high-flying bachelor goose who is grounded after an injury to his wing. Accompanied by two orphan ducklings, this unlikely trio battle their way through numerous dangers. Starring Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya and Lance Lim.
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