The best Easter films on TV over the Easter break – and when they’re on!

Don't miss Doctor Strange on Good Friday! Here's the best movies on over Easter and when to catch them...

Check out our Easter film guide – here’s our pick of the best Easter films – and what channels and times they’re on!

What are the best movies on Good Friday?


Flushed Away, 10.00am – 11.20am


Fallen, 10.30pm – 11.55pm (Wales 11.00pm – 12.25 am)


Doctor Strange, 8.30pm – 10.35pm


The Parent Trap, 11.45am -2.10pm

Channel 5

Mr Bean’s Holiday, 3.20pm – 5.00pm

Rowan Atkinson promoting Mr Bean's Holiday

Rowan Atkinson promoting Mr Bean’s Holiday (Olycom Spa/REX/Shutterstock)

What are the best movies on Saturday 20th April?


Murder on the Orient Express (1974 version), 2.25pm – 4.30pm (not Northern Ireland)

Alice in Wonderland (not Wales), 6.50pm – 8.30pm

The Importance of Being Earnest, 10.25pm – 11.55pm


The Spy Who Loved Me, 1.25pm – 4.00pm

The Fast and the Furios, 10.35pm – 12.30 am

Channel 4

Kubo and the Two Strings, 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Best films Easter include Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo & the Two Strings is a fantastic animated adventure (Laika Studios/Focus Features)

The Shallows, 9.00pm – 10.40pm

Ted 2, 10.40pm – 12.45 am

Channel 5

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Gene Wilder version), 2.30pm – 4.35pm

What are the best movies on Easter Sunday?


Saving Mr Banks (not Wales), 3.40pm – 5.45pm


Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Not Wales), 6.15pm – 8.00pm


Moonraker, 3.15pm – 5.45pm

Roger Moore as 007 for Moonraker

Holidays wouldn’t be the same without a Bond film! Check out Roger Moore as 007 in Moonraker (Snap/REX/Shutterstock)

Channel 4

Puss in Boots, 1.00pm – 2.45pm

Risen, 11.00pm – 1.10am

Channel 5

Pixels, 2.50pm – 4.50pm

Marley & Me, 4.50pm – 7.00pm

What are the best movies on Easter Monday?


Notting Hill, 10.20pm – 12.35am

Channel 4

Dante’s Peak, 12.10pm – 2.10pm

Heal the Living, 2.00am – 3.45am

Channel 5

Clash of the Titans, 1.15pm – 3.35pm

Jason and the Argonauts, 3.35pm – 5.45pm

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