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The 10 Most Egg-cellent Easter Horror Movies to Fill Your Basket

Pet Sematary 1989

5. Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary taps into the chilling lore of resurrection where what comes back is never the same. This adaptation of Stephen King’s tale unfolds around the Creed family, whose discovery of an ancient burial ground unveils a dread-laden path of grief and supernatural dread. As they grapple with loss, the film weaves a narrative steeped in the macabre, turning the Easter theme of resurrection into a nightmarish reality, making it an essential, eerie watch for the holiday.

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4. Us (2019)

Jordan Peele’s Us (2019) skillfully stitches together a narrative teeming with creepy bunnies and doppelgänger dread, perfect for a twisted Easter watch. When a seemingly idyllic family vacation turns into a nightmare, complete with scissor-wielding lookalikes, the film delves deep into themes of identity and the uncanny. The bunnies, multiplying like, well, rabbits, serve as a chilling motif that ties the story to Easter’s themes of rebirth and duplicity.

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3. Night of the Lepus (1972)

What’s scarier than giant, mutant bunnies rampaging through a small town? Night of the Lepus answers that question with a resounding “Nothing!” This campy classic takes the cuddly Easter bunny image and morphs it into a monstrous threat, offering a hopping-mad blend of horror and hilarity. It’s a perfect pick for those who enjoy their horror with a side of absurdity, proving that not all bunnies are here to hide eggs and bring joy.

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Critters 2 The Main Course 1988
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2. Critters 2: The Main Course (1988)

Critters 2 brings the Easter bunny to life in the most unexpected and terrifying way, as the hungry, ball-shaped critters wreak havoc during an Easter egg hunt. This sequel blends humor, horror, and holiday cheer into a wild, intergalactic romp, complete with carnivorous critters disguised as Easter eggs. It’s a fun, frenetic film that’s sure to add some bite to your Easter movie marathon.

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1. Donnie Darko (2001)

Top off your Easter with Donnie Darko, where a troubled teen is plagued by visions of Frank, a man in a disturbing rabbit costume, leading him through a time-traveling mystery intertwined with fate and destruction. This cult classic, blending psychological thriller and sci-fi elements, is as mesmerizing as it is mind-bending, making it the perfect finale to a holiday filled with the bizarre and the macabre.

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These Easter horror movies, each with their unique spin on the springtime holiday, offer a delightful mix of horror and dark fantasy, perfect for those looking to celebrate Easter with a twist. So, as you enjoy your chocolate and painted eggs, why not add a little terror to the mix with these eerie cinematic treats?

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