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Need An Easter Movie? These 11 Resurrection-Themed Netflix Picks Rise To The Occasion

Lots of rising going on here.

If you're looking for something to stream on Easter Sunday, as you lie comatose atop a cushion of marshmallow peeps and Cadbury egg wrappers, then look no further than these perfectly appropriate movies available on Netflix.

On the day that Jesus Christ, Superstar, purportedly rose from the dead, we've rounded up all the best movies about people who've done the same thing, either literally or figuratively.

World War Z

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Brad Pitt battles the undead legions in this zombie flick.

RoboCop, the remake

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After an explosion vaporizes everything but his face and his fingers, a cop is resurrected as a crime-fighting cyborg designed to serve and protect.

RoboCop, the original

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Same as above, plus a solid 1980s synth soundtrack.

I, Frankenstein

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The famously reanimated monster gets rejuvenated in this very silly movie starring Aaron Eckhart.

Night of the Living Dead

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After Frankenstein and Jesus, it's the third-most classic resurrection story.

The Fifth Element

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An alien reborn in the body of Milla Jovovich teams up with Bruce Willis to save the universe.

Sunset Boulevard

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A washed-up silent film actress tries to bring her career back from the dead in this classic from Hollywood's golden age.

Dead Snow

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The stakes are extra-high when the zombies are also Nazis.

Halloween Resurrection

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I mean, it's right there in the title.

The Returned (Les Revenants)

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Coming back from the dead is a much more glamorous, esoteric affair when it's happening in France.

The Walking Dead

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Or hey, what better weekend to commence a beginning-to-end rewatch of the zombie mega-hit that just wrapped up its fifth season?