The Polar Express

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This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole. What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

  1. Robert Zemeckis

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Chris Van Allsburg


  3. William Broyles Jr.


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    Hero Boy | Father | Conducter | Santa Clause | Scrooge | Hobo

  2. Michael Jeter

    Michael Jeter

    Smokey | Steamer

  3. Eddie Deezen

    Eddie Deezen


  4. Chris Coppola

    Chris Coppola

    Toothless Boy

  5. Nona Gaye

    Nona Gaye

    Hero Girl

  6. Peter Scolari

    Peter Scolari

    Lonely Boy

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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $165,000,000.00

Revenue $305,875,730.00


Release Information

  • November 10, 2004
    PG, Theatrical



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