The Polar Express


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.

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  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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