The Polar Express

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Released November 10th, 2004, 'The Polar Express' stars Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari The G movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 40 min, and received a score of 61 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 36 respected critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe."

'The Polar Express' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, iTunes Store,, and YouTube .