The Polar Express

Release Date: November 7th, 2004

G |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Cast: Tom Hanks , Nona Gaye , Eddie Deezen , Leslie Zemeckis , Peter Scolari

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Genres: Adventure , Animation , Comedy , Family , Fantasy , Musical

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment,Shangri-La Entertainment,Playtone,ImageMovers,Warner Bros. Mexico,Universal CGI,Golden Mean

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A story that soars with breakneck pace but slows in all the tender moments. Visually, this train ride is both majestic and edge-of-your-seat. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A movie for more than one season; it will become a perennial, shared by the generations. It has a haunting, magical quality because it has imagined its world freshly and played true to it, show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    An enchanting, beautiful and brilliantly imagined film. show more

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