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Synopsis

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
  • Leslie Zemeckis
  • Eddie Deezen
  • Nona Gaye
  • Peter Scolari
  • Brendan King
  • Andy Pellick
  • Josh Eli
  • Mark Mendonca
  • Rolondas Hendricks

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • Hero Boy's real name is never mentioned. However, according to books containing information about The Polar Express, including art books and fact books, Hero Boy's name is Chris, after the novel's author, Chris Van Allsburg.
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Goofs

  • Throughout the movie, the number of cars on the train changes, from just three, to as many as eleven plus. This is most obvious when the hobo and Boy are skiing on the roofs of the cars, and when they are on the ice tack.
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Quotes

    • The Conductor: Well, ya comin'?
    • The Boy: Where?
    • The Conductor: Why, to the North Pole, of course! This is the Polar Express!
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Metacritic

100

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,

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
100

An enchanting, beautiful and brilliantly imagined film.

Metacritic review by Mick LaSalle
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle