The Polar Express


The Polar Express

Overview:

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.

Votes 1463 (6.4/10)

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Date 2004-11-10

Budget: $165,000,000.00

Revenue: $305,875,730.00

Tagline: This holiday season... believe.

Production company:

  • Golden Mean
  • Playtone
  • ImageMovers

Production country:

  • United States of America

Genres:

  • Adventure
  • Animation
  • Family
  • Fantasy

Trailer

Further Information

Hero Boy / Father / Conductor / Hobo / Scrooge / Santa Claus (voice)
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Smokey / Steamer (voice)
Michael Jeter
Michael Jeter
Hero Girl (voice)
Nona Gaye
Nona Gaye
Lonely Boy Billy (voice)
Peter Scolari
Peter Scolari
Know-It-All (voice)
Eddie Deezen
Eddie Deezen
Sister Sarah / Mother (voice)
Leslie Zemeckis
Leslie Zemeckis
Elf Lieutenant (voice)
Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler
Red Head Girl (voice)
Julene Renee
Julene Renee
Toothless Boy (voice)
Chris Coppola
Chris Coppola
Elf General (voice)
Charles Fleischer
Charles Fleischer
Director
Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis
Screenplay
Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis
Screenplay
William Broyles Jr.
William Broyles Jr.
Producer
Gary Goetzman
Gary Goetzman
Producer
Steve Starkey
Steve Starkey
Producer
William Teitler
William Teitler
Producer
Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis
Executive Producer
Chris van Allsburg
Chris van Allsburg
Executive Producer
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Executive Producer
Jack Rapke
Jack Rapke
Original Music Composer
Alan Silvestri
Alan Silvestri
Director of Photography
Don Burgess
Don Burgess
Director of Photography
Robert Presley
Robert Presley
Editor
R. Orlando Duenas
R. Orlando Duenas
Editor
Jeremiah O'Driscoll
Jeremiah O'Driscoll
Casting
Scot Boland
Scot Boland
Casting
Victoria Burrows
Victoria Burrows
Production Design
Rick Carter
Rick Carter
Production Design
Doug Chiang
Doug Chiang
Set Decoration
Karen O'Hara
Karen O'Hara
Costume Design
Joanna Johnston
Joanna Johnston
Co-Producer
Steven J. Boyd
Steven J. Boyd
Associate Producer
Debbie Denise
Debbie Denise
Associate Producer
Josh McLaglen
Josh McLaglen
Associate Producer
Peter M. Tobyansen
Peter M. Tobyansen
Layout
Juan Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez
Boom Operator
Cary Weitz
Cary Weitz
Art Direction
Tony Fanning
Tony Fanning
Art Direction
James Hegedus
James Hegedus
Art Direction
Alicia Maccarone
Alicia Maccarone
Art Direction
Norman Newberry
Norman Newberry
Art Department Coordinator
Erin Collins Butler
Erin Collins Butler
Art Department Coordinator
Diana Goodwin
Diana Goodwin
Assistant Art Director
Mike Stassi
Mike Stassi
Assistant Art Director
Andrew L. Jones
Andrew L. Jones
Assistant Art Director
John P. Goldsmith
John P. Goldsmith
Assistant Art Director
Scott Herbertson
Scott Herbertson
Assistant Art Director
Jim Wallis
Jim Wallis
Costume Supervisor
Pamela Wise
Pamela Wise
Choreographer
John Carrafa
John Carrafa
Script Supervisor
Luca Kouimelis
Luca Kouimelis
Camera Operator
Patrick B. O'Brien
Patrick B. O'Brien
Still Photographer
François Duhamel
François Duhamel
Animation Supervisor
David Schaub
David Schaub
Digital Effects Supervisor
Rob Bredow
Rob Bredow
Digital Effects Supervisor
Mark Lambert
Mark Lambert
Digital Effects Supervisor
Alberto Menache
Alberto Menache
Digital Effects Supervisor
Sean Phillips
Sean Phillips
Visual Effects Art Director
Martin A. Kline
Martin A. Kline
Visual Effects Producer
Craig Sost
Craig Sost
Sound Recordist
Ronald G. Roumas
Ronald G. Roumas
Sound Recordist
Brian Magerkurth
Brian Magerkurth
Sound Effects Editor
Scott Guitteau
Scott Guitteau
Sound Effects Editor
David C. Hughes
David C. Hughes
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tom Johnson
Tom Johnson
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Dennis S. Sands
Dennis S. Sands
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Randy Thom
Randy Thom
Supervising Sound Editor
Dennis Leonard
Dennis Leonard
Hair Designer
Kathryn Blondell
Kathryn Blondell
First Assistant Editor
Alison Learned Wolf
Alison Learned Wolf
Construction Coordinator
John Villarino
John Villarino
Book
Chris van Allsburg
Chris van Allsburg
Songs
Alan Silvestri
Alan Silvestri
Songs
Glen Ballard
Glen Ballard
Unit Production Manager
Josh McLaglen
Josh McLaglen
First Assistant Director
Josh McLaglen
Josh McLaglen
Second Assistant Director
Rick Kelly
Rick Kelly
Sound Designer
Randy Thom
Randy Thom
Digital Producer
Chris Juen
Chris Juen
Character Designer
Vladimir Todorov
Vladimir Todorov
Visual Effects Art Director
George Denes Suhayda
George Denes Suhayda
Set Designer
Jackson Bishop
Jackson Bishop
Set Designer
Jeffrey Beck
Jeffrey Beck
Set Designer
Cathlyn Marshall
Cathlyn Marshall
Set Designer
Todd Cherniawsky
Todd Cherniawsky
Set Designer
Smokey Stover
Smokey Stover
Set Designer
Kenneth A. Larson
Kenneth A. Larson
Set Designer
Masako Masuda
Masako Masuda
Set Designer
Kseniya Hoppe
Kseniya Hoppe
First Assistant Editor
Alex Olivares
Alex Olivares
VFX Editor
Stephen M. Rickert Jr.
Stephen M. Rickert Jr.
VFX Editor
James Andrykowski
James Andrykowski
Assistant Editor
Ryan Chan
Ryan Chan
Visual Effects Editor
Timothy Eaton
Timothy Eaton
Layout
Fernando Benítez
Fernando Benítez
Layout
Corey Hels
Corey Hels
Layout
Maksymillian Naporowski
Maksymillian Naporowski
Layout
Carlos Pedroza
Carlos Pedroza
Layout
Joseph Thomas
Joseph Thomas
Production Sound Mixer
William B. Kaplan
William B. Kaplan
Property Master
Robin L. Miller
Robin L. Miller
Key Makeup Artist
Deborah La Mia Denaver
Deborah La Mia Denaver
Makeup Artist
Daniel C. Striepeke
Daniel C. Striepeke
Key Hair Stylist
Audrey L. Anzures
Audrey L. Anzures
Chief Lighting Technician
Steven C. McGee
Steven C. McGee
Rigging Gaffer
Bradlee Thomas Emmons III
Bradlee Thomas Emmons III
Key Grip
Michael J. Coo
Michael J. Coo
Grip
Mark P. Coo
Mark P. Coo
Special Effects Coordinator
Michael Lantieri
Michael Lantieri
Production Coordinator
Gabriela Ríos
Gabriela Ríos
Unit Publicist
Jane E. Russell
Jane E. Russell
Casting Assistant
Josh Einsohn
Josh Einsohn
Transportation Coordinator
Randy Cantor
Randy Cantor
Dialogue Editor
Jonathan Null
Jonathan Null
Foley Editor
E. Larry Oatfield
E. Larry Oatfield
Sound Design Assistant
Will Files
Will Files
Foley Editor
Sue Fox
Sue Fox
Music Editor
Kenneth Karman
Kenneth Karman
Orchestrator
Conrad Pope
Conrad Pope
Orchestrator
William Ross
William Ross
Color Timer
Terry Haggar
Terry Haggar
Art Department Assistant
Ryan Cosgrove
Ryan Cosgrove
Construction Foreman
Brian Feola
Brian Feola
Leadman
David C. Potter
David C. Potter
Production Illustrator
Oliver Scholl
Oliver Scholl
Hairstylist
Ketty Gonzalez
Ketty Gonzalez
Set Costumer
Anthony Almaraz
Anthony Almaraz
Set Dressing Artist
Scott Owen
Scott Owen
Driver
Paulie DiCocco
Paulie DiCocco
Post Production Assistant
Dana Gong
Dana Gong
Production Office Coordinator
Gabriela Ríos
Gabriela Ríos
Propmaker
Richard Robinson
Richard Robinson
Second Unit Cinematographer
Steve Starkey
Steve Starkey
Sequence Supervisor
Jep Hill
Jep Hill
Set Production Assistant
Ken C. Wu
Ken C. Wu
Software Engineer
Christopher Burdorf
Christopher Burdorf
Stunt Coordinator
Allen Robinson
Allen Robinson
Stunts
Mark Chadwick
Mark Chadwick
Video Assist Operator
Samuel R. Harrison III
Samuel R. Harrison III
Digital Intermediate
Paul McGhee
Paul McGhee
Best Boy Electric
Edward J. Cox
Edward J. Cox
Lighting Artist
Glen Gustafson
Glen Gustafson
Rigging Grip
Ronald A. Miller
Ronald A. Miller
Casting Associate
Susan Fried
Susan Fried
Executive In Charge Of Production
Mark Scoon
Mark Scoon
Production Accountant
Daryl C. Lefever
Daryl C. Lefever
Production Supervisor
Sande Scoredos
Sande Scoredos
Sound Mixer
William B. Kaplan
William B. Kaplan
Digital Compositors
John E. Sasaki
John E. Sasaki
Visual Effects
Oscar G. Castillo
Oscar G. Castillo
Visual Effects Coordinator
Timothy Loughran
Timothy Loughran
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jim Berney
Jim Berney
Storyboard
Maureen Beatty
Maureen Beatty
Motion Capture Artist
Tom Armbruster
Tom Armbruster
Dolby Consultant
Gene Radzik
Gene Radzik
Animation
Martin L'Heureux
Martin L'Heureux
Creative Producer
Enfys Dickinson
Enfys Dickinson
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