The Polar Express (2004)

Movie Summary

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

The Polar Express was originally released in theaters nationwide November 10, 2004.

Where can I watch The Polar Express online?

The Polar Express is available to stream from the following providers:

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Is The Polar Express available to buy on DVD?


Buy on DVD

When will The Polar Express air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on AMC. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the AMC Best Christmas Ever schedule.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Tom Hanks (Conductor), Chris Coppola (Elf), Michael Jeter (Smokey), Nona Gaye (Hero Girl), Peter Scolari (Billy), Leslie Zemeckis (Mother), Eddie Deezen (Know-It-All), Daryl Sabara (Hero Boy), Charles Fleischer (Elf General)

Rate Movie:

4.5/5 - (33 votes)

The Polar Express Movie Trailer

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8 thoughts on “The Polar Express (2004)

  • September 30, 2018 at 3:26 PM

    Hi I would love to see this movie a lot this year can you make that possible I love this movie

    • November 12, 2018 at 3:54 PM

      AMC has took the license from freeform from classic moves such as Elf, national lampoons, and polar express. So if you want to watch those moves they will be on AMC starting in December!

      • November 22, 2018 at 12:11 PM

        The polar express plays on AMC November 29 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm

  • December 4, 2017 at 10:19 PM

    We watch Polar Express every year. Always look forward to it.

  • December 1, 2015 at 8:28 PM

    My husband and I love watching Polar Express every year

    • December 5, 2017 at 5:57 AM

      Do you know what channel, dates and time POLAR EXPRESS is being broadcast this year? I have looked everywhere but no luck.

      Thank you


      • December 5, 2017 at 4:46 PM

        Hi Mike, we just updated the schedule. The Polar Express will air multiple times this month of Freeform (formerly the ABC Family channel).

  • December 22, 2013 at 9:56 AM

    I would like to see the movie “Serendipity”.

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