Picture from The Polar Express
Overall A

Do you believe in Santa? That is the question asked by Chris Van Allsberg's storybook that inspired this film. Coming to life through the marvel of computer animation and the talents of Tom Hanks, it's a movie experience sure to make believers out of even the biggest skeptics.

Violence A-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: G

Talk to your kids about…

The Polar Express

What did the hero boy have to do in order to hear the sleigh bells? What did he discover about his parents?

What acts of compassion did the little girl show to the last boy who got on the train? In what ways is she a leader? What helped her to grow in confidence?

The conductor says, “Sometimes the most real things in this world are the things we can’t see.” What things do you believe in although you can’t see them? Can you still hear Santa’s bells?