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The Polar Express

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Theater Release: 09 Nov 2004
Video Release: 21 Nov 2005
MPAA Rating: G
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The Polar Express is rated G:

Cast: Tom Hanks
Studio: 2004 Warner Brothers

Detailed Review

Taking any book and making it into a movie can be a challenge. But choosing a classic children's tale like The Polar Express is even trickier. This Caldecott… 
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Why Is The Polar Express Rated G?

Other than some very mild peril of a fantasy nature, there is no content that… 
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Talk It Over

What did the hero boy have to do in order to hear the sleigh… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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