Animated/Family. Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. A young boy (voice of Daryl Sabara) who is losing his faith in the existence of Santa Claus embarks on a Christmas Eve journey to the North Pole, courtesy of a magical train known as the Polar Express.
- Mild adventure peril to children
- The spirit of Christmas
- The value of friendship
- Literary adaptation
Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers.