The Polar Express

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.

Grosses

Domestic (56.9%)
$162,775,358
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Runtime1 hr 40 min
Opening Weekend$23,323,463
3,650 theaters
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Musical
Widest Release3,650 theaters
In Release417 days/59 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 10, 2004Wednesday2$2,568,233--3,650$703$2,568,2331
Nov 11, 2004Thursday2$4,737,450+84.5%-3,650$1,297$7,305,6832
Nov 12, 2004Friday2$6,254,132+32%-3,650$1,713$13,559,8153
Nov 13, 2004Saturday2$10,265,088+64.1%-3,650$2,812$23,824,9034
Nov 14, 2004Sunday2$6,804,243-33.7%-3,650$1,864$30,629,1465
Nov 15, 2004Monday2$1,215,323-82.1%-3,650$332$31,844,4696
Nov 16, 2004Tuesday2$1,310,159+7.8%-3,650$358$33,154,6287
Nov 17, 2004Wednesday2$1,282,313-2.1%-50.1%3,650$351$34,436,9418
Nov 18, 2004Thursday2$1,358,240+5.9%-71.3%3,650$372$35,795,1819
Nov 19, 2004Friday4$3,829,394+181.9%-38.8%3,650$1,049$39,624,57510
Nov 20, 2004Saturday4$7,139,308+86.4%-30.5%3,650$1,955$46,763,88311
Nov 21, 2004Sunday4$4,699,399-34.2%-30.9%3,650$1,287$51,463,28212
Nov 22, 2004Monday4$1,522,495-67.6%+25.3%3,650$417$52,985,77713
Nov 23, 2004Tuesday3$2,019,360+32.6%+54.1%3,650$553$55,005,13714
Nov 24, 2004Wednesday6$3,389,124+67.8%+164.3%3,650$928$58,394,26115
Nov 25, 2004
Thanksgiving
Thursday5$3,696,303+9.1%+172.1%3,650$1,012$62,090,56416
Nov 26, 2004Friday4$7,563,278+104.6%+97.5%3,650$2,072$69,653,84217
Nov 27, 2004Saturday4$7,518,500-0.6%+5.3%3,650$2,059$77,172,34218
Nov 28, 2004Sunday3$4,307,519-42.7%-8.3%3,650$1,180$81,479,86119
Nov 29, 2004Monday2$936,053-78.3%-38.5%3,650$256$82,415,91420
Nov 30, 2004Tuesday2$886,296-5.3%-56.1%3,650$242$83,302,21021
Dec 1, 2004Wednesday2$966,297+9%-71.5%3,650$264$84,268,50722
Dec 2, 2004Thursday2$1,081,262+11.9%-70.7%3,650$296$85,349,76923
Dec 3, 2004Friday3$2,854,393+164%-62.3%3,650$782$88,204,16224
Dec 4, 2004Saturday3$4,634,949+62.4%-38.4%3,650$1,269$92,839,11125
Dec 5, 2004Sunday2$3,288,752-29%-23.7%3,650$901$96,127,86326
Dec 6, 2004Monday2$851,289-74.1%-9.1%3,650$233$96,979,15227
Dec 7, 2004Tuesday2$1,027,341+20.7%+15.9%3,650$281$98,006,49328
Dec 8, 2004Wednesday2$1,088,460+5.9%+12.6%3,650$298$99,094,95329
Dec 9, 2004Thursday2$1,143,444+5.1%+5.8%3,650$313$100,238,39730
Dec 10, 2004Friday4$2,611,927+128.4%-8.5%3,257$801$102,850,32431
Dec 11, 2004Saturday4$4,121,132+57.8%-11.1%3,257$1,265$106,971,45632
Dec 12, 2004Sunday3$2,855,353-30.7%-13.2%3,257$876$109,826,80933
Dec 13, 2004Monday3$1,044,320-63.4%+22.7%3,257$320$110,871,12934
Dec 14, 2004Tuesday2$1,237,161+18.5%+20.4%3,257$379$112,108,29035
Dec 15, 2004Wednesday2$1,342,492+8.5%+23.3%3,257$412$113,450,78236
Dec 16, 2004Thursday2$1,568,419+16.8%+37.2%3,257$481$115,019,20137
Dec 17, 2004Friday4$2,369,160+51.1%-9.3%2,868$826$117,388,36138
Dec 18, 2004Saturday4$3,228,191+36.3%-21.7%2,868$1,125$120,616,55239
Dec 19, 2004Sunday3$2,813,784-12.8%-1.5%2,868$981$123,430,33640
Dec 20, 2004Monday3$2,025,266-28%+93.9%2,868$706$125,455,60241
Dec 21, 2004Tuesday3$2,454,121+21.2%+98.4%2,868$855$127,909,72342
Dec 22, 2004Wednesday3$2,528,010+3%+88.3%2,702$935$130,437,73343
Dec 23, 2004Thursday3$3,268,253+29.3%+108.4%2,702$1,209$133,705,98644
Dec 24, 2004Friday3$2,551,119-21.9%+7.7%2,702$944$136,257,10545
Dec 25, 2004
Christmas Day
Saturday9$1,643,282-35.6%-49.1%2,618$627$137,900,38746
Dec 26, 2004Sunday7$2,332,762+42%-17.1%2,618$891$140,233,14947
Dec 27, 2004Monday6$2,359,133+1.1%+16.5%2,618$901$142,592,28248
Dec 28, 2004Tuesday6$2,328,496-1.3%-5.1%2,618$889$144,920,77849
Dec 29, 2004Wednesday6$2,243,365-3.7%-11.3%2,618$856$147,164,14350
Dec 30, 2004Thursday6$2,339,202+4.3%-28.4%2,618$893$149,503,34551
Dec 31, 2004
New Year's Eve
Friday7$2,118,560-9.4%-17%2,618$809$151,621,90552
Jan 1, 2005
New Year's Day
Saturday10$1,897,420-10.4%+15.5%2,513$755$153,519,32553
Jan 2, 2005Sunday8$1,593,116-16%-31.7%2,513$633$155,112,44154
Jan 3, 2005Monday9$611,049-61.6%-74.1%2,513$243$155,723,49055
Jan 4, 2005Tuesday11$342,235-44%-85.3%2,513$136$156,065,72556
Jan 5, 2005Wednesday11$256,194-25.1%-88.6%2,513$101$156,321,91957
Jan 6, 2005Thursday12$266,210+3.9%-88.6%2,513$105$156,588,12958
Jan 7, 2005Friday17$434,826+63.3%-79.5%2,007$216$157,022,95559
Jan 8, 2005Saturday14$923,594+112.4%-51.3%2,007$460$157,946,54960
Jan 9, 2005Sunday11$709,631-23.2%-55.5%2,007$353$158,656,18061
Jan 10, 2005Monday15$131,367-81.5%-78.5%2,007$65$158,787,54762
Jan 11, 2005Tuesday16$130,144-0.9%-62%2,007$64$158,917,69163
Jan 12, 2005Wednesday16$132,106+1.5%-48.4%2,007$65$159,049,79764
Jan 13, 2005Thursday15$151,481+14.7%-43.1%2,007$75$159,201,27865
Jan 14, 2005Friday22$172,653+14%-60.3%445$387$159,373,93166
Jan 15, 2005Saturday21$414,087+139.8%-55.2%445$930$159,788,01867
Jan 16, 2005Sunday19$423,118+2.2%-40.4%445$950$160,211,13668
Jan 17, 2005
MLK Day
Monday19$348,153-17.7%+165%445$782$160,559,28969
Jan 18, 2005Tuesday19$75,454-78.3%-42%445$169$160,634,74370
Jan 19, 2005Wednesday19$67,027-11.2%-49.3%445$150$160,701,77071
Jan 20, 2005Thursday21$58,433-12.8%-61.4%445$131$160,760,20372
Jan 21, 2005Friday24$102,784+75.9%-40.5%201$511$160,862,98773
Jan 22, 2005Saturday22$170,509+65.9%-58.8%201$848$161,033,49674
Jan 23, 2005Sunday19$136,021-20.2%-67.9%201$676$161,169,51775
Jan 24, 2005Monday19$52,275-61.6%-85%201$260$161,221,79276
Jan 25, 2005Tuesday23$37,226-28.8%-50.7%201$185$161,259,01877
Jan 26, 2005Wednesday22$39,235+5.4%-41.5%201$195$161,298,25378
Jan 27, 2005Thursday20$51,910+32.3%-11.2%201$258$161,350,16379
Jan 28, 2005Friday26$57,607+11%-44%112$514$161,407,77080
Jan 29, 2005Saturday24$126,782+120.1%-25.6%112$1,131$161,534,55281
Jan 30, 2005Sunday24$93,969-25.9%-30.9%112$839$161,628,52182
Jan 31, 2005Monday28$13,832-85.3%-73.5%112$123$161,642,35383
Feb 1, 2005Tuesday29$12,495-9.7%-66.4%112$111$161,654,84884
Feb 2, 2005Wednesday27$15,089+20.8%-61.5%112$134$161,669,93785
Feb 3, 2005Thursday28$13,311-11.8%-74.4%112$118$161,683,24886
Feb 4, 2005Friday29$39,434+196.3%-31.5%100$394$161,722,68287
Feb 5, 2005Saturday27$92,740+135.2%-26.9%100$927$161,815,42288
Feb 6, 2005Sunday26$46,464-49.9%-50.6%100$464$161,861,88689
Feb 7, 2005Monday25$11,302-75.7%-18.3%100$113$161,873,18890
Feb 8, 2005Tuesday28$10,088-10.7%-19.3%100$100$161,883,27691
Feb 9, 2005Wednesday27$9,499-5.8%-37%100$94$161,892,77592
Feb 10, 2005Thursday25$13,093+37.8%-1.6%100$130$161,905,86893
Feb 11, 2005Friday23$50,386+284.8%+27.8%302$166$161,956,25494
Feb 12, 2005Saturday22$111,229+120.8%+19.9%302$368$162,067,48395
Feb 13, 2005Sunday20$74,203-33.3%+59.7%302$245$162,141,68696
Feb 14, 2005Monday19$26,113-64.8%+131%302$86$162,167,79997
Feb 15, 2005Tuesday17$20,393-21.9%+102.2%302$67$162,188,19298
Feb 16, 2005Wednesday21$15,302-25%+61.1%302$50$162,203,49499
Feb 17, 2005Thursday18$19,839+29.6%+51.5%302$65$162,223,333100
Feb 18, 2005Friday27$38,478+94%-23.6%203$189$162,261,811101
Feb 19, 2005Saturday25$87,644+127.8%-21.2%203$431$162,349,455102
Feb 20, 2005Sunday25$64,090-26.9%-13.6%203$315$162,413,545103
Feb 21, 2005
Presidents' Day
Monday26$45,343-29.3%+73.6%203$223$162,458,888104
Feb 22, 2005Tuesday22$20,024-55.8%-1.8%203$98$162,478,912105
Feb 23, 2005Wednesday22$19,316-3.5%+26.2%203$95$162,498,228106
Feb 24, 2005Thursday22$18,672-3.3%-5.9%203$91$162,516,900107
Feb 25, 2005Friday29$27,953+49.7%-27.4%173$161$162,544,853108
Feb 26, 2005Saturday29$56,686+102.8%-35.3%173$327$162,601,539109
Feb 27, 2005Sunday26$38,196-32.6%-40.4%173$220$162,639,735110
Feb 28, 2005Monday26$8,849-76.8%-80.5%173$51$162,648,584111
Mar 1, 2005Tuesday27$6,878-22.3%-65.7%173$39$162,655,462112
Mar 2, 2005Wednesday29$6,264-8.9%-67.6%173$36$162,661,726113
Mar 3, 2005Thursday29$7,850+25.3%-58%173$45$162,669,576114
Mar 4, 2005Friday35$13,711+74.7%-50.9%104$131$162,683,287115
Mar 5, 2005Saturday31$40,509+195.4%-28.5%104$389$162,723,796116
Mar 6, 2005Sunday29$29,331-27.6%-23.2%104$282$162,753,127117
Mar 7, 2005Monday28$7,184-75.5%-18.8%104$69$162,760,311118
Mar 8, 2005Tuesday29$6,397-11%-7%104$61$162,766,708119
Mar 9, 2005Wednesday29$5,140-19.6%-17.9%104$49$162,771,848120
Mar 10, 2005Thursday32$3,510-31.7%-55.3%104$33$162,775,358121