The Polar Express (2004)

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.

All Releases

Domestic (59.9%)
$188,969,804
International (40.1%)
$126,279,964
Worldwide
$315,249,768
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorWarner Bros.
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Domestic Opening$23,323,463
Budget$165,000,000
Earliest Release DateNovember 10, 2004 (Domestic)
Running Time1 hr 40 min
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family Fantasy Musical

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseNovember 10-January 14, 200542 markets$162,775,358$123,225,147$286,000,505
2005 IMAX ReleaseNovember 23-December 23, 20055 markets$10,900,597$1,009,883$11,910,480
2006 IMAX ReleaseNovember 17-January 11, 20073 markets$2,940,722$824,289$3,765,011
2007 IMAX ReleaseOctober 5-December 5, 20073 markets$2,483,757$91,146$2,574,903
2008 IMAX ReleaseNovember 21, 2008Domestic$1,705,694$1,705,694
2009 IMAX ReleaseNovember 6, 2009Domestic$514,354$514,354
2010 IMAX ReleaseDecember 3, 20108 markets$672,796$1,125,478$1,798,274
2011 IMAX ReleaseNovember 25, 2011Domestic$711,168$711,168
2012 IMAX ReleaseNovember 21, 2012Domestic$669,289$669,289
2013 IMAX ReleaseNovember 9, 2013Domestic$493,776$493,776
2014 IMAX ReleaseNovember 1, 2014Domestic$139,055$139,055
2015 IMAX ReleaseNovember 19, 2015Domestic$846,602$846,602
2016 IMAX ReleaseNovember 11, 2016Domestic$765,154$765,154
2017 IMAX ReleaseNovember 17, 2017Domestic$875,150$875,150
2018 Re-releaseNovember 2, 2018Domestic$731,018$731,018
2020 Re-releaseDecember 4, 20204 markets$711,000$4,021$715,021
2021 Re-releaseDomestic$1,034,314$1,034,314

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic17$188,969,804241
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom3$24,357,138368
France1$11,277,362655
Germany1$10,046,849602
Spain3$8,075,411500
Italy1$5,528,367726
Belgium1$2,059,243423
Poland1$1,558,560629
Netherlands1$1,460,7121,008
Greece1$1,382,050326
Norway1$1,325,666606
Switzerland1$1,260,299423
Austria1$1,098,186719
Turkey1$1,025,349772
Denmark1$1,024,761639
Sweden1$980,360794
Portugal1$796,211621
Israel1$481,175643
Finland1$396,759913
South Africa1$268,5001,415
Hungary1$251,3511,061
Iceland1$178,905375
Czech Republic2$163,2361,364
Lebanon1$77,104945
Croatia1$68,9081,079
Slovakia1$58,3281,231
Romania1$48,1061,441
Bulgaria1$41,0291,505
Serbia and Montenegro1$31,2471,004
Lithuania1$18,4941,670
Egypt1$18,4491,356
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan1$9,893,258939
Australia3$7,815,234650
South Korea2$3,834,9661,128
Taiwan2$2,141,303358
Russia/CIS2$1,361,7371,789
Hong Kong1$960,417933
New Zealand2$819,630799
Malaysia1$650,197788
Thailand1$393,2001,095
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico2$8,214,425432
Brazil1$1,900,0001,063
Argentina1$1,039,399684
Chile1$596,305532
Puerto Rico1$219,000162
Colombia1$152,0001,442
Peru1$91,0001,677
Uruguay1$57,419924