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 (59.8%)
$187,935,490
International (40.2%)
$126,279,964
Worldwide
$314,215,454
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

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic16$187,935,490238
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom3$24,357,138355
France1$11,277,362631
Germany1$10,046,849586
Spain3$8,075,411487
Italy1$5,528,367712
Belgium1$2,059,243415
Poland1$1,558,560597
Netherlands1$1,460,712963
Greece1$1,382,050326
Norway1$1,325,666592
Switzerland1$1,260,299409
Austria1$1,098,186709
Turkey1$1,025,349758
Denmark1$1,024,761630
Sweden1$980,360776
Portugal1$796,211605
Israel1$481,175630
Finland1$396,759898
South Africa1$268,5001,388
Hungary1$251,3511,015
Iceland1$178,905358
Czech Republic2$163,2361,300
Lebanon1$77,104939
Croatia1$68,9081,026
Slovakia1$58,3281,166
Romania1$48,1061,359
Bulgaria1$41,0291,473
Serbia and Montenegro1$31,247948
Lithuania1$18,4941,566
Egypt1$18,4491,348
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan1$9,893,258909
Australia3$7,815,234633
South Korea2$3,834,9661,098
Taiwan2$2,141,303349
Russia/CIS2$1,361,7371,742
Hong Kong1$960,417908
New Zealand2$819,630777
Malaysia1$650,197781
Thailand1$393,2001,084
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico2$8,214,425420
Brazil1$1,900,0001,038
Argentina1$1,039,399670
Chile1$596,305523
Puerto Rico1$219,000162
Colombia1$152,0001,369
Peru1$91,0001,663
Uruguay1$57,419921