(G), 1 hr. 40 min.
On Christmas Eve a boy boards a mysterious train filled with children, bound for the North Pole. Based on the popular children's book by Chris Van Allsburg, and with a score by Alan Silvestri that features original songs plus classic holiday recordings from the 1940's. The "performance capture" animation used by director Robert Zemeckis made it possible for Tom Hanks to play six roles, including Santa. ("The true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.")

Directed by Robert Zemeckis; Starring Leslie Zemeckis, Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter, Nona Gaye, Steven Tyler, Daryl Sabara, Eddie Deezen, Charles Fleischer.
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