The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film featured human characters animated using the live action performance capture technique. Wikipedia
Hobo: What exactly is... is your persuasion on the Big Man, since you brought him up? The Boy: Well, I... I want to believe... but... Hobo: But you don't want to be bamboozled. You don't want to be led down the primrose path! You don't want to be conned or duped. Have the wool pulled over your eyes. Hoodwinked! You don't want to be taken for a ride. Railroaded! (Hobo puts out fire with the joe) Hobo: Seeing is believing. Am I right?