Home Alone

Synopsis: It is Christmas time and the McCallister family is preparing for a vacation in Paris, France. But the youngest in the family named Kevin got into a scuffle with his older brother Buzz and was sent to his room which is on the third floor of his house. Then, the next morning, while the rest of the family was in a rush to make it to the airport on time, they completely forgot about Kevin who now has the house all to himself. Being home alone was fun for Kevin, having a pizza all to himself, jumping on his parents' bed, and making a mess. Then, Kevin discovers about two burglars, Harry and Marv, about to rob his house on Christmas Eve. Kevin acts quickly by wiring his own house with makeshift booby traps to stop the burglars and to bring them to justice.
Genre: Comedy, Family
Director(s): Chris Columbus
Production: Twentieth Century Fox
  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

Did anyone order me a plain cheese?

Yeah. But if you want any...

...somebody's gonna have to barf it up

because it's gone.

Fuller! Go easy on the Pepsi.

Kev! Kev, get a plate.

- Passports!

- Watch it!

No, no. Get these passports

out of here.

Are you okay, honey? Come here.

Are you all right?

What is the matter with you?

He started it!

He ate my pizza on purpose.

He knows I hate sausage and olives...

Look what you did, you little jerk!

Get upstairs now.


You're such a disease.

- Shut up!

- Kevin, upstairs!

- Say good night, Kevin.

- "Good night, Kevin."

Why do I get treated like scum?

I'm sorry. This house is just crazy.

We've got all these extra kids

running around.

My brother's in from Ohio.

It's nuts.

How come you didn't bring

more cheese pizzas?

Nice tip. Thanks.

Having a reunion?

My husband's brother transferred

to Paris. His kids are still here.

He missed the family,

so he invited us to Paris...

...so we'll be together.

You're taking a trip to Paris?

Yes, we leave tomorrow morning.

Excellent. Excellent.

If you'll excuse me, this one's

a little out of sorts.

Don't worry about me.

I spoke to your husband.

And don't worry about your home.

It's in good hands.

There are 15 people, and only you

have to make trouble.

I'm getting dumped on.

You're the only one acting up.

Now get upstairs.

I am upstairs, dummy!

The third floor?

- Go.

- It's scary up there.

Fuller'll be up in a little while.

I don't want to sleep with Fuller.

He wets the bed.

He'll pee all over me. I know it.

We'll put him somewhere else.

I'm sorry.

It's too late. Get upstairs.

Everyone in this family hates me!

Then ask Santa for a new family.

I don't want a new family. I don't

want any family. Families suck!

Stay up there. I don't want

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John Hughes

An American filmmaker. Beginning as an author of humorous essays and stories for National Lampoon, he went on to write, produce and sometimes direct some of the most successful live-action comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s. Most of Hughes's work is set in the Chicago metropolitan area. He is best known for his coming-of-age teen comedy films which often combined magic realism with honest depictions of suburban teenage life. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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