Home Alone

Home Alone

DVD - 1999
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When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., 1999
Edition: Widescreen version
Branch Call Number: 7.914 Ho
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: MPAA rating: PG


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Jul 07, 2018

I love this movie. I remember watching this as a kid. It brings back memories. This is a great Christmas classic.

May 03, 2018

This is definitely a Christmas classic!

Jan 26, 2018

One of my favorite films ever!

Dec 23, 2017

Entertaining film filled with laughs and suspense. I enjoyed watching.

Dec 18, 2017

Directed by Chris Columbus in 1990, this Amrican comedy tells about the adventure of Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin)---a boy who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation.
Kevin initially relishes being home alone, but soon has to contend with two would-be burglars played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern.
It is one of the best and enjoyable Christmas movie of all time.

Dec 13, 2017

Favorite Christmas movie, still can't stop laughing.

Nov 26, 2017

I have watched this movie about 20 times it never gets old

Mar 22, 2017

A good Christmas family movie. I liked it. My favourite part is the end when the thugs tried to catch the kid.

While watching Home Alone it became so plainly obvious (to me) to see just why Macaulay Culkin would never, ever survive his transition from being a child star into anything that even resembled that of a successful actor as an adult. Never. And, it's true. He wouldn't. 'Cause, believe me, he didn't.

The writing was so clearly written on the wall for Culkin. And it was quite plainly evident even here in Home Alone. I mean, just like child star Shirley Temple, all of Macaulay's appeal and charm rested solely on the pre-packaged concept of her/him being perceived as that little tyke who was just the sweetest of all the "cutie-pies" imaginable.

Like, let's face it, it takes real talent (as well as a certain amount of cuteness, of course) to make it as an adult actor. It does. And talent is something that Culkin seemed to possess so very-very little of (and it showed) once he had grown out of that darling, little "baby" phase of his.

So, unless you're a child, yourself, or an adult who's easily amused by implausible nonsense, then Home Alone's story is just gonna leave you mighty high and dry - 'Cause, hey, other than being completely childish, there sure ain't much joy, merriment, or laughter going on in this one. No way, Jose.

ArapahoeApril Dec 26, 2016

Whether you're a kid or an adult this is a hilarious movie with all sort of hijinks. It's also a classic Christmas movie.

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Jan 26, 2018

Check-Out Woman: Where's your mom?

Kevin McCallister: In the car.

Check-Out Woman: Where's your father?

Kevin McCallister: He's at work.

Check-Out Woman: What about your brothers and sisters?

Kevin McCallister: I'm an only child.

Check-Out Woman: Where do you live?

Kevin McCallister: I can't tell you that.

Check-Out Woman: Why not?

Kevin McCallister: Because you're a stranger.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

Kevin McCallister: I'm living alone! I'm living alone!

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Kevin McCallister: This house is so full of people it makes me sick. When I grow up and get married, I'm living alone. Did you hear me?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

Kevin McCallister: Well, could you please find out?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

Clerk: Well, I don't know. It doesn't say, hon.

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Kevin McCallister: Is this toothbrush approved by the American Dental Association?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

Harry: You're afraid of the dark, too, Marv.

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Marv: Kids are scared of the dark.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

Kevin McCallister: You guys give up yet? Or are you thirsty for more?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

Kate McCallister: [to the Scranton Ticket Agent] This is *Christmas*. The season of perpetual hope. And I don't care if I have to get out on your runway and hitchhike. If it costs me everything I own, if I have to sell my soul to the devil himself, I am going to get home to my son.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 20, 2012

The McCallister family prepares to spend Christmas in Paris, gathering at Peter and Kate's home in a suburb of Chicago the night before their flight. Eight-year-old Kevin, their youngest son, finds himself the subject of ridicule from his siblings and cousins. After getting into an argument with his older brother Buzz, he is sent to the third floor bedroom of the house, where he wishes his family would disappear. During the night, a power outage resets the alarm clocks and causes the family to oversleep. In the confusion and rush to reach the airport on time, Kevin is left behind and the family does not realize it until they are already airborne. Once in Paris, his mother and father desperately try to book a flight home.


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Nov 15, 2012

Coarse Language: This movie does not have very good language.

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