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Home Alone -- An eight year-old, who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas, has to defend his home against idiotic burglars.
Home Alone -- A burglar is tricked into thinking that a person inside a home has been murdered.
Home Alone -- A burglar falls into a trap were he gets feathered.
Home Alone -- Kevin practices his aim by shooting at small toys with his bb gun.
Home Alone -- Kevin feels the burn of after shave when he puts it on.

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Writer (WGA):
John Hughes (written by)
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Release Date:
16 November 1990 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A Family Comedy Without The Family. See more »
Plot:
An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The Best Christmas Film of the Past 20 Years See more (262 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Macaulay Culkin ... Kevin McCallister

Joe Pesci ... Harry Lime

Daniel Stern ... Marv Merchants

John Heard ... Peter McCallister

Roberts Blossom ... Old Man Marley

Catherine O'Hara ... Kate McCallister

Angela Goethals ... Linnie McCallister

Devin Ratray ... Buzz McCallister

Gerry Bamman ... Uncle Frank
Hillary Wolf ... Megan McCallister

John Candy ... Gus Polinski

Larry Hankin ... Officer Balzak

Michael C. Maronna ... Jeff McCallister

Kristin Minter ... Heather McCallister
Diana Rein ... Sondra McCallister (as Daiana Campeanu)
Jedidiah Cohen ... Rod McCallister

Kieran Culkin ... Fuller McCallister

Senta Moses ... Tracy McCallister
Anna Slotky ... Brooke McCallister

Terrie Snell ... Aunt Leslie
Jeffrey Wiseman ... Mitch Murphy
Virginia Smith ... Georgette McCallister
Matt Doherty ... Steffan
Ralph Foody ... Johnny - Gangster #1
Michael Guido ... Snakes - Gangster #2

Ray Toler ... Uncle Rob

Billie Bird ... Woman in Airport

Bill Erwin ... Man in Airport

Gerry Becker ... Officer #1
Victor Cole ... Officer #2
Porscha Radcliffe ... Cousin
Brittany Radcliffe ... Cousin
Clarke Devereux ... Officer Devereux
Dan Charles Zukoski ... Pizza Boy
Lynn Mansbach ... French Woman

Peter Siragusa ... Lineman

Alan Wilder ... Scranton Ticket Agent
Hope Davis ... French Ticket Agent

Dianne B. Shaw ... Airline Counter Person
Tracy J. Connor ... Check Out Girl
Jim Ryan ... Stock Boy
Ken Hudson Campbell ... Santa

Sandra Macat ... Santa's Elf

Mark Beltzman ... Stosh
Ann Whitney ... Drugstore Clerk
Richard J. Firfer ... Store Manager

Jim Ortlieb ... Herb the Drugstore Clerk
Kate Johnson ... Police Operator
Michael Hansen ... Airport Driver
Peter Pantaleo ... Airport Driver
Jean-Claude Sciore ... French Gate Agent
Monica Devereux ... Flight Attendant
Edward Bruzan ... Polka Band Member
Frank Cernugel ... Polka Band Member
Eddie Korosa ... Polka Band Member
John Hardy ... Polka Band Member
Robert Okrzesik ... Polka Band Member
Leo Perion ... Polka Band Member
Vince Waidzulis ... Polka Band Member
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lionel Barrymore ... Henry F. Potter (archive footage) (uncredited)
Larry Nazimek ... Airline Pilot (uncredited)

Paula Newsome ... Shopper who tells Kevin which aisle Fabric Softener can be found (uncredited)

Yuri Rutman ... Sailor In O'Hare Airport (uncredited)

Luciano Saber ... Airport Traveler (uncredited)
Linda Wylie ... Stewardess (uncredited)
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Directed by
Chris Columbus 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
John Hughes (written by)

Produced by
Tarquin Gotch .... executive producer
John Hughes .... producer
Mark Levinson .... executive producer
Mark Radcliffe .... associate producer
Scott M. Rosenfelt .... executive producer (as Scott Rosenfelt)
 
Original Music by
John Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Julio Macat (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Raja Gosnell 
 
Casting by
Janet Hirshenson 
Jane Jenkins 
 
Production Design by
John Muto 
 
Art Direction by
Dan Webster 
 
Set Decoration by
Eve Cauley 
Daniel B. Clancy  (as Dan Clancy)
 
Costume Design by
Jay Hurley 
 
Makeup Department
Dominic Mango .... assistant hair stylist
Linda Melazzo .... assistant makeup artist
Kimberly Phillips .... key makeup artist (as Kim Phillips)
Linda Rizzuto .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Mack Bing .... unit production manager
Ron Payne .... post-production supervisor
Jeanne Van Cott .... executive production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Giovannetti Jr. .... second assistant director
Geoffrey Hansen .... second second assistant director (as Geoff Hansen)
Mark Radcliffe .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Troy Borisy .... lead person
William Dambra .... property master (as Bill Dambra)
Edward England .... construction coordinator (as Eddie England)
Karen Fletcher Trujillo .... set designer (as Karen Fletcher-Trujillo)
William B. Fosser .... set designer (as Bill Fosser)
Joeseph H. Gilmartin .... construction foreman (as Joe Gilmartin)
Randy Gordon .... construction foreman
Mark Haack .... assistant to production designer
Kim S. Hobbs .... assistant set decorator
Bill Jackson .... art department
Cyril H. Matthys .... set dresser (as Cyril Matthys)
Amie McCarthy .... buyer
John Mikels .... stand-by painter
Pat Raney .... construction foreman
Sam Ruggiero .... buyer
Barb Schuppert .... assistant props
Paul Stanwyck .... painter
Robert Bernacchi .... art department production assistant (uncredited)
David J. Chamerski .... props (uncredited)
Robert E. Knight .... signwriter (uncredited)
Troy Osman .... construction foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
James R. Alexander .... sound mixer (as Jim Alexander)
Robert Batha .... assistant sound editor
Chris Carpenter .... sound re-recording mixer
Kevin E. Carpenter .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Chau .... sound editor
Chris Connelly .... sound recordist
Dino Dimuro .... sound editor
Victor Ray Ennis .... assistant sound editor (as Victor Ennis)
Scott Martin Gershin .... sound designer
Stan Gilbert .... supervising adr editor
Rick Hart .... sound re-recording mixer
Kevin Hearst .... sound editor (as Raoul)
Gary A. Hecker .... foley mixer (as Gary 'Wrecker' Hecker)
Glenn T. Morgan .... sound editor
Alan L. Nineberg .... adr editor (as Alan Nineberg)
Kelly Oxford .... sound editor
Dan M. Rich .... sound editor (as Dan Rich)
Bob Ryan .... cable person
Jill Smith .... assistant sound editor (as Jill A. Smith)
Wylie Stateman .... supervising sound editor
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
Kim Waugh .... digital sound effects recordist
Tim Webb .... sound recordist
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist (as Jeff Wilhoit)
Michael D. Wilhoit .... supervising sound editor
Jeffrey A. Williams .... boom operator (as Jeff Williams)
Cory Coken .... additional adr recordist (uncredited)
Ed Golya .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Bill Henderson .... sound re-recording engineer (uncredited)
Steve Mann .... sound editor (uncredited)
David Young .... digital sound technician (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Sam Barkan .... special effects foreman
Fran Beirs .... first special effects
Kenny Myers .... special effects makeup (as Ken Myers)
William Purcell .... special effects coordinator (as Bill Purcell)
Ron Wild .... assistant special effects makeup (as Ron Wild-Figuly)
 
Visual Effects by
Kevin Nordine .... optical effects
 
Stunts
Troy Brown .... stunts (as Troy James Brown)
Tim A. Davison .... stunts (as Tim Davison)
Leon Delaney .... stunts
Freddie Hice .... stunt coordinator
Rick Le Fevour .... stunts (as Rick LeFevour)
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Manny Perry .... stunts (as Manuel Perry)
William Purcell .... stunts
Troy Brown .... stunt double: Joe Pesci (uncredited)
Leon Delaney .... stunt double: Daniel Stern (uncredited)
Larry Nicholas .... stunt double: Macaulay Culkin (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
William Allen Jr. .... grip
Art Bartels .... key grip
Rick Brown .... grip (as Richard D. Brown)
Michelle Crenshaw .... second assistant camera
Vincent Donohue .... chief lighting technician (as Vince Donohue Jr.)
Lex DuPont .... first assistant camera
John P. Friday .... electrician (as John Friday)
Brian C. Glover .... camera assistant: "b" camera (as Brian Glover)
Mark R. Lindberg .... electrician (as Mark Lindberg)
Gregory Lundsgaard .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Greg Lundsgaard)
Danial Miller .... dolly grip (as Danial A. Miller)
Dick Oakes .... best boy electric
Brad Ruby .... camera loader
Dick Sayers .... grip
Ronald Sherman .... generator operator (as Ron Sherman)
Don Smetzer .... still photographer
Dennis Smith .... camera operator
Tama Takahashi .... first assistant camera
Nick Thomas .... best boy electric
Joe Tomko Jr. .... best boy grip (as Joseph Tomko Jr.)
 
Casting Department
Jacqueline King .... casting assistant: Los Angeles (as Jackie King)
Catherine Jane Holzer .... extras casting (uncredited)
Barbara L. Roche .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mickey Antonetti .... costume supervisor
Jane Blank .... seamstress
Jennifer Jobst .... costumer
Cathy Newport-Logan .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Jerrie Fowler .... assistant editor
Kathryn Himoff .... assistant editor
Mike Milliken .... color timer (as Michael Milliken)
Tim Silano .... first assistant editor
Steve Kraus .... editing systems technician (uncredited)
L. James Langlois .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Terry Brown .... scoring crew
Chuck Garsha .... scoring crew
Jo Ann Kane .... music copyist
John Neufeld .... orchestrator
Herbert W. Spencer .... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Armin Steiner .... scoring mixer
Jorge Vdovichenko .... scoring crew
Kenneth Wannberg .... music editor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
Angela Morley .... additional orchestrator (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: French horn (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Frank Brichetto .... driver
John Hardy .... transportation captain
James Hogan .... transportation captain
Patrick Lynn .... driver
Kevin Maxwell .... driver
Tom O'Malley .... driver (as Thomas O'Malley)
Armand Paoletti .... transportation coordinator
Arnie Plutz .... driver
George Voss .... driver
 
Other crew
Jacolyn Baker .... location manager
Craig Bernstein .... assistant: Mr. Rosenfelt
Raymond Bulinski .... craft service (as Ray Bulinski)
Kathleen Caton .... production coordinator
Andrew Charlton .... set production assistant
Elizabeth Devereux .... assistant: Mr. Columbus
Heather Ehret .... location production assistant
Jan Evans .... script supervisor
Adam Goodman .... office production assistant
Charmian Jago .... assistant: Mr. Levinson
Tammy Karabas .... assistant production coordinator
Aimee Kohn .... set production assistant
Ernie Malik .... unit publicist (as Ernest Malik)
Mark Mamalakis .... assistant location manager
Dianne Mapp-Cheek .... production accountant (as Dianne Cheek Blasco)
Bill Ryan .... assistant: Mr. Hughes
Gayle Sandler .... assistant production accountant
Bob Saunders .... office production assistant
Robert Schick .... set production assistant
Seth Vamos .... set production assistant
Jane Vickerilla .... assistant: Mr. Hughes
Judith Walder .... accounting assistant
Cathy Weiss .... production secretary
Kevin Bassett .... production assistant (uncredited)
Mark Gulbrandsen .... dailies projectionist (uncredited)
Mark Gulbrandsen .... dailies technician (uncredited)
Ross L. Kulma .... set paramedic (uncredited)
Bailey Pryor .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Bailey Pryor .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Billy Gallagher .... special thanks: Winnetka Police Department (as Lt. Bill Gallagher)
Charles Geocaris .... special thanks: Chicago Film Office
Lisa Howard .... special thanks
Colleen McShane .... special thanks
Joe Sumner .... special thanks: Winnetka Police Department (as Lt. Joe Sumner)
 
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103 min
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Trivia:
John Williams's score for the film is a song called "Somewhere In My Memory." It's used mainly as soundtrack for both Home Alone films; however, he did a couple different recordings of the song itself. The full song done with vocals is on the Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) music soundtrack with Bette Midler.See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When Kevin is having a flashback of his family yelling at him, we see Linnie turn around and go down the stairs. When this actually happens, we don't see her turn around at all. However, the other flashback visions were also not shown exactly as they had happened earlier in the film. They were all a little exaggerated as usually happens in a kid's mind.See more »
Quotes:
Harry:Why the hell did you take your shoes off?
Marv:Why the hell are you dressed like a chicken?
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
O Holy NightSee more »

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49 out of 62 people found the following review useful.
The Best Christmas Film of the Past 20 Years, 4 November 2000
Author: tfrizzell from United States

"Home Alone" is a hilarious film about a young boy (Macaulay Culkin) who is accidently left home during the Christmas holidays after the rest of his family goes to Europe. At first Culkin loves the situation, but soon he is scared to death when he learns that burglars Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern are targeting his house. However, Culkin is pretty smart for an eight-year-old and he has plans for them when they attack. Chris Columbus' direction is smart and so is the over-achieving screenplay. This film has a little bit of something for everyone and the fact that the backdrop is the Christmas holidays, only makes it that much more special. All the performers do well and in the end the film also does. 4 stars out of 5.

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