Home Alone (1990)
movie is edited into short comedic clip
Features footage from Home Alone
When Kevin sees Harry's and Marv's shadows on the window curtains it is very reminiscent to the vampire's shadow in Nosferatu silhouetted on the wall as he climb the stairs.
the heated door knob leaves an "M" on the burglar's hand
character named Harry Lime
Old Man Marley says Little Red Haired Girl
Harry constantly makes sounds like an annoyed Muttley when he is angry.
Kevin says his grandparents got him a sweater with Big Bird knitted on it
Kevin says 'It's only my imagination, only my imagination', just as the movie's promo was 'To avoid faintnig, keep repeating 'It's only a movie, only a movie', also the use of booby traps against criminals in the house
In a deleted scene Kevin is standing against a bedroom door waiting for Uncle Frank to get out of the bathroom, the bedroom door has an "Incredible Melting Man" poster on it.
Harry grabs a hot doorknob and cools his hand in the snow. His hand shows an impression of the doorknob. This mimicks what happens to the Gestapo agent with the staff headpiece.
Kevin is setting up the traps the same way Nancy does in Elm Street.
VHS box on top of VCR as Kevin watches Angels with Filthy Souls
Movie poster at Mondo Video
Roger Ebert says that "Shipwrecked" (1991) is too much like this movie.
Mentioned by Lee.
Jesse guesses "Home Provolone" at picture charades
Movie poster in Parker Central
Parker and Mikey make the "Home Alone"/Macaulay Culkin pose when they discover that Jerry's jacket has been stolen.
Referenced in tagline.
Maxi, Josip and Malek are playing tricks to the two robbers like Kevin does in the older movie
Bud pretends to be "the guy from 'Home Alone'" and does the famous gesture twice.
Jerry talks about "being left home alone by my parents" and says that it is "trés Macaulay Culkin."
Greg mentions this being out on video now
The character of a former child star bashes Culkin and makes several references to "Home Alone."
Elaine references this as part of a forgetfulness defense
Joel (as a character places his hands on his face): "'Home Alone'!"
Jenny mentions the aftershave scene and does an impression of the scream
referenced with guest Catherine O'Hara
Numerous gags from the first movie are referenced, including: the sillouette gag in the shower (references the mannequins used to fake a house party); the gag with the black-and-white movie; one of the bandits tries to grab Kevin, who starts screaming (references the spider-on-the-face gag); the beads Harry and Marv slip over (references the toy car slipping); Harry checks whether the door knob is hot; the frozen steps; Harry's head getting incinerated; the gag with the falling bag of cement powder (references the gag with the falling iron); Marv saying he's "gonna murder that kid!" (references his line "I'm gonna kill that kid!"); the cans of paint tossed from the stairs; Marv noticing that Harry hasn't lost any teeth (Harry lost his gold tooth in the first movie).
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
A character references the plot and star of this movie.
On shelf in video store.
Mentioned in a joke
Mentioned in dialogue
The plot of the one of the films that Baby is offered concerns a baby dinosaur who is accidentally left at home alone when his family goes on holiday. Robbie dismisses it as "unbelievable."
Charles mentions this movie
mentioned several times
counting everybody on the way in, Danny asks 'Wait a minute, where's Macauly Culkin?'
Sam has a screaming Kevin action figure in his room
Luke spots this in the TV listings
Referenced by Roxy
Weasel refers to the film.
In "Hiccup," the Wet Bandits chase Kevin through the park.
Homer says leaving Bart and Lisa without a babysitter will be like Home Alone and if burglers would come it would turn into a humorous and entertaining situation.
"Home Alone 3"
movie playing in the theater.
Mike: What is this, Home Alone 3: The Quickening?
Jay Sherman reviews the formally faux Home Alone 5 where Kevin is home alone at age 23.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Remote (1993) (V)
Referenced in tagline.
Tom: "Home Alone 57"
Referenced in the "Variety Speak" song
Title mentioned during the Joe Pesci Show and on Weekend Update
Mentioned by Sara Jessica Parker
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of 101 Dalmatians (1996)
Chris Columbus is referred to as the director of "Home Alone"
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the two previous Home Alone films in his review of Home Alone 3 (1997)
Katie refers to the film.
Coco mentions the movie.
Just before we see Fraiser having his home for himself, a titlecard says "Home alone"
There is a poster of it in the first office (Dreamworks office) shown (the addition to be the focus of this movie)
referenced by Bruce
Serendipity claims that this is the only one of the top 20 highest grossing films of all time for which she was not responsible.
Pearl: I didn't mean to leave you home alone (emulates Maculey Caulkin's scream face).
"May I do the thinking please?"
The blond boy is saved for last and yells "esqueceram de mim!", the Brazilian title for this film.
Junior mentions the movie and star in conversation.
It's mentioned that "the kid from Home Alone" could play Ricky Lapinski if they made a movie about the restaurant massacre.
Gimpy tries to convince Nitz that they're a lie to get him to leave his room.
"Remind me to give me back my copy of Home Alone and King Kong remake back".
the cover art for Luigi's Mansion parodies the movie poster for Home Alone
Moe says, "Some people say I look like Macaulay Culkin," and then he does the "Home Alone" pose.
Lennie tells Gary Phillips that "Home Alone" is a movie, not an alibi.
When Scooby realizes that Fred has been possessed by a demon, he puts his paws on his cheeks and screams like Kevin.
The Macaulay Culkon robot has the same hands-on-face pose as Macaulay Culkin in this movie.
a CPR dummy is called Macauley (Culkin) because it has an open mouth similar to the character of Kevin
Team Mayhem's spontaneous rap mentions Macaulay Culkin and Home Alone.
A poster of this movie can be seen during the guest introduction as a visualization of Corey divorcing his parents.
There's a picture of a live-action woman putting her hands on her cheeks and screaming (much like Kevin) on one of the TV channels.
Referenced by name
Gill likens one of the child hostages on the hijacked bus to Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone.
referenced in dialogue
Referenced on the Hollywood Minute
Mentioned by Dave.
One of the items on the list
The movie is one of those acted out in the family game of charades.
5 copies of the poster are scattered around the "The Michael Jackson Show" set.
It is mentioned throughout, because one of the games he's reviewing is based off the movie.
" 'Honey, I'm Home Alone' starring Macaulay Culkin."
Referenced in dialogue
The movie is mentioned because the game being reviewed is based off this movie.
Nerd mentions the movie.
Susan B. asked if Lincoln got an idea about using boom-box from "Home Alone"
The Nostalgia Critic references "Home Alone" when talking about "My Girl".
Included in an $8,000 question
Macaulay Culkin, in the "Home Alone" screaming pose, is seen at Simon's mansion.
clip is shown
Conan visits a warehouse of wax figures and there are figures depicting a scene from Home Alone.
The Critic mentions this film.
The Boy is home alone similar to Kevin.
"20th Century Fox, just waiting to make the Home Alone Franchise"
other films directed by Chris Columbus
video shown on shelf
"It's 'Home Alone' except there's three of us."
Compares the climax to the plot of this movie
Lyle refers to Homer as "Home Alone."
Hank says that having all the family members at their house will be like "Home Alone"
Jeavons calls one scene a rip-off of this movie.
Matt paraphrases Buzz's line by saying "in case you haven't noticed we live in the most boring town in the entire United Kingdom"
Kathie Lee (Kristen Wiig) says "Hoda-Lone" and then puts her hands to her face like Kevin McAllister's famous pose.
Board James compares the elabrate traps in the Robber game to the traps from Home Alone.
referenced by name and clips are shown
Plinkett compares Baby's Day Out to Home Alone.
movie is referenced
"That's like making Home Alone, then making its sequel Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, but calling it Home Alone 2."
Jay refers to Will as "Home Alone."
Comedian Brendon Walsh mentions someone telling him he looks like one of the burglars
In the opening montage the poster is spoofed with Stewie as Kevin and Chris and Brian as Marv and Harry.
Film Brain reminescenes Christmas films
In the "Beastly" trailer/digital short, Andy makes the "Home Alone" pose made famous by Macaulay Culkin.
"They had to settle for the stair slide because the paint cans on a string weren't set up yet."
Referened by MacIntosh in the "Scared Straight!" segment
"Just tie two strings to a paint can and wait up top the staircase!"
"It then turns into a scene from Home Alone."
Video case is shown.
mentioned among films by Chris Columbus
"Is this some unknown Home Alone sequel now?"
When Whitney asks Alex to tell her a story she's never heard before, he describes the film's plot as if it happened to him
Ask That Guy touches upon the urban myth of Elvis playing an extra in this movie.
Referenced by Judy Grimes on Weekend Update
Notable plot similarities (mother doing whatever she can to reunite with child for Christmas; child missing plane flight), including "Run Run Rudolph" playing while family runs through airport to catch its flight.
Snob says a broken ornament will keep people from robbing your house.
Critic mentions how Culkin's speaking patterns aren't comparable to the ones from Home Alone.
Players can fight bandits named Harry and Marv.
"The dad is booby-trapping the house like he's preparing for an attack from Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern."
In Date Show skit, Tatiana plays Kevin McCallister.
Sterling Torrington tells the gang to "keep the change, you filthy animals" before exiting the apartment, a famous line from Chris Columbus' classic film "Home Alone".
The traps Steve sets for Stan.
Ross does a play on words, saying that Katie Holmes should date Macaulay Culkin so that she won't be Holmes Alone.
audio of the French It's a Wonderful Life plays
"It's like Home Alone with magic powers."
Home assault and defence sequence (mentioned in director's commentary).
Chris mentions the movie by name.
Title reference and imitation of Macauley Culkin by Davis Cleveland
Referring to an embarrassing anecdote, Jay asks, "Was that the plot to 'Home Alone'?"
Mark thinks "Why couldn't we have just left Joshy home alone? According to the films he would have been absolutely fine."
Mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned by the narrator
"Let's make a obscure reference to the ending to Home Alone"
Jack mentions it.
mentions the smash-hit Chris Columbus directed
Mike, Rich and Jay mention it. Also, poster is shown.
"I recall the same thing happening to that Home Alone writer."
In "Just Jeremy," Jeremy says, "I'm what the French call 'les incompetents.'"
In the bridge party scene Ben Drake says "McAllister [...] Is it true, are you seriously home alone?" McCallister is the surname of Macauly Culkin's character in Home Alone. The names are pronounced the same.
One of the movies that have cell phones.
Cameron mentions the movie by name.
Ross mentions Macaulay Culkin and does the famous pose from the movie.
When John Heard gets eaten, Critic and Snob mourn the fact that they didn't get the chance to make a Home Alone joke.
"They're worse versions of Harry and Marv from Home Alone."
Mentioned by Tosh
Mentioned by Tosh
"Home Alone is getting fucking serious. He's gone from paint cans to bear traps."
"...thanks to various Home Alone-esque traps I've set everywhere."
"Santa" gets an honorable mention
mentions how Home & Alone for Christmas rips this movie off
"You filthy animal"
recalling John Heard's career
Si Robinson mentions this movie by name
Golan is left behind, calls it being "Home Aloned", and half-unwillingly does the face.
"Shouldn't you be saltin' sidewalks across from the McCallisters' house?"
Gina mentions the film.
Virginia: "Are you gonna be a bounty hunter or fight the robbers from 'Home Alone'?"
Lemon asked whether that movie was the one in which a kid was home alone, Wade replied: "No, that was Home Alone"
Title is referenced
Mentioned by Sam
Photograph of Macaulay Culkin is seen with some kind of "Merry Christmas" theme in the background.
"...they were trying to be the Wet Bandits."
Steve slaps his cheeks in the bathroom and then screams, like Kevin in the bathroom scene. Also, later in the movie, Diane walks on the street and her bag full of groceries rips open, similar to what happens to Kevin.
Mentioned in dialogue
Similar to the film's climax, the kids make house traps to stop burglars.
Mentioned by Jimmy and Ethan Hawke
"These kids are like Kevin McCallister if... eh, these kids are exactly like Kevin McCallister."
Blackcatloner points out that one of the kids looks like Macaulay Culkin.
Jimmy refers to the scene with the cardboard cut-outs
a film is said to have "Home Alone style" traps
"Dammit, Macaulay Culkin! Not everyone is trying to rob your house!"
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Pros and Cons segment
"...because I also want to keep out Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern."
"And since this is a '90s kids film, we have to rip off the Home Alone ending."
"Hi, guy from the plane in Home Alone."
Line quoted during Jeremy's Brain sketch
discussion of made-for-TV Christmas movies
Martin Clunes mentions the film during his discussion of Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever.
Mentioned in dialogue
"Gnome Alone" title is a pun
Creg mentions that his parents forgot him at their house when they went abroad, just like on "Home Alone".
"Buzz! So, Polly was your girlfriend? Woof!"
Becca asks Lolly if she wants to watch Home Alone or Home Alone 2.
Referenced as one of the movie scenes for Yair Lapid
"Kevin McCallister is getting hard core about intruders."
Spoof title 'Bone-Alone-A' mentioned in Ex-Porn Stars sketch
Title mentioned during 'Franchise Viagra' musical number sung in the monologue.
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
"Nice to know Home Alone style shenanigans still exist after the Apocalypse."
Title selected by Vince Vaughn in the 5-Second Summaries game
"...like a pair of Home Alone villains."
Mentioned in dialogue
Seth refers to the movie with Macauley Culkin and Joe Pesci in the Ya Burnt segment
"Oh no, the Wet Bandits have escaped too."
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Katerina Mátlová said that as a kid, she looked like Kevin McCallister
The rap duo is called "Casseurs Flowteurs", which is a wordplay on the Casseurs Flotteurs, the French equivalent of the Wet Bandits from this movie.
picture of two cosplayers as Harry and Marv
Mentioned in dialogue
movie is reviewed
"She Home Alone me!"
Max Landis refers to it as "my father's film"
General Custer gives a thinly-veiled reference to Kevin's aftershave shock face.
"These guys are nothing like the Home Alone villains..."
The Nerd's plan refers to items from this movie.
Mentioned by Rob.
mentioned in a listener's tweet in discussion of Christmas movies
Jake says he had to learn how to shave from Home Alone.
The contestants are asked a question about the star of the movie during the Final Chase.
mentioned by Miguel
Ashens calls TV Simulator "'Macauley Kalkin' Home Alone" device and references the plot of the movie several times.
"The Butter Bandits, there we are! Another sequel to Home Alone!"
Dong says, "I feel like Kevin McAllister in 'Home Alone.'"
"Great. Jason vs. Home Alone."
"...seen in Home Alone for example."
Snob mentions that Bushwhacked was originally supposed to be a spin-off with Marv
Mentioned in quoted tweet
Jimmy imagines "Home Alone V: Alone in Space"
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick. he even reenacts Macaulay Culkin's pose on the film's movie poster.
Blackcatloner mentions that Rocky V was released on the same weekend as this movie and that this movie beat Rocky V at the box office.
mentioned in one tagline
homage to some scenes
The film that the family is watching while in France
Clips are shown for the review. Two thumbs down.
Jakob Stegelmann looks at child actors in the movies, mentioning the film + clip shown
extended clips and brief discussion
Don't Say a Word (2001) features a scene from Home Alone (1990)
Clips are shown
Macauley Culkin reference
In the top 100
Clips are shown
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
Clips shown in a segment on Macaulay Culkin.
Featured as the Number 9 spot
talks about the original
Clips shown when Allen says the kid from "The Good Son" had a sadistic sign
Beware of Santa segment
clips seen when Film Brain reminesces about Christmas movies
clip shown during John Hughes tribute
Daniel Stern is in both films, and his character of Marv falling for traps is recalled
Music from the movie is heard.
an altered clip from the film is shown
Macaulay Culkin takes the #9 top child star
jokingly suggests that Wes Craven should have directed this film.
clip shown - #6
another Joe Pesci comedy
clip shown when it is revealed Macaulay Culkin is in Jacob's Ladder
Film trailer used
says Bone Alone is a rip-off of this movie and there are comparisons throughout
Number 2 in the Countdown
Clip used in review.
The film and its sequels are discussed.
Christopher H. Andersen looks at Micro Machines toys in the segment 'Legetøjszonen' + clip shown
Kevin screams and runs back into the house
"Do you think this island is the police office from Home Alone?"
famous shot shown
received negative reviews from critics, despite being pretty good
The film clip "Angels With Filthy Souls" is a spoof of this film.
Spoofed during cold opening and monologue
The episode's title references the film's title and also, Homer does the Macauley Culkin scream when he realises that Maggie is missing.
Carlton is dressed up as Macaulay Culkin and spoofs the Scream-scene from that film.
Brighton makes the famous Macaulay Culkin face grabbing pose and scream when he realizes he's been left behind.
Macaulay Culkin's character in both this film and Home Alone run out of a slanted door, leading out of a building/house
the scene with Grampa in the plane
Jay shows a clip from "Home Alone 5" where Kevin is home alone at age 23
When Dr. Harvey transforms into the Crypt Keeper, he slaps his hands on his cheeks and screams, a la Kevin McCallister.
When Michael wakes up and finds he is six years old, he puts his hands on his cheeks and screams into the camera, spoofing Kevin's reaction in the film.
The character "McCluckey" is based on Macculley Culkin's character in "Home Alone"
When Peter tries to get into the house of bricks when reenacting the story of the 3 little pigs, they defend the house with a can of paint swung on a piece of rope just like in this film.
Tom sneaks up on Drew and knocks him out with a snowshovel is similar to how Old Man Marley knocked out Harry & Marv with the shovel in to rescue Kevin.
Anne Frank defeats the Nazis using the same techniques as Kevin in the film
Clara was acting like Kevin when she woke up alone in a house
The scene where the Griffin's come home for Stewie is a spoof of the end of Home Alone where Kevin's family come home for him.
Unnecessary sequel to the movie
Jen wakes up screaming 'Moss' remembering she forgot him at the Arcade Center.
Holiday Movie parody
A clip of the movie plays it out differently.
"Home Alone with Competant Criminals"
A pony version of Macaulay Culkin's mother is seen on the Friendship Express.
Spoofed in the "Apartment Alone" digital short