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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  20 November 1992 (USA)
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hillary Wolf ...
Maureen Elisabeth Shay ...
Jedidiah Cohen ...
Tracy McCallister (as Senta Moses)
Diana Rein ...
Sondra McCallister (as Daiana Campeanu)


Kevin McCallister is back. But this time he's in New York City with enough cash and credit cards to turn the Big Apple into his very own playground. But Kevin won't be alone for long. The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are bound for New York too, plotting a huge holiday heist! Kevin's ready to welcome them with more battery of booby traps the bumbling bandits will never forget! Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for comic action and mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 November 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alone Again  »

Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)


$173,585,516 (USA)

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Did You Know?


In the turtle dove scene, Kevin makes a joke and tells Mr. Duncan that his money is better spent donated because he'll probably just spend it on stuff that will rot his teeth and his mind. Macaulay Culkin would later battle with a serious drug addiction including heroin. See more »


Kevin chases who he thinks is his dad through the airport and eventually bumps into the lady at the gate and drops his plane ticket which is lost amongst the ones the lady dropped. Later in the film when he leaves the hotel and bumps into Marv and Harry (the criminals) they find Kevin's ticket on the inside of his coat; this is not possible seeing as he lost it earlier in the film. See more »


Kate McCallister: What kind of idiots do you have working here?
Mrs. Stone, Desk Clerk: The finest in New York.
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Sombras de otros tiempos
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Music by John Williams
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Performed by Ana Belén
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The cuteness ends here
23 September 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This should have been the end of the Home Alone series, seeing that the same premise and cast were used for two films but, naturally, Hollywood just can't resist trying to squeeze more money from a proved formula. I'm not one for sequels but this was one of the handful that I can enjoy time and again, not only because the original cast is in it, but because of Macaulay Culkin's comedic ability (even as a kid) and Joe Pesci's and Daniel Stern's reactions to getting their butts kicked, booby trap style. Kevin is not forgotten (like he was last time) but hops the wrong plane after he puts fresh batteries in the family camera right before he gets to the gate at the airport (his family had all the bad luck with high winds knocking out the electric - and the alarm clock - twice). He mistakes a man with the same coat as his father and after Kevin reassures a flight attendant he's on the right plane, takes his seat ... in a plane heading in the exact opposite direction the rest of his family is going (naturally, no one realizes Kevin's missing until they're in Miami and he's in NY). Who could have thought a vacant New York brownstone could be so much fun? Sure, Pesci's and Stern's characters are more banged up this time but, hey, they started it. (The adventures in the Plaza Hotel are hilarious, as well.) Anyway, this is one sequel worth the time to watch. Just don't bother with the irrelevant, contrived, and unncessary third installment of the series.

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