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Home Alone 3 (1997)

 -  Comedy | Family  -  12 December 1997 (USA)
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Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.

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Four high-tech industrial spies, Beaupre, Alice, Jernigan and Unger, steal a top-secret microchip, and, to fool customs, hide it in a remote-control toy car. Through a baggage mix-up at the airport, grumpy old Mrs.Hess gets the toy and gives it to her neighbor, 8-year-old Alex. Spies want to get the toy back before their clients get angry and decide to burglarize every house at Alex's street to find the chip. But Alex is prepared for their visit... Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for slapstick violence, language and mild sensuality | See all certifications »

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Home Alone III  »

Box Office

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$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£383,617 (UK) (2 January 1998)

Gross:

$30,672,357 (USA) (27 March 1998)
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A rare positive review came from Chicago film critic Roger Ebert, whom on his TV show At the movies with Siskel and Ebert called the film better than the first one, Gene Siskel nearly fell off his chair in disbelief at this remark. See more »

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When Alex checks on the video camera to see whether he's caught the bad guys, he lifts the viewfinder to press the button that opens the case. In the close-up of the empty drive, the viewfinder is down. In the next shot, it is back up. See more »

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Burton Jernigan: Unger. What's your position?
Earl Unger: Heading down Washington Street.
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Earl Unger: Stop, you nitwit!
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O Kevin, Where Art Thou?
22 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Home Alone 3 is an OK movie, but not as good as the original.

The humor isn't as funny, the plot is the same as before, and worst of all... they replaced the main character of the originals: Kevin! Sadly, his substitute is pretty odd, and WAY too smart for his age. Kevin was one of the things that made the original so fun. But, some of the stunts are clever, (like the one with the gun) just not clever enough.

Skip this unnecessary installment.

Do yourself a favor and watch the originals, which are much better than this movie.

5/10

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