Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv... See full summary »
Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified, and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents ... See full summary »
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
A rare positive review came from Chicago film critic Roger Ebert, who on his television show Siskel & Ebert (1986), called the film better than the first one, Gene Siskel nearly fell off his chair in disbelief at this remark. See more »
At the beginning of the movie, the terrorists lose the toy car containing the computer chip while it is placed in a Parisian Department Store bag, despite the fact that Parisian department stores were located exclusively in the southeastern United States while the airport scenes were set in San Francisco. See more »
Precocious youngster Linza target of torment for his older siblings and uptight next door neighboris stuck at home with the dreaded chicken pox. He stumbles upon a top secret computer chip that makes him the target of four, high-precision international spies determined to re-obtain it, but the feisty youngster is determined to defend his home at all costs. The whole thing is pretty formulaic, but smarter crooks, an appealing cast, and a surprising amount of unexpected laughs help overcome the script's familiarity and wild leaps of logic. Not very original, but there are more than enough good gags and amusing situations to make it worth a look. **½
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