It’s the sarcastic final line of an iconic scene, etched into the minds of countless “Home Alone” fans as a classic and quotable moment in a movie full of them.
And yet, when fans actually go to search for “Angels With Filthy Souls,” the Depression-era gangster flick that Kevin McAllister (Macaulay Culkin) pops into his Vcr while he’s, you remember, home alone, they’re hit with the sudden realization: the film never actually existed.
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Instead, the movie-within-a-movie was created specifically for “Home Alone.” The 80-second clip was shot inside an abandoned high school in early 1990, at the beginning of the movie’s production, as Vanity Fair reported in 2015. Venetian blinds were added to give the scene its signature film noir touch.