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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

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One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.

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Chris Columbus

Writers:

John Hughes (characters), John Hughes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Macaulay Culkin ... Kevin
Joe Pesci ... Harry
Daniel Stern ... Marv
Catherine O'Hara ... Kate
John Heard ... Peter
Devin Ratray ... Buzz
Hillary Wolf ... Megan
Maureen Elisabeth Shay Maureen Elisabeth Shay ... Linnie
Michael C. Maronna ... Jeff
Gerry Bamman ... Uncle Frank
Terrie Snell ... Aunt Leslie
Jedidiah Cohen Jedidiah Cohen ... Rod
Senta Moses Mikan ... Tracy (as Senta Moses)
Diana Rein ... Sondra (as Daiana Campeanu)
Kieran Culkin ... Fuller
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Storyline

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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He's up past his bedtime in the city that never sleeps. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

20 November 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alone Again See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,126,882, 22 November 1992

Gross USA:

$173,585,516

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$358,991,681
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

23 years after the film's release, Macaulay Culkin returned as Kevin McAllister in :Dryvrs (2015). In the pilot of the YouTube comedy series, Jack Jack Dishel is a passenger in Kevin's car. Kevin, now a bitter, long-haired, unshaven, foul mouthed and mentally unstable adult tells Jack about the events of the 1st movie and a carjacker attempts to steal Kevin's car, but Kevin overpowers and abducts the carjacker and they drive back to Kevin's house and Kevin forces Jack to watch him torture and kill the carjacker and it ends with a bloodied Kevin screaming at the carjacker. See more »

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When Kevin lights the rope on fire, he turns to run away and a crew member is visible through the window. See more »

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Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)
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I love it!
7 December 2005 | by dee.reidSee all my reviews

"Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" is young Macaulay Culkin's second greatest hour in the series as Kevin McCallister, who has to learn to be a man again on the mean streets of the Big Apple after being separated from his family once more. He checks into a swank Manhattan hotel (where Donald Trump is apparently staying at too). He's pursued again by comic bad guys Harry and Marv (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern), and director Chris Columbus and screenwriter John Hughes keep the action and laughs coming. Tim Curry also appears as a concierge who has to prove that Kevin is on his own, and Brenda Fricker is the pigeon lady who watches over Kevin's little shoulder. There is another tricks & traps showdown at the end, which keeps the slapstick and comic violence at an all-time high.

8/10


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