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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 McCallister
Joe Pesci ... Harry Lime
Daniel Stern ... Marv Merchants
Catherine O'Hara ... Kate McCallister
John Heard ... Peter McCallister
Devin Ratray ... Buzz McCallister
Hillary Wolf ... Megan McCallister
Maureen Elisabeth Shay Maureen Elisabeth Shay ... Linnie McCallister
Michael C. Maronna ... Jeff McCallister
Gerry Bamman ... Uncle Frank McCallister
Terrie Snell ... Aunt Leslie McCallister
Jedidiah Cohen Jedidiah Cohen ... Rod McCallister
Senta Moses Mikan ... Tracy McCallister (as Senta Moses)
Diana Rein ... Sondra McCallister (as Daiana Campeanu)
Kieran Culkin ... Fuller McCallister
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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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First, he was home alone, now he's lost in New York 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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the first film, the McCallisters are headed to France when they forget Kevin. In this film, when Kevin boards the plane to New York City, he's seated next to a man who only speaks French. See more »

Goofs

When Harry uses a toilet bowl (unknowingly filled with kerosene) to extinguish his burning hair, he positions himself vertical in order to reach the liquid; this would have lit his clothes on fire, given the vertical flame. See more »

Quotes

Kevin McCallister: Excuse me, but this is an emergency. What city is it out there?
NY Ticket Agent: It's New York, sir.
Kevin McCallister: [Gasps] Yikes, I did it again.
NY Ticket Agent: Something's wrong, sir?
Kevin McCallister: [in shocked whisper] I'll be fine...
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Alternate Versions

When aired on TV, the scene where Kevin visits the World Trade Center is cut due to the September 11th attacks. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Halloween (2018) (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bell Rock
Written by Joe Beal (as Joe Beal) and Jim Boothe (as Jim Boothe)
Performed by Bobby Helms
Courtesy of MCA Records
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User Reviews

Better than the first and a really nice family movie
21 January 2006 | by themovieman3000See all my reviews

Home Alone was OK, but this was miles better, funnier, with a better plot. So they kept the same characters and there's a good performance from Tim Curry to help make it all the more enjoyable. I've grown up watching home alone. Whenever I think of my favourite films, i think Home Alone (the fourth the exception). Culkin gets on the wrong plane this time, an improvement from being left at home. He ends up in New York, comes across the same crooks and tries to get rid of them. Its just so watchable - a film i've watched more times than any other. How can anyone dislike it? OK, the fun factor kind of goes away the more times you watch it and the older you get but I still cannot praise it enough. Shame though, that Culkin threw away his career once he had the cash.


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