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Remote (1993)

Home Alone clone about a 13-year-old boy, obsessed with making remote controlled toys, decides to put them to use when he's trapped in a vacant model suburban house with three moronic ... See full summary »


Ted Nicolaou


Tommy Sledge (screenplay) (as Mike Farrow)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Carrara Chris Carrara ... Randy Mason
Jessica Bowman ... Judy Riley
John Diehl ... Delbert McCoy
Tony Longo ... Louis Marinelli
Stuart Fratkin ... Richie Marinelli
Derya Ruggles Derya Ruggles ... Marti Mason
Jordan Belfi ... Ben
Kenneth A. Brown Kenneth A. Brown ... Jamaal
Lorna Scott ... Mrs. Eva McKinley Williams
Ann Randolph Ann Randolph ... Policewoman
Michael Keys Hall Michael Keys Hall ... Jim
Robin Westphal Robin Westphal ... Dee
Bobbie Chandler Bobbie Chandler ... Wendy Riley
Ronald F. Hoiseck ... Westec Guard
John Rubinow John Rubinow ... Brent Mason


Home Alone clone about a 13-year-old boy, obsessed with making remote controlled toys, decides to put them to use when he's trapped in a vacant model suburban house with three moronic prison escapees whom he proceeds to make mincemeat out of them. Written by Matthew Patay

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Release Date:

22 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Remote See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo


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Did You Know?


While filming, people asked to buy the house where the movie was filmed, and director Ted Nicolaou always had to take them around back and show them it wasn't a real house, but a part of the set. See more »


In the opening scene as Randy grabs his bike, you can see a poster fall in the background. When the camera quickly flips to Judy, the poster is instantly back up. See more »


[first lines]
Randy: Hey Jamaal.
Jamaal: Hey Randy. Mistro of Vanilla Ice Cream. What's happening my friend?
Randy: Hey Judy.
Jamaal: [as Judy enters scene] Judy on Duty, High Priestess of the Ball and Bat.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, there is a short cartoon of Randy being chased by the crooks (Delbert, Louis, Richie). One of Randy's models appear during almost every opening credit. See more »


References Star Wars (1977) See more »


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Great family movie
13 January 2001 | by Reaper-29See all my reviews

This was my favorite movie when I was 11. I watched it everyday, until my older sister used it to record one of her soap operas. I'm 18 now and happened to be looking through a discount bin at an old town video store. Guess what I found? I have to admit, it was a little on the stupid side. It didn't have a great plot, and the action was unrealistic, but aside from all that, it was still funny. One week later, while watching my 8 year old cousin, I popped in Remote, and you know what, he loved that movie just as much as I did when I was young. Isn't that what watching videos is supposed to be about? I look forward to watching it with my children someday.

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