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Home Alone 3 (1997)

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Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fends off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Alex Pruitt
... Petr Beaupre
... Alice Ribbons
... Burton Jernigan
... Earl Unger
... Karen Pruitt
... Jack Pruitt
... Mrs. Hess
Seth Smith ... Stan Pruitt
... Molly Pruitt
... Agent Stuckey
Baxter Harris ... Police Captain
... Chinese Mob Boss
Kevin Gudahl ... Techie
Richard Hamilton ... Cab Driver
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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 Anonymous

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Rated PG for slapstick violence, language and mild sensuality | See all certifications »

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12 December 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,085,482, 14 December 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,882,515

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,200,000
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Trivia

John Hughes approached Chris Columbus to direct the third installment once again, but Columbus declined, suggesting it should be directed by a filmmaker making his directorial debut, as the original Home Alone (1990) was the first film where he received public recognition as a director. Columbus also didn't feel comfortable working with an entirely new cast. Hughes then approached Raja Gosnell, who at that point, was noteworthy for editing the first two films, and he was given the job. See more »

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In the shot before a criminal tries to cut the plastic yarn the clips were folded down. Later in the shot where the criminal gets out his pocket knife the clips are folded up. See more »

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[Alice has just split her pants open at the rear while on a secret spy mission]
Alice: I need assistance. I'm exposed.
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Home Again
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Please! Make them stop!
1 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

The first "Home Alone" was one of the funniest movies of the 90's. The second was just as funny with the same cast and jokes! Now comes "Home Alone 3". I was curious how they could continue with the same story considering Kevin would've been 17 by 1997. He could take care of himself, right? So, what does the director decide to do? He takes a child just as annoying and makes him sick. The kid is like 6 years old and the mother leaves him alone in the house? What kind of team of burgerlers are these idiots? I don't really want to get too into detail if you want to sadly see this movie. But please, I'd recommend that you'd stay away from it. It's not worth your precious time. Go fold a piece of paper, do chores, balance a pencil on your nose, or take a nap! It's better to do then to watch "Home Alone 3"!

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