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Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House (2002)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Family | TV Movie 3 November 2002
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Amidst his parents' impending divorce, Kevin McCallister must foil his old nemesis Marv and his wife Vera's plot to kidnap a Crown Prince despite opposition from his dad Peter, Peter's fiancee Natalie, and Natalie's butler Mr. Prescott.

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Rod Daniel

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John Hughes (characters), Debra Frank | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
French Stewart ... Marv Merchants
Erick Avari ... Prescott
Barbara Babcock ... Molly
Jason Beghe ... Peter McCallister
Clare Carey ... Kate McCallister
Joanna Going ... Natalie
Missi Pyle ... Vera
Gideon Jacobs ... Buzz McCallister
Chelsea Russo Chelsea Russo ... Megan McCallister
Mike Weinberg ... Kevin McCallister (as Michael Weinberg)
Lisa King ... Queen
Sean Cameron Michael ... Cop (as Sean Michael)
Craig Geldenhuys Craig Geldenhuys ... Prince
Andre Roothman Andre Roothman ... King
Anton Smuts Anton Smuts ... Cab Driver
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Storyline

Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two movies, partners up with a new criminal named Vera to hit Natalie's mansion. Written by Anonymous

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mansion | christmas | prince | trap | love | See All (58) »

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Comedy | Crime | Family

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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, this film was going to be a sequel to Home Alone 3 (1997). But the idea was scrapped and rewritten as another film in the franchise that revolves around Kevin McCallister once more, even though he is played by a different actor. See more »

Goofs

At the end, obvious stunt double when Kevin is against Vera and Marv. See more »

Quotes

Marv Merchants: Look where Harry's plans kept landing me, huh? In jail.
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What the he** is this crap!
26 April 2003 | by j.eatonSee all my reviews

Okay Home Alone 1 & 2 were really good. Home Alone 3 isn't worth watching but Home Alone 4.........well it is just piece crap!!! I can't believe there would ever be a 4th installment of Home Alone. Even though Macauley Culkin is too old to portray Kevin now they could have picked an older actor. Like someone in his early teens. Kevin is still 9 more than 10 years later. Also whatever happened Kevin's other brother and sister? In this movie there are only 3 kids and there are originally 5 kids in the first two movies. Let's just hope there are no plans for Home Alone 5 any time soon. Too many holes in the plot as well makes this a bad movie. I give it a 0 out of 10.


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