Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified, and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents get stranded across town, and Finn is home alone with his sister. Their house is targeted by three thieves.Written by
This is the only Home Alone sequel to actually repeat the idea of slippery ice as one of the traps. See more »
At the end of the movie when the 2 children are throwing snow at each other, you can clearly see that the ground is covered in a white sheet and not snow. See more »
[jumping on the couch, screaming]
I am jumping on the jumper.
[upstairs, painting her toe nails]
I don't care!
[mixing sweets into a blender and drinking the finished drink, screaming]
I'm eating junk food!
[lying in her bed upstairs, screaming]
I don't care!
[kicked a lamp with a soccer ball, screaming]
I broke a lamp!
[upstairs on her bed, looking at her laptop screen, with her feet up]
I can't hear you. And I don't care.
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It took me years to watch this one. The first two Home Alone movies are great. I might like the second a little more than the first but it really is a battle for first. I used to hate the third one until I saw part 4 and now it's up to okay. The fourth one was abysmal.
So now we have Holiday Heist as another way to cash in on the franchise. I think I like the story on this one a little bit more but I can't for the life of me figure out why Malcolm McDowell is in this. I guess since it worked for Joe Peschi, it should work for him.
So like this kid who is obsessed with video games moves in with his parents and his sister into a new house. Kid (who's name is Finn) thinks the house is haunted so he sets traps for the ghosts. Meanwhile Malcolm McDowell, Snoop Dogg and some chick are planning to break into the house to steal some painting so naturally this leads to what all Home Alone movies lead to: the traps.
As expected, they are pretty lame. Like Malcolm McDowell gets wrapped like a present, thrown downstairs and end up under a Christmas tree. Poor Malcolm even hangs upside down on Christmas lights. Chick gets stuck in a window. I mean, the traps are better than 4 but that film is so bad that anything can only go up from there.
Now that I can say I watched all the Home Alone movies, I'll pretend the last two doesn't exist. Every now and then on Christmas, I'll watch the third one but the first two is always a Christmas tradition. This one is not.
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