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Home Alone

Home Alone is a hit franchise from the 1990s, which has gone on to become one of the most well-known Christmas classics! Both Home Alone and Home Alone: Lost in New York star Macaulay Culkin, and in addition to becoming blockbusters in the decade of their release, they are now recognized as two of the best Christmas movies of all time!

The first film, released in 1990, managed to garner two Golden Globe nominations, as well as two Oscar nominations. Meanwhile, the sequel, released in 1992, managed to raise more than 470 million dollars at the box office.

The Cast of Home Alone

Home Alone had an extensive cast. Although some actors were not originally planned, in general, the result that they all had become part of the success of this franchise. Some of the actors that are part of the cast are: 

  • Macaulay Culkin as "Kevin McCallister" 
  • Joe Pesci as "Harry Lyme"
  • Daniel Stern as "Marv Merchants"
  • Catherine O'Hara as "Kate McCallister"
  • John Heard as "Peter McCallister"
  • Devin Ratray as "Buzz McCallister"
  • Gerry Bamman as "Frank McCallister"
  • Kieran Culkin as "Fuller McCallister"
Daniel Stern and Joe Pesci in 'Home Alone'.

Home Alone Fun Facts

  • John Hughes got the idea for Home Alone from the movie Uncle Buck, which he directed. 
  • Home Alone was the highest-grossing comedy in America until The Hangover Part 2 surpassed it in 2011. 
  • Robert De Niro turned down the role of the thief "Harry", which was taken by Joe Pesci. 
  • The first part remained the highest-grossing Christmas movie until it was overtaken by The Grinch in 2018. 
  • The famous movie that "Kevin" sees and uses to scare the burglars, does not really exist. It was created for the film.