Home Alone (1990)

Genres - Children's/Family, Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Comedy, Holiday Film, Domestic Comedy  |   Release Date - Nov 16, 1990 (USA - Unknown), Dec 25, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Home Alone is the highly successful and beloved family comedy about a young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) who is accidentally left behind when his family takes off for a vacation in France over the holiday season. Once he realizes they've left him "home alone," he learns to fend for himself and, eventually has to protect his house against two bumbling burglars (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) who are planning to rob every house in Kevin's suburban Chicago neighborhood. Though the film's slapstick ending may be somewhat violent, Culkin's charming presence helped the film become one of the most successful ever at the time of its release.

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home-alone, childhood-adventures, boy, Christmas, family, house, criminal, family-member, robbery, self-discovery, vacation, false-accusation

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