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Home Alone (1990) is an American comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin, Joe Pesci as Harry and Daniel Stern as Marv. The film revolves around 8-year-old Kevin, who is mistakenly left home alone when his family goes on vacation and has to fend off the two burglars Harry and Marv.

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What were the McCallisters' professions?

In the movie Home Alone (1990), the McCallister family is followed on their planned trip to Paris and subsequent mistake of leaving one child behind. The McCallister home and surrounding neighborhood ...
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What is the significance of the plane tickets in Home Alone?

In the early scenes of Home Alone, much attention is drawn to some plane tickets: At least one goes in to the bin. The camera cuts so you can see this. Some have liquid spilled on them. The camera ...
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Did the McCallisters bother to call home?

In "Home Alone", wouldn't Kevin's Parents try to call home? I don't remember them trying to call the house to check up on Kevin. I know the power lines were down due to a tree branch the night before ...
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In the Christmas Pageant scene, what did Buzz do to Kevin?

I am completely blind, so I cannot see what is happening. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to find a version that contained audio descriptions, and searching various sites such as Wikipedia, WikiFandom, ...
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Why did Kevin keep silent about Harry and Marv?

At the end of Home Alone, when Kevin's family asks him what he did while they were away, he says that he went shopping and just hung around but he doesn't mention defending his house from the two ...
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Why did Kate say to Kevin "Maybe it'll happen"?

I've never understood why in "Home Alone" after Kevin says to his Mother (Kate) I wouldn't be sad if I woke up tomorrow morning and didn't have a Family, Kate says "Say it again, maybe it'll happen". ...
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Why didn't Harry like the way Kevin looked at him?

In "Home Alone", after Harry says "Merry Christmas" to Kevin after telling him to look out for Traffic and then Kevin looks a little shocked with his mouth open, why does Harry not like the way he ...
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Why does Old Man Marley give creepy look if he's actually nice in Home Alone?

If Old Man Marley from Home Alone is actually a nice man then why does he always give Kevin a cold and creepy stare (particularly when Kevin shouts that he's not afraid anymore)?
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Why did it take the Cops so long to arrive?

In "Home Alone", after Kevin calls 911 we go through the spider scene, the treehouse thing, the rope gag, running across the street, through the capture and liberation of Kevin and then after Old Man ...