Home Alone

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After Planes, Trains and Automobiles, writer/producer

John Hughes

turns once more to the nightmare of travel, this time from a child's perspective. Set to spend Christmas in Paris with parents and assorted relatives, young Kevin (Culkin) wishes everyone would just disappear, a desire granted when he is accidentally left behind by his preoccupied parents (Heard and O'Hara). But the novelty starts to wear off when a couple of burglars (Stern and Pesci, excellent) target the house. Hughes confidently mixes elements of precocious self-awareness with childlike wonderment: the boy truly believes his dream has become manifest, so he gorges on junk food and television until the reality of the situation brings loneliness and fear. Broader in humour, however, with an inconsistency of mood not helped by abrupt editing and Columbus' sometimes self-conscious direction, Home Alone lacks the sustained tension of the earlier film.

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Release details

UK release:

1990

Duration:

103 mins

Cast and crew

Cast:

John Candy, Daniel Stern, Roberts Blossom, Joe Pesci, Kieran Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Catherine O'Hara, John Heard

Screenwriter:

John Hughes

Editor:

Raja Gosnell

Producer:

John Hughes

Director:

Chris Columbus

Music:

John Williams

Cinematography:

Julio Macat

Production Designer:

John Muto

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The Maltings Theatre And Cinema

Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AJ Show map/details

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    The Maltings Theatre And Cinema Eastern Lane
    Berwick-upon-Tweed
    TD15 1AJ

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  • Wed Dec 24:

    • 12:30

Tyneside Cinema

10, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG Show map/details

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    10
    Tyneside Cinema Pilgrim Street
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 6QG

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  • Fri Dec 19:

    • 17:50
  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 20:45

National Media Museum

Prince's Way, Bradford, BD1 1NQ Show map/details

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    National Media Museum Prince's Way
    Bradford
    BD1 1NQ

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  • Sun Dec 21:

    • 15:15

City Screen Picturehouse York

13-17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL Show map/details

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    City Screen Picturehouse York 13-17 Coney Street
    York
    YO1 9QL

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  • Mon Dec 22:

    • 18:30

Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool

88 Wood Street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ Show map/details

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    Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool 88 Wood Street
    Liverpool
    L1 4DQ

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  • Sun Dec 21:

    • 16:00

Fruit

62-63, Humber Street, Hull, HU1 1TU Show map/details

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    62-63
    Fruit Humber Street
    Hull
    HU1 1TU

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  • Sun Dec 21:

    • 18:00

The Electric Cinema

47-49, Station Street, Birmingham, B5 4DY Show map/details

  • Address:

    47-49
    The Electric Cinema Station Street
    Birmingham
    B5 4DY

  • Venue phone:

    0121 643 7879

  • Venue website:

    www.theelectric.co.uk

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    BR: Birmingham New Street

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    1. The Electric Cinema
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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 14:30
  • Tue Dec 23:

    • 18:00
  • Wed Dec 24:

    • 10:30

Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford

57 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AE Show map/details

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    Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford 57 Walton Street
    Oxford
    OX2 6AE

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  • Mon Dec 22:

    • 18:30

Cinema City Norwich

St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 Show map/details

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    Cinema City Norwich St Andrews Street
    Norwich
    NR2

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  • Mon Dec 22:

    • 18:15

Little Theatre Cinema, Bath

St Michael's Place, Bath, BA1 1SF Show map/details

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    Little Theatre Cinema, Bath St Michael's Place
    Bath
    BA1 1SF

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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 13:00

Hackney Picturehouse

270 Mare St, London, E8 1HE Show map/details

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    Hackney Picturehouse 270 Mare St
    London
    E8 1HE

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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 14:00

Prince Charles Cinema

7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BP Show map/details

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    Prince Charles Cinema 7 Leicester Place
    London
    WC2H 7BP

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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 13:35
  • Fri Dec 26:

    • 18:30
  • Address:

    Stratford Picturehouse East London Salway Rd
    London
    E15 1BX

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  • Mon Dec 22:

    • 15:30

Canvas Cafe

42, Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL Show map/details

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    42
    Canvas Cafe Hanbury Street
    London
    E1 5JL

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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 12:00

Clapham Picturehouse

76 Venn St, London, SW4 0AT Show map/details

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    Clapham Picturehouse 76 Venn St
    London
    SW4 0AT

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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 14:00

Ritzy Cinema Brixton

Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, London, SW2 1JG Show map/details

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    Brixton Oval
    Ritzy Cinema Brixton Coldharbour Lane
    London
    SW2 1JG

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  • Sat Dec 20:

    • 14:00
    • 19:30

Greenwich Picturehouse

180 Greenwich High Rd, London, SE10 8NN Show map/details

  • Address:

    Greenwich Picturehouse 180 Greenwich High Rd
    London
    SE10 8NN

  • Venue phone:

    08717 042 065

  • Venue website:

    www.picturehouses.co.uk

  • Opening hours:

    7.45pm

  • Transport:

    Rail: Greenwich rail/DLR

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    £7, concs £5

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  • Mon Dec 22:

    • 21:00

Palace Theatre

430, London Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS0 9LA Show map/details

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    430
    Palace Theatre London Road
    Southend-on-Sea
    SS0 9LA

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  • Sun Dec 21:

    • 13:00

Harbour Lights Picturehouse

Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 3TL Show map/details

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    Harbour Lights Picturehouse Ocean Village
    Southampton
    SO14 3TL

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  • Mon Dec 22:

    • 21:00

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Ahahahahahhhh Will Macaulay Culkin be the Father in “HOME ALONe� 5 Kevin Takes A Bride? By WENN Has 27-year-old Macaulay Culkin flexed his considerable muscle with 20th Century Fox over the sequel to the Holiday hit "Home Alone"? Film executives, many of whom would open to debate, but that the negotiations between Macaulay represented 20th Century Fox star in the 1990 Hit "Home Alone". Will Macaulay be the Father in “Home Alone" Five, 20th Century Fox said that he came to Fame in a 1990 Holiday hit “Home alone‘?, Now with a brand new Screen Play by Jamie P. a senior at Mesquite High School in Gilbert Arizona, Fox hopes the sequel will come out by next Christmas, The Film starts filming this June, will it be another gold mine? "Home Alone" Five is scheduled to start filming in Chicago\Kenilworth in June, the Director, “Chris Columbus“, the lead actress, “Catherine O’Hara� , and some of the other cast and crew were already in place. Now, filming has been abruptly delayed for at least nine months, possibly longer, to accommodate Macaulay's schedule. Director Chris Columbus, & the head of Fox, said in an interview that they where casting Macaulay for the Fifth sequel of "Home Alone." Macaulay was given the script nine months before the Director Chris Columbus said, referring to "HOME ALONe" One. "We had a signed contract with him to do “Home Alone� 5 about four months ago. Culkin was the first respond to us about the script." Fox proceeded on the assumption that he didn't want the choice role. Then, Chris Columbus said, that Culkin read the script and said they wanted to do it. Chris Columbus said it was fortunate that Macaulay's representatives didn’t wait long to respond to the script either But he added: "There are a dozen 6-year-old kids, auditioning To get the kid in a lead part. Look, Chris Columbus said that "The 'Home Alone' Series will go on, 6,7,8,9,10" one film executive said. "That it can make Fox hundreds of millions of dollars. �Macaulay may be contractually obligated to do the Series , Macaulay's agent & 20th Century Fox said that doing the series would make Him “Very Rich, and More Famous Too.�

jamie

Ahahahahahhhh Will Macaulay Culkin be the Father in “HOME ALONe� 5 Kevin Takes A Bride? By WENN Has 27-year-old Macaulay Culkin flexed his considerable muscle with 20th Century Fox over the sequel to the Holiday hit "Home Alone"? Film executives, many of whom would open to debate, but that the negotiations between Macaulay represented 20th Century Fox star in the 1990 Hit "Home Alone". Will Macaulay be the Father in “Home Alone" Five, 20th Century Fox said that he came to Fame in a 1990 Holiday hit “Home alone‘?, Now with a brand new Screen Play by Jamie P. a senior at Mesquite High School in Gilbert Arizona, Fox hopes the sequel will come out by next Christmas, The Film starts filming this June, will it be another gold mine? "Home Alone" Five is scheduled to start filming in Chicago\Kenilworth in June, the Director, “Chris Columbus“, the lead actress, “Catherine O’Hara� , and some of the other cast and crew were already in place. Now, filming has been abruptly delayed for at least nine months, possibly longer, to accommodate Macaulay's schedule. Director Chris Columbus, & the head of Fox, said in an interview that they where casting Macaulay for the Fifth sequel of "Home Alone." Macaulay was given the script nine months before the Director Chris Columbus said, referring to "HOME ALONe" One. "We had a signed contract with him to do “Home Alone� 5 about four months ago. Culkin was the first respond to us about the script." Fox proceeded on the assumption that he didn't want the choice role. Then, Chris Columbus said, that Culkin read the script and said they wanted to do it. Chris Columbus said it was fortunate that Macaulay's representatives didn’t wait long to respond to the script either But he added: "There are a dozen 6-year-old kids, auditioning To get the kid in a lead part. Look, Chris Columbus said that "The 'Home Alone' Series will go on, 6,7,8,9,10" one film executive said. "That it can make Fox hundreds of millions of dollars. �Macaulay may be contractually obligated to do the Series , Macaulay's agent & 20th Century Fox said that doing the series would make Him “Very Rich, and More Famous Too.�