Home Alone Movie Review Summary

Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

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A family goes on vacation, accidentally forgetting their youngest son and leaving him home alone.
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The boy is worried at first, but he soon takes a liking to having the house to himself and being his own boss.
Two bumbling criminals try to rob the house.
The boy sets a series of boobie traps all over the house.
The criminals run the gauntlet of traps being beaten silly and embarrassed. They know they're beaten, but they don't give up, they keep going after the boy.
After running out of tricks in the house, the boy leads the thieves to a neighbor's house. He traps them in the basement and holds them there until the police arrive.
The boy's family, unaware of what had happened to him, finally
The review of this Movie prepared by BRANDON SWENSON

When Kevin gets left behind by his family, he is suddenly guarding the house from two burglars. There are hilarious scenes involving Kevin and the bumbling criminals, and also a movie within the movie, called Angels With Filthy Souls. Kevin uses this movie to his advantage by scaring away the criminals with the gunshots from the video. All in all, it's a hilarious holiday movie that every family must have!
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy

Script Analysis of Home Alone

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   left in charge while parents away Comedy or Parody about    -   criminals How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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