Home Alone

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  • Home Alone - Learn the Value of the Family You Have and Laugh

    Dec 20, 2006 by AliventiAsylum is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Movies
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: acting, pace, comedy
    Cons: family and characters are not particularly sympathetic to begin with

    Summary: Just about everyone has one of those moments when their family is just so completely on their nerves, they no longer think they can stand the situation. Inside or out loud they make the wish that they were alone and everyone was gone. Of course, it ... read more

  • Review for Home Alone

    Jan 6, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: OK when watched with older member in the household.
    Cons: Caution children that it is not reality when watching it.

    Summary: Home Alone is a very funny movie when I first watched it, how a very young child tried to protect his home and all that is in it, with success mind you. But throughout the movie, when it was time to defend the house, a small child fought with 2 elder men ... read more

  • A childhood favorite that still holds up pretty well. 66%

    Dec 24, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Pretty cinematography, decent characters, good humor, touching scenes, and lovely soundtrack.
    Cons: Poor logic in certain scenes, and some parts are contrived.

    Summary: Since it's Christmas time, I think it's appropriate to review one of the most well-known staples in Christmas films, Home Alone.  I loved this movie when I first saw it back in the very early 90's, and throughout my childhood, I related to Kevin ... read more

  • Home Alone

    Jun 21, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny.
    Cons: No Cons. One of my favorite movies.

    Summary: I love this movie! If i were to be stuck in the same situation as that kid I would probably not be able to do anything. This kid is very smart. I remember that the first time I ever watched this movie it was when I was 9( I'm 17 now).. I like the first ... read more

  • One of my favorite movies for family of all time.

    Mar 5, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: -Family comedy
    -Slapstick
    -Fun for everyone
    -Teaches kids a lesson 
    Cons: -Some unrealistic parts
    -Make parents look stupid
    -Kind of scary thought if it really happened 

    Summary: When I first saw this movie I was a lot younger and thought it was the funniest movie ever. The movie is really great because it appeals to almost all ages and is just a very well done movie. The acting in this was very good and made it mostly believable ... read more

  • Home Alone: Kevin Vs.The Wet Bandits

    Dec 20, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A dramatic comedy suitable for the entire family I would not mind watching repeatedly.
    Cons: None!

    Summary: I have to admit, Christmas time in New York City is filled with holiday lights everywhere. You will not pass one block without at least one of the houses or buildings on that block with beautiful Christmas decorations. Yet, it is not the lights and ... read more

  • Makes you wanna be a kid again!!!!!

    Sep 20, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Great story
    Very cute kid
    Great performance by bad guys
    Cons: Too unreal

    Summary: This movie is exceedingly funny and decidedly entertaining... I just couldnt move ... it was hilarious.. I found myself wishing that i could go back to my childhood and take to task all the "bad guys" that troubled me.. The dvd is very handy, and the ... read more

  • Watch this movie on a date, in a group ... or even home alone!

    Mar 27, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: hilarious, good acting, fun for the whole family
    Cons: none

    Summary: Home Alone is a very funny comedy about a boy whose family is going to Paris for Christmas, but he gets forgotten. Meanwhile, he is partying but the house is visited by two burglars that aren’t the brightest. Kevin outwits them with a series of many ... read more

  • AAAAAAAHHHHHHH!

    Dec 13, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very funny and well acted.
    Cons: None for me!

    Summary: My entire family absolutely loves this movie! And come December on one of those cold, wintery nights, our family busts out with our copy of Home Alone! And no matter how many times, we watch it, it does not get old! This movie is such a fun family movie ... read more

  • Home Alone - John Hughes Takes on Christmas With Macaulay Culkin

    Dec 3, 2007 by dragonfire88 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Movies
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, entertaining Christmas Movie
    Cons: Kevin's family not likable. Certain things not believable. Could be too silly for some viewers.

    Summary: I love Christmas movies and watch several every year. I really enjoyed Home Alone< b>< i> the first time I saw it many years ago and I still enjoy it when I watch it now. Kevin McCallister< b> was less than thrilled with his ... read more

  • Kevin! What Did You Do To My Room?

    May 19, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, Hot M!
    Cons: Uncle Frank

    Summary: One of the greatest films I've ever seen. This movie stars the famous child actor Maculuay Culkin. It also stars Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern. What it is about This film is about 8 year old Kevin McCallister whose family is about to go to Paris for a ... read more

  • A slightly funny film

    May 20, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: the good thing about the home alone is make you laugh.
    Cons: Nothing much

    Summary: Home Alone Two is a comedy, directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin (Harry Potter) in the title role as the little kid, Kevin. He is supported by Catherine O'Hara and John Heard, who play his mother and father. Kevin's family ... read more

  • Chris Columbus’ Home Alone ( 1990)-SPAWN OF Scrooge Write-Off

    Dec 24, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Culkin is cute, the bandits are hilarious, not boring
    Cons: The situation is horrifying, if it were true.

    Summary: One of the highest grossing box office Christmas time movies ever made, Home Alone has not only corrupted the Christmas spirit, but milked it for all it was worth, not once, but several times. Oh all right. Only twice more, and only once more for ... read more

  • Home For The Holidays...ALONE!

    Jul 10, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A warm, charming, & sentimental holiday tale mixed with a lot of laughs!
    Cons: The parts where Kevin terrorizes the bad guys make me cringe due to the "ouch-factor"!

    Summary: This is my favorite holiday movie! I have to say that every holiday season, I look forward to digging this video out of our collection and popping it in to revisit Kevin McCallister, his crazy family, and of course the two dim-wit burglars known as the ... read more

  • One of the Best Ever...EVER!

    Feb 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great fun, an incredible movie and an incredible adventure...Macaulay is so cute
    Cons: hardly any, if that many

    Summary: Home Alone is quite possibly the best family/kids/comedy ever made, if not the best movie ever made. First off, it's a star-studded cast, including Daniel Stern, Joe Pesci, John Candy, Macaulay Culkin (remember him?), Catherine O'Hara, and ... read more

  • Home Alone: Cute and Sadistic All At Once

    Dec 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: no sex. no bad language. everything works out in the end
    Cons: implausible. sadistic.

    Summary: Growing up in the suburbs of Orange County, California in the 1970's was a very different time and place than the modern world has become. We locked our doors back then, but we also walked to school by ourselves. No one considered me a latch-key child ... read more

  • Right to Life, Liberty, and Property--John Hughes style

    Oct 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: funny, well-structured
    Cons: violence, corniness, shallow

    Summary: Following bit roles as “cute little boy without many lines,” with the release of Home Alone, child actor Macaulay Culkin briefly exploded onto the Hollywood scene. The reasons for this were relatively simple—first off, the movie was a hit, thus its ... read more

  • Maculay Culkin Was Superb In This Movie!

    Oct 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very funny, lots of action and surprises!
    Cons: None.

    Summary: The director of this movie has really done a very superb job in directing this. Everyone knew their responsibilities and carried this out to the best of their abilities. The title for this movie was just the right one because this was about one child ... read more

  • the trip of a life time

    Sep 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: This movie is funny and very hallerious
    Cons: not that suspenseful

    Summary: If you like movies about a boy who gets lost in knew york on christmas eve. Than believe me you want this movie. Do you ever watch movies that are so funny you start to cry. Think of this as the movie where no matter what you pee your pants after one ... read more

  • Be Careful What You Wish For, It May Come True!

    Aug 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Physical Humor
    Cons: Adults portrayed as idiots

    Summary: Every now and then, my youngest son gets on a "kick" wanting to watch a series of movies during a weekend. This weekend he again took out what I consider to be one of his most favorite movies and sequels, Home Alone out once more to view probably ... read more

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