PG | | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
The major success of this film allowed Chris Columbus to move on to other more successful projects like Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and the first two Harry Potter films.
I don't get it. I mean right now it looks like there's nobody home. Last night the place was jumping. Something ain't right.
Harry: Go check it out.
Harry: No tomorrow, egghead. NOW! GET! "Now".
Towards the end of the movie, Kevin calls the police from his parents' bedroom. This should be impossible. The phones are out, which is why his parents can't reach him.
On most television airings, Buzz's line "I wouldn't let you sleep in my room if you were growing on my ass," has "ass" dubbed over with "butt".
$17,081,997 (USA) (18 November 1990)