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 concept for this movie originated during the filming of a scene in Uncle Buck (1989) in which Macaulay Culkin plays a character who interrogates a would-be sitter through the letter opening in the front door.
What're you doin', Marv?
Marv: Harry, don't move!
Marv: Don't...! Move...
Harry: What, what're you doin'? M - Marv...?
Harry: Aiee! Jeez... so... crumbin!
Marv: Did I get him?
Marv: Did I get him? Where'd it go? Where is it?
Harry: Never mind, now how do you like that, *huh*? Ya jerk! Get that...
When Old Man Marley hits Marv with the shovel, it shows that Marv's body is a mannequin.
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 18 November 1990